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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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...abi'olute lubmiilion due tt Providence, both as to our picfcnt and future ftatc. A WAKE, my Saint John ! leave all meaner "• things To low ambition and the...to die, Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds and fiow'rs pronirfcuoui Or Garden,...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...Tropic - - - 210 ESSAY ON MAN. ESSAY ON MAN. BY ALEXANDER POPE, EPISTLE I. -L\. WAKE, my ST. JOHN ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let us (fmce life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this...
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pages
...adduced, is punctually correfpondent with that of the moft fagacious- fubje£t of the narrative. Ver. 3. Life can little more fupply, Than juft to look about us, and to die. Much in the fame manner Denham, Of Prudence : Learn to live well, that thou may'ft die fo too : To...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...mortification, in the Apology prefixed to the laft edition of this View. EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promifcuous moot, Or Garden,...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...absolute submission due 'to Providence, both as to our present and future state. 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...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...following verfe, implying, Surely Tuch a brief exiltence ought not to be m alt: ft wretched. — " Since life can little more fupply, Than juft to look about us and to die." Pope. • So llifiyi , that it fcarcely allows time for a fecond look. This ftage orke pnlr, not an...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...revelation. Awake, my St. John, leave all meaner things To Inw ambition and the pride of kings; Let иц fince life can little more fupply Than juft to look...about us, and to die, Expatiate free o'er all this fceneofman : A mighty maze 1 but not without a plan. Epif. !. ty, that no bufinefs or avocation етег...
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An Inquiry Into the Principles of Harmony in Language: And of the Mechanism ...

William Mitford - Language and languages - 1804 - 434 pages
...ambi|iion and | the pride | of kings; Let us, | since life | can Iit|tlc more | supply / / Than ,ufi | to look | about | us and | to die, Expa|tiate free | o'er all | this fcene | of man, f A mlgh|ty maze, | but no: \ without | a plan ; A wild, | where weeds | and flowers | promls|cuous...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...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 ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...a poem. This Eflay was tranflated into Latin verfe by J. Sayer. [" EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride...fupply Than juft to look about us and to die) Expatiate COMMENTARY. THE opening of this Poem [in fifteen lines] is taken up in giving an account of the fubject...
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