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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 Universal Preceptor: Being a General Grammar of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 108
by Sir Richard Phillips - 1826 - 312 pages
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The history of Philip's war, commonly called the Great Indian war of 1675 ...

Thomas Church (of Massachusetts.) - 1829 - 374 pages
...Roman, would have been called the great. The following lines admirably portray the frailty of man. " Like leaves on trees the race 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...
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Sermons: Practical, Doctrinal, and Expository

William Jones (of Nayland.) - Sermons - 1829 - 654 pages
...• Matt. xiii. 3, &c. t Om Trsf «{,iAXw xevi», TotitSs KO.i avfyaoi. li. — //y»l. It. £ . 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in jouth, now with'ring on the ground. Popc'$ firmer, b. vi. 1. 181. J Job xir. t. and prosperity of this...
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A Picture of the Seasons;: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the ...

Months - 1830 - 188 pages
...applied by Homer. I 5 Like leaves on trees the race of nun is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. Another race the following spring supplies...their course decay, So flourish these, when those are pass'd away. PoPE'S Ho KM, The loss of verdure, together with the shortened days, the diminished warmth,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...Replied the chief,) can Tydeus' son inquire ? 1* Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, low crystal flood ; Luxuriant on the wave-worn bank he lay, Stretch'd forth, and panting i ; Phey fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay ; So flourish these...
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Three Prophets of Religious Liberalism: Channing, Emerson, Parker

Conrad Wright - Religion - 1986 - 164 pages
...doctrines are fleeting as the leaves on the trees. They "Are found Now green in youth, now withered on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive and successive rise." Like the clouds of the sky, they are here to-day; to-morrow, all swept off and vanished; while Christianity...
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Words that Teem with Meening [sic]: Copenhagen Views on Lexicography

Jørgen Erik Nielsen - Dansk sprog - 1992 - 166 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...their course decay; So flourish these, when those are passed away. NOTES [I] Cf. Pedersen (1987: 75 and 1988: 44). [2] Cf Rabin (1958) and Pedersen (1988:...
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Hertfordshire 1731-1800 as Recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine

Arthur Jones - History - 1993 - 288 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,...their course decay; So flourish these when those are pas'd away. 1785. Sheriff. Hertfordshire. William Phillimore of Aldenham. PETER, THE WILD BOY February...
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Selected Writings of the American Transcendentalists: Second Edition

George Hochfield - Literary Collections - 2004 - 438 pages
...doctrines are fleeting as the leaves on the trees. They — are found Now green in youth, now withered on the ground: Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise. Like the clouds of the sky, they are here today; tomorrow, all swept off and vanished, while Christianity...
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The Lore of the Forest

Alexander Porteous - Social Science - 2005 - 325 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...decay; So flourish these, when those are past away." 1 The leaves of trees were, and are, often utilised in various ways for many different purposes. The...
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