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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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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 207 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 ; 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, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...mortification, in the apology prefixed to the last edition of this View. EPISTLE I. 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 Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...Providence, both as to our present and future state. 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 where weeds and flowers promiscuous...
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john k skinner

agriculture horticulture - 1823
...or, as the poet beautifully expresses it, in language singularly applicable, " Come, Christopher, and leave all meaner things, To low ambition and the pride of kings ; Let us, since life can little else supply; Than just to swallow poison and to die ; Expatiate free o'er all...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 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...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...the order Providence here, and a resignation to it here and hereon EPISTLE 1. 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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...ESQ.EPISTLE I. Of Ike Nature and Stale of Man, with respect to the Universe. 1 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...BOLINGBRORB. EPISTLE i. Of the Nature and State of Man Kith respect to the Universe. Awake, my St. John ! lileo, less assur'd, observes • Imagin'd lands and regions in the moo (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die), Expatiate free o'er all...
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The Englishman abroad, in Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, and ...

Stephen Weston - European literature - 1824 - 216 pages
...nectareous dew that diffuses itself in a softly dropping shower. ESSAY ON MAN. Awake my St. John ! leave all meaner things, To low ambition and the pride of kings. ENSAIO SOBRE O HOMEM. Desperto Milord deixe os vaos cuidados, A vulgar ambipao de Reis vaidosos. There...
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