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" HAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 53
by Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...another's misfortunes perfectly like a Christian. 8933 'Ode on Solitude' (written when aged about 12) will see you in the vestry after service.' 10879 I...to pray for you at St Paul's, but with no very live 8934 'Ode on Solitude' (written when aged about 12) Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented...
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Livingston

Barry Evenchick - History - 1999 - 128 pages
...Livingston? Perhaps the following words from Alexander Pope's Ode on Solitude answer the question: Ha|iji;v the man , whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. One THE EARLY YEARS . . . . — . -. . '• . ' . " Samo's Tavern was built by William Ely in 1765...
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Tis: A Memoir

Frank McCourt - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 368 pages
...forget the Greeks for a while to sing the praises of the great Alexander Pope and his Ode on Solitude. Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. And remember, boys and girls, is there a girl here? raise your hand if you're a girl, no girls? remember,...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...pleasantly. Gc, hap, happen, and the humorous happenstance, from circumstance, happy, mayhap; mishap. Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air On his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire;...
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The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution

N. H. Keeble, Reader in English Department of English Studies N H Keeble - History - 2001 - 296 pages
...his situation. Casimir rejects the Horatian beatus ille theme of the Royalist retired to his estates ('Happy the man, whose wish and care, / A few paternal acres bound', in Pope's translation). In Vaughan's translation, Casimir answers Horace's Beatus ille ode with the...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: Building of the Republic ..., Volume 2

Albert Bushnell Hart - History - 2002 - 676 pages
...distinguish them from each other. / am, dear Reader, Thy obliged Friend, R. SAUNDERS. The COUNTRY MAN. Happy the Man whose Wish and Care A few paternal Acres...Summer yield him Shade, In Winter Fire. Blest, who can unconcernedly find HOuFS, Days and Years slide soft away, In Health of Body, Peace of Mind, Quiet by...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - Religion - 2002 - 383 pages
...are conscious of attaining to a higher self-possession. It shines for all. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground.... Sound sleep by night; study and ease, Together mixed; sweet recreation; And innocence, which most does...
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Edmund Burke of Beaconsfield

Elizabeth R. Lambert - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 212 pages
...n3. 12. Ibid., 1:152. Burke may have been quoting Alexander Pope's "Ode on Solitude" which begins: "Happy the man, whose wish and care / A few paternal acres bound." 13. Prior, Life of Edmund Burke, 6. 14. Corres., 1:101. 15. Ibid., 1:359-62. Editors of Burke's correspondence...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...distinguish them from each other. lam, dear Reader, Thy obliged Friend, R. SAUNDERS. The Country Man. Happy the Man whose Wish and Care A few paternal Acres...Summer yield him Shade, In Winter Fire. Blest, who can unconcernedly find Hours, Days and Years slide soft away, In Health of Body, Peace of Mind, Quiet by...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - Cooking - 2004 - 192 pages
...garden] perhaps mirrors Franklin's own common sense philosophy regarding the cultivation of ones garden: Happy the Man whose wish and care A few paternal Acres...Content to breathe his native Air In his own Ground Garden Salad '/., head of Boston lettuce ~ 1 cucumber ~ 2 carrots 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves...
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