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" 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, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians... "
An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke - Page 7
by Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 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

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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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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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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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world, in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. 4. Go, wiser thou!...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811
...has given, Behind the cloudtopt hill a humbler heaven; Some safer world, in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves...desire; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. THE MORAL WORLD. Ov...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...emb'rac'dr Some happier island in the wat'ry waste , "Where slaves once more their native landbehold r No fiends torment , no Christians thirst for gold.....desire , He asks no Angel's wing , no Seraph's fire ; But thinks , admitted to that equal sky , His faithful dog shall bear him company. Go , wiser thou...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...humbler 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,...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; 110 But thinks, admitted...
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Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ...

Thomas Branagan - Slave trade - 1805 - 358 pages
...heav'p. Some safer world with depths of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watry waste, W here slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold : He thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His mjur'd wife will bear him company ; He looks towards his...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...impossibilities, which poets Count to extravagance of loose description. Shall sooner be. Jitvf. To tf, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire. Pafr. 4. To have something by appointment or rule. If all political power be derived only from Adam,...
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