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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...state. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low amhition and the pride of kings. Than jnst 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 where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...absolute submit sion due to Providence, loth as to our present and future etatc. AWAKE my Saint John! ] Ijet us, since life can little more supply Than just to look alxtfit us, and to die., Expatiate free...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...two hemistichs or half verses, and seems to give the reader time to breathe, as Awake my St. John — -leave all meaner things To low ambition — and the pride of kings; I,rt us — since lite can little more supply, Than just to look about us — and to (lie, Expatiate...
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Intellectual Sentiments, Explained by the Study of Sensations

Young lady - Psychology - 1809 - 191 pages
...and keep at a distance every thing of this sort. 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. What an inscrutable abyss is the knowledge of...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...thing* 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 t but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and (lowers promiscuous...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - 1811
...accented : in van f inferno a' hit f'ofpofe ; e in vano S' armo d1 AJia, edi Libia ilpopol mifto, &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 muft never be mifplaced, may fometimes...
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The British review and London critical journal

1811
...boys. Who does not despise the caut of Pope when he sings thus to his patron ? " Awake, my St. John, leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings." The character given of General Monk in the historical workis certainly not favourable, but we cannot...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...displays as a poem. This Essay was translated into Latin verse by J. Sayer. EPISTLE I. 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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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...it here and ereafter, 326, &c. TO HENRY ST. JOHN LORD BOLINOBROKE. EPISTLE I. ^WAKE, 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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Epistolary correspondence. v. 19. Epistolary correspondence. Appendix to the ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...as a divine if you like it, or as a badineur, if you think that more effectual. * Awake, my St John, leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings.) VOL. XVIII. U What I write will show you that my head is. yet weak. I had written to you by that gentleman...
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