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Arabian Poetry, by W. A. Clouston, [1881], at

p. 134


LIKE sheep, we're doomed to travel o’er
  The fated track to all assigned;
These follow those that went before,
  And leave the world to those behind.

As the flock seeks the pasturing shade,
  Man presses to the future day;
While Death, amidst the tufted glade,
  Like the dun robber, * waits his prey.


134:* i.e.—The Wolf.

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