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25 All who true Dunces in her cause appear'd, And all who knew those Dunces to
reward. Amid that area wide they took their stand, Where the tall may-pole once o
'er-look'd the Strand; But now (so Anne and Piety ordain) 30 A Church collects ...
By common sense to common knowledge bred, And last, to Nature's Cause thro'
Nature led. All-seeing in thy mists, we want no guide, 470 Mother of Arrogance,
and Source of Pride! We nobly take the high Priori Road, And reason downward,
Or, at one bound o'er-leaping all his laws, Make God Man's Image, Man the final
Cause, Find Virtue local, all Relation scorn, 48o See all in Self, and but for self be
born: Of nought so certain as our Reason still, Of nought so doubtful as of Soul ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lizpatanders - LibraryThing
On the whole, I did enjoy reading this poem, although I found it very difficult to read. I've heard before that it's very hard to comprehend the first time around, and I would have to agree. Although ... Read full review