Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The British Pulpit: Consisting of Discourses by the Most Eminent Living ...

Sermons, English - 1837
...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...
Full view - About this book

Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Issue 50

1839
...springing and the falling of the leaf, an apt comparison of the succession of the races of mankind : — " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now with'riug on the ground : Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
Full view - About this book

A brother's gift to a sister [an anthology in prose and verse] ed. by R.D ...

Robert Daly Walker - 1838
...both sacred and profane writers. Homer has made the comparison; which is thus translated by Pope: " 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...
Full view - About this book

The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 25

South Carolina - 1924
...brought on a sudden dissolution. His loss is sincerely lamented by his relatives and acquaintance. "Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground." (Friday, Aug. 24, 1798) On Friday last, in the afternoon, as Mr. Elias C....
Full view - About this book

Words that Teem with Meening [sic]: Copenhagen Views on Lexicography

Jørgen Erik Nielsen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 155 pages
...Alexander Pope, words which, as Horace saw, are no less true about generations of words than of men: 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...
Limited preview - About this book

Hertfordshire 1731-1800 as Recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine

Arthur Jones - History - 1993 - 266 pages
...FOR JOSEPH CHAPMAN, A TALLOW-CHANDLER, IN THE CHURCH-YARD AT BISHOP STORTFORD, HERTS. Like leaves of 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...
Limited preview - About this book

The Lore of the Forest

Alexander Porteous - Social Science - 2005 - 324 pages
...table-book will make." LEAVK OF TRIES Homer compares the race of mankind to leaves upon a tree thus : " 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...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF