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" AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ;... "
The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays - Page 4
by Alexander Pope - 1757
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 262 pages
...A WAKE, my St. JOHN ! leave all meaner things To low ambition, and the pride of Kings. Let us (fmee Life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this feene of Man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds and flow'rs promifeuous...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 410 pages
...EPISTLE I. AWAKE ! .my ST. JOHN 1 leave all meaner thing* To low ambition and the pride of lyings, J^ct us (fince life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us, and to die) Expatiate free o'#r all this fcene of man ; t ,A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild, where weeds and flow'rs...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 1164 pages
...AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things •* To low ambition, and the pride of Kings, Let us (fmce Life can little more fupply Than juft to look about...! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds and flowers promifcuous moot : Or Garden, tempting with forbidden fruit. Together let us beat this ample...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 392 pages
...my St. John ! leave all meaner titings •** To low ambition, and the pride of Kings, Let us (fmce Life can little more fupply Than juft to look about...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; c A mighty ma2e ! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds and flowers promifcuous fhoot : Or...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782 - 514 pages
...coincide with the fundamental doctrines of revelation. , I. Awake *, my St. John ! leave all meaner thing! To low ambition, and the pride of kings ; Let us (fince...more fupply Than juft to look about us, and to die) \ " * Johnfon begini a poem thus Wake ! friend, from forth thy lethargy R 2 Expatiate txpatiate free...
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The Beauties of Pope: Consisting of Selections from His Poetical and Prose Works

Alexander Pope - 1783 - 322 pages
...3 MAN. MAN. AWAKE, my St. Join ! leave all meaner thing* To low ambition, and the pride of KingsLet us (fince life can little more fupply Than juft to...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds, and flow'rs promifcuous fhoot ; Or...
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Neue Bibliothek der schönen Wissenschaften und der freyen Künste ..., Volume 30

Christian Felix Weisse - 1785 - 396 pages
...*) Awake my St. John ! leane all meaner tilings To low ambition, and the pride of kings Lotus (since life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us and to die) Expatiate free over all this fcene of man : A mighty maze! but not without a plan j &c. fd)on erinnert *), ba§ bie...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 pages
...to our prefent and future ftate, ver. 281, etc. to the end. ftrrcZX. EPISTLE I. AWAKE, my ST. JOHN t leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride...to die) Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man j S A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A Wild, where weeds and flow'rs promifcuoas (hoot: Or...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 81

1789 - 754 pages
...' — whofe great and only figh, 4 I? juft to breathe, be fparing, and to die.' Pope write*, " — fince life can little more fupply, " Than juft to look about us, and to die." At p. 76. ' The frugal crone Grieves at the candle's half-extinguifh'd beam, Spares the long fnufF,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 416 pages
...pltafnre and pain in general, and how conllantly they fucceeded one another. Sftftator. 9. Let us (fmc-e life can little more fupply Than juft to look about us 'and to ciie)^ Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of man ; A mi^lny maze ! but not without a pla'i. . Po/e....
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