By Alexander Pope, Esq. Pope, Alexander, Table of contents Add to bookbag How to cite. And books for Mead, and butterflies for Sloane. Page 76 Think we all these are for himself? What brought Sir Visto's ill-got wealth to waste? And needs no rod but Ripley with a rule.
Bids Bubo build, and sends him such a guide: That never coxcomb reach'd magnificence! Yet shall my lord your just, your noble rules Shall call the winds thro' long arcades to rore, Page 78 Something there is more needful than expence,. A light, which in yourself you must perceive; Jones and Le Notre have it not to give. He gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, Page 79 Or helps th' ambitious hill the heav'ns to scale,.
Still follow sense, of ev'ry art the soul, A work to wonder at—perhaps a STOW. Page 80 Or cut wide views thro' mountains to the plain, You'll wish your hill or shelter'd seat again. Nor in an hermitage set Dr. With silver-quiv'ring rills maeander'd o'er— Page 81 Thro' his young woods how pleas'd Sabinus stray'd,. So proud, so grand; of that stupendous air, The whole, a labour'd quarry above ground, Page 83 The suffring eye inverted nature sees,.
Trees cut to statues, statues thick as trees; Un-water'd see the drooping sea-horse mourn, Hopkins, G. Keats, J. Lawrence, D. Masters, E. Sandburg, C. Sassoon, S. Whitman, W. Wordsworth, W. Yeats, W. Roosevelt, T. Stein, G. Stevenson, R. Wells, H. Complete Poetical Works. Epistle III. Of the Use of Riches. That it is known to few, most falling into one of the extremes, Avarice or Profusion.
Stein, G. Stevenson, R. Wells, H. Complete Poetical Works. Epistle III. Of the Use of Riches. That it is known to few, most falling into one of the extremes, Avarice or Profusion. The point discussed, whether the invention of money has been more commodious or pernicious to mankind. That Riches, either to the Avaricious or the Prodigal, cannot afford happiness, scarcely necessaries.
That Avarice is an absolute frenzy, without an end or purpose. Conjectures about the motives of avaricious men. That the conduct of men, with respect to Riches, can only be accounted for by the Order of Providence, which works the general good out of extremes, and brings all to its great end by perpetual revolutions. How a Miser acts upon principles which appear to him reasonable. How a Prodigal does the same. The due medium and true use of riches.
The Man of Ross. The fate of the Profuse and the Covetous, in two examples; both miserable in life and in death. Characters given according to the rank of men of the world, v. And some reason for it, v. Educa tion alters the nature, or at least character, of many, v. Actions, passions, opinions, man ners, humours, or principles, all subject to change. No judging by nature, from v. Instanced in the ex traordinary character of Clodio, v. A cau tion against mistaking second qualities for first, which will destroy all possibility of the knowlege of mankind, v.
Examples of the strength of the ruling passion, and its continuation to the last breath, v. After v. Page 12 VER. Caesar himself would tell you he was beat. The mighty Czar what mov'd to wed a punk? The mighty Czar would tell you he was drunk. Page 16 In the former editions, v. Nature well known, no Miracles remain. All Digital Collections Login. Moral essays: in four epistles. By Alexander Pope, Esq.
Pope, Alexander, Table of contents Add to bookbag How to cite. Men may be read, as well as books, too much. There's some peculiar in each leaf and grain, Page 6 Shall only man be taken in the gross? Page 7 Nor will life's stream for observation stay,. And ev'ry child hates Shylock, tho' his soul Page 8 At half mankind when gen'rous Manly raves,.
All see 'tis vice, and itch of vulgar praise. Page 9 Catius is ever moral, ever grave,. He thanks you not, his pride is in picquette, New-market-fame, and judgment at a bett. Page 11 To ease the soul of one oppressive weight, Who does a kindness, is not therefore kind; Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, The few that glare, each character must mark, Page 12 Must then at once the character to save Ask why from Britain Caesar would retreat?
A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn; Page 13 Wise, if a minister; but, if a king,.