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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 Book of Nature, Volume 3

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1826
...vol. ip 391. Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, Some happier island in the watry waste ; Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. The tradition which describes the hades, or invisible world, as seated...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827 - 290 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, content.s his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 262 pages
...heav'n* : Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd', Some happier island in the ivatr'y waste' ; Where slaves once more their native land behold', No fiends torment', no Christians thirst for gold*. 5 To BE', contents his natural desirs* ; He asks no angel's wing', no...
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Life of Arthur Lee, LL. D.: Joint Commissioner of the United ..., Volume 2

Richard Henry Lee - United States - 1829 - 416 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 content 'a his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...humbler heaven ; Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, , the spinner, the weaver, the fuller, the dresser, with many Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 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 wings, no seraph's...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...humbler heaven ; •Some safer world in depth of woods embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's...
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - Human information processing - 1830 - 732 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." The organ is established. 18. — WONDER. THIS organ is situated immediately...
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The Philosophy of a Future State

Thomas Dick - Future life - 1831 - 276 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, — And thinks, admitted to yon equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear...
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Select [Backhouse] family memoirs

James Backhouse - Society of Friends - 1831 - 384 pages
...States men ; she alluded to these lines of Pope, in relation to the imaginary Heaven of Indians. ' Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment; no Christians thirst for gold.1 " -And added, in reference to some who profess to be Christians : " They...
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