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Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 21
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...play-thing gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, garters, gold, amufe his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd NOTES. for thofe of the fame kind, confefledly larger, and infinitely more eminent, in another. To...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806
...play-thing gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, garters, gold, amufe his riper ftage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd NOTES. for thofe of the fame kind, confefledly larger, and infinitely more eminent, in another. •...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...And heads and pray'r-hooks are the toys of age : t80 Pleas'd with this hauhle still, as that oefore, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that heautify our days; Each want of happiness hy hope supplied, 285 And each...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor...is o'er. Meanwhile, opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days ; Each want of happiness hy hope supplied, And each vacuity...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age : Pleas'd with this hauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor...is o'er. Meanwhile, opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days , Each want of happiness by hope supplied, And each vacuity...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...amuse his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age; Pleas'd with- this bauble still, as that before; Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor...is o'er. Mean-while opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days; Each want of happiness by hope supply'cl, And each vacuity...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...riper stage, And beads and f rayer-books are the toys of age : 281} Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before; 'Till tir'd he sleeps, and Life's...is o'er. Meanwhile Opinion gilds with varying rays Those painted clouds that beautify our days: Each want of happiness by Hope supply'd, And each vacuity...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite : Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and pray'r-books are the toys of age : 280 Pleas'd with this bauble still, as that before, Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...amuse his riper stage, N And cards and counters are the toys of age ; Fleas'd with this bauble still, as that before , Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's...o'er. Meanwhile opinion gilds, with varying rays, Those painted clouds that beautify our days ; Each want of happiness by hope siipply'd, And each vacuity...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...riper stage ; And beads and pray'r-books are the toysof age : 280 J'leas'-d with this bauble still, as that before; Till tir'd he sleeps, and life's poor play is o'er ! Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, 275 And each vacuity of sense by pride : These build as...
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