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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 832 pages
...away. Whate'er the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will cliange his neighbour with himself. ous maze Of Heaven's decrees, where wondering angels gaze? Does he delight to he Tile rich is happy in the plenty given, 'llm nonr contents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 402 pages
...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...of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The starving rhy mist in his golden views Supremely blest, the...
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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 268 pages
...the Passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour wilh 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 thé care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...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, 265 The poor contents him with the care of heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822 - 276 pages
...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...of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king; The starving chemist in his golden views Supremely bless'd, the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ; l^he rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 265 The' poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 844 pages
...away, and smooths his flight; And thought's bewilder'd in delight. CHAP. XXVI IGNORANCE The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more. POPE. IGNORANCE is a constant source of pleasure to man; it conceals from his view many things of which...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 390 pages
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one would change his neighbour with himself. The learn'd is happy, nature to explore, The fool is happy that...plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of heav'n : See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The starving...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himself. The learn'd igns " each kind, and scumm'd the bullion dross; A third as soon had form'd within t sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The starving chemist in his golden views Supremely blest, the...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or pel£ 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, 365 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple stag,...
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