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" Yet simple Nature to his hope has given, Behind the cloud-topt hill, an humbler heaven; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians... "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 6
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776
...woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier ifland in the watry wafte, 4 ESSAY ON •MAN. .] Where flaves ones more their native land, behold, No fiends torment,...Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural dcfire, He a.fks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal fty, His faithful...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier ifland in the wat'ry wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment,...Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, Jle alks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal Iky, His faithful...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier island in the wat'ry-waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be content's his natural desire : He asks no angel's wing, no seraph'9...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Some fafer world, in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier if] and in the wat'ry wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment,...Chriftians thirft for gold. To be•, contents his natural defire, jojj He afks no angel's wing, or feraph's fire, But thinks, admitted to that equal fky, His...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier ifland in the watery wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment,...Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, Ke afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; no But thinks, admitted to that equal flcy, His...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier ifland in the watery wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gCld. To Be, contents his natural defire, He aflcs no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; no But thinks,...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...Some Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd/ Some happier ifland in the watry wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft ifor gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 460 pages
...Some fafer world in depth of woods embrac'd. Some happier ifland in the wat'ry wafte, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment,...Chriftians thirft for gold. To Be, contents his natural defire, He afes no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire': But thinks, admitted to chat equal iky, His faithful...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...Some happier ifland in the watry wafte, Some fafer world, in depth of woods embrac'd, Where flaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To be content's his natural defire, He afks no angel's wing, no feraph's fire, But thinks, admitted to that...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...Some fafcr world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier ifland in the wat'ry wafte ; Where flaves d courts, withdraw your blaze ! Ye little ftars !...diminifh'd rays. B. And what? no monument, infcriptio defire ||, He afks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal flcy, His...
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