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" His soul, proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk, or milky way; Yet simple Nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heaven; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste,... "
Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism - Page 226
by James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 352 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 32 pages
...humbler Heaven, 100 Some fafer World in Depth of Woods embrac'd, Some happier Ifland in the watry Wafte ; Where Slaves once more their native Land behold, No Fiends torment, no Chriilians thirft for Gold. To be, contents this natural Defire, 105 He afks no Angel's Wing, or Seraph's...
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Essai sur l'homme: poëme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
...thirft for gold. To Be , contents his natural defire , He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; n» But thinks , admitted to that equal sky , His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wifer thou ! and, in the fcale of fenfe, "Weigh thy Opinion againft Providence; Call imperfection...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 116 pages
...heav'n, ЮО Some fafer world, in depht of wood's embrac'd, Some happier Island in the vcatry maße, Where Slaves once more their native land behold , No Fiends torment, no Chrißians thirß for Gold. To be, contents his natural deßre, io£ He aßs no Angel's wing, nor Seraph's...
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Saggio sopra l'uomo poema filosofico di Alessandro Pope in tre lingue ...

Alexander Pope - 1768 - 542 pages
...thirjl for Gold . To be , contents his natural defire, 'He asks no vfngefs wing, no Seraph's fire- HO But thinks, admitted to that equal sky , His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go , wifer thou ! and , in thy fcale of fenfe Weigh thy Opinion again/I Providencf.' Call Imperfection...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...fiends torment, no Chriftiaps thirft fojr "gold. •" To Be, contents his natural defire, ** He aifcs no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire { " But thinks, admitted to that equal iky, „ '* His faithful dogihall bear him company.'' The fimplicity, humility and humanity of the...
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Essai sur l'homme: poëme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - Epistolary poetry - 1772 - 351 pages
...thirft for gold. To Be , contents his natural delire , He asks no Angel's wiry; , no Seraph's five ; no But thinks , admitted to that equal' sky , His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wifer thou! and, in the fcaie of fenfe,« "W igh thy Opinion againft Providence; Call imperfection...
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Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1772 - 351 pages
...heav'n ; Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd , 105 Some happier island in the watry wafte , Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment , no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be , contents his natural delire , He asks no Angel's win>; , no Seraph's...
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural dcfire, He a.fks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal fty, His faithful dog fliall bea^him company. IV. Go, wifer thou ! and, in thy fcale of fenfe, Weigh...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier island in the wat'ry-waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire : He asks no angel's wing, no seraph'9 fire; no But thinks admitted to...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, Jle alks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal Iky, His faithful dog (hall bear him company. IV. Go, wifer thou ! and in thy feale of fenft, Weigh...
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