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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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The Angler;: A Poem, in Ten Cantos; Comprising Proper Instructions in the ...

Thomas Pike Lathy - Fishing - 1822 - 231 pages
...grains ; It flies the deep, and on the surface wheels, Till the approaching hand of death it feels. " 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...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...smooth the bed of death. COTTON. SECTION IX. Providence vindicated in the present state of man. 1. 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 Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...advantage; and that is, our ignorance of futurity. This is a most merciful dispensation of Providence. — Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate. All but the pageprescrib'd, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...ambition in the fool that uses it. SHAKSPEARE. CHAP. XII. THE PRESENT CONDITION OF MAN VINDICATED. 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 Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...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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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...here or there? The blest to-day, is as completely so, „ As who began a thousand years ago. 9 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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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...there : The blest to-day, is as completely so, . fA •As who began a thousand years ago. III. Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page preserib'd, their present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know ; Or who could suffer...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...or here or there } The blest to-day is as completely so, As who began a thousand years ago. Heaven : Enough if all around him but admire, 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 James the First, King of Scotland: To which is Prefixed a ...

James I (King of Scotland) - English language - 1825 - 295 pages
...reader will not be displeased to see this principle illustrated in the richest glow of poetry. 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 would suffer...
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