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" In all his flower and prime. 3 See the vain race of mortals move Like shadows o'er the plain ; They rage and strive, desire and love, But all their noise is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy show, Some dig for golden ore, They toil for heirs, they know... "
Hymns and spiritual songs, mostly collected from various authors - Page 160
by Hymns - 1772
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A Collection of Hymns for Social Worship: More Particularly Designed for the ...

George Whitefield - Hymns, English - 1758 - 178 pages
...rage, and ftrive, defire and love, But all their Noife is vain. Some walk in Honour's gaudy Show., Some dig for golden Ore ; They toil for Heirs they know not whov And ftrait are feen no more. We are but Strangers here below, As all our Fathers were ; May we...
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The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament ..., Part 4

Isaac Watts - Bible - 1769 - 317 pages
...race of mortals move Like fhadows o'er the plain, They rage and ftrive, delire and lo?e, But all the noife is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy fhow,...golden ore, They toil for heirs they know not who, And ftraight are feea no more. 5 "What fhould I wifh or wait for then From creatures, earth and dull, They...
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The Book of Psalms: As Translated, Paraphrased, Or Imitated by Some of the ...

Bible - 1781 - 513 pages
...They rage and ftrive, defire and love, But all the Noife is vain. \ 4 Some walk in Honor's gaudy Show, Some dig for Golden Ore, They toil for Heirs they know not who, And ftrait are feen no more. G 2 What 5 What fhould I wiih or wait for then . From Creatures, Earth and Duft? They make our Expectations...
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The Psalms of David: Selected from Various Versions, and Adapted to Public ...

Bible - 1785 - 292 pages
...vain Race of Mortals move, .• Like Shadows o'er the Plain ; They rage and ftrive, define and Jove, But all their Noife is vain. 4 Some walk in Honour's gaudy Show, Some dig for golden Ore; They toil for Heirs, they know not who, And ftrait are feen no more....
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A Selection of Psalms for Social Worship

Newcome Cappe - Bible - 1786 - 294 pages
...of mortals move, Like fhadows o'er the plain, They rage, artd ftrive, defire, and love, But all the noife is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy fhow,...golden ore, They toil for heirs, they know not who, And foon are feen no more. 5 Shall I then .feek. for blifs again From creatures, earth and duft ? They...
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A selection of Psalms for social worship [ed. by N. Cappe].

Newcome Cappe - 1786
...of mortals move, Like fhadows o'er the plain, They rage, and ftrive, defire, and love, But all the noife is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy fhow,...golden ore, They toil for heirs, they know not who, And foon are feen no more. 5 Shall I then feek for blifs again From creatures, earth and duft ? They make...
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship, Unmixed with the ...

George Walker - Bible - 1788 - 319 pages
...race of mortals move, Like fhadows o'er the plain, They rage and ftrive, defire and love, But all the noife is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy fhow,...golden ore, They toil for heirs they know not who, And ftraight are feen no more. 5 What fhould I wifh or wait for then From creatures, earth or duft ? Their...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Christian Devotion ...

Jeremy Belknap - Bible - 1801 - 493 pages
...and prime. 3 See the vain race of mortals move Like fhadows o'er the plain ; They rage and ilrive, defire and love, But all their noife is vain. 4 Some...feen no more. 5 What^ fhould I wifh or wait for then 6 This fruitlefs fearch no more be mine, „ Such hopes I now1 recal ; My earthly profpects I rcfign,...
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A Collection of Hymns for Social Worship: More Particularly Designed for the ...

George Whitefield - Hymns, English - 1801 - 288 pages
...Like fliadows o'er the plain ; • They rage and ftrive, defire and love, But all their noife is vain. Some walk in honour's gaudy fhow, Some dig for golden...ore : They toil for heirs, they know not who, And ftraight are feen no more. We are but ftrangers here below, As all our fathers were; May we be well...
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The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament and ...

Isaac Watts - Bible - 1801 - 312 pages
...and prime. 3 See the vain race of mortals move Like fliadows o'er the plain ; They rage and ftrive, defire and love, But all their noife is vain. 4 Some walk in honour's gaudy fljow, Some dig for golden ore ; They toil for heirs, they know not who, And ftraight are feen no more....
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