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" Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below. "
Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 44
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volumes 23-24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1911
...of the Bible old. — Emerson. The childhood shows the man As the morning shows the day. — Milton. Know then this truth (enough for man to know), "Virtue alone is happiness below." — Pope. For truth has such a face and such a mien, As to be lov'd needs only to...
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The Railway Conductor, Volume 32

Railroad conductors - 1915 - 1070 pages
...me of that which benefits him nothing, but which makes me poor indeed." Alexander Pope adds another: "Know then this truth, enough for man to know, Virtue alone is happiness below." There Is joy in life. We live, we move, we have our being. We enter life helpless...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their shame! vII. Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) 'Virtue alone is Happiness below.' 310 The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the...
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Essays and Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - Literary Collections - 1984 - 1544 pages
...things for such occasions. You must not pitch your flight higher than the pennywhistle elevation of s of a devo happiness below." Either this, or declamatory verse, — or something patriodc, or something satirical,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...in others' breath, (Fr. Epistle IV) 85 An honest man's the noblest work of God. (Fr. Epistle IV) 86 Know then this truth (enough for man to know) "Virtue alone is happiness below." (Fr. Epistle IV) NU The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace 87 There are (I...
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The Sacred Foundations of Justice in Islam: The Teachings of ʻAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib

M. Ali Lakhani, Reza Shah-Kazemi, Leonard Lewisohn - Religion - 2006 - 176 pages
...in Christianity. Pope's verses on the metaphysical source of 'virtue' in this regard merit citation: Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below'. The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall...
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Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-up Idealists

Susan Neiman - Philosophy - 2008 - 467 pages
...crown Weak, foolish man! Will Heaven reward us there With the same trash mad mortals wish for here? Know then this truth (enough for man to know) "Virtue alone is happiness below." Kant loved to quote Pope in his lectures, and we know his life was austere — two...
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