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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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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...once more their native land behold ; No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To BE content's his natural desire; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. f POPE has indulged himself in but few digressions in this piece ; this is one of the most poetical....
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...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...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To BE content's his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...giv'n, Behind the clond-topt hill, an humhler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods etuhrac'd, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land hehold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To he content's his natural desire ; He asks...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...given, Behind the clond-topt hill an humbler heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves...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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...giv'n, Behind the cloud-top'd hill, an humbler hcav'u ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, .Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire ; Hi; asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...cloud-top'd hill, an humbler lieav'a ; Some safer world in depth of woods enibrac'd, Some happier island iu the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - Abolitionists - 1808
...an humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods ernbrac'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." Thomson also, in his Seasons, marks this traffic as destructive and cruel, introducing the well-known...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...hill, an humbler heav'nf 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, No fiends torment, nor Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heavei f Some safer world in depth of woods embracM, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves...desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; 119 But thinks admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wiser thou!...
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Examination of the Passages in the New Testament, Quoted from ..., Issues 1-9

Thomas Paine - Bible - 1810 - 384 pages
...an humbler hcav*n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier inland in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. PRINCE OF WALES CONVERTED !! An Editor ofa Baltimore paper says," that an enlightened and philanthropic...
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