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" What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the life that fills the flood, To that which warbles through... "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 9
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...the bird's sufferings to make us admire its feathers. The fourth line is perfect. What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious im the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...the bird's sufferings to make us admire its feathers. The fourth line is perfect. What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious mi the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

1841
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx'e beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sncacious - . / To thai which warbles through the vernal wood ! The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...it mounts to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass : What modes of sight mal situation, wasie and wild ; A smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 pages
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : T Of smell, the headlong lioness between, A hound sagacious on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the life that fills the flood, 215 To that which warbles through the vernal wood ! The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine, Feels at each thread, and lives...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...it mounts to man's imperial race From the green myriads1 in the peopled grass : What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...have no image in the language more lively than that of the last verse. " To live What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious, on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the...
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An Essay on English Poetry; with notices of the British poets. [Edited by ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 pages
...epithet is a decisive touch, as — " From the green myriads in the peopled grass, What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...it mounts to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass ; What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1848 - 436 pages
...epithet is a decisive touch, as — " From the green myriads in the peopled grass, What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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