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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 English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...weak, the organs of the frame; 130 And hence one mafter Paffion in the breaft, .Like Aaron's fcrpent, fwallows up the reft. As Man, perhaps, the moment...his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; VARIATION. After ver. 112, in the MS. The foft reward the virtuous, or invite; The fierce, the vicious...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...or weak the organs of the frame ; And hence one maftcr Paflion in the brcaft, Like Aaron's ferpcnt, ve of nature lent, And I'omftimes would he make our valley glad; Whenas difcafc, that muft fubduc at length, Grows with his growth, and ftrengthtns with his ftrength ; So,...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...flron^ or weak the organs of the frame; And hence one mailer Pallion in the bread, Like Aaron's (crpent, fwallows up the reft. As man, perhaps, the moment...Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young difeafc, that muft fubdue at length, Grows with his growth, and (Ircngthcns with his ftrcngih : So,...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793
...the frame ; And hence one MAsTER PAssION in the breafl, ' Like Aaron's ferpent, fwallows up the refl. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives...lurking principle of death ; The young difeafe, that mull fubdue a*- length, Grows with his growth, and flrengthens with his flrength j So, So, cafl and...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...organs of the frame; 131 And hence one mailer paffion in the breaft, Like Aaron's ferpent, (wallows up the reft. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath,...Receives the lurking principle of death; The young difcafe, which mud fubduc at length, Grows with his growth, and ftrcngthen» with his ilrength : So,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...one mailer paffion in the bread, "V Like Aaron'« ferpent, fwallowi up the reft. As man, perhap», the moment of his breath, „ Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young difeafe, which muft fubdue at length. Grows with his growth, and llrengthen» with hi* ftrength : So, call and...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...paflions more or lefs inflame, As ftrong or weak the organs of the frame; And hence one MASTER PASSION in the breaft, Like Aaron's ferpent, fwallows up the...death ; The young difeafe, that muft fubdue at length, Grows with his growth, and ftrengthens with his ftrength : So, caft and mingled with his very frame,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1796
...inflame, As ftrong or weak the organs of the (rame ; 130 And hence one mafter-paflion in the breajt, Like Aaron's ferpent, fwallows up the reft. As Man,...young difeafe, that muft fubdue at length, 135 Grows with his growth, and ftrergthens with his So, caft and mingled with his very frame, [ftrength ; The...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...flrongor weak the organs of the frame ; And hence cnc mafkr 1'allion in the brcaft, Like Aaron's fcrpent, fwallows up the reft. As man, perhaps, the moment...lurking principle of death ; The young difeafe, that mull fubciuc at length, Grows with his growth, and ftrengthxns with hit So.caft and mingtcdwith his...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...ftream, To fpread his carelefs limbs, amid the cool Of plantane fhades." And hence one MASTER PASSION in the breaft, Like Aaron's ferpent, fwallows up the...young difeafe, that muft fubdue at length, 135 Grows with his growth, and ftrengthens with his ftrength : So, caft and mingl'd with his very frame, The...
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