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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 ;... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 75
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806
...difplays as a poem. This Eflay was tranflated into Latin verfc by J. Sayer. [ EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let us (fmce Life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us and to die) Expatiate COMMENTARY. THE...
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Miscellaneous: Covent-Garden journal. Essay on nothing. Charge delivered to ...

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...will be in danger of going out of the world before they know any thing of it. Life (says Mr. Pope) can little more supply, Than just to look about us, and to die. Is it not therefore the duty of a father to give his son an opportunity of looking about him as soon...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...and future Mate, c.fltt, &c. to the end. AWAKE, my St. Jolm! leave all meaner things To low amhition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look ahout us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; 5 A mighty maze ! hut not without...
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Letters from the mountains: being the real correspondence of a lady, between ...

Anne MacVicar Grant, Cairns Collection of American Women Writers - 1807
...Mr. Macintosh by his intimates, on account of bis HigKland enthusiasm. 4 " O why " O why, siace lite can little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die," should the few among us who understand its value, squander it so lavishly, and leave so little for...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...to our present and future state. \ WAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things -,-*- To low amhition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Thau just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maae '...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 2

George Gregory - 1808
...divides the line into two hemistichs or half verses, and seems to give the reader time to breathe, as " Awake my St. John leave all meaner things " To...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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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - 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...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot ; A garden tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...state. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low amhition and the pride of kings. Than jnst to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot, Or garden tempting with forhidden fruit. Together...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
...due to Providence, both as to our present and future state, ver. 281, to the end. EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things .**. To low...ambition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life ran little more supply Than just to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...the absolute submission due to Providence, both as to our present and future state. AWAKF, my Saiut John! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let us, since life can little mon supply Than just to look about us, and to die, Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty...
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