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" Two principles in human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and reason, to restrain; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, Each works its end, to move or govern all: And to their proper operation still Ascribe all good; to their improper, ill. "
Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ... - Page 100
by Joseph Addison - 1795
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 44 pages
...Art to Art ; 40 But when his own great Work is but begun, What Reafon waves, by Paffion is undone. Two Principles in human Nature reign ; Self-Love,...reftrain : Nor this a Good, nor that a Bad we call :_ 4; Each works its End, to move, or govern all : And to their proper Operation ftill Afcribe all...
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An Examination of Mr. Pope's Essay on Man

Jean-Pierre de Crousaz - 1739 - 227 pages
...better Chriftian than an Aftronomer. This is the true Picture; that Mr De Fonianelle gives of him. Two Principles in human Nature reign ; Self-Love to urge, and Reafon to reflrain. I can eafily excufe Mr Pope for having perfonified Self- Love and Reafon, and having prefented...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

Edmund Curll - 1745 - 340 pages
...The Poet goes on to difcover his own Mind, and begins to point out to us the Principles of Reafori and Self-love : Two Principles in human Nature reign...move, or govern all : And to their proper Operation ftiU Afcribe all Good ; to thejr improper, III. ThisObfervation, fays the Commentator, is made with...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - 1745
...to point out to us the Principles of Reaf6u and Self-love : Two Principles in human Nature reign j Self-love, to urge, and Reafon, to reftrain ; Nor...that a bad we call, Each works its End, to move, or gpvern all i And to their proper Operation ftill Afcribe all Good ; to thejr improper, HI. ThisObfervation,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Arts; 50 Then fee how little the remaining fum, Which ferv'd the paft, and mult the times to come ! II. Two Principles in human nature reign ; Self-love,...reftrain ; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, 55 Each works it's end, to move or govern all : And to their proper operation ftill, Afcribe all Good...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...; 50 Then fee how little the remaining fum, Which ferv'd the paft, and muft the times to come F II. Two Principles in human nature reign ; Self-love,...reftrain ; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, 55 Each works it's end, to move or govern all : And to their proper operation ftill, Afcribe all Good...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...> 50 Then fee how little the remaining fum, Which ferv'dthe part, and muft the times to come ! II. Two Principles in human nature reign ; Self-love, to urge, and Reafon, to reftrain ; COMMENTARY. hand, we mould perfift inthe ftudy of Nature ; fo, on the other, in order to arrive at...
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The British Palladium: Or, Annual Miscellany of Literature and ..., Volume 3

Almanacs, English - 1753
...dreadful Sources from' whence the ' tnoft remarkable Aftions and Events recorded in MftOry proctäf. Two Principles in human Nature reign, Self-Love to "urge, and Reafon to reftrain } Nor tiis a good, nor that ā bad we fall, Each works its End, to move or govern all ; And to their proper...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...and muft the times to come! II. Two Principles m human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and Rcafon, to reftrain ; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, j Each works its end, to move or govern ail ; And to their proper operation ftill, Afcribe all Good,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...; 50 Then fee how little the remaining fum, Which ferv'd the pail, and mull the times to come! II. Two Principles in human nature reign ; Self-love, to urge, and Reafon, to reilrain j COMMENTARY. VER. 53. Two Principles, fcfr.J The Poet having thus fhewn the difficulty attending...
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