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The popular educator - Page 299
by Popular educator - 1767
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...Ask of the learn'd the way ? The learn'd are blind : This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these : Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some, swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...Ask of the learn'd the way. The learn'd are blind 5 This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those call' it pleasure, arid contentment these Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...of the Learn'd the way 1 The Learn 'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; 20 Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these ; Some sunk to Beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell 'd to Gods, confess ev'n Virtue vain...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...Ask of the Learn'd the way? The Learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; 20 Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these ; Some sunk to Beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to Gods, confess ev'n Virtue vain !...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...thee. Ask of the learn'd the way ? the learn'd are blind; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these: Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue vain! Or...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...8. Ask of the learn'd the way. The learn'd are. blind; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind: Some place the bliss in action, some in ease; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these: Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain; Or...
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A Philosophical and Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noah Webster - English language - 1822 - 223 pages
...[self love] its object would devour, This [reason] taste the honey and not wound the flower." Pope. " Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these, ibm. The poets sometimes contrast these .substitutes in a similar manner, to denote individuals acting-...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...Ask of the Learn'd the way, the Learn'd are blind ':. This bids- to serve, and that to shun mankind : Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these : Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain, Some, swell'd to Gods, confess ev'n Virtue vain...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Ask of the learn'd the way ? The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind : Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these." They differed as well in the means, as in the nature of the end. Some placed Happiness in Action, some...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...of the learn'd the way ? The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; 20 Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these ; Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Som.-, swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue Tain;...
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