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" Poor moralist ! and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! Thy joys no glittering female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets, No painted plumage to display : On hasty wings thy youth is flown ; Thy sun is set, thy spring is gone — We frolic, while... "
The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ... - Page 608
by William Hone - 1827
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

Great Britain - 1829
...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
...reply : Poor moralist I and what art thou Î A solitary fly I Thy joys no glittering female meets. No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets. No painted plumage...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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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...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, No painted plumage...set, thy spring is gone — We frolic while 'tis May. THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, DROWNED lit A TUB OF CO£Z> 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
...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, No painted plumage...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
...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, No painted plumage...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...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...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...kind reply: Poor moralist ! and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! Thy joys no glittering female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets, No painted plumage...thy 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...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...The sportive kind reply : Poor Moralist ! and what art thou ? Thy joys no glittering female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets, No painted plumage...set, thy spring is gone — We frolic while 'tis May. ON THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishei. , [IBID.] TTwAS on a lofty vase's...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...hear, in accents low. The sportive kind reply, Poor Moralist I and what art thou ? A solitary fly ! No painted plumage to display : On hasty wings thy...set, thy spring is gone— We frolic while 'tis May. ODE. On the Death of afamrite Cat, drowned in a Tut of Gold Fishes. TWAS on a lofty vase's side, Where...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - Children - 1809 - 1016 pages
...glitt'ring female meets, No hive hast thou of hoarded sheets, No painted plumage to display ; On nasty vice? O baneof good ! seducing cheat! Can man, weak man, thy pow'r defeat? ' Gold banish'd § 72. Ode on the Death of a favorite Cat, drowned in a Tub of Gold fishes. GRAY. 'TWAS on a lofty...
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