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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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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their fkame 1 Know then this truth {enough for man to know.) ' Virtue alone is happinefs below.' The only point where human blifs flands flill, And fafles the good without the fall...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...and magnificence due to their quality and eminent virtues. VIRTUE THE SOLE FOUNDATION OF HAPPINESS. 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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A talc, that blends their glory with their Ihamt! Know then this truth — (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happincfs below." The only point where human blifs (rands flill, And talle« the good without the fall...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...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." The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftcs that good without the fall...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 304 pages
...Good, • . Or change admits, or nature lets it fall; Short and but rare, till man improv'd it all. Know then this truth (enough for man to know) Virtue alone, is happinefs below. The only point where human blifs Hands ftill, And taftes the good without the fall...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...dazzled with their noontide ray, Compute the morn and ev'ning to the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with...for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below." The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...with their shame! Know then this 'ruth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below." The only point where human bliss stands still, And...to ill! Where only merit constant pay receives, Is blest in what it takes and what it gives: The joy unequall'd, if its end is gain, And if it lose, attended...
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Essays on Various Subjects: in which Some Characters of the Present Age are ...

Mary De La Garde, Sarah Guppy - 1800 - 103 pages
...are thus elegantly pointed out by that charming poet who is fo juftly the boaft of. his country. " Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happinefs below !" The only point where human blifs ilands ftill, And tafi.es the good without the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...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...for man to know.) « Virtue alone is happiness below :" 319 The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ;...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...XVI. On Virtue. J\.KOW thou this truth (enough for man to know} a Virtue alone is happiness below. The only point where human bliss stands still , And...ill ; "Where only Merit constant pay receives, Is blest in -what it takes , and what it gives ; The joy unequall'd if it's end it gain , And if it lose...
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