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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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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 243 pages
...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...thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, Ile asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire : Eh bien ! puisqu'à tes yeux le grand livre est scellé.,...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 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 IV. Go, wiser thou !...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...science nevrr tauirht to stray Far as the Solar Walk o Milky Way ; Some happier island in the wal'ry waste; Where slaves once more their native land behold,...No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. 3. To be, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire : But thinks, admitted...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...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 , No fiends torment , no Christians thirst for'gold. To Be , contents his natural desire , He asks no Angel's wing , no Seraph's fixe ; But thinks...
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The North American Review, Volume 22

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1826
...every tribe places it in situations, and fills it with objects, most familiar and agreeable, ' And thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog' shall bear him company.' The Osages know nothing of canoes, and we have the best authority for saying, that there is not one...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 74

English literature - 1845
...Milky Way ; Yet simple Nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the clond-topp'd hill, an humbler heav'nt Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...milky way; Yet simple Nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topp'd 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 New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...milky way; Yet simple Nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler HeavenSome safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier...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 Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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; 110 But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wiser...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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; 110 But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. IV. Go, wiser...
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