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" Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains is from th' embrace he gives. On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round the sun ; So two consistent motions act the soul, And one regards itself, and... "
English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ... - Page 91
by Lindley Murray - 1814 - 192 pages
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 82 pages
...that thwart this one great end ; And all of God , that bless mankind , or mend. Man, like the gen'rous vine, supported lives; The strength he gains is from th' embrace he gives. On their own axis as the planets run , Yet make at once their circle round the sun ; So two consistent...
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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...; Sufficient, clear, and for that use ordain'd? DRYDEN.1 INDIVIDUAL DEPENDENT ON GENERAL HAPPINESS. Man, like the generous vine, supported lives : The strength he gains is from th' embrace he gives. On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round the sun ; So two consistent...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Examples for ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1851 - 311 pages
...or so : as, " At first, like thunder's distant tone, The rattling din came rolling on." — Hogg. " Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains, is from th' embrace he gffes." — Pope. II. A Metaphor is a figure that expresses the resemblance of two objects by applying...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1851
...world ; Heaven's whole foundations to their centre nod, And nature tremble to the throne of God. All this dread order break— for whom ? for thee ? Vile worm ! — O madness 1. pride ! impiety ! 9. What if the foot, ordain'd the dust to tread, Or hand to toil, aspir'd to be...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...: All must be false that thwarts this one great end ; And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend. rns, Toon couldst repress ; nor did the dancing ruby Sparkling, out-pour'd, the flavor, or the sme On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round the Sun ; So two consistent...
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Personal Memoirs and Recollections of Editorial Life, Volume 2

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - Boston courier - 1852
...us it should more properly be named an exhibition of pride, arrogance, impiety, and presumption. All this dread order break — for whom ? for thee, Vile worm ? O madness, pride, impiety ! What the President may do in consequence of the passage of the resolution, remains to be seen. It...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...: All must be false, that thwarts this one great end ; And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend. Man, like the generous vine, supported, lives : The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives. 310 On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round...
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A Grammar of the English Tongue: Spoken and Written, for Self-teaching and ...

Hyde Clarke - English language - 1853 - 152 pages
...though all impressions are instantly made, yet, as soon as they are made, they are instantly lost." " Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains is from th' embrace he gives. Plants rais'd with tenderness are seldom strong ; Man's coltish disposition s^kn the thong ; And, without...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1853
...All must be false that thwart this one great end : And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend. 310 Man, like the generous vine, supported lives: The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives. On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at once their circle round the...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...need a vermeil-tinctured lip for that, Love-darting eyes, or tresses like the morn ? Comus, 749. 22 Man, like the generous vine, supported lives, The strength he gains is from the emhrace he gives. Essay on Man, iii. 311. Or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...
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