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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

Lindley Murray - 1826
...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. 5. I'o BE, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some liappier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No Sends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's...
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The North American Review

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

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 252 pages
...hill, a humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd. Some happier island in the watr'y waste ; " Where slaves once more their native land...His faithful dog shall bear him company. Go, wiser thon ! and in thy scale of sense, I Weigh thy opinion against Providen.ce ; ' Call imperfection what...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...hill, an 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,...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. ***** In pride, in reas'ning pride, our error lies ; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 pages
...humbler heav'n* : Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd', Some happier island in the ivatr'y waste' ; Where slaves once more their native land...No fiends torment', no Christians thirst for gold*. 5 To BE', contents his natural desirs* ; He asks no angel's wing', no seraph'B fire* : But thinks',...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...milky way ; Yet simple nature to his hope has given. Behind the cloud topp'd hill, an humbler heaven j 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 Book of Nature, Volume 1

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1828 - 530 pages
...uiven Beyond the clund-topt hill, an humbler heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watery waste ; Where slaves...No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. The tradition which describes the hade?, or invisible world, as seated m the clouds, was chiefly common...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 98

English essays - 1828
...the weapons accompany the soula of the heroes. And Pope gives a similar creed to his Indian — ' Who thinks — admitted to that equal sky — His faithful dog shall bear him company.' Essay on Man. "Most religions have an allegory of a river to be crossed in the transit from this to...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1828 - 252 pages
...Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment , no Christians thirst for gold . 5. To BE', contents his natural desire; He asks no angel's wing , no sertph's fire : • •' • . But thinks , admitted to that equal iky , His faithful dog shall bear...
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