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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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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 260 pages
...the pallion, 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...the care of heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the eripple fing, The fot a hero, lunatic a king; The ftarving chemift in his golden v(ews '•ipremely...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...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, 263 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: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 412 pages
...paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Jot one will change his neighbour with himfelf : The learn' d is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given ; 26.5 The poor contents him with the care of heayen. •See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 418 pages
...the paffion, 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...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, z65 The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The...
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Lucinda Osburn: A Novel ...

1787 - 298 pages
...Whate'er thepaflioa, 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...The rich is happy, in the plenty given ; The poor contented with the care of Heaven. VOL. I. — DUBLIN: For i. PRINTED FOR MESSRS. WHITESTONE, BYRNE,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 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, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 416 pages
...will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy tha^ he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor cpntents him with the care of Heav'n ? See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The fot a hero,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790 - 400 pages
...the paffion, 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...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 fmg, •...
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Reflection: A Poem, in Four Cantos ...

Fulke Greville - 1790 - 306 pages
...is, " Virtue alone is happinefs below." Yet he elfewhere tells us, (and moft truly) " The leam'd fs happy nature to explore ; " The fool is happy that...knows no more ; " The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n; " The poor contents him (/iitnfelf (hould it not be ?) with the care of heav'n." Nay, the w.ant...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791 - 212 pages
...the paffion, knowledge, fame, or Ptf, 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, Tlie'poor contents him with Che care of heav'.i. Sea See the blind beggar dance, the cripple...
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