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" Ask of the Learn'd the way? The Learn'd are blind; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; " Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these... "
An essay on man. Cornish ed - Page 74
by Alexander Pope - 1798
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...lightning, that gutters ' for a moment: cheerfulness [| keeps up a kind of daylight ' in the mind. Some || place the bliss ' in action, some || in ease;...Those || call it pleasure, and contentment \\ these. The habitual tendency of young readers being to hurry, in reading, their pauses are liable to become...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...Ask of the learn'd the way ? the learn'd are blind: This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; 20 Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those...in pain; Some swell'd to gods confess ev'n virtue vain5 Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, 15 To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all. Who thus...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
...fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. Ask of the learned tlie way ? The learned are blind j This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; Some...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain; Some swelled to gods, confess e'en virtue vain; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in every...
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Sketches from Nature: Intended for the Use of Young Persons

Botany - 1801 - 130 pages
..." And fled from monarchs, St. John dwells with thee. " Ask of the leara'd the way, the learn'd are blind, " This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; .; " Some place the bliss inaction, some in ease, " Those call it pleasure, and contentment these 5 "' ! ' " Some'suok to beasts,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Ask of the learn'd the way ? the learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve and that to shun mankind. 20 Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those...virtue vain ! Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, 25 To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all. Who thus define it, say they more or less Than this, that...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...ST. JOHN, dwells with thec. Ask of the leara'd the way: the learn'd are hlind) Some place the hliss in action, some in ease ; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these : Some, sunk to heasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain; Or indolent: to...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...the learn'd the -way? The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve , and that to shun mankind ; -Same place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure , and Contentment ihese ;' Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain} Some swell'd to gods , confess ev'n Virtue...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...search after happiness, or the greatest good. Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those rail it pleasure, and contentment these ; Some, sunk to...Or, indolent, to each extreme they fall. To trust in every thing, or doubt of all. f As the natural propensities of men dictated, and as their dispositions...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...fled from monarchs,ST. JORN, dwells wilh thee. Abk of the learn'd the way : the learn'd are blind; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease; Those...pleasure end in pain; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'u virtue vain; Or indolent; to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all....
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...hypothesis, while all were confessedly occupied in the search after happiness, or the greatest good. Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those...; Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain, Somc.swelPd to Gods, confess ev'nriitue Txin ; Or, indolent, to each extreme they fall! To trust in...
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