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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; A wild,... "
The Poetical Works - Page 12
by Alexander Pope - 1828
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 384 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 - English poetry - 1809 - 604 pages
...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

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 546 pages
...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

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 536 pages
...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...mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where weedsand flowers promiscuous shoot; Or garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together let u< beat...
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The British review and London critical journal

1811 - 550 pages
...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 - 350 pages
...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 Baretti - Italian literature - 1813 - 446 pages
...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 fre o' er all this Scene of Man; A mighty Maze? but not without a plan; A Wild, where weedsand flowers...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814 - 132 pages
...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 Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ...

Abner Alden - English language - 1814 - 222 pages
...rose, And, join'd, this intellectual scene compose. PoP*, LESSON XVII. EXAMPLES OF PARENTHESES. LET ns (since life can little more supply Than just to look...scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan. POPE* in a word, (for far behind his worth all the praises that I now bestow) rle is complete in feature...
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The Monthly correspondent on physical and prognostic astronomy ... &c

562 pages
...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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