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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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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 350 pages
...Whate'er the passion, knowlege, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbor with himself. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Vot one will change his neighhour with himself. The learn'd h rough thickets, and a nodding wood. I left my vessel...at the point of land, And close to guard it, gave hlind heggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; l'he starving chemist in his...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...change his neighbour with himself. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that lie knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given ; The poor contents him with thu care of Heaven. See the blmd beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 344 pages
...What'er the passion, knowledge, fame or pelf, Not one would change his neighbor 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 chimist in his golden views Supremely blest, the...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 784 pages
...Whate'er the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, No one will change his neighbor with himself : The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...given, The poor contents him with the care of heaven. 4506 Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. ii. Line 261 Despite those titles, power and pelf, The wretch, concentred...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...change his neighbor with himself : The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that ho knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of heaven. 4506 Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. 11. Line 261 Despite those titles, power and pelf, The wretch, concentred...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

Robert Bridges - Children's poetry, English - 1924 - 272 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 ; pard] leopard. his sound] *. The starving chemist in his golden...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1926 - 271 pages
...the Passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, _L 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 Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 884 pages
...Whate'er the Passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbor 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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Alexander Pope

Yasmine Gooneratne - Literary Criticism - 1976 - 164 pages
...the Passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf 261 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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