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" AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ;... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 59
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...ten low words oft creep in one dull line. 8889 An Essay on Man Awake, my St John! leave all meaner e lodesterre. 6651 Secrets of Old Philosophers Wooid...gold or gret richesse. LYLYJohn c.1554-1606 6653 8890 An Essay on Man Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the Manners living as they...
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General Principles of Human Power

A. van Ginkel - Philosophy - 1999 - 221 pages
...the world, but it means little for their own contentment and enjoyment. Xun Zi (The Xun Zi, 250 BC) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan. Alexander Pope (An Essay on Man, 1734) One now arrives at two all-important points. In the first place,...
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Candide and Related Texts

Voltaire, David Wootton - 2000 - 190 pages
...to our present and future state, verse 281, etc. to the end. Awake, my St. John!1 leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let...scene of man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan: A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot; Or garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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The Whore's Story: Women, Pornography, and the British Novel, 1684-1830

Bradford K. Mudge - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...obscenity to attack Pope's sanctimonious philosophy. First Pope: Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let...scene of Man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan; A Wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or Garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 298 pages
...address to Pope's friend Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke: Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let...scene of Man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan; A Wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or Garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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Labyrinth Walking: Patterns of Power

Patricia Telesco - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2001 - 208 pages
...soulsearching (labyrinth oriented) APPEMDIX A Cods and Coddesses of Mazes, Labyrinths, Mandalas and Patterns Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man, A mighty maze, but not without a Plan — Alexander Pope, Essay on Man Throughout the world's history humankind has often turned to a facet...
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Der wohltemperierte Mensch: Aufklärungsanthropologien im Widerstreit, Volume 259

Hans-Peter Nowitzki - Social Science - 2003 - 458 pages
...1777/1777/1779/1785. Iselin, Isaac, Über die Geschichte der Menschheit. Let us, since live can litde more supply,/ Than just to look about us and to die,/ Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man. POPE. [Essay on Man 1,3-5], Erster und Zweyter Band. Neue und verbesserte Auflage, Zürich: Orell,...
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Slavery and Augustan Literature: Swift, Pope, Gay

Dr Richardson, John A. Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 187 pages
...represent St John as the presiding genius of the poem. It begins: AWAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let...scene of Man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan. (Essay on Man, 1 .1-6) St John, of course, had been centrally involved in the Asienlo negotiations...
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Artificial Intelligence Illuminated

Ben Coppin - Computers - 2004 - 739 pages
...you can't- think you can. — Charles Inge, 'On Monsieur Coue' Awake, my St John! Leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let...scene of man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan. — Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man 16.1 Introduction Planning methods are used to solve problems where...
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The Welkening: A Three Dimensional Tale

Gregory Spencer - Fiction - 2010 - 413 pages
...chances of that?" "Who knows?" CHAntR SIXTEEN OVERLAPPING SEAMS Awake, my St. John! Leave all meaner things to low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let...scene of man; A mighty maze! But not without a plan. ALEXANDER. POPE, AN ESSA Y ON MAN . HU II II U , 1 II 14 M II*, From behind her head, Lizbeth grabbed...
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