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Sivu 84 - Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me.
Sivu 46 - Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly wise, and rudely great: With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest, In doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer...
Sivu 46 - Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all' things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world...
Sivu 17 - Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an Echo to the sense: Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows...
Sivu 16 - Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line : While they ring round the same unvaried chimes, With sure returns of still expected rhymes ; Where'er you find 'the cooling western breeze...
Sivu 83 - What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than hell to shun, That, more than heaven pursue.
Sivu 6 - First follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the same: Unerring Nature, still divinely bright, One clear...
Sivu 15 - Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Sivu 75 - Honour and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honour lies.