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" The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. "
Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry - Page 203
edited by - 1791
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791 - 510 pages
...Paliion, knowledge, tame, or pelf, Not one will chance his neighbour with himfelf. The Itarn'd is happv nature to explore ; The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich ishappv in the plenty giv'n; The poor contents him with the care of Ilcav'n. See the blind beggar danec,...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793 - 274 pages
...the paflion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more : The rich is happy in the plenty g'rv'n, The poor contents him with the care of heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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Gleanings Through Wales, Holland and Westphalia: With Views of ..., Volume 1

Mr. Pratt (Samuel Jackson) - Europe - 1795 - 502 pages
...equal innocence, in ten. thoufand times, ten thoufand paths, " Each happy in his own." " The learn 'd is happy nature to explore, . . " The fool is happy...he knows no more, " The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, " The poor contents him with the care of heav'ni " See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 576 pages
...hioilclf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy-that he knows no more ; The rich ís happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with...of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple ling, The fot a hero, lunatic a king ; The ftarving chemin in his golden views Supremely bleft ; the...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...the paflion, knowledge, fame, or pelf. Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1796 - 236 pages
...pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy Nature to explore, The tool is happy that he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 165 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See See the l?lind beggar dance, the cripple...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 140 pages
...Whate'erthe passion j knowledge, fame, or pelf. Not one will change his neighbour with himself* The learn' d is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, The poor contents him with the care of heav'rL See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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Gleanings through Wales, Holland, and Westphalia. To which is ..., Volume 1

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1802 - 462 pages
...one man is, upon the- whole of life, allowing always exceptions, ys happy as another: " The learn'd is happy nature to explore, " The fool is happy that he knows no more; " The rich is bappy in the plenty giv'n, " The poor contents him with the care of heav'n ; " See the blind beggar...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...Whateer the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf Not one will change his neighbour with himself. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 466 pages
...folace and fupport of their diftreffes : " Tho' Man's a fool, yet God is wife." WARBURTOK. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more ; The NOTES. VER. 261. Whatever the Pqffion, &c.] It was an objection conftantly urged by the ancient Epicureans,...
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