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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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...YOUNGER. Ep. Bk. IV. 22. SENECA— De dementia. Bk. II. 2. (See also EDDY, HAWTHORNE, OVID) is -4s Book of Common Prayer. Burial of the Dead. Media vita in morte sumus. From a Latin antipho disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength. POPE...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1926 - 271 pages
...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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Journal of the Outdoor Life, Volume 19

Open-air treatment - 1922
...future must more and more be laid upon prevention and here we now know we must begin with the child. "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." —...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...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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Gibbon's Solitude: The Inward World of the Historian

W. B. Carnochan - History - 1987 - 225 pages
...Man (1733): 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 Last Man

Mary Shelley - Fiction - 1996 - 425 pages
...Percy went to Byron's public school, Harrow, instead. 66 See Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man 2.133-36: "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." Mary...
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Manner of Correspondence: A Study of the Scriblerus Club

Patricia Carr Brückmann - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 184 pages
...on Man in the Second Epistle, that section given to the unreliability of the operations of the mind: 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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Against Autonomy: Global Dialectics of Cultural Exchange

Timothy J. Reiss - Philosophy - 2002 - 532 pages
...earlier chapters to fit exactly this development. Let me just repeat Pope's 1733-1734 Essay on Man: 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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Alexander Pope and His Critics: Textual appendix, index, and selected ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 415 pages
...penetrating, and mafterly understanding ; of his intimate knowledge of the human heart, and mind. • As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives...death ; The young difeafe, that muft fubdue at length, Grows with his growth, and ilrengthcns with his ftrength : So, caft and mingled xvith his very frame,...
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