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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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A rhyming dictionary

John Walker - 1819
...industry. With thèse most authors steal their woiks, or buy; Garth did not write his own Dispensary. Pope. But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. Pope, f ECE, See EASE. IEF. Grief, chief, ßef, thief, brief, belief, relief, etc. Perfect rhymes,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embnic'd, Some liappier my fate ; But boldly say each night, To-morrow let my sun his beams display Nil fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...given, Behind the cloud-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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Narrative Journal of Travels Through the Northwestern Regions of the United ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - Great Lakes - 1821 - 419 pages
...most happy moments of the poet of Twickenham. 233 " Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, <l Some happier island in the watery waste, " Where slaves...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." POPE. LI V....
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 207 pages
..., Some happier island in the watry waste , Where slaves once more their native land behold , íío fiends torment , no Christians thirst for gold. ,...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 New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 1821
...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...fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content 'a his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire, But thinks, admitted to that...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 3

William Oxberry - 1821
...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...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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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...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...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 - 1821 - 253 pages
...hill, a 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,...gold, To BE. contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel*s wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...hill, a 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,...thirst for gold. To BE, contents his natural desire ; lie asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire : But. thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful...
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