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" Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would... "
History of Remarkable Conspiracies Connected with European History, During ... - Page 15
by John Parker Lawson - 1829
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830
...such books as these. The motto, I see, is from Pope. I daresay, very much to the purpose. (Reads.) " The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he sport and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops his flowery food, And licks the hand" Bless us, is that...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1820 - 72 pages
...pqge prescrib'd, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know : Or who could ccord, Swear bv the laws of knighthood on my sword....now but Palomon exults with joy ? And ravish'd Ar ? Pleas'd to the la>t, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just ruis'd to shed his blood....
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The Spiritual Quixote: Or, The Summer's Ramble of Mr. Geoffry Wildgoose: A ...

Richard Graves - English fiction - 1774
...of life, or at least of the sense of pain. Mr. Pope has finely described this in his ethic epistles: The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason would he skip and p'ay ? Pleas'd to the last he crops the flow'ry food, .And licks HIP hand just rais'd to shed his Mood....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?' Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais-'d to shed his blood....
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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 243 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer Being here below ? The lamb, thy riot dooms...to-day, Had he thy Reason, would he skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know : Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood....
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to...to-day, Had he thy reason would he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed bis blood. 3....
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...pageprescrib'd, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer, being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms...to-day. Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowr'y food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. O...
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The Angler;: A Poem, in Ten Cantos; Comprising Proper Instructions in the ...

Thomas Pike Lathy - Fishing - 1822 - 231 pages
...prescrib'd, their present state : " From brutes what men, from men what spirits know : " Or who could suffer being here below ? " The lamb thy riot dooms...to-day, " Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ? •will be in vain. You then bring him to land ; or, if you be near enough, fling him on shore. (o)...
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