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" Know then this truth (enough for man to know) 'Virtue alone is happiness below. "
Essai sur l'homme: poėme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 44
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 3-4

1784
...opinion, that virtue was the foam* bonum of man ; and this opinion has been adopted by Mr. Pope : " Know then this truth, enough for man to know, " Virtue alone is happinefs below." I am rather inclined, notwithftanding, to adopt the qpini"1 of the learned and pious Dr. Young ; namely,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 460 pages
...of Senfe, tie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence. POPI. CHAP. XVI. ON VIRTUE. KNOW thou this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone...Happinefs below." The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only Merit conftant pay receives,...
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An Essay on Punctuation

Joseph Robertson - English language - 1785 - 177 pages
...fpeak to them that know the law) how that the law hath dominion over a man, as long as he liveth f ? Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happinefs below J." This prophetic difcernment not only prefents them the barren profpeft of futurity (a profpect not...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 pages
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, ATale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is Happinefs below," 310 Theonly point where human blifs (lands ftill, Andtaftes the good without the fall to ill; Where...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...the day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their fhame ! Know then this truth (enough for Man to know) " Virtue alone is Happinefs below." 310 The only point wher-j human blifs flands ftill, And' taftes the good without the fall to ill ;...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...for man to know) " Virtue alone js happinefs below." The only point where human blifs (lands (till, And taftes the good without the fall to ill : Where only merit conftant pay receives, Is Weft in what it takes, and what it gives; The joy uncquall'd, if its end...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A Tale, that blends their glory with their fkame 1 Know then this truth {enough for man to know.) ' Virtue...happinefs below.' The only point where human blifs flands flill, And fafles the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit conflant pay receives,...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 304 pages
...and magnificence due to their quality and eminent virtues. VIRTUE THE SOLE FOUNDATION OF HAPPINESS. KNOW then this truth (enough for man to know) Virtue...happinefs below. The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftes the good without the fall to ill; Where Where only Merit conftant pay receives,...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...the day; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A tale, that blends their glory with their fhame! Know then this truth (enough for man to know) " Virtue...happinefs below." The only point where human blifs ftands ftill, And taftcs that good without the fall to ill; 7 Where only merit conftant pay receives,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...the day ; The whole amount of that enormous fame, A talc, that blends their glory with their Ihamt! Know then this truth — (enough for man to know) " Virtue alone is happincfs below." The only point where human blifs (rands flill, And talle« the good without the fall...
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