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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ... - Page 26
by James Roach - 1793 - 240 pages
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An Essay on Man: In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II.

Alexander Pope - 1733 - 26 pages
...See ! fome fit Paffion ev'ry Age fupply, Hope travels-thro', nor quits us when we die. . 'Till then, ^Opinion gilds with varying rays Thofe painted Clouds...of Happinefs by Hope fupply'd, And each Vacuity of Senfe by Pride. Thefe build up all that Knowledge can deftroy ; In Folly's Cup {till laughs the Bubble,...
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - 1736 - 64 pages
...fome fit PaJJion ev'ry Age fupply, Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die. 260 'Till then, Opinion gilds with varying Rays Thofe painted Clouds that beautify our Days ; Each Want 0"f Happinefs by Hope fupply'd, And each Vacuity of Senfe by Pride. Thefe build up all that Knowledge...
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A Critical and philosophical Commentay on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man. In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 220 pages
...this is his third general Divifion: h Commentaire, p. 206. H2 — Of in: on ioo ^COMMENTARY on — Opinion gilds with varying Rays Thofe painted Clouds...of Happinefs by Hope fupply'd, And each Vacuity of Senfe by Pride. Thefe build as faft as Knowledge can deftroy : In Folly's Cup ftill laughs the Bubble...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745 - 426 pages
...more innocent of thofe Detefions which he fpeaks of in the fecond Epiftle, where he fays: 'Till then, Opinion gilds with varying Rays Thofe painted Clouds, that beautify our Days, &c. L. 265. Having thus prov'd how empty and unfatisfa&ory . all thefe greateft external Goods, are,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 272 pages
...And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble ftill, as that before ; 281 'Till tir'd he fleeps, and Life's poor play is o'er....days ; , Each want of happinefs by Hope fupply'd, 285 And each vacuity of fenfe by Pride : NOTEs. VER. 280. And beads | tuity of fenfe by Pride : ] and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 274 pages
...And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble ftill, as that before ; 281 'Till tir'd he fleeps, and Life's poor play is o'er....our days ; Each want of happinefs by Hope fupply'd, 285 And each vacuity of fenfe by Pride : NOTEs. VER. 280. And beads and pray1 'r-baoks are the toys...
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Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 374 pages
...to make the real miferies of life lefs infupportable : And this is his third general divifion : — Opinion gilds -with varying rays Thofe painted clouds that beautify our days, &c. One profpeŁt loft, another J}ill we gain ; • And not a vanity is giv'n in vain. Which muft needs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 378 pages
...with which he Jet out. Ep. II. ESSAY ON MAN. tfi Pleas'd with this bauble ftill, as that before; 28 1 Till tir'd he fleeps, and Life's poor play is o'er....varying rays Thofe painted clouds that beautify our daysj Each want of happinefs by Hope fupply'd, 285 And each vacuity of fenfe by Pride : Thefe build...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 238 pages
...when he publifted his laft Edition of the Efiay, he referved the lines above for fome following one. Mean-while Opinion gilds with varying rays Thofe painted clouds that beautify our days j Each want of happinefs by Hope fupply'd, 285 And each vacuity of fenfe by Pride : Thefe build as...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 234 pages
...his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r books are the toys of age: 280 Pleas'd with this bauble ftill, as that before ; 'Till tir'd he fleeps, and Life's...with varying rays Thofe painted clouds that beautify pur days ; Each want of happinefs by Hppe fupply'd, 385 And each vacuity of fenfe by Pride : cf another,...
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