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" The latent tracts, the giddy heights explore, Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar ; Eye Nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise ; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can ; But vindicate the ways of... "
The Poetical Works - Page 12
by Alexander Pope - 1828
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 254 pages
...let us beat this ample field , Try what the open , what the covert yield ; The latent tracts , the giddy heights , explore Of all who blindly creep ,...they rise ; Laugh where we must , be candid where wre can ; But vindicate the ways of God to Man. SUR L'HOMME. EPITRE PREMIERE. AIE VEILLE-TOI , mylord...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 402 pages
...Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield ; The latent tracts, the giddy heights, explore Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar ; Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly "s it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise : Laugh where we must, be candid where we can...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 370 pages
...let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield ; 10 The latent tracts, the giddy heights, explore Of all who blindly creep, or...rise ; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can ; 15 But vindicate the ways of God to Man. NOTES. Ver. 12. Of all who blindly creep, &c.] ie Those...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 368 pages
...let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield ; 10 The latent tracts, the giddy heights, explore Of all who blindly creep, or...rise ; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can ; 15 But vindicate the ways of God to Man. Ver. 12. Of all who blindly creep, &c.] it Those who only...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1822 - 404 pages
...either in the first or second line of the following couplet, ought to have no stress. Eye nature.s walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise. Pope. The last syllable of the word excellent, in the following couplet, being the place of the stress,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822 - 276 pages
...Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield; The latent tracts, the giddy heights, explore Of all who blindly creep or sightless soar; Eye Nature's works, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1823 - 406 pages
...the word as, either in the first or second line of the following couplet, ought to have no stress. Eye nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch; the manners living as they rise. Pope. The last syllable of the word excellent, in the following couplet, being the place of the stress,...
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A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs

Proverbs, Spanish - 1823 - 406 pages
...doing we do not subject ourselves to any inconvenience or injurious expence. " .Eye nature's walk, shoot folly as it flies, " And catch the manners living as they rise." POPE. Comer arena antes que hacer villeza.^-" To eat sand rather than commit a base action." — It...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield ; The latent tracts, the And Say first, of God above, or man below, What can we reason, but from what we know ? Of man, what see...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 422 pages
...let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield ; 10 The latent tracts, the giddy heights explore Of all who blindly creep, or...rise ; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can ; 15 But vindicate the ways of God to Man. NOTES. Ver. 12. Of all who blindly creep, !fc.] ie Those...
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