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" Pride, our error lies; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes, Men would be Angels, Angels would be Gods. Aspiring to be Gods, if Angels fell, Aspiring to be Angels, Men rebel: And who but wishes to invert... "
The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ... - Page 18
by Alexander Pope - 1812
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Saggio sopra l'uomo poema filosofico di Alessandro Pope in tre lingue ...

Alexander Pope - 1768 - 726 pages
...115 Men would be *Angel?, .Angels would be Gods . tAfpir'mg to be Gods , // Angels fell , tAfpiring to be Angels , Men rebel .ĽAnd who but wishes to invert the Laws Of ORDER, fins again/I th' Eternal Caufe. 130 V. ĽASK for what end the hea-unly Bodies shine? Earth for wbofe...
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Essai sur l'homme: poŽme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1772 - 376 pages
...abodes, i2^ Men would be Angels , Angels would be Gods. Afpiring to be Gods , if Angels 'cil ; Afpiring to be Angels , Men rebel ; And who but wishes to invert the laws Of ORDER, fins againft th' Eternal Caufe. 1jo V. Ask for what end the heav'nly bodies shine, Earth for whofe...
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Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht

Alexander Pope - 1772 - 374 pages
...abodcs, 125 JVlen would be Angels , Angela would be Gods. Afpiring to be Gods, if Angels foli; Afpiring to be Angels , Men rebel : And who but wishes to invert the laws Of OKDER, fins againft th' Eternal Caufe. i;* V. Ask for what end the hcav'nly bodies shine, Earth for...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. Diij Pride still is aiming at the bless'd abodes, 125 Men would be angels, angels would be gods, , Aspiring to be gods, if angelsfell, Aspiring to be angels men rebel ; And who but wishes to invert the laws Of Order sins against...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 140 pages
...lies ; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. • Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes, Men would be angels, angels would be Gods. Aspiring...the laws Of Order, sins against th' Eternal Cause. 5. Ask for what end the heav'nly bodies shine? Earth for whose use ? Pride answers, " Tis for mine....
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - 1801 - 404 pages
...angels, and gods, you have in the two following couplets : Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes ; MEN would be ANGELS, || ANGELS would be GODS, Aspiring...ANGELS fell ; — Aspiring to be ANGELS, || MEN rebel f * The like varied opposition in the words principles, means, and ends, may be observed in the two...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - 1801 - 404 pages
...couplets: Pride still is aiming at the blest abodes ; MEN would be ANGELS, || ANGELS would be coos. Aspiring to be GODS, || if ANGELS fell ; — Aspiring to be ANGELS, || MEN rebel f. The like varied opposition in the words principles, means, and ends, may be observed in the two...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 232 pages
...; All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the bless'd abodes, 125 Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring...but wishes to invert the laws Of Order, sins against th1 Eternal Cause. 130 V. Ask for what end the heaVnly bodies shine, Earth for whose use ? Pride answers,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...lies ;. All quit their sphere , and rush into the skies. Pride is still aiming at the blest abodes , Men would be Angels, Angels would be Gods.. Aspiring...Men rebel : And -who but wishes to invert the laws Qf Order j sins against th' Eternal Cause.. Posz>. CHA P. XIII. On the Order of Nature. , thro' this...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 254 pages
...usury. Cursed be my tribe If I forgive him. Merck, of Venice, fXIDg. Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine, Earth for whose use — Pride answers, " 'Tis for mine. For me kind natnre wakes her genial pow'r, Suckles each herb, and spreads out every flower ; Annual, for me, the...
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