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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 poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 41

John Bell - 1807 - 470 pages
...son inquire? 180 * Lake leaves on trees the race of man is found, 1 Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground; Another race the following spring...successive rise; ' So generations in their course decay, 185 f So flourish these, when those are pass'd away. ' But if thou still persist to search my hirth,...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808 - 560 pages
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my sire, ( Reply id the chief) can Tydens' son enquire ? 180 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...successive rise : So generations in their course decay; [185 So flourish these, when those are past away. But if thou still persist to search my hirth, Then...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1804 - 184 pages
...tender blighted plant fhrinks up its leaves, and dies. . LORD LYTTEtTON. I THE, GENERATIONS OF MAN. i LIKE leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground.. C Ana. her 6z Th Another race the following fpring fupplies, They fall fucceflive,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 770 pages
...Death." '' What, or from whence I am. or who my sire," (Reply'd the chief) " can Tydeus' son inquire? Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...successive rise : So generations in their course decay ; So nourish these, when those are past away. But if thou still persist to search my birth, Then hear a...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 760 pages
...(Rrplv'd the chief) " can Tydcus' son inquire? Liku leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now groen in youth, now withering on the ground Another race...their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pajt away. But if thou still persist to search my birth. Then hear a tale that fills the spacious Earth....
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The Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ..., Volume 4

William Jones - Anglican Communion - 1810 - 502 pages
...QvMjn ytrtv, ToiiiJa x.eu avJpWf. iJii.M to, i'.tt f'anfiat %a[>.z<i,<; j^tn. Horn. II. . 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man. is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Pope's Homer, b. 6. 1. 181. How sublime and affecting is that reflection in the book of Job — " Man...
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Practical Essays on the Morning and Evening Services of the Church ..., Volume 2

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1810 - 488 pages
...fever, a second of a consumption, a third of old age, a fourth in the field of battle, and a fifth by * 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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The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome) - 1811 - 236 pages
...set him free from grief or fear. Such is that of the poet : " Like leaves on trees the race of man-is found, " Now green in youth, now withering on the...Another race the following spring supplies, " They tall successive, and successive rise." foes/ .• Your children are but leaves-, and those gentlemen...
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The Royal Military Chronicle: Or, British Officers Monthly ..., Volume 5

Military art and science - 1812 - 640 pages
...tie ignoble ruin of a great Name. Like Leave* on Trees the Race of Man is found, Now ,:•••!! in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, Tlicy fall successive and successive rise, — So Generations each to each give way, By turns they...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 1, Part 1

Greek literature - 1813 - 350 pages
...of death. ' What, or from whence I am, or who my sire, (Replied the chief) can Tydeus' son inquire ? Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...their course decay ; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away. But if thou still persist to search my hirth, Then hear a tale that fills the spacious...
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