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" Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measured by my soul : The mind's the standard of the man. "
The Boy's Friend: Or The Maxims of the Cheerful Old Man - Page 93
by Carlton Bruce - 1837
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The manual of liberty, or, Testimonies in behalf of the rights of mankind ...

Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Political Science - 1795 - 406 pages
...ancestors enlarge, Produce their debt instead of their discharge. YOUNG. , Satires, sat. I. WE TIE I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measur'd by my soul; The mind's the standard of the man. WATTS. Lyric Poems,part it. WHAT tho' no gaudy...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805
...Croesus himself can never know ; His true dimensions and his weight Are far inferior to their show. Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measur'd by my soul : The mind'a the standard of the man. HAPPINESS. The midnight moon serenely smiles...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - History - 1806
...all his meadows roll, He 's but a wretch with all his lands That wears a narrow soul. . „ " ' 'i Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean...The mind 's the standard of the man ! •* -WATTS. 32 The Old Man's Comforts. THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS, AND HOWHE GAINED THEM. *' You are old, father William,"...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 2

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...Croesus himself can never know ; His true dimensions, and his weight Are far inferior to their show. Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean...with my span, I must be measured by my soul : The mind's the standard of the man. The Ant, or Emmet. THESE Emmets, how little they are in our eyes !...
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The poetical works of Isaac Watts ...: Collated with the best ..., Volumes 1-2

Isaac Watts, Thomas Park - English poetry - 1807
...Crocuis himself can never know ; His true dimensions and his weight Are tar inferior to their show. Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must l'e measur'd by my soul : The mind's the standard of the man. TO SAR1SSA. AN EPISTLE. BEAR up, Sarissa,...
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The History and Antiquities of Dissenting Churches and Meeting Houses, in ...

Walter Wilson - Dissenters, Religious - 1808
...Lyric Poems, which produced a silent tdmira.tion : " Were I so tall to reach the pole, . " Or mete the ocean with my span, " I must be measured by my soul : " The mind's the standard of the mm." HOBS LYRICS, Falte Grtatneu. ' BURY-STREtT, ST. MARY AXE. Independent....
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...sands Through.all his meadows roll, He'* but a wretch with all his lands That wears a narrow soul. Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean...with my span, I must be measured by my soul : The mind's the standard of the man ! WATTS. Homer. „ . BE Homer's works your study and delight, Read...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Cro-sus himself can never know; His true dimensions and his weight Are fer inférieur to their show. Were I so tall to reach the Pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measur'd by my soul : The miud!s the standard of the man. TO SARISSA. AN EPISTLE. BEAR up, Sarissa,...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 9

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...Croesus himself can never know ; His true dimensions and his weight Are far inferior to their show. Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, T must be measur'dby my soul : The miud'sthc standard of the man. To SARISSA. AH Epistle. BEAR upjSarissa.thro'the...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...to Gass ! DR. WATTS Being looked upon .•.;•' 'i contempt for bit liuit Body, t fiake atJoUviri: Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with a span, I would be measured by my soul — Tne mind's tlie standard of the man. Flesh is the vilast,...
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