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" Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would... "
Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 5
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...imperfect, heav'n in fault: Say rather, Man's as perfect as he ought ; 70 As Who began a thousand years ago. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 264 pages
...the bed of death. COTTON. SECTION IX. Providence •vindicated in the prefent State of Man. HEAVEN from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prelcrib'd, their prefent ftate ; 1'sorn brutes what men, from men what fpirits know, Or who could...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...is upon the earth ; aquatick are thofe, whofe conftant abode is upon the water. Locke. — Hcav'n. from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prcfcrib'd this prcfent ft.ite ; From brutes what men, from men what fpirits know ; Or who could fuller...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...summer, swift our autumn's fled, When youth, and love, and spring, and golden joys are gone. Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state. Know then this truth, enough for man te know ; Virtue alone is happiness...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

English poetry - 1817
...learn, though late, the genuine cause of all. Covjper. THE PRESENT STATE OF MAN VINDICATED. HEAVEN from all creatures hides the book of fate ( All but the page prescrib'd, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer...
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Nautical Essays, Or, A Spiritual View of the Ocean and Maritime Affairs ...

Richard Marks - Christian life - 1818 - 211 pages
...in the bitterness of sorrow, and crush them to the grave. Hence we can perceive in what compassion " Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who would suffer...
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The Munster Cottage Boy: A Tale ...

Regina Maria Roche - 1820 - 1195 pages
...suitor would have been preferred to all others, however contrary to her inclination. CHAPTER VIII. " Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state."' To render comfortable the temporary asylum she had procured for...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...matter soon or late, or here or there : The blest to-day is as completely so, 7$ As who began a thousand years ago. III. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...And smooth the bed of Death. COTTOH. SECTION IX. Providence Vindicated in the Present State of Man, Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...matter, soon or late, or here or there ? The blest to day is as completely so, 75 As who began a thousand years ago. III. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know : Or who could suffer...
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