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" As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath Receives the lurking principle of death; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength; So, cast and mingled with his very frame. "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 17
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Anglican Communion - 1811 - 12 pages
...sublime, as suspends for a while the ruling passion in every reader, and ingrosses his whole admiration: As Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his So, cast and mingled...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...sublime, as suspends for a while the ruling passion in every reader, and ingrosses his whole admiration : As Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with hi* So, cast and mingled...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...frame ; 130 And hence one MASTER PASSION in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The After ver. 112 in the MS. The soft reward the virtuous, or invite ; The fierce, the vicious punish...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...frame ; 130 And hence one master-passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, 135 Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his So, cast and...
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The Monthly correspondent on physical and prognostic astronomy ... &c

...not hold out the agreeable, it prevents the fallacious, prospect of unattainable blessings. — For Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of Death ; Tlie young disease, which must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...the frame ; And hence one master passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. disease, which must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength: So,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...; And hence one master passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. voL. v. B As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of Death ; The young disease, which must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength : So,...
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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 243 pages
...prophète, Des mages orgueilleux confondant les défis, Seul dévora l'essaim des serpens de Memphis. As Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; * The young disease, lhat must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strenglhens with his strength ; So,...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...; De là s'élève enfin au fond de notre cœur Le penchant dominant , ce superbe vainqueur , . . , As man , perhaps , the moment of his breath , Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease , that must subdue at length , Grows with his gi^owth, and strengthens with his strength ....
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...took place at the Iloyal Circus; but no matter: he had told it till he believed it. Pope says that Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath Receives the lurking principle of death. " The lurking principle of death" to all well-doing, or, in other words, the first Hankering after hunt-ton...
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