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" That pleasure was the chiefest good, (And was perhaps i' th' right, if rightly understood) His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that sovereign pleasure sought. Whoever a true epicure would be, May there find cheap and virtuous... "
Rookwood [by W.H. Ainsworth]. Illustr. libr. ed - Page 32
by William Harrison Ainsworth - 1878
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley, Samuel Johnson, John Aikin - English literature - 1806
...perfumes here, Than all the female men, or women there, Not without cause, about them bear. ',..,, * When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure was the chiefest good (And was, perhaps, i'th' right, if rightly understood), His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley - English poetry - 1809
...better perfumes here, Than all the female men, or women there, Not without cause, about them bear. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure was the chiefest good (And was, perhaps, i'th' right, if rightly understood), His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that...
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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion ..., Volume 3

1810
...ful gode savoure. CHAUCEB. Turning to the right a Bust of COWLEY, with the following Inscription : When Epicurus to the world had taught, That Pleasure was the chiefest good, His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a Garden's shade that sovereign good he sought. COWLEY....
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...Terses. la In other parts of the garden are busts of Locke and with the following inscriptions : COWLEY. When Epicurus to the world had taught That pleasure was the chiefest good. His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that sovereign good he song LOCKE. Who...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

Nuneham Courtenay (England) - 1814 - 162 pages
...ful gode savoure. CHAUCER... Turning to the right a Bust of COWLEY, withthe following Inscription : When Epicurus to the world had taught, That Pleasure was the chiefest good, His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a Garden's shade that sovereign good he SOUght. COWLET....
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The British Prose Writers: Cowley's essays. Shenstone's essays

British prose literature - 1821
...better perfumes here, Than all the female men, or women, there, Not without cause, about them bear. VI. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure was the chiefest good, • Virg. JBn. i. 60S. (And was.perhaps.i'th' right,* if rightly understood) His life he to his doctrine...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...better perfumes here, Than all the female men, or women there, Not without cause, about them bear. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure was the chiefest good (And was, perhaps, i' the' right, if rightly underHis life he to his doctrine brought, [stood), And in a garden's shade that...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...better perfumes here, Than all the female men, or women there, Not without cause, about them bear. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure was the. chiefest good (And was, perhaps, i' the' right, if rightly underHis life he to his doctrine brought, [stood), And in a garden's shade that...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...better perfumes hera, Than all the female men, or women, there, Not without cause, about them bear. 6. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure...understood) His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that sovereign pleasure sought : Whoever a true epicure would be, May there find cheap...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...better perfumes hera, Than all the female men, or women, there, Not without cause, about them bear. 6. When Epicurus to the world had taught, That pleasure...understood) His life he to his doctrine brought, And in a garden's shade that sovereign pleasure sought : Whoever a true epicure would be, May there find cheap...
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