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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 Young Man's Best Companion and Guide to Useful Knowledge

John Dougall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1815 - 476 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. The relative is often understood, or omitted : as, "The man I love ;" that is, whom 1 love. Conjunctions...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 254 pages
...fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. Ask of the leam'd the way ? The lesyo'd are blind f This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind : Some...confess ev'n virtue vain; Or indolent, to each extreme thf,y fall, To trust in er'ry thing, or doubt of all. Who thus define it, say they more or less Than...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 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....pleasure end in pain : Some, swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue vain; Or indolent to each-extreme they fall, To trust in every thing, or doubt of all....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1819 - 258 pages
...the learn'd the way. , The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankiad ; • , Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swelled to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain ; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust ia eğ'ry...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1820 - 72 pages
...free, And fled from monarchs, St. JOHN! dwells witk thee. Ask of the learu'd the way; the learn'd are blind; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind;...it pleasure, and contentment these; Some, sunk to beats, find pleasure end in pain; Some swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue vain; Or indolent, to each...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...And fled from monarch*, St. John ! dwells with thec. Ask of the learn 'd the way ? The learn'd are om lore d M+ ThoĞe call it pleasure, and contentment these : Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ;...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 207 pages
...And fled from monarchs , St. John ! dwells with thee. I. Ask of the Learn'd the way ? The Learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve , and that to shun mankind...fall , To trust in ev'ry thing , or doubt of all. WTho thus define it , say they more or less Than this , that Happiness is Happiness ? Dans les lieux...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...And fled from monarchs , St. John! dwells with thee. î. Ask of the Learn'd the way ? The Learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve , and that to shun mankind...Gods , confess ev'n Virtue vain ; Or indolent , to éach extrcme they fall , To trust in ev'ry thing , or doubt of all. Who thus define it , say they...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 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...pleasure end in pain ; Some swell'd to gods, confess even virtue vain; Or indolent to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry thing, or doubt of all....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 264 pages
...And, fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. 3. 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 tr-usj in ev'ry thing,...
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