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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 New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 1821
...took place at the Royal Circus ; but no matter : be 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 wcll-doing, or, in other words, the first hankering after haut-fan...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...frame : ISO And hence one MASTER PASSIOX in the breast, Like Jlaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; f The young disease, that must subdue at length, 135 Crows with hisgrowth, and strengthens with his...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...the frame; 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, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength; So,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...frame ; 130 And hence jonej«A5TERjP ASSIGN in the bre_ast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As Man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ;~ NOTES. Ver. 128. On diff'rent senses] A didactic poet, who has happily indulged himself in bolder...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...appearance took place at the Royal 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 haut-ton...
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The Lancet, Volume 2

Medicine - 1872
...arrest their further growth even though it be true that we are born to die; for, as the poet says. " As man, perhaps the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death, The jouag disease, which muet eabdae at length, Grows with the growth and strengthens with his strength."...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...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 strength :...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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 strength :...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...frame ; And hence one master passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As mau, miliar the fierce heat, and void of pain; This horror will grow mild, this darkness li disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his So, cast and mingled...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...the frame ; 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, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his So, cast and mingled...
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