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" But transient is the smile of Fate ! A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. "
A Collection of Poems ... - Page 206
edited by - 1758
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 1

1735 - 682 pages
...with the vanity of ftatej But tranfient is the fmileoffate! A littk rub, a little fway, A fun-beam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. Thefe paffages are poetical, and merit a higher commendation than they have received. Many of the verfes,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - 1765 - 392 pages
...broken pile compleat, Big with the vanity of ftate ; But tranfient is the finile of fate ? A little I \ A little rule, a little fway, • A fun beam in a...cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through woods and meads, in (hade and fun, Sometimes fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceeding wave, they...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 1

1765 - 396 pages
...this broken pile compleat, Big with the vanity of ftate; But tranfient is the fmik of fate! I A litde rule, a little fway, A fun beam in a winter's day, Is all the'proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1766 - 356 pages
...creeps, And with her arms from falling keeps ; So both a fafety from the wind On mutual dependence find. 'Tis now the raven's bleak abode ; 'Tis now th' apartment...cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through woods and meads, in made and fun, Sometimes fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceeding wave, they...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 53-54

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 702 pages
...; But tranfieht is the fmile of Fate ! A little rule, a little fway, A fun-beam in a winter's-day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through woods and meads, in fhadeand fun, .Sometimes fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceeding wave, they...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dyer; Mallet

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 362 pages
...But tranfient is the finile of Fate ! J A little rule, a little fway, A fun-beam in a winter's-day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they ran, Through woods and meads, in made and fun, Sometimes fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceeding wave,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 53

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 410 pages
...; But tranfient is the fmile of Fate ! A little rule, a little fway, A fun-beam in a winter's-day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. I .1 And fee the rivers how they run, Through woods and meads, in fhade and fun, Sometimes fwift, fometimes...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782 - 402 pages
...vani y of ftate.5 But tranfient is the fmile.of fats ! A little rule, a little fw.;siy, , , A fun-beam in a winter's day, . Is all the proud and mighty have...cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through woodi and meads, in fhade and Sometimei fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceed ing .wave, they...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 460 pages
...vanity of flate ; > But tranfient is the fmile of fate ; J A little rule, a little fway, A fun-beam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have...cradle and the grave. And fee the rivers how they run, Through woods and meads, in fhade and fun, Sometimes fwift, fometimes flow, Wave fucceeding wave, they...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - 1785 - 492 pages
...with the vanity of ftate ; But tranfunt Is the fmile of fate ! A little rule, a \M\eJway, A fun-beam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have, Between the cradle and the grave. The enfuing defcription of the rivers is agreeable, and prettily illuftrates the courfe of human life....
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