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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 the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 13

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...rebuke him for it, as a divine if you like it, pr as a badineur, if you think that more effectual. * Awake^ my St. John, leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings. Bis lordship was, however, so much taken up with the lower and more paltry concerns of politickt, that...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...consequence of ;iil, the absolute submission due to Providence, both at to our present and future state. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and tlie pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die)...
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Intellectual Sentiments, Explained by the Study of Sensations

Young lady - 1809 - 191 pages
...in whatever is hurtful, and compel them to remove and keep at a distance every thing of this sort. Let us (since life can little more supply. Than just...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan. What an inscrutable abyss is the knowledge of the incomprehensible Author of Nature, who, in so stupendous...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...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 low ambition — and the pride of kings; I,rt us — since lite can little more supply, Than just to look about us — and to (lie, Expatiate...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...the absolute submit sion due to Providence, loth as to our present and future etatc. AWAKE my Saint [etc.] Ijet us, since life can little more supply Than just to look alxtfit us, and to die., Expatiate free...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...present and future state, ver. 281, to the end. EPISTLE L AWAKK, my St, John ! leave all meaner thing* To low ambition and the pride of Kings. Let us (since...Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze t but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and (lowers promiscuous shoot; Or garden, tempting with...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner tiling^ I'o low ambition and the pride of Kings. Let vis (since life can little more supply Than just to look...scene of man; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where weedsand flowers promiscuous shoot; Or garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together...
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The British review and London critical journal, Volume 1

1811
...the declamation of boys. Who does not despise the caut of Pope when he sings thus to his patron ? " Awake, my St. John, leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings." The character given of General Monk in the historical workis certainly not favourable, but we cannot...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...illustrations which it displays as a poem. This Essay was translated into Latin verse by J. Sayer. EPISTLE I. my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition,...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot, Or...
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Opere di Giuseppe Baretti, scritte in lingua Italiana, Volume 2

Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti - 1813
...milord Saiut John Bolingbroke con questi otto versi. „ Avvake, my Saint John! Leave all meaner thingi To low ambition, and the pride of Kings Let us ( since...Than just to look about us and to die ) Expatiate fr«e o' er all this Scene of Man; A mighty Maze? but not without a plan; A Wild, where weedsand flowers...
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