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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...submission due to Providence, both as to our present and future state. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let...more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Cxpatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where...
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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 243 pages
...Delille. ESSAI SUR L'HOMME AN ESSAY ON MAN. EPISTLE L AWAKE, my ST. JOHN ! leave all meaner things Tb low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let us ( since Life can Utile more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Expaliate free o'er all this scene of Man...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...apology prefixed to the last edition of this View. EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my ST. JOHN ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...apology prefixed to the last edition of this View. 10 EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my ST. JOHN ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...consequence of all the absolute submission dne to Providence, both as to our present and future state. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just...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 Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 17

1853
...lettres ; and, not to multiply instances, Horsley was mighty both in mathematics and divinity. Then " Let us, since life can little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die," let us increase our knowledge, cultivate our virtue, (I mean in the Christian, not in the heathen,...
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The diary of an invalid, the journal of a tour in Portugal, Italy ..., Volume 1

Henry Matthews - 1822
...longer than usual, for in my state I can scarcely hope ever to see it again. But if, as Pope says, Life can little more supply, Than just to look about us and to die, I certainly have no time to lose. 7th. My flight has been necessarily too rapid to allow any time for...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...nature of pleasure, and pain in general, and how constantly they succeeded one another — Spectator. 9. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just...of man ; , A mighty maze ! But not without a plan, — Pope. 10. His years are young, but his experience old ; His head unmellow'd, but his judgment ripe...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823
...these objects, we form a picturesque and instructive metaphor. " Let us (since life can little else supply, Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; i A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot : A...
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john k skinner

agriculture horticulture - 1823
...beautifully expresses it, in language singularly applicable, " Come, Christopher, and leave all meaner things, To low ambition and the pride of kings ; Let us, since life can little else supply; Than just to swallow poison and to die ; Expatiate free o'er all this dreadful field,...
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