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" Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen, Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien. Great idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise of merit, nor aspire to fame ! But safe in deserts from th... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 283
by Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen, 356 Plain was theirdress, and modest was their mien; " Great Idol of mankind! we neither claim The praise...fame ! But safe in deserts from th' applause of men, 380 Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen; 'Tis all we beg thee, to conceal from sight Those acts...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...355 Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen, Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien. Great Idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise...die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen ; 'Tis all we beg thec, to conceal frnm sight Those acts of goodness which themselves requite. O let us still the secret...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ...

John Wolcot - 1804
...night. Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen ; Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien. " Great idol, of mankind! we neither claim The praise...fame; But, safe in deserts from th' applause of men, Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen. 'T is all we beg thee, to conceal from sight Those acts of...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...night. Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen ; Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien. " Great idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise...fame; But, safe in deserts from th' applause of men,. Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen. -*T is all we beg thee, to conceal from sight Those acts...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Oratory - 1804 - 291 pages
...the smallest tribe I yet had seen ; Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien. Indiff'rence " Great idol of mankind! We neither claim The praise of merit, nor aspire to fame ; But safe in desarts from the applause of men, Would die unheard of as we liv d unseen. 'Tis all we £££• thee,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...35J Then came the smallest trihe I yet had seen; Plain was their dress and modest was their mien. " Great Idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise...Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen; 'Tis all we heg thcc, to conceal from sight Those acts of goodness which themselves requite. O, Ictus still the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...aiglit. Then came the smallest trihe I yet had seen; Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien: " Great idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise...merit, nor aspire to fame ! But safe in deserts from the' applause of men, Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen ; "Tis all we heg thee, to conceal from...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...neither claim The praise of merit, nor aspire to fame ! But, safe in deserts from the applanse of men. Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen. 'Tis all...which themselves requite. O let us still the secret joys partake, To follow virtue iv'u for virtue's sake.' • And live there men, who slight immortal...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...Plain was their dress, and modest was their mien : ' Great idol of mankind ! we neither claim Tin; praise of merit, nor aspire to fame ! But safe in deserts from the' applause of men, Would die unheard of, as we liv'd unseen ; 'Tis all we beg thee, to conceat from...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...night. Then came the smallest tribe I yet had seen; Finn was Mi' n dress, and modest was their mien. Great idol of mankind ! we neither claim The praise...fame ; But, safe in deserts from th* applause of men, Would die unhonrd of, us we liv'd unseen. Tis all we brg thee, to conceal from sight TUuse acts of...
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