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" To contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man: And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the gay... "
The Guide to Knowledge - Page 411
edited by - 1833
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Annual Register, Volume 18

1778
...which readers of taste will feel, when they learn The Unes herę a!this anecdote. luded toare: — < The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And floal amid the liquid noon: Somelighiljr o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily gilded trim Quick...
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 17

James Anderson - 1793
...LITERARY OLLA. No. x. Cray the Pact,— d dialogue, concerning Youth. To D***d M*****u E*****e. — ' The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the...amid the liquid noon : Some lightly o'er the current fkirn, Some fliew their gaily gilded trim, Quick glancing to the sun. ' To contemplation's sober eye,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...hand of Care; The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And float amid the liquid noon : (b) Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...hand of Care; The panting herds repose: Yet hark, how'thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And float amid the liquid noon: (b) Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...hand of Care ; The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And float amid the liquid noon : b Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun....
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...hand of Care : The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the...liquid noon: Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...of Care ; The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how through the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the...liquid noon : Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wjjig, Hager to taste the honey'd m Combat to all, and Ixire away the (lame ; And taught the woods to eelm 10 the si ream 1 li gaily gilded trim Quick-glaucing to the sun. , To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honey'd spring, And float amid the liquid noon ; Some lightly o'er the current skim. Some shew their gaily gilded trim, Quick -glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye. Such is the...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...of Care : The panting herd's repose : Yet hark, how through the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! thfi liquid noun !: Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some show their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing...
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