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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 Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...milky way ; Yet simple Nature to his hope hath given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, 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, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst...
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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, 744(2) 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 wat'ry waste. POPE. (3) LEVAILLANT , Prem. voy. en Afrique. servitude n'a que des espérances plus...
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De la religion: considérée dans sa source, ses formes et ses ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Constant - Polytheism - 1824
...?44(2) Simple nature to his hope has givcn , Behiud the cloud topt hill , an humblcr hcaven , Somc safer world, in depth of woods embraced Some happier Island in the wat'ry wastc. (3) LEVAILLANT, Prem. roy. eu Afrique. POPE. (4) ROEMERS , Nachricht von der Kiistc Guinea...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...given, BehinQ the cloud-topt h,ll, an humbler heaven; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, ope' line, Or nanve land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents hitt natural desire,...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...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...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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...milky way ; Yet simple Nature (o 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...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...safer world in depth of woods embrae'd, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves onee r. \\Tiy has not man a mieroseopie eontents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends toiment, no Christians thirst for gold. 5. To be, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. I Go, wiser thou ! and in thy scale of sense, » Weigjh thy opinion against Providence ; Call imperfection...
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Memoirs and remains of J. B. Jefferson ... Minister at Attercliffe, near ...

John WHITRIDGE - 1826
...to a world of luxury or a world of cruelty and lust, as mean and base as his own degradation — a ' He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks,...equal sky His faithful dog shall bear him company.' And, my brethren, a heaven so unworthy and so sensual, is a very different hope from that which Christian...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1826
...Wm. Penn, vol. ip 391. 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. The tradition which describes the hades, or invisible world, as seated in the clouds, was chiefly common...
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