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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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A Guide to English Composition, Or One Hundred and Twenty Subjects Analysed ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 1854
...this, And having human feelings, does not blnsh And hang his head to think himself a man ? Cowper. 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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...flew, That .-ay full soul forgot its wish to roam, And rested there, as in a dream at home ! Moore. Man, like the generous vine, supported lives : The strength he gains is from th' embraee he gives. On their own axis as the planets run, Yet make at onee their eirele round the sun...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1855 - 444 pages
...(could pride that blessing find,) Is not to act or think beyond mankind. PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION. 8. All this dread order break — for whom ? for thee ! Vile worm ! — O madness ! pride ! impiety ! 9. 0 the dark days of vanity? while here, How tasteless ! and how terrible, when gone ! Gone ? they...
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Pope's Essay on man, ed., with annotations &c. by J. Hunter

Alexander Pope - 1879
...' What's fame ? a fancied life in other's breath, A thing beyond us even before our death.' (iii) ' Man like the generous vine supported lives ; The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives.' (iv) ' Snatch from His hand the balance and the rod, Rejudge His justice, be...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...; Heaven's whole foundations to their centre nod, 255 And nature trembles to the throne of God. All this dread order break — for whom ? for thee ? Vile worm ! — O madness ! pride ! impiety ! What if the foot, ordained the dust to tread. Or hand, to toil, aspired to be the head ? 36o What...
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the ethics of love

a leading physician - 1881
...charity : All must be false that thwart 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 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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Pope: Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1881 - 122 pages
...thwart this one great end; And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend. 310 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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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...charity : All must be false that thwart this one great end And all of God, that bless mankind or mend. ; and not subject to deceit and abuse of servants ; and ordered to the bes 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 Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With ..., Book 2

Goold Brown - English language - 1883 - 345 pages
...as, or so : "At first, like thunder's diitant tone, The rattling din came rolling on." — Hogg. " Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains, is from th' embrace he gives." — Pope. A metaphor is a figure that expresses the resemblance of two objects by applying either the...
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Transactions of the New Hampshire Medical Society ...

New-Hampshire Medical Society - 1883
...recognizes this principle of unconscious reciprocity in social relations, and beautifully says, — " Man, like the generous vine, supported lives ; The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives : On their own axes, as the planets run, Yet make at once the circle of the sun,...
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