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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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1797 - 384 pages
...apparent mortification, in the Apology prefixed to the laft edition of this View. EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition,...Expatiate free o'er all this fcene of Man ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promifcuous moot, Or Garden, tempting...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 140 pages
...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 ; A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

1799 - 394 pages
...following verfe, implying, Surely Tuch a brief exiltence ought not to be m alt: ft wretched. — " Since life can little more fupply, Than juft to look about us and to die." Pope. • So llifiyi , that it fcarcely allows time for a fecond look. This ftage orke pnlr, not an...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1800 - 624 pages
...revelation. Awake, my St. John, leave all meaner things To Inw ambition and the pride of kings; Let иц fince life can little more fupply Than juft to look...about us, and to die, Expatiate free o'er all this fceneofman : A mighty maze 1 but not without a plan. Epif. !. ty, that no bufinefs or avocation етег...
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An Inquiry Into the Principles of Harmony in Language: And of the Mechanism ...

William Mitford - 1804 - 490 pages
...ambi|iion and | the pride | of kings; Let us, | since life | can Iit|tlc more | supply / / Than ,ufi | to look | about | us and | to die, Expa|tiate free | o'er all | this fcene | of man, f A mlgh|ty maze, | but no: \ without | a plan ; A wild, | where weeds | and flowers | promls|cuous...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 232 pages
...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 ; 5 A mighty maze ! but not without a plan : A wild where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 466 pages
...it difplays as a poem. This Eflay was tranflated into Latin verfe by J. Sayer. [" EPISTLE I. A WAKE, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things To low ambition,...fupply Than juft to look about us and to die) Expatiate COMMENTARY. THE opening of this Poem [in fifteen lines] is taken up in giving an account of the fubject...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 474 pages
...A WAKE, 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 us and to die) Expatiate COMMENTARY. THE opening of this Poem [in fifteen lines] is taken up in giving an account of the fubjeft...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806 - 360 pages
...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. * POPE , cssay on raati. JLiA raison voulut un jour parler le langage de la poésie :...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 440 pages
...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. EPIST. IVI This opening is awful, and commands...
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