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" AWAKE, my St John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ;... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 187
by Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 32 pages
...Things To low Ambition, and the Pride of Kings. Let Us (fince Life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er...not without a Plan ( A Wild, where Weeds and Flow'rs promifcuous (hoot, Or Garden, tempting with forbidden Fruit. Together let us beat this ample Field,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...to Providence, both as to our present and future state, v. 361, &c. to the end. AWAKE, my St. John! leave all meaner things, To low ambition and the pride...more supply Than just to look about us and to die) D Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild where...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...to Providence, both as to our present and future state, v. 281, &c. to the end. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of Man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or gardens...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...religion, and make them coincide with the fundamental doctrines of revelation. J. Awake,* my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan. EPIST. IVI This opening is awful, and commands the attention of the reader. The word awake has peculiar...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 396 pages
...them coincide with the fundamental doctrines of revelation. I. Awake,* my St. John ! leave all meatier things To low ambition, and the pride of kings ; Let...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan. EPIST. IVI This opening is awful, and commands the attention of the reader. The word awake has peculiar...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...et pose la couronne sur le front vénérable de la vertu. ÉPÎTRES MORALES. Awake , my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride...to die , Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man. * POPE , cssay on raati. JLiA raison voulut un jour parler le langage de la poésie : e Ile fit une...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 1

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...pose la couronne sur le front vénérable de la vertu. EPiTRES MORALES. Awake , my St. John! leaye all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of...since life can little more supply Than just to look aboutais and to die, Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man. * i Popi, essay on man. •fi '. '...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...hemistichs or half verses, and seems to give the reader time to breathe, as " Awake my St. John — leave all meaner things " To low ambition — and...free — o'er all this scene of man, " A mighty maze — yet not without a plan." Here the pause is finely varied, and the harmony complete, whereas in...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...our present and future state. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and tlie pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more...Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! bnt not without a plan ; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot, Or garden tempting with...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...these objects, we form a picturesque and instructive metaphor. " Let us (since life can little else' supply; Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate...! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot ; A garden tempting with forbidden fruit. Together let us beat this ample...
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