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" His soul, proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk, or milky way; Yet simple Nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heaven; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste,... "
Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism - Page 226
by James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 352 pages
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft ifor gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal fky, His faithful dog fhall bear him company. ESSAY ON MAN, v. 2. p. 4J. THE PROGRESSION OF ANIMAL...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
...nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world in depths of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wiser thou ! and, in thy scale of sense, Weigh thy opinion against Providence; Call imperfection...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire ||, He afks is form, his name almoft unknown ? P. Whobuilds a church toGocl, and n flcy, His faithful dog ihall bear him company. Go, wifer thou ! and in thy fcale of fcnl'c Weigh thy...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...behold; No fiends torment, no Chrillians third for gold. To Be, contents his natural dcfire ; He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; . But thinks, admitted to that equal iky, His faithful dog (hall bear him company. Go, wifcr thou ! and in thy fcalc of fuii'e, thy Opinion...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world, in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. 4. Go, wiser thou! and, in thy scale of sense, Weigh thy opinion against Providence ; Call imperfection...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811
...or milky way: Yet simple nature to his soul has given, Behind the cloudtopt hill a humbler heaven; Some safer world, in depth of woods embraced, Some...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. THE MORAL WORLD. Ov the eve of Saturday, and during the intervals of Divine service on Sunday, we speak...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier island in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; 110 But thinks, admitted...
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Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ...

Thomas Branagan - Slave trade - 1805 - 358 pages
...heav'p. Some safer world with depths of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watry waste, W here slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold : He thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His mjur'd wife will bear him company ; He looks towards his...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...impossibilities, which poets Count to extravagance of loose description. Shall sooner be. Jitvf. To tf, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire. Pafr. 4. To have something by appointment or rule. If all political power be derived only from Adam,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire j But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. The UNREASONABLENESS...
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