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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...the way ? the learn'd are hlind ; This hids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...the way? the learn'd are hlind; This hids to serve, and that to shun mankind. 30 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 ey'n virtue vain! Or indolent, to...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...free, And fled from monarchs, St. John! dwells with thee. Ask of the learn'd the way? The learn'd are blind: This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind...extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of ail. Who thus define it, say they more or less, Than this, that happiness is happiness ? H II. Take...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...And, fled from monarchs, St. John ? dwells with thee, Ask of the Learn'd the way ? The Learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind...beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some, swell'd to God's, confess ev'n Virtue vain ; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in every thing,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...the learn'd the way ? the learn'd are blind ; This hids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; .Somc place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call...pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain I Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in every thing, or doubt of all. Who thus define...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...free, And fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. Ask of the learn'd the way ? the learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind...Those call it pleasure, and contentment these ; Some snnk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain ! Or indolent,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...the Icarn'd the way : the learif d are blind : This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; Sume place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those call...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain: Some fiwell'd to gods, confess iv'n virtue vain : Or indolent to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...[thce. And fled from monarch:, St. Jolin, dwells with AskoftheLearn'dthc way: The Lcam'd ate Witid: iind pleasure end in pain; Some swi-ll'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain ! Or indolent to each extreme...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...serve, and that to shun mankind; t . *-iS /JV*V r*t •* *-:* 'it- li { *i. • I • W -J '- -* " J ' ^ Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain, Some swell'cj I to go4? confess e'en virtue vain; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry...
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The Modern Preceptor Or a General Course of Education: Containing ..., Volume 1

John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
...for that, no action could attend ; And, but for this, were active to no end." Pope, Essay on Man. " Some place the bliss in action, some in ease : Those call it pleasure, and contentment these." , Ibid. *. ' i 1 am the Lard, that maketh all things; that stretduth forth the heavens alone. — Isaiah,...
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