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" If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a Borgia, or a Catiline? Who knows but He, whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old Ocean, and who wings the storms; Pours fierce ambition in a Caesar's mind, Or turns young Ammon loose... "
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...likewise to some greater good in the moral, as appears from the sublime images in the following lines : , If plagues or earthquakes break not heaven's design,...Borgia or a Catiline ? Who knows but he, whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms, Pours fierce ambition in a Csesar's...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - Philosophy, British - 1804 - 527 pages
...vices and imperfections of mtit are also comprehended in the order of the universe : Jf plagues and earthquakes break not heaven's design, Why then a BORGIA or a CATILINE ? Let this be allowed ; and my own vices will also be ^ part of the same order. To one who said, that...
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The Memoirs of Charles Westcote: In which is Introduced the History of the ...

French fiction - 1807 - 323 pages
...the medium, physical ne^' cessity the immediate cause of a change of ^overnim-nt in that country. " If plagues or earthquakes break not heaven's design, " Why then a Borgia or a Cataliue ?" We are not proof against impressions, and " every act of the will is invariably in proportion...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...man's desires ; As much eternal springs and cloudless skies, As men for ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design,...Borgia or a Catiline? Who knows but He, whose hand the lightuing forms, Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms, Pours fierce ambition in a Ceesar's...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...man's desires ; As much eternal springs and cloudless skies, As men for ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design,...Borgia or a Catiline ? Who knows but He, whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old ocean, and who wiugs the storms, Pours fierce ambition in a C&esar's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...man's desires; As mnch eternal springs and clondless skies, As men for ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a Borgia, or a Cataline ? Who knows, but lie whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old Ocean, and who wings the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...man's desires; As much eternal springs and cloudless skies, As men for ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a Borgia, or a Catalinej Who knows, but he whose hand the lightning forms. Who heaves old Ocean, and who wings the...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...man's desires; As much eternal springs and cloudless skies, As men for ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a Borgia, or,a Catallne; Who knows, but be whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old Ocean, and who w iups...
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The Works of Cornelius Tacitus: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 6

Cornelius Tacitus, Arthur Murphy - Rome - 1811
...ceetera forte accidentia. Seneca, De Constantia Sapientis, cap. 9. Pope has said in the same spirit : If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a BORGIA or a CATILINE ? Section LXXVI. (a) The Treviri and Lingones had been persuaded by Cerealis to lay down their arms....
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...Commentaire, p. 79. f Examen de 1'Essai, &c. but but to the perfection of the universe in general. So that, If plagues or earthquakes break not Heaven's design, Why then a Borgia- or a Catiline ? On which the Examiner thus descants, — " These lines " have no sense but on the system of Leibnitz,...
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