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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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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 332 pages
...Ex-patiate, from expatior, I rove about without any prescribed limits ; to enlarge upon in language. " Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man, " A mighty maze ! but not without a plan." Pope. Ex-pect, expecto, (see SPECIo, p. 37,) I look for. To look far, is a species of waiting, drawn...
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Going Too Far. A Tale for All Ages

Going - 1825
...departure of the giddy trio, which was then broken by Mr. Irwin. " How lamentable is it," said he, " when Life can little more supply, Than just to look about us and to die." to observe any of such precious hours wasted on vanities of which the certain end is vexation of spirit."...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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 us (since life cau little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 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...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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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826 - 292 pages
...second thoughts of poets are not unworthy of notice. POPE has this verse in his " Essay on Man :" " Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man, A mighty maze ! but not without a plan." But in the first edition it was, " A mighty maze without a plan !" GRAY'S second thoughts seem to be...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 1

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826 - 292 pages
...second thoughts of poets are not unworthy of notice. POPE has this verse in his " Essay on Man:" " Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man, A mighty maze ! but not without a plan." But in the first edition it was, " A mighty maze without a plan!" GRAY'S second thoughts seem to be...
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A legacy of affection, advice, and instruction, from a retired governess, to ...

Legacy - Women - 1827
...half verses, and seems to give the reader time to breath, as "Awake my St. John — leave all meaner things To low ambition — and the pride of kings...free — o'er all this scene of man, A mighty maze — yet not without a plan." In these lines the pause is finely varied, and the harmony complete, whereas...
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Educational Pamphlets 61: History of Education in America].

1827
...— since in the dying words of Laplace, " The known is little, but the unknown is immense," and " Since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die," it is a question of paramount importance, how in this short period education can be made to conduce...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...our present and future state, ver. 231, to the end. EPISTLE X. 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, gardens tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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Die Biotomie des Menschen: oder, Die Wissenschaft der Natur-Eintheilungen ...

Wilhelm Butte - Anthropology - 1829 - 592 pages
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