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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...our present and future state, ver. 281, to the end. EPISTLE I. AWAKK, my St. John ! leave all meaner / h / : A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot ; Эг garden, tempting with forbidden fruit, Together...
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The Monthly Review

1830
...the earth ; or is it of some antient stream that he has succeeded in tracing the undoubted pedigree ? To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let us, since...scene of man, A mighty maze, but not without a plan.' Need we say who this worthy is? In sober truth, he is a Curemonger, the quack-regnant of his day, infinitely...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...the Nature and State 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...more supply Than just to look about us and to die) x Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan; A wild, where...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...(Fr. Ill) FiP; HAP; NAEL-I; OAEL-1; PoEL-3 An Essay on Man 58 Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner 56—260) 65 So, Willy, let you and me be wipers Of...we've promised them aught, let us keep our promise. (Fr. Epistle I) 59 Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to Man....
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Politeness and Its Discontents: Problems in French Classical Culture

Peter France, Emeritus Professor of French Peter France - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 245 pages
...tensyllable lines become twelve twelve-syllable lines in his version: 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. Sors de...
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Gardens and the Picturesque: Studies in the History of Landscape Architecture

John Dixon Hunt - Architecture - 1994 - 388 pages
...begins the Essay on Man with an exactly similar testimony to the congruence of idea and landscape: Let us (since Life can little more supply Than just...scene of Man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan; A Wild, where woods and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts

Salim Kemal, Ivan Gaskell - Philosophy - 1995 - 278 pages
...view as the station occupied by the independent landed gentleman: Awake, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of Kings. Let...die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man; A mightly maze! but not without plan. . . Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what...
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Imagining Monsters: Miscreations of the Self in Eighteenth-Century England

Dennis Todd - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 339 pages
...in his effort to get a purchase on the problem of the imagination, poetry, and ethical obligations: Let us (since Life can little more supply Than just...scene of Man; A mighty maze! but not without a plan; Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield; The latent tracts,...
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Arabula: The Divine Guest

Andrew J Davis - 1996 - 403 pages
...announced by Pope in his introduction to the inimitable Essay on Man : — " Let us (since life can \\jfie more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of mail ; A mighty maze ; but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and Sowers promiscuous shoot, Or...
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Essais esthétiques

Adam Smith - Philosophy - 1997 - 141 pages
...vains. » E in van 1" interne a'lui s'oppose; e in vano S'armô d'Asia, e di Libia il popol misto...' Let us, since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die...2 Dans la poésie anglaise comme dans l'italienne, un accent, bien qu'il ne doive jamais être...
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