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An essay on man. Cornish ed - Page 74
by Alexander Pope - 1798
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The popular educator

Popular educator - 1767
...lightning, that gutters ' for a moment: cheerfulness [| keeps up a kind of daylight ' in the mind. Some || place the bliss ' in action, some || in ease;...Those || call it pleasure, and contentment \\ these. The habitual tendency of young readers being to hurry, in reading, their pauses are liable to become...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...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...in pain; Some swell'd to gods confess ev'n virtue vain5 Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, 15 To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all. Who thus...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 189? - 550 pages
...fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. Ask of the learned tlie way ? The learned are blind j This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; Some...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain; Some swelled to gods, confess e'en virtue vain; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in every...
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Sketches from Nature: Intended for the Use of Young Persons

Children - 1801 - 130 pages
..." And fled from monarchs, St. John dwells with thee. " Ask of the leara'd the way, the learn'd are blind, " This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; .; " Some place the bliss inaction, some in ease, " Those call it pleasure, and contentment these 5 "' ! ' " Some'suok to beasts,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...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...virtue vain ! Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, 25 To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all. Who thus define it, say they more or less Than this, that...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...ST. JOHN, dwells with thec. Ask of the leara'd the way: the learn'd are hlind) Some place the hliss in action, some in ease ; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these : Some, sunk to heasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain; Or indolent: to...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...the learn'd the -way? The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve , and that to shun mankind ; -Same place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure , and Contentment ihese ;' Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain} Some swell'd to gods , confess ev'n Virtue...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...search after happiness, or the greatest good. Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those rail it pleasure, and contentment these ; Some, sunk to...Or, indolent, to each extreme they fall. To trust in every thing, or doubt of all. f As the natural propensities of men dictated, and as their dispositions...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...fled from monarchs,ST. JORN, dwells wilh thee. Abk of the learn'd the way : the learn'd are blind; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease; Those...pleasure end in pain; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'u virtue vain; Or indolent; to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all....
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1806
...hypothesis, while all were confessedly occupied in the search after happiness, or the greatest good. Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those...; Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain, Somc.swelPd to Gods, confess ev'nriitue Txin ; Or, indolent, to each extreme they fall! To trust in...
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