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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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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...the day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with their shame! 41 Know then this truth (enough 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 only...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - Acting - 1824 - 405 pages
...virtues, (formidable name !) What but the fountain or defence of joy ? The following is from Pope. Know then this truth, (enough 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. The broadest...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...happiness consists in virtue, by shewing, that it did not consist in any thing else NOTES. Ver. 309. Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."~\ M. Du Resnel translates the lines thus : " Appren done, qu'il n'est point ici bas de bonheur, Si la...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...happiness consists in virtue, by shewing, that it did not consist in any thing else NOTES. Ver. 309. Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."] M. Du Resnel translates the lines thus : " Appren done, qu'il n'est point ici bas de bonheur, Si la...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...dazzled with their noontide ray, Compute the morn and evening 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 Railway Conductor, Volume 32

Railroad conductors - 1915
...me of that which benefits him nothing, but which makes me poor indeed." Alexander Pope adds another: "Know then this truth, enough for man to know, Virtue alone is happiness below." There Is joy in life. We live, we move, we have our being. We enter life helpless and Innocent, unconscious...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their shame! vII. Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) 'Virtue...to ill, Where only Merit constant pay receives, Is blest in what it takes, and what it gives ; The joy unequal'd, if its end it gain, 315 And if it lose,...
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Essays and Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - Literary Collections - 1984 - 1544 pages
...things for such occasions. You must not pitch your flight higher than the pennywhistle elevation of s of a devo Either this, or declamatory verse, — or something patriodc, or something satirical, or something...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...in others' breath, (Fr. Epistle IV) 85 An honest man's the noblest work of God. (Fr. Epistle IV) 86 . (Fr. Epistle IV) NU The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace 87 There are (I scarce can think...
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The Sacred Foundations of Justice in Islam: The Teachings of ʻAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib

M. Ali Lakhani, Reza Shah-Kazemi, Leonard Lewisohn - Religion - 2006 - 176 pages
...in Christianity. Pope's verses on the metaphysical source of 'virtue' in this regard merit citation: Know then this truth (enough 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 only...
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