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" But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest, Brush'd by the hand of rough mischance, Or chill'd by age, their airy dance They leave, in dust to rest. Methinks I hear in accents low The sportive, kind reply : Poor moralist... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Page 145
edited by - 1810
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...might well moralise on his bachelorship, and call himself ' a solidary fly.' Thy loy, no glitt'ring female meets ; No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets, No painted plumage to display ! *" Collins was never a lover, and never married. His odes, with all their exquisite fancy and splendid...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...hear, in accents low. The sportive kind reply : Poor moralist I and what art thou A solitary fly I Thy joys no glittering female meets. No hive hast...display: On hasty wings thy youth is flown; Thy sun is sel, thy spring is gone—- We frdlick, while, 'tis May.' This observation must we presume make one...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782 - 380 pages
...174. No painted plemage to difplay: On hafty wings thy youth is flown ; Thy fun is fet, thy fpring is gone— We frolic, while 'tis May. ODE on the Death of a Favourite CAT, Drowned in a Tub a of Gold Fifhes. Written in 1747By the Same. I. >"p WAS on a lofty vafe's fide, •*• Where...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782 - 380 pages
...painted plumage to difplay : On hafty wings thy youth is ftown ; Thy fun is fet, thy fpring is gone-rWe frolic, while 'tis May. ODE on the Death of a Favourite CAT, Drowned in a Tub a of Gold Fifties. • VI . * Written In 1747. By the Same. I. WAS on a lofty vafe's fide, Where...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...Iwects, No pamted plumage to dilplay : On hafty wings thy youth is flown : Thy fun is fct, thy fpring is gone — • We frolic while 'tis May. ODE ON THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fijtti, 'TWAS on a lofty vafe** fide, Where China's gayeft art had dy'd The azure flowers...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...The sportive kind reply : Poor Moralist ! and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! Thy joys no glitt'ring female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets,...set, thy spring is gone — We frolic while 'tis May. THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, DROWNED lit A TUB OF COZ> FISHES. [2] WAS on a lofty vase's side, Where...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...low, The sportive kind reply: Poor Moralist! and what art thou? A solitary fly! Thy joys no glitt'ring female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets,...set, thy spring is gone— We frolic while 'tis May.' ON THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, DROWNED IIT A TUB [2J 05 GOLD FISHES. 1 WAS on a lofty vase's side,...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...The sportive kind reply : Poor Moralist ! and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! Thy joys no glitt'ring female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets,...set, thy spring is gone— We frolic while 'tis May. d To Contemplation'* sober eye. While insects from the threshold preach, o M. Green, in the Grotto....
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...insects from the threshold preach, Sec. Mr. Green m the Grotto. Dodtlry't Miscellanies, vol. vp WU No painted plumage to display: On hasty wings thy...spring is gone .... We frolic while 'tis May. ODE II. ON THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes. .JfTTWAS on a lofty vase's side,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...leave, in dust to rest. Methinks I hear in accents low The sportive kind reply: Poor moralist ! and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! Thy joys no glittering...spring is gone — We frolic, while 'tis May. ODE II. Olt THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes, J- WAS on a lofty vase's side,...
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