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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... "
Nugæ metricæ [selections from the English poets, with Lat. tr.] by sir H.H ... - Page 16
1839
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below ? 80 The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy...last he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh ! blindness to the future ! kindly giv'n, '5 Thateach may fill the...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...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...last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh blindness to the future! kindly giv'n, That each may fill the circle...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...states From brutes what men , i'rom men what spirits. ( know, Or who could suffer being here below ?' The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy...skip and play?' Pleas'd to the last , he crops the flr>w'iy food , And licks the hand just rais'ci to shed his blood. Oh bliudness to the future! kindly...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...what spirits know ; Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to day ; Had he thy reason would he skip and play ? Pleas'd...last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh ! blindness to the future ! kindly giv'n, 85 That each may fill the...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

1804
...one can never examine it, but with the same admiration, " The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed 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." After having paused over such fine...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being bete below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy...he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flgw'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh blindness to the future! kindly...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...malheureux ? Quand un Fran^ais & un Anglais pensent de meme, il faut bien qu'ils ayent raison."* ( • 5. The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy...skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. f The tenderness of this striking image,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...malheureux ? Quand un Francais & un Anglais pensent de meme, il faut bien qu'ils ayent raison."* 5i The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed 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.f...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...from men what spirits know ; Or who could suffer heing here helow? The lamh thy riot dooms to hleed 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 hlood. Oh ! hlindness to the future ! kindly...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...ear, we never examine it but with undiminished admiration. " The lamb, thy riot dooms to bleed 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 raised to shed his blood." After pausing on the last two fine...
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