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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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...Ike Nature and Stale of Man, with respect to the Universe. 1 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. 2 Together...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...Providence here, and a resignation to it here and hereon EPISTLE 1. 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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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...resignation to it here and hereafter, ver. 326. on EPISTLE I. AWAKE ! my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let...all this scene of man ; • A mighty maze ! but not wiSiout a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or garden, tempting with forbidden...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Of the Nature and State of Man Kith respect to the Universe. Awake, my St. John ! leave all meaner 'd, observes • Imagin'd lands and regions in the moon ; Or pilot, from amidst the Cyclades, Delos bf Man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot;...
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An English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1824
...objects, we fona a picturesque and instructive metaphor. " Let us (since Hfe can Kttle else sapply, Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan . A wfld, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot ; A garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...of his Lordship ; and that the only merit of Pope was that of transferring it into verse. In writing Let us, since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die, COMMENTARY. The Poet tells us next (line 16th) with what design he wrote, viz. " To vindicate the ways...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...of his Lordship ; and that the only merit of Pope was that of transferring it into verse. In writing Let us, since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die, COMMENTARY. The Poet tells us next (line 16th) with what design he wrote, viz. " To vindicate the ways...
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Tracts in Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Thomas Lowndes - 1825
...CANDIDATES FOR THE PRESENT VACANCY IN THE EAST INDIA DIRECTION. 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 flowers promiscuous shoot ; Or garden tempting with forbidden fruit : —...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...nature of pleasure, and pain in general, and how constantly Uey succeeded one another.— Spectator. 9 Let us (since life can little more supply Than just...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! But not without a plan. — Pope. 10. His years are young, but his experience old ; His head nnmellow'd, but his judgment ripe...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings : Let us (sinee life ean seene of Man ; A mighty maze! but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and flowers promiseuous...
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