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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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...hill, a humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods ernbrac'd, Some happier island in the watVy waste; Where slaves once more their native land behold,...BE, contents his natural desire; He asks no angel's wingi no seraph's fire : But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dug shall bear him company....
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 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,...No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. I To be, contents his natural desire; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...hill, a humbler heav'ii ;Some safer world iu 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 Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...humhler 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 COMMENTARY. them (from ver. 98 to 113.) with the example of the poor Indian, to whom also Nature...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...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 COMMENTARY. them (from ver. 98 to 113.) with the example of the poor Indian, to whom also Nature...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 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,...be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no seraph's fire ; 110 But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog slyill bear...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...an hunibler 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,...be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company....
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...an humbler heaven— Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, 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 that...
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The Mysteries of St. Clair; Or, Mariette Mouline ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 624 pages
...an humbler Heaven. Some safer world, in depths of woods embraced , Some happier island in the wat'ry waste ; Where slaves once more their native land behold...fiends torment, — no christians thirst for gold." Pop*. ^ THE departing rays of the setting sun, glorious to behold as at fhe rise of morning, had already...
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De la religion: considérée dans sa source, ses formes et ses ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Constant - Polytheism - 1824 - 4 pages
...Magaz. II, y44(2) Simple nature to his hope bas given , Bchind the cloud topt hill , an humbler heaven , Some safer world , in depth of woods embraced Some happier Island in the wat'ry waste. POPB. (3) LEVAILLANT, Prem. voy. en Afrique. servitude n'a que des espérances plus humbles....
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