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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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824 - 384 pages
...humbler heaven — Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, 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 ':' his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...humbler 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, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no seraph's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...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, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...hunibler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 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, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wings, no seraph's...
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The Mysteries of St. Clair; Or, Mariette Mouline ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 624 pages
...humbler Heaven. Some safer world, in depths of woods embraced , Some happier island in the wat'ry waste ; Where slaves once more their native land behold , No fiends torment, — no christians thirst for gold." Pop*. ^ THE departing rays of the setting sun, glorious to behold as at...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 270 pages
...humbler heav'n ; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 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, contents his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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 thirst for gold. To be content 's his natural desire ; He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...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 thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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