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" 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... "
Sketches of India: With Notes on the Seasons, Scenery, and Society of Bombay ... - Page 178
by Henry Moses - 1750 - 300 pages
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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 of God...
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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[?], (úTI TI 0u|joi eSuero SCUTOS...
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John Wilkes: The Lives of a Libertine

John Sainsbury - History - 2006 - 282 pages
...where I desire that my Valour and Vigour may be most shewn', Wilkes wrote in the preface. The lines Together let us beat this ample field, / Try what the open, what the covert yield', are unchanged from Alexander Pope's exhortation to study God's plan, but what follows suggests a different...
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