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" Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay, So flourish these, when those... "
The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution ... - Page 8
by Robert Proud - 1797
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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 4

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 480 pages
...without bound, without consuming glow. The succession of human beings. Like leaves on trees the life of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay ;...
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Queen Mab, a philosophical poem, with notes. [reputed to have been given by ...

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1835
...40. Even as the leaves Which the keen frost-wind of the waning year Has scatter'd on the forest soil. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 3

William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
...honour of introducing this momentous question, in which the interests of humanity and justice were " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 4

William Cowper - 1836
...most familiar to the reader. We extract passages, where poetic skill was most likely to be exerted. Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now...with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay...
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The Mourner's Book

Lady - Bereavement - 1836 - 320 pages
...ffrave that receives all— the grave that is never satisfied, and that never says, It is enough: thus, Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Another race the following age supplies; They fall successive, and successive...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1836
...honour of introducing this momentous question, in which the interests of humanity and justice were " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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Chapters on flowers: by Charlotte Elizabeth

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1836
...appear to have presented an obvious lesson, known and read of all men. The pagan Homer could tell us — Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Holy scripture abounds with sublime and touching allusions to the same affecting...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: The works of William Cowper. His life ...

William Cowper - 1835
...honour of introducing this momentous question, in which the interests of humanity and justice were " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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The history and antiquities of Wellingborough

John Cole - Wellingborough (Northamptonshire) - 1837 - 120 pages
...these large trees are of the Lammas kind ; a description not now generally cultivated. TIMBER TREES. " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found. Now...with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise ; So generations in their course decay,...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 4

Henry Duncan - 1837
...destiny of man. ' Like leaves on trees,' says the first and greatest of all uninspired writers, — ' Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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