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" ... an advantage not very common to young men, that the attractions of the world have not dazzled me very much... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with His Last ... - Page 256
by Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1760
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English periodicals - 1734 - 358 pages
...in fecret. My Youth has dealt more fairly and openly with me ; it has afforded feveral Profpedlsof my Danger, and given me an Advantage not very common...of the World have not dazzled me very much; and I began where moft People end, with a full Conviftion of the Emptinefs of all forts of Ambition, and...
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Letters of Mr. Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, from the Year ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1735
...root in fecret. My youth has dealt more fairly and openly with me, it has afforded feveral Prolpects of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attractions of the ' ' U world, Ba^e <not daxxle me very much; 'arid I tegin where moft people end, with a full conviftion...
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Mr. Pope's literary correspondence for thirty years; from 1704 to 1734 ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735 - 439 pages
...root in fecret. My youth lias dealt more fairJy and openly with me, it has afforded fevtral Piofpc&s of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attraougns of the world have nor dazzled me very much ; and t begin where moft people end, with a full...
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Letters of Mr. Pope, and several eminent persons, from the year 1705, to 1711

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735
...root in fecret. My youth has dealt more fairly and openly with me, it has afforded feveral Prolpects of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attra&jons of the world have not dazzle me very much; and I begin where moft people end, with a full...
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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1737
...root in fecret. My youth has dealt more fairly and openfy with me, it has afforded feveral profpefts of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attra&ions of the world have not dazzled me very much ; and I begin where moft people end, with a full...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...gentler and fmoother manner than age : 'tis like a ftream that nourifhes a plant upon a bank, and caufes it to flourifh and bloflbm to the fight, but at the...me an advantage not very common to young men, that N 4 the the attra&ions of the world have not dazzled me very much ; and I begin, where moft people...
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1753 - 330 pages
...age: 'Tis like a ftream that nourifhes a plant upon its bank, and caufes it to flourifh and blofibm to the fight, but at the fame time is undermining...attractions of the world have not dazzled me very much ; and 1 began where moft people end, witK a full conviction of the emptintls of all forts of ambition, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...and given me an advantage not i'ery common to yonng men, that the attraftioiis of tire' vvoridiiave not dazzled me very much ; and I begin, where moft people end, with a full conviftion of the emptinefs of all forts of ambition, and the unfatibfaftory nature of all human pleafures....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1764
...root in fecret. My youth has dealt more fairly and openly with me, it has afforded feveral profpefts of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attraftions of the world have not dazzled me very much } ,' and I begin, where moft people end, with...
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The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1770
...root in fecret. My" youth has dealt more fairly and openly with me, it hai, afforded feveral profpefts of my danger, and given me an advantage not very common to young men, that the attraftions of the world have not dazzled me very much ; and I begin, where moft people end, with a...
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