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" The learn'd is happy Nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Pagina 52
door English poets - 1790
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pagina’s
...the pallion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn 'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the eripple fing, The fot...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...the passion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himself. The learn 'd is 'happy Nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 263 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Jot one will change his neighbour with himfelf : The learn' d is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given ; 26.5 The poor contents him with the care of heayen. •See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...Taught half by reafon, half by mere decfay1, To welcome death, and calmly pafs away. 260 E a Whate'er Whate'er the paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not...of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The fot a hero, lunatic a king ; The ftarving chemift in his golden views Supremely bleft, the...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...half by reafon, half by mere .decay, To welcome death, and calmly pafs away. 260 E i Whate'er Whatever the paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, z65 The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...welcome death, and calmly pals away. a60 E a Whatt'er Whate'er the paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelfy Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, . z63 The poor cqntents him with the care of Heaven. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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Lucinda Osburn: A Novel ...

1787
...Building . • • < LUCINDA OSBURNs ANOVE L. - f N TWO VOLUMES, BY A YOUNG LA I> Y. Whate'er thepaflioa, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his...knows no more; The rich is happy, in the plenty given ; The poor contented with the care of Heaven. VOL. I. — DUBLIN: For i. PRINTED FOR MESSRS. WHITESTONE,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...half by Reafon, half by mere decay, To welcome death, and calmly pafs away. 260 Whate'er the Paflion, knowledge, fame, or pelf,. Not one will change his...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pagina’s
...will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy tha^ he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor cpntents him with the care of Heav'n ? See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The fot...
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Reflection: A Poem, in Four Cantos ...

Fulke Greville - 1790 - 278 pagina’s
...is, " Virtue alone is happinefs below." Yet he elfewhere tells us, (and moft truly) " The leam'd fs happy nature to explore ; " The fool is happy that...knows no more ; " The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n; " The poor contents him (/iitnfelf (hould it not be ?) with the care of heav'n." Nay, the w.ant...
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