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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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A Philosophical and Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noah Webster - English language - 1822 - 223 pages
...[self love] its object would devour, This [reason] taste the honey and not wound the flower." Pope. " Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these, ibm. The poets sometimes contrast these .substitutes in a similar manner, to denote individuals acting-...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 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;...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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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...of the learn'd the way ? The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind ; 2O Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those...pleasure end in pain ; Some, swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue vain ; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, J To trust in every thing, or doubt of all....
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...: the Philosophical only remained to be delivered : " 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." They differed as well in the means, as in the nature of the end. Some placed Happiness in Action, some...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...: the Philosophical only remained to be delivered : " 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." They differed as well in the means, as in the nature of the end. Some placed Happiness in Action, some...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...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...; Some, sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Som.-, swell'd to gods, confess e'en virtue Tain; Or indolent, to eacli extreme they fall, g5 To...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...He begins (from ver. 18 to 29.) NOTES. Ver. 18. ST JOHN ! dwells with thee.] Among the many pasSome place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swelTd to Gods, confess ev'n virtue vain ; COMMENTARY. 29.) with detecting the false notions of Happiness....
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The minstrel, a collection of moral and religious poems

Minstrel - 1824
...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 — Take nature's path, and mad opinions leave; All states can reach it, and all heads conceive : Obvious...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...free, Andfledfrom 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;...Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in every thing, or doubt of all. Who thus define it, say they more or less Than this, that happiness is...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...And, fled from monarchs, St. John ! dwells with thee. S. Ask of the Jearn'd the way. The learn'd are blind ; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind...Some sunk to beasts, find pleasure end in pain ; Some swcll'd to gods, confess ev'n virtue vain; Or indolent, to each extreme they fall, To trust in ev'ry...
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