George Sewell (1687? - 1726) was an English poet included in w:Palgrave's Golden Treasury.
The Dying Man in His Garden
WHY, Damon, with the forward day
Dost thou thy little spot survey,
From tree to tree, with doubtful cheer,
Pursue the progress of the year,
What winds arise, what rains descend,
When thou before that year shalt end?