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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 ;... "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ... - Page 242
edited by - 1796 - 1008 pages
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...all the absolute submission due to Providence, both as to our present and future state. AWAKE, my St. is unconfirm'd, And Winter oft at eve resumes the breeze, Chills the pale mo (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...absolute submission due to Providence, both as to our present and future state. AWAKE, my St. Johu ! er thus return'd. " Fair angel, thy desire, which tends to know The wo (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...to the end. AN ESSAY ON MAN: WITH THE COMMENTARY OF WILLIAM WARBURTON, DD EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my ST. JOHN ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. COMMENT ARY. THE opening of this Poem [in fifteen lines] is taken up in giving an account of the subject...
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The English Prosody: With Rules Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and ...

Asa Humphrey - Poetics - 1847 - 152 pages
...following is another example, and from one of our best poets. as also the foregoing. " Awake, my St. John, leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings." — Pope. On this couplet, there is not so regular a correspondence as is common from the same bard....
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1902
...Pope dedicated his fine poem 'An Essay on Man,' which has this [altered] address : — 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...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope - 1849
...all, the absolute submission due to Providence, both as to our present and future state. 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 cfie) Expatiate free o'er all...
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A Lift for the Lazy

Henry Wharton Griffith - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1849 - 195 pages
...John, are pronounced as though written Chumley, Beecham, Tolliver, Tawny and Sinjun. " Awake, my St. John ! Leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings." Marrow-bones. — Marie, as used by Sir Thomas More, in Marie-bones ("then down he fel upon his mariebones,")...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 82 pages
...CHEZ ALEXANDRE JOHANNEAU, LIBRAIRE, nie du Coq Saint-Honore , 11 8 bis. 1850. LL:.. A WAKE , 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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1851
...Providence, hoth as to our present and future state, ver. 281. to the end. EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my St. Jobu ! 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...
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The Opal, Volume 2

1852
...original composition that I present these lines from Au Essay on Man, By Alexander Pope : " 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,) CONSIDERATIONS ON INSANITY....
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