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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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Much Instruction from Little Reading, Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827 - 290 pages
...Whate'er 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 Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1827 - 274 pages
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or petf, Not one will change his neighbour for himself. The learned are happy, nature to explore, The fool is happy, that he knows no more. The rich are happy, in the plenty given, The poor are happy, with the cares of heaven-. See the blind beggar...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...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...given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. 2 30 POPE. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The starving...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 364 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 blest, the...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 420 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...given, The poor contents him with the care of heaven 19 See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, The sot a hero, lunatic a king ; The starving chymist...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829 - 360 pages
...fame, or pelf, The learn'd is happy nature to explore, Not one will change his neighbour with himself. The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich...given, The poor contents him with the care of heaven. The sot a hero, lunatic a king; See the blind beggar dance, the crippie sing; The starving chemist,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 500 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 m his golden viewi Supremely bless'd ;...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 338 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, The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. , 28 See the blind beggar dance, the cripple...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 516 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, The poor contents him with the care of heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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The Grammatical Instructer; Containing an Exposition of All the Essential ...

Samuel B. EMMONS - English language - 1832 - 170 pages
...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...rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents hjm with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple'-sing: The sot a hero, lunatic...
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