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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 424 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 - English literature - 1814 - 500 pages
...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 - 500 pages
...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

England - 1820 - 774 pages
...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, Volume 2

1818 - 488 pages
...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 Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1818 - 590 pages
...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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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819 - 718 pages
...these objects, we form a. picturesque and instructive metaphor. 41 Let us (since life can little else supply, . Than just to look about us, and to die)...! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot ; A garden tempting with forbidden fruit. Together let us beat this ample...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849 - 638 pages
...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 - Elocution - 1819 - 366 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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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1820 - 80 pages
...thin; To low ambition, and the pride of king*. Let us, (since life can little more supply, Than j ust to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er...this scene of man; A mighty maze! but not 'without a pln: A wild, where weeds and fkrw'rs promisc'ous shool Or garden tempting- with forbidden fruit....
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