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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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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...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, Where glares once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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,...desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; no But Ver. 93. 94. In the first fol. and quarto, What bliss above he gives not thee to know, But...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...a humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd., 'Some happier island iu the wat'rv waste : Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst tor gold. To BE, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire : But thinks,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...onee more their native land behold, Wo fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To 'BE, eontents his natural desire; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him eompany. Go, wiser thou ! and in thy seale of sense, Weig^h thy opinion against Providenee ; Call imperfeetion...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...always to be, bless'd. The soul, .uneasy and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come. Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold 1 To be, contents his natural desire, But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, He asks no angel's wing,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...hill a humbler heaven; Some safer world in depths of woods embrac'd, Some happier Island in the wat'ry waste ; Where slaves once more their native land behold,...angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to i hut equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. Go, wiser thou ! and in thy scale of seose,...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - Voyages and travels - 1816
...No fiends torment, no Christian thirst for gold. ' To be, contents his natural desire, "' He asks ne angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; " But thinks, admitted...equal sky, " His faithful dog shall bear him company. c( Go, wiser thou ! and, in thy scale of sense, *' Weigh thy opinion against Providence." For my part...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

English poetry - 1817
...milky way; Yet simple nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the cloud-top'd hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some...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 that...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1817 - 288 pages
...beheld, Mo ueuds torment, no Christians thirst Tor gold, To BK, contents his natural desire; Be abks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire : But thinks admitted to that equal sky, bis faithful dog shall bear him company. Go, wiser thou I find in (by scale of sense, Weigh thy opinion...
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Sermons on Various Subjects

James Lindsay - Dissenters, Religious - 1818 - 488 pages
...milky way; Yet simple nature to his hope lias given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heaven i Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some...land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst tor gold. for fov an evil of such magnitude and extent— if multitudes of the human race were thus...
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