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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 correspondent on physical and prognostic astronomy ... &c

...suitably, the effects of all these mixed together?" 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 mazo ! but not without a plan ; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters ..., Volume 18

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - English literature - 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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Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces: With Letters Containing a Comparative View of the ...

William Creech - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1815 - 372 pages
...conscience; since, I say, all these things are so, 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. Yes, let us pursue the innocent delights which...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1820
...poet beautifully expresses it, in language singularly applicable. "JCome, Christopher, and leave aU meaner things, To low ambition and the pride of kings ; Let us since life can little eke supply ; Than just to swallow poison and to die ; Expatiate free o'er all...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...the progenitor of that celebrated nobleman, whom Pope thus invokes ; • • " Awake my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings ;" &c. The Honourable St. Andrew St. John, the second surviving son of John the eleventh Lord St. John...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818
...consequently the progenitor of that celebrated nobleman, whom Pope thus invokes : " Awake my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings ;" &c. The Honourable St. Andrew St. John, the second surviving son of John the eleventh Lord St. John...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...constantly they succeeded one another. — Spectator, 9. 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.— Pope; 10. His years are young, but his experience...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1820 - 72 pages
...thin; To low ambition, and the pride of king*. Let us, (since life can little more supply, Than j ust to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man; A mighty maze! but not 'without a pln: A wild, where weeds and fkrw'rs promisc'ous...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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) Cxpatiate free o'er all...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...things To lew 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 flowers promiscuous...
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