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" OH happiness ! our being's end and aim ! Good, pleasure, ease, content ? whate'er thy name : That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us lies, O'er-look'd, seen... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 64
by Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
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Comedia Lacrimosa

Joan Lynne Pataky Kosove, Carlos Marichal, Joan Pataky-Kosove - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 148 pages
...great, no small; He fills, he bounds, connects, and equals all. (I, 267-280).' He insisted on happiness: «Oh happiness! our being's end and aim! / Good, pleasure, ease, content! whate'er thy name: » (Epistle IV, w. 1-2), and charity: In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's...
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Sir John R. Hicks: Critical Assessments, Volume 4

John Cunningham Wood - Economists - 1989 - 299 pages
...(see Hicks 1982, 301). 89 Consumer Surplus: The First Hundred Years RB Ekelund Jr. and RF Hebert O happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure,...Whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die. ALEXANDER POPE, An Essay on Man Introduction...
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Thoughtful Economic Man: Essays on Rationality, Moral Rules and Benevolence

J. Gay Tulip Meeks - Business & Economics - 1991 - 160 pages
...as an exciting novelty in the eighteenth century. In a celebrated couplet, Alexander Pope exulted: Oh happiness. Our Being's End and Aim, Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content, Whate'er thy Name. Happiness, bonheur, hailed, it has been said, by the eighteenthcentury philosophers as 'a new word...
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The Curious Enlightenment of Professor Caritat: A Comedy of Ideas

Steven Lukes - Philosophy - 1995 - 261 pages
...calculating in the streets? What, he asked Alexander Pope, is happiness? 'Oh Happiness!' replied Pope, 'our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure, ease, content!...whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die, Which still so near us, yet beyond us...
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 pages
...have already found, leads towards the goal. And that goal is happiness. Pope saw this when he said: O Happiness, our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure, ease, content, whate'er thy name I He solved the problem — the universal goal is Happiness. Man pursues this goal instinctively. Thus...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...and nature linked the gen'ral frame, And bade self-love and social be the same. 8907 An Essay on Man Q 7R 5 c J /Ɏ M $a+x-'uB @ th'etemal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die. 8908 An Essay on Man A wit's a feather,...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2001 - 727 pages
...progress. II HAPPINESS The present is the Age of Pastime, the Golden Reign of Pleasure SAMUEL FAWCONER1 Oh Happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content! Whate'er thy name ALEXANDER POPE2 What is the pulse of this so busy world? The love of pleasure . . . EDWARD YOUNG3 /will...
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The Prisoners of God

Madan M. Sauldie - Ethical problems - 2004 - 262 pages
...this respect, one should recall the words of the great English poet, Alexander Pope (1688-1744): 0' happiness ! Our being's end and aim; Good, pleasure,...eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die. Evidently there is no common denominator for judging happiness, or, for that matter, unhappiness of...
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Building a Life of Value: Timeless Wisdom to Inspire and Empower Us

Jason A. Merchey - Philosophy - 2005 - 289 pages
...end and aim, Good pleasure, ease, content - whate'r thy name, That something, still that prompts the eternal sigh: For which we bear to live, or dare to die. — ALEXANDER POPE Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships,...
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As God Is, Man May Become

C. Val Buxton - Religion - 2006 - 168 pages
...Those decisions will lead us either to joy or to misery, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. O happiness! our being's end and aim! Good, pleasure,...Whate'er thy name; That something still which prompts the eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die. 13 nBook of Mormon, 2 Nephi 2:11-12 "Alexander...
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