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" Christians thirst for gold. 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. "
Extracts from the writings of Charles A. Cheever, M.D.: with a memoir by A.P ... - Page 275
by Charles Augustus Cheever, Andrew Preston Peabody - 1854 - 309 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - 1736
...humbler Heaven, 100 Some fafer World in Depth of Woods embrac'd, Some happier Ifland in the watry Wafte ; Where Slaves once more their native Land behold, No Fiends torment, no Chriilians thirft for Gold. To be, contents this natural Defire, 105 He afks no Angel's Wing, or Seraph's...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope, Mr. S**** - 1762 - 116 pages
...heav'n, ЮО Some fafer world, in depht of wood's embrac'd, Some happier Island in the vcatry maße, Where Slaves once more their native land behold , No Fiends torment, no Chrißians thirß for Gold. To be, contents his natural deßre, io£ He aßs no Angel's wing, nor Seraph's...
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Principi della morale, o sia Saggio sopra l'uomo

Alexander Pope - Philosophy - 1772 - 116 pages
...heav'n ; Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd , 105 Some happier island in the watry wafte , Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment , no Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be , contents his natural delire , He asks no Angel's win>; , no Seraph's...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...hill, an humbler heav'nf Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, nor Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...a humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd., 'Some happier island iu the wat'rv waste : Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst tor gold. To BE, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire : But thinks,...
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Sermons on various subjects

Dissenters, Religious - 1818 - 488 pages
...milky way; Yet simple nature to his hope lias given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heaven i Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some...land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst tor gold. for fov an evil of such magnitude and extent— if multitudes of the human race were thus...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embnic'd, Some liappier my fate ; But boldly say each night, To-morrow let my sun his beams display Nil fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope, Jacques Delille, Trophime-Gérard Lally-Tolendal (marquis de) - 1821 - 207 pages
...an humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd , Some happier island in the watry waste , Where slaves once more their native land behold , No fiends torment , no Christians thirst for'gold. To Be , contents his natural desire , He asks no Angel's wing , no Seraph's fixe ; But thinks...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...hill, a humbler heav'ii ;Some safer world iu depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the wat'ry waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, nor Christians thirst for gold. To BE, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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Select Works of the British Poets

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...the cloud-topt hill, an humbler Heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some liappier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No Sends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's...
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