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" Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below.' The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is... "
English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners, with an ... - Page 297
by Lindley Murray - 1810 - 309 pages
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776 - 52 pages
...taltcs the good without the fall to fll';.. . Where only Merit conftant pay receives, Is b'cft ii) what it takes, and what it gives; The joy unequalPd, if its end it gain, And if it lofe, attended with .no pain : Without fatiety, tho' e'er fo :blefs'd, An.d but more rclilh'd as the...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below." 310 The only point where humap bliss stands siill, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where...bless'd in what it takes, and what it gives; The joy unequall'd, if its end it gain, 315 And if it lose, attended with no pain ; Without satiety, tho' e'er...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 140 pages
...that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with their shame! Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."...to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is blest in what it takes, and what it gives ; The joy unequal'd, if its end it gain, And if it lose,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...that enormous fame, A tale, that blen !s their glory with their shame! Know then this 'ruth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."...to ill! Where only merit constant pay receives, Is blest in what it takes and what it gives: The joy unequall'd, if its end is gain, And if it lose, attended...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 232 pages
...their shame ! Know then this truth, (enough for man to know.) « Virtue alone is happiness below :" 319 The only point where human bliss stands still, And...bless'd in what it takes and what it gives ; The joy unequall'd if its end it gain, 315 And if it lose attended with no pain : Without satiety, tho' e'er...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...Peace , and Competence. POPS. CHAP. XVI. On Virtue. J\.KOW thou this truth (enough for man to know} a Virtue alone is happiness below. The only point where...ill ; "Where only Merit constant pay receives, Is blest in -what it takes , and what it gives ; The joy unequall'd if it's end it gain , And if it lose...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 pages
...their shame ! Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below." 44 The only point where human bliss stands still, And...to ill ! Where only merit constant pay receives, Is blest in wliat it takes and what it gives: The joy unequall'd, if its end is gain, And if it lose,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...leather and prunella. VIRTUE the sole FOUNDATION of HAPPINESS* (POPE.) Kyow then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."...where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good wit bout -the fall to ill; Where only Merit constant pay receives, Is blest in what it takes, and what...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 474 pages
...truth (enough for man to know), " Virtue alone is happiness helow :" The only point where human hiiss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall...to ill ; Where only merit constant pay receives, Is hless'd in what it takes and what it gives; The joy unequall'd if its end it gain, And, if it lose,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...ofthat euormnus fame, Л tule that blends then-glory with their shame! Know then this truth — (enough, for man to know) " Virtue alone is happiness below."...fall to ill : Where only merit constant pay receives, I» blest in what it takes, and what it give» ; The joy unequall'd, if its end it gain; And ¡fit...
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