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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine - Page 363
by John Walker - 1814
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...charity. 360 God loves from whole to parts; but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...stirs the peaceful lake; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds. 365 Another stil5, and still another spreads ; Friend, parent, neighbour, firstit...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...but this must be distinguished from that sordid principle which not only begins but ends in self. ' Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, •As...stirs the peaceful lake ; , The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, * Another still, and still another spreads: ' Krientl, parent, neighbour, first...
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Comments on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher: With an Appendix, Containing ...

John Monck Mason - English drama - 1798 - 467 pages
...Essay on ManGod loves from whole to parts ; but human soul Must rise from individuals to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...stirs the peaceful lake. The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads: Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will...
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Comments on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher: With an Appendix, Containing ...

John Monck Mason - 1798 - 67 pages
...Essay on Man—- God loves from whole to parts; but human soul Must rise from individuals to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...stirs the peaceful lake. The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads: Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...of charity. God loves from whole to parts ; but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake, The center rnov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads; =.' ' ' • —...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...charity. 360 God loves from whole to parts ; but human soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, 365 Another still, and still another spreads ; Friend, parent, neighbour, first...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...of Charity. God loves from "Whole to Parts : But human soul Must rise from Individual to the AVhole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...small pebble stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'da circle strait succeeds , Another, still , and still another spreads ; Friend , parent , neighbour...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 1

1805
...GOD loves from whole to parts ; but human soul " Must rise from individual to the whole. " Self love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, " As the small...the peaceful lake. «' The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, «' Another still, and still another spreads ; " Friend, parent, neighbor, first...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...of charity. God loves from whole to parts : but liuman soul Must rise from individual to the whole. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As...stirs the peaceful lake ; The centre mov'd, a circle straight succeeds, Another still, and still another spreads; Friend, parent, neighbour, first it will...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...Human Wishe«, by Mr. Johnson. knowledge of men and things, expressed with vigour and conciseness. 51. Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake, As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake.* It is observable that this similitude, which is to be found in Silius Italicus, 1. xiii. v. 24, and...
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