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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 whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ... - Seite 62
herausgegeben von - 1800
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The Englishman's fire-side

...springing and falling leaves, a very apposite comparison for the transitory generations of men : — Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...withering on the ground. Another race the following Spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise; So generations in their course decay, Bo...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820 - 168 Seiten
...The tender blighted plant shrinks up its leaves, and dies. LOKD LYTTELTON. THE GENERATIONS OF MAN. LIKE leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. 62 The Wolves. Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive,...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 Seiten
...bed of death; Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep a while one parent from the sky ! Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...withering 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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On the influence of autumnal scenery over the mind and heart. The Valley of ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...and destiny of man. Like leaves on trees, says the first and the greatest of all uninspired writers, Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...withering 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 calendar of nature: designed for the instruction and entertainment of ...

Thomas Gosden - 1822
...quick succession of springing and falling leaves, an apt comparison for the fugitive races of men — Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...withering on the ground. Another race the following Spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise; So generations in their course decay, So...
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The Iliad of Homer, Band 1

Homerus - 1822 - 559 Seiten
...of dealh. " 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...withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Band 39

1816
...our times, we find a passage which the fine genius of Pope has thus clothed in an English dress. ** Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...withering 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...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...withering 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 Republican, Band 5

Richard Carlile - 1822
...vice thsit does the soul debase, For vice is hell, and virtue peace, Then take, whic.h you prefejr. " Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; They fall successive, and successive rise. Another race the following spring supplies, So flourish....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 92,Teil 2

1822
...Homer are the following lines (I quote from memory, and may not be exactly correct) : " Like leaves of trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; The following spring another race supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise." In the Apocryphal...
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