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" 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 fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. "
Bell's Edition - Page 7
by John Bell - 1796
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Essay on Man and Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Philosophy - 1994 - 99 pages
...Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful...opinion against Providence; Call imperfection what thou fanciest such, Say, here He gives too little, there too much: Destroy all creatures for thy sport or...
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Inlets of the Soul: Contemporary Fiction in English and the Myth of the Fall

Pierre François - Cross-cultural studies - 1999 - 321 pages
...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. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man IN THE ART OF WILLIAM GOLDING, Bernard S. Oldsey and Stanley Weintraub...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - Humor - 2001 - 404 pages
...in the wind; His soul proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk, or milky way; . . . But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. Epistle i, lines 99 -102, 111-12 Another parody of these lines is found at "Severally." Hybrid ] For...
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Candide and Related Texts

Voltaire, David Wootton - 2000 - 190 pages
...Christians thirst for gold. To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no 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 against Providence; Call imperfection...
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A Dog Called Perth: The True Story of a Beagle

Peter Martin - Pets - 2001 - 206 pages
...of her. I am content. 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. — Alexander Pope -ino )!S!A jx JJUJPM suiij. Aq 'xsssns JSSM '^Jng jo aSeuiA siji ui 98ej}03 33j;3jddy...
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Barron's how to Prepare for the CLEP, College-Level Examination Program ...

William C. Doster - Study Aids - 2003 - 727 pages
...crescendo (D) triad (E) allegro Questions 126 and 127 refer to the following lines by Alexander Pope: "Go, wiser thou! and, in thy scale of sense, Weigh thy opinion against Providence . . . Snatch from His hand the balance of the rod, Re-judge His Justice, be the God of God." 126. The...
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The Poor Indians: British Missionaries, Native Americans, and Colonial ...

Laura M. Stevens - History - 2004 - 264 pages
...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.'* In this passage Pope links the scientist's hubris with the Indian's naivete, chiding both for reducing...
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Slavery and Augustan Literature: Swift, Pope, Gay

John A. Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 187 pages
...circumscribed hope: 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. (Essay on Man, 1.10&-112) The modest heaven described here is the 'safer world' and the 'native land'...
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Writing Indian Nations: Native Intellectuals and the Politics of ...

Maureen Konkle - Social Science - 2004 - 367 pages
...Copway leaves out the concluding lines of this stanza: "He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; / But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, / His faithful dog shall bear him company" (3.110—12). He would have had to edit. Pope writes about the order of the English Enlightenment universe,...
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Headsman Volume 2 the Abbaye Des Vignero

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 2006 - 356 pages
...the train, which awaited these arrangements in silent wonder, that it might now approach. Chapter III Go, wiser thou! and in thy scale of sense Weigh thy...opinion against Providence; Call imperfection what thou fanciest such; Say, here he gives too little, there too much; Destroy all creatures for thy sport or...
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