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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 works of James the first. Also, Some brief remarks on the intimate ...

James I (king of Scotland.) - 1825
...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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...smooth the bfed 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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...bed of-death. COTTOS. SECTION "iX. • Providence vindicated in the -present state of man, 1, HKAV'W 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...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 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 Traveller's Oracle, Or, Maxims for Locomotion: Containing ..., Volume 1

William Kitchiner - Cab and omnibus service - 1827
...Death, even in the very vigour of Life, and under the vigilant exercise of every prudential measure. " Heav'n from all Creatures hides the Book of Fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state." " As the Lord liveth, and as thy Soul liveth, there is but one step...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 252 pages
...cease', Like a kind angel whisper peace', SECTION IX. Providence vindicated in the present state of man. HEAV'N from all creatures', hides the book of fate* ; All but the page prescnb'd', their present state* ; From brutes' what men*, from men' what Spirits know* ; Or who could...
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Ethics for youth, by a member of the Church of England

Ethics - 1828
...was in him, should dwell also in us." No. 291.] [THURSDAY. 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, Oh ! blindness to the future ! kindly giv'n, That each may fill the...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...or there ? The bless 'd to-day is as completely so, As who began a thousand years ago. III. 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...
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The Worcester Talisman, Volume 1

1828
...Adaline, ask not that of me ; you know that a veil of mystery is darkly drawn over the future; "Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state," and therefore, let us forget to think upon days which are yet to...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.—Burke. ccLxxvn. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed their present slate: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer...
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