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The popular educator - Page 299
by Popular educator - 1767
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 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 e'en virtue vain; Or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...thee. Ask of the learn'd the way. Thelearn'dare blind: This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; ul eye the passing train. Yet I (perhaps too fond), if chance the tide Tumultuous bear my p : Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some, swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain...
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The minstrel, a collection of moral and religious poems

Minstrel - 1824
...the way, the learn'd are hlind : This hids to serve, and that to shun mankind. Some place the hliss in action, some in ease ; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these — Take nature's path, and mad opinions leave; All states can reach it, and all heads conceive : Obvious...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 263 pages
...Ask of the learn'tf 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 British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...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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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 334 pages
...place confined, " But still is found in a contented mind." Contentment, the state of being content. " Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; " Those call it pleasure, and contentment these." Pope. Con-test, from contra, against, and testari, to bear witness. To dispute, to call in question....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...Ask of the learn'd the way 1 The learn'd are blind, Thie bide 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 e'en virtue vain;...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 18

Autobiographies - 1830
...satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient, for he that is content wants nothing." " 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."...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...way. The learn'd are blind; vv^ This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind: Some place the biiss 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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