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" Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan; A wild,... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ... - Page 43
by Alexander Pope - 1787
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 81

Books - 1789
...' — whofe great and only figh, 4 I? juft to breathe, be fparing, and to die.' Pope write*, " — fince life can little more fupply, " Than juft to look about us, and to die." At p. 76. ' The frugal crone Grieves at the candle's half-extinguifh'd beam, Spares the long fnufF,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...pltafnre and pain in general, and how conllantly they fucceeded one another. Sftftator. 9. Let us (fmc-e life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us 'and to ciie)^ Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of man ; A mi^lny maze ! but not without a pla'i. . Po/e....
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...as to our prefent and future ftate, ver. 281, &c. to the end. EPISTLE EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my St. John! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride...die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; J A mighty ma2e ! but not without a plan : A Wild, where weeds and flowers promifcuous moot ; Or Garden,...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...prcftnt and future ftatc. EPISTLE I A WAKE, my Saint John! leave all meaner ^* things To low ambiiion nt extracts ixpatiate free o'er all this fccnc of Man; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds...
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Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces

William Creech - 1791 - 295 pages
...fcience ; fince, I fay, all thefe things are fo, Let us, Cnce life c»n little more fupply. Than jufi to look about us and to die, Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of man, A mighty maze, but not without a plant YES, let us purfue the innocent delights which the book and...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...things To low ambition and the pride of king». Let us (lince life can little more lupply Than julr. to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promifcuon* Or garden, tempting...
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Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces

William Creech - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1791 - 295 pages
...completely happy, who neither fells ftock nor his confcience; fince, I fay, all thefe things are fo, Let us, fince life can little more fupply, Than juft to look about us and lo die, Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of man, A mighty maze, but not without a plan. YES, let...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793
...' • ' ESSAY ON ' MA N. '•• ' * . By. ALEXANDER POPE, Eft. EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST.. JOHN. ! leave all meaner things •*• •*• To low ambition,...pride of kings. Let us (fince life can little more fuppjy "I ban jull to look about 'is and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this feene of man ;. A mighty...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...providence, both as to our prefent and future ftate, ver. aSj, &c. to the end. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride...kings. Let us (fince life can little more fupply Than jrft to look about us, and to die), Expatiate free o'er all this fccne of man ; A mighty maze '. but...
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Essays on Philosophical Subjects

Adam Smith - Economists Great Britain Biography - 1795 - 244 pages
...•> E in van I. inferno a. lui s. oppofe ; e In vano S' anno a" Afia, e di Libia il popol mijio, &c. Let us, fince life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us, and to die, &c. Both in Englifh and in Italian Verfe, an accent, though it mufl never be mifplaced, may fometimes...
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