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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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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

English poetry - 1912 - 537 pages
...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 the vernal wood? The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

Percy Adams Hutchison - English poetry - 1912 - 537 pages
...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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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 858 pages
...it mounts to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass; What modes of sight se lips, and life's pale light 220 Flashed through those limbs, so late he smell, the headlong lioness between, 213 And hound sagacious on the tainted green: Of hearing, from...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam: Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious age, / To that which warbles through the vernal wood: 216 The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine ! Feels...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...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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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...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 the vernal wood: The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine ! Feels at...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...mounts, to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass : 210 What modes of sight ar smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious nce makes more lasting acquisitions than valor, and that sloth has rui To that which warbles through the venial wood : 216 The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels...
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Popular Fallacies Explained and Corrected: (with Copious References to ...

Alfred Seabold Eli Ackermann - Common fallacies - 1923 - 984 pages
...194. " The blind mole casts copp'd hills toward heaven." Pericles, I., i., 99. " What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, the mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam." — Pope, "Essay on Man." " A Mole is a little beast somewhat like unto a mouse. And he is damned in...
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The Catholic Tradition in English Literature

George Carver - American literature - 1926 - 467 pages
...mounts to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass: 210 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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