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" Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence. "
Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times - Page 239
by George Robertson - 1855 - 404 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...heaps they raise. Know all the good that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence. But health consists with temperance alone ; 81 And peace, Oh, Virtue ! peace is all thy own. The good...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...heaps thejrraise. Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence. But health consists with temperance alone ; And peace, O Virtue ! peace is all thy own. The good or...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...and unquestionably, the answer will be that nothing can impart to competence the least advantage— " Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, " Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence. An hundred dishes after the novelty has passed, cannot gratify the man who wishes to pamper his appetite,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...they raise. Know , all the good that individual* find , Or God and Nature meant to mer« mankind , Reason's whole pleasure , all the joys of Sense ,...in three words , Health , Peace , and Competence. POPS. CHAP. XVI. On Virtue. J\.KOW thou this truth (enough for man to know} a Virtue alone is happiness...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...heaps they raise. Know ail the good that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence. But health consists with temperance alone ; And peace, oh, Virtue ! peace is all thy own. The good...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...heaps they raise. Know, all the good that individual" find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence, SWEETNESS. AN ODE. BY Mil. ROBERTSON. Or damask cheeks and radiant eyes, Let other poets tell ; Within...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...raise. Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's wide pleasure, all the joys of sense. Lie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence. SWEETNESS. AN ODE. BY MR. RO13ERTSON. O' damask cheeks and radiant eyes, Let other poets tell; Within...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...heaps they raise. Know, all the good that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere Mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, Health, I'eace, and Competence. But Health consists with Temperance alone, And Peace, oh Virtue ! Peace is...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...they raise. Know, ¡ill the °;o<id that individuals find, Or God and Nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, health, peace, and competence : But health subsists with temperance alone; And peace, oh virtue ! peace is all thy own. The good...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...heaps they raise. Know all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind, Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie...in three words,— health, peace, and competence. But health consists with temperance alone ; And peace, O virtue ! peace is all thy own. The good or...
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