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" HAPPY the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in Summer yield him shade, In Winter... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 85
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Essay on Man and Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Philosophy - 1994 - 99 pages
...of Titles and Eirst Lines 99 Essay on Man and Other Poems Ode on Solitude Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in...
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Writing and the Rise of Finance: Capital Satires of the Early Eighteenth Century

Colin Nicholson - Business & Economics - 1994 - 219 pages
...youthfully confident and self-sustaining dispositions of his Ode on Solitude: Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire; Whose trees in...
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Zeitgenosse Horaz: der Dichter und seine Leser seit zwei Jahrtausenden

Helmut Krasser - Authors and readers - 1996 - 487 pages
...120 A power must it maintain. 5. Alexander Pope (1700-1709) Ode on Solitude Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound. Content to breathe his native air. In his own ground. 5 Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread. Whose focks supply him with attire, Whose trees in...
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Lindley Murray (1745-1826): Introduction au lecteur Francois : Lecteur Francois

Lindley Murray - 1996
...CHAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I. The pleasures of retirement. JLlAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound ; Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in...
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City as Landscape: A Post-postmodern View of Design and Planning

Tom Turner - Architecture - 1996 - 248 pages
...both a poetic theme and a garden theme. His Ode on solitude was Horatian: Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Pope did not see the formal gardens of his day as peaceful forest retreats. His Epistle to Lord Burlington...
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Rural Well-being: From Vision to Action : Proceedings of the Fourth Annual ...

Ismail Serageldin, David R. Steeds - Social Science - 1997 - 433 pages
...to the bucolic images of the "unspoiled" countryside. Alexander Pope wrote: Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground. Thus unseen unknown let me live Unlamented let me die, steal from the world and not a stone tell where...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...perfectly like a Christian. 8933 'Ode on Solitude' (written when aged about 12) Happy the man, whose wish after service.' 10879 I am just going to pray for you at St Paul's, but with no very live 8934 'Ode on Solitude' (written when aged about 12) Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented...
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Livingston

Barry Evenchick - History - 1999 - 128 pages
...following words from Alexander Pope's Ode on Solitude answer the question: Ha|iji;v the man , whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. One THE EARLY YEARS . . . . . -. . ' . ' . " Samo's Tavern was built by William Ely in 1765...
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Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation

William H. Gass - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 233 pages
The renowned essayist, philosopher, and novelist presents a close-up study and rendering of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetic masterpiece Duino Elegies as he reflects on the art of ...
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Tis: A Memoir

Frank McCourt - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 368 pages
Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by readers everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity. A tale of ...
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