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" Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to man. "
Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 3
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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Candide and Related Texts

Voltaire, David Wootton - 2000 - 190 pages
...covert yield!2 The latent tracts, the giddy heights explore Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar; Eye Nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise: Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to man. 1. Say first,...
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The Whore's Story: Women, Pornography, and the British Novel, 1684-1830

Bradford K. Mudge - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...covert yield; The latent tracts, the giddy heights explore Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar; Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the Manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to Man. (11. i-i6)18...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...of rest, and Providence their guide. John Milton, Paradise Lost, XII, 646-7 u Laugh where we must, be candid where we can, But vindicate the ways of God to man. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man, i, 13 (1733) u Behind a frowning providence He hides a smiling face....
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 298 pages
...covert yield; The latent tracts, the giddy heights explore Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar; Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the Manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to Man. (1, lines...
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Pope, Print, and Meaning

J. McLaverty, Lecturer in the Department of English James McLaverty, Senior Lecturer in English James McLaverty - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 257 pages
...covert yield; The latent tracts or giddy heights explore. Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar; Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies. And catch the manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can. But vindicate the WaysofGoo to Man. (t.9-i6l The...
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Robert Frost: The Ethics of Ambiguity

John H. Timmerman - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 198 pages
...as Pope would have had us believe when he stated his purpose in Essay on Man: Laugh where we must; be candid where we can; But vindicate the Ways of God to Man.-' That vindication, for Pope, occurred through the rational intellect that could in fact ascend to and...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...drawn from the field fports of fetting and (hooting, feem below the dignity of the fubjedt; efpecially, EYE nature's walks, SHOOT folly as it flies, And CATCH the manners living as they RISE. 2. But vindicate the ways of God to man. This line is taken from Milton ; And juftify the ways...
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The Collected Letters of Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin, Desmond King-Hele - Science - 2007 - 630 pages
...unfold the swelling Net, We too together beat the ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield, Eye Nature's Walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise. But however you may perhaps defend yourself with Homer's Line 80[?], (TI TI 0u|joi eSuero SCUTOS...
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