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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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A History of Slavery and Its Abolition

Esther Copley - Antislavery movements - 1839 - 674 pages
...humbler heaven, Some safer world, in depths of wood embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold." James Thomson, (born 1700, died 1748,) in his truly beautiful descriptive...
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A Manual of Useful Studies: For the Instruction of Young Persons of Both ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1839 - 262 pages
...short and the second long. This foot is admitted into every place of the line. Example, all Iambics. " Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no christians thirst for gold." Pope. The Trochee is a foot consisting of two syllables, the first long...
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A New System of Phrenology

James Stanley Grimes - Phrenology - 1839 - 320 pages
...humbler heaven; Some safer world in depth of wood embraced, Some happier island in the watery waste, Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold." Some persons have the organ about medium, and if, from extraordinary excitement,...
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The American Exchange and Review, Volume 22

Finance - 1873
...disappear altogether. The natives of Newfoundland have long ago retreated to the "happy hunting-grounds," Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. So, again, in Tasmania, not a trace remains of its once vigorous and unmeroue...
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Englische Studien, Volume 29

Comparative linguistics - 1901
...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 Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...humbler heav'n; Some safer world in depth of woods embrac'd, 105 Some happier island in the watry 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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Literatur und Geschichte: Festschrift fŘr Wulf Koepke zum 70. Geburtstag

Wulf K÷pke - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 364 pages
...humbler heav'n, 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.34 58 Barthold Heinrich Brockes Řbersetzte den "Essay on Man" bereits 1740...
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Inlets of the Soul: Contemporary Fiction in English and the Myth of the Fall

Pierre Franšois - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 321 pages
...humbler heav'n; 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! To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's...
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - History - 2003 - 704 pages
...humble heav'n. Some safer world with depths of wood 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, He thinks, admitted to that equal sky. His injur'd wife will bear him company.''...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...'. Some fafer world in depth of woods embiac'd, Some happier ifland in the wat'ry wafte, Where Haves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Chriftians thirft for gold. To BE content's his natural de-fire, He afks no angel's wing, no feraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to...
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