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" The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is... "
An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke - Page 44
by Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...dazzled with their noontide ray, 305 Compute the morn and ev'ning to the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with...alone is happiness below." 310 The only point where humap bliss stands siill, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only Merit constant pay...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their (hame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man. to know} " Virtue alone is happinefs below " The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the fall...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...day ; ..The whole amount of that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for man to know) '* Virtue alone is happinefs below/' 310 The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...the day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is happinefs below." 310 The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the...
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London Review, Volume 11

1780
...whofe line* on the lubjeft J wi|l tranfcribe for you, as you may n,ot hav? (hem at hand. • . / " Know then this truth (enough for man to know), Virtue alone is happinefs below ; The only point where human blifs (lands (lill, And tailes the good, without the fall...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...or arms of Queens who lay, How happy thofe to ruin, thefe betray. IBID. p. ')•. . HUMAN FELICITY. KNOW then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is happinefs below." The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the fall...
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 3-4

1784
...opinion, that virtue was the foam* bonum of man ; and this opinion has been adopted by Mr. Pope : " Know then this truth, enough for man to know, " Virtue alone is happinefs below." I am rather inclined, notwithftanding, to adopt the qpini"1 of the learned and pious...
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An Essay on Punctuation

Joseph Robertson - English language - 1785 - 177 pages
...fpeak to them that know the law) how that the law hath dominion over a man, as long as he liveth f ? Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happinefs below J." This prophetic difcernment not only prefents them the barren profpeft of futurity...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, ATale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is Happinefs below," 310 Theonly point where human blifs (lands ftill, Andtaftes the good without the...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...the day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is Happinefs below." 310 The only point wher-j human blifs flands ftill, And' taftes the good without...
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