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" To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. "
Chronicles of Border Warfare, Or, A History of the Settlement by the Whites ... - Page 37
by Alexander Scott Withers, William Powers, William Hacker, Lyman Copeland Draper - 1895 - 447 pages
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The life of Alexander Pope, esq: comp. from original manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - 1769 - 578 pages
...fiends torment, no Chriftiaps thirft fojr "gold. " To Be, contents his natural defire, ** He aifcs no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire { " But thinks, admitted to that equal iky, '* His faithful dogihall bear him company.'' The fimplicity, humility and humanity of the...
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural dcfire, He a.fks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal fty, His faithful dog fliall bea^him company. IV. Go, wifer thou ! and, in thy fcale of fenfe, Weigh...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, Jle alks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal Iky, His faithful dog (hall bear him company. IV. Go, wifer thou ! and in thy feale of fenft, Weigh...
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The beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft ifor gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal fky, His faithful dog fhall bear him company. ESSAY ON MAN, v. 2. p. 4J. THE PROGRESSION OF ANIMAL...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...behold; No fiends torment, no Chrillians third for gold. To Be, contents his natural dcfire ; He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; . But thinks, admitted to that equal iky, His faithful dog (hall bear him company. Go, wifcr thou ! and in thy fcalc of fuii'e, thy Opinion...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire ||, He afks is form, his name almoft unknown ? P. Whobuilds a church toGocl, and n flcy, His faithful dog ihall bear him company. Go, wifer thou ! and in thy fcale of fcnl'c Weigh thy...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...Far as the solar walk, or milky way ; Yet simple nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heav'n; Some safer world, in depth...seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. 4. Go, wiser thou! and, in thy scale of sense, Weigh thy opinion...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811
...hill a humbler heaven; Some safer world, in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold,...seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. THE MORAL WORLD. Ov the eve of Saturday, and during the intervals...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...emb'rac'dr Some happier island in the wat'ry waste , "Where slaves once more their native landbehold r No fiends torment , no Christians thirst for gold.....Seraph's fire ; But thinks , admitted to that equal sky , His faithful dog shall bear him company. Go , wiser thou ! and in thy scale of sense , Weigh thy...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...impossibilities, which poets Count to extravagance of loose description. Shall sooner be. Jitvf. To tf, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire. Pafr. 4. To have something by appointment or rule. If all political power be derived only from Adam,...
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