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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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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...resignation to it here and ereafter, 326, &c. TO HENRY ST. JOHN LORD BOLINOBROKE. EPISTLE I. ^WAKE, 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 promisc'ous shoot, Or...
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The Monthly correspondent on physical and prognostic astronomy ... &c

...thus furnished from knowing both naturally and suitably, the effects of all these mixed together?" Let us (since life can little more supply Than just...Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man, A mighty mazo ! but not without a plan ; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot, Or gardens tempting...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...nature of pleasure and pain in general, snd how constantly they succeeded one another. Spectator. 9. Let us (since life can little more Supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free, o'ar all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! But not without a plan Pope. 10. His years are young,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters ..., Volume 18

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...rebuke him for it, as a divine if you like it, or 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. VOL. XVIII. U What I write will show you that my head is yet weak. I had written to you by that gentleman...
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Epistolary correspondence. v. 19. Epistolary correspondence. Appendix to the ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...rebuke him for it, as a divine if you like it, or 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.) VOL. XVIII. U What I write will show you that my head is. yet weak. I had written to you by that gentleman...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 6

1820
...poet beautifully expresses it, in language singularly applicable. "JCome, Christopher, and leave aU meaner things, To low ambition and the pride of kings ; Let us since life can little eke supply ; Than just to swallow poison and to die ; Expatiate free o'er all this dreadful field....
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

1818
...was con-i sequently the progenitor of that celebrated nobleman, whom Pope thus invokes ; " Awake my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings ;" &c. The Honourable St. Andrew St. John, the second surviving son of John the eleventh Lord St. John...
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The Annual biography and obituary

1818
...who was con^ sequently the progenitor of that celebrated nobleman, whom Pope thus invok.es : '" N " Awake my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of kings ;" &c. The Honourable St. Andrew St. John, the second surviving son of John the eleventh Lord St. John...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849
...state, ver. 281. to the end. EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my St. Joho ! 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 ; A mighty maze ! hot nut without a...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1819 - 360 pages
...of pleasure, and pain in general, and how constantly they succeeded one another. Spectator, 9. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just...of man ; A mighty maze ! But not without a plan. Pope; 10. His years are young, but his experience old* His head onnaellow'd, but his judgment ripe...
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