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" Plutarch just now told me, that 'tis in human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wish for the highest cast, but, if his chance be otherwise, he is e'en to play it as well as he can, and to make the best of it. "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Page 195
by Alexander Pope - 1737
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The spectator, Volume 6

Richard Steele - 1729
...too for his Companions, cm never be idle * enough to be uneafie. Thus, Sir, you fee I would flat* ter my felf into a good Opinion of my own Way of * Living:...that 'tis in human ' Life as in a Game at Tables, one may wifh he had the ' higheft Caft, but if his Chance be otherwife, he is evea ' to play it as...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1739
...his Companions, can never be idle enough to be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee I would flat' ter my felf into- a good Opinion of my own Way of * Living : Plutarch juftnow told me, that 'tis in human * Life as in a Game at Tables, one may wifh he had the * higheil...
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Letters of Mr. Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, from the Year ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1735
...ofObfcurity. But whoever has the Mufes too for his companions, can never be idle enough to be unealy. Thus Sir you fee I would flatter my felf into a good...human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wifli for the bigheft caft, but if his chance be otherwife, he is e'en to play it as well as he can...
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Mr. Pope's literary correspondence for thirty years; from 1704 to 1734 ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735 - 439 pages
...Thus Sir, you fee I would flatter myfelf into a .good opinion of my own way of living. Plutarch jutt now told me, that 'tis in human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wifli for the higheft caft, but if his chance be otherwife, he is even to pixy it as well as he can,...
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Letters of Mr. Pope, and several eminent persons, from the year 1705, to 1711

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735
...Mufes too for his companions, can never be idle enough to be uneafy. Thus Sir you fee I would natter my felf into a good opinion of my own way of living. rlutarch juft now told me, that 'tis in human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wifh for...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - Literary Criticism - 1751
...his companions, can never be idle enough, to be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee, I would flatter myfelf into a good opinion of my own way of living. Plutarch...human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wiih for the higheft caft, but, if his chance be otherwife, he is e'en to play it well as he can, and...
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The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1770
...his companions, can never be idle enough, to be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee, I would flatter myfelf into a good opinion of my own way of living. Plutarch...where a man may wifh for the higheft caft, but, if his * The forr going fimilhudes our Author had put into verfe foroe years before, and inferted into Mr....
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The works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...his companions, can never be idle enough, to be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee, I would flatter myfelf into a good opinion of my own way of living. Plutarch...may wifh for the higheft caft, but, if his chance be otherwifc, he is e'en to play it as well as he can, and to make the beft of it. I am Your, See. LETTER...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - Poetry - 1788
...be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee, I would flatter myfelf into a good opinion of my own way of Jiving. Plutarch juft now TOld me, that 'tis in human life,...a man may wifh for the higheft caft ; but, if his * The foregoing fimil tudes our Author had put into verfe fome years before, and inferred into...
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The Epistolary Correspondence of Sir Richard Steele ..

Sir Richard Steele - 1787
...for his companions, can never be idle enough to be uneafy. Thus, Sir, you fee I would flatter myfelf into a good opinion of my .own way of living. Plutarch juft now told me, that it is in human life as in a game at tables, where a man may wifh for the higheft caft, but, if his...
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