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" Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no end: Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot: Or, meteor-like, flame lawless through the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd. "
An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ... - Pagina 10
di Alexander Pope - 1736 - 32 pagine
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English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a ..., Volume 3

Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner - 1874
...noticed. I hardly yet have learn'd To insinuate, flatter, bow and bend my knee (SHAKSP., Rich. II. 4, 1.). Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot (POPE, Essay on M. 2, 63.). I've sent our trustiest friend To see and sift him (BuL\v., Richel 5, 2.)....
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Pope et Voltaire: "An essay on man" (1734), "Discours en vers sur l'homme ...

Otto Duch‚teau - 1875 - 56 pagine
...motion, acts the soŻl : ,,Reason's comparing balance rules the whole. ,,Man, but for that, no action could attend, ,,And, but for this, were active to...spot, ,,To draw nutrition, propagate. and rot."*) (…p. II, v. 59-0;? ,,The rising tempest**) puts in act the soul, ,,Parts it may ravage, but preserves...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 pagine
...truth, in endless error hurl'd ; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! J Epistle ii. Line 13. Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot. Epistle ii. Line 63. On life's vast ocean diversely we sail, Reason the card, but passion is the gale....
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Pope. Essay on man, ed. by M. Pattison

Alexander Pope - 1878
...motion, acts the soul; Reason's comparing balance rules the whole. 60 Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no...nutrition, propagate, and rot: Or, meteor-like, flame lawless thro' the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd. Most strength the moving principle...
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History of the Town of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass: From the ...

William Dodge Herrick - 1878 - 535 pagine
...not fail of being honored. But the man who has no other ambition, than to be, as Pope says, " Fixed like a plant, on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate and rot," will have little to comfort himself or others, while he lives, and dying will not be regretted. Gardner...
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Pope's Essay on man, ed., with annotations &c. by J. Hunter

Alexander Pope - 1879
...whole. 60 Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no end : Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot ; Or, meteor-like, flame lawless through the void, 65 Destroying others, by himself destroyed. Most strength the moving principle...
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The Journal of Elizabeth Lady Holland: (1791-1811)

Lady Elizabeth Vassall Fox Holland - 1908
...my taste, is too uneven. The columns are squat and clumsy. The inhabitants are savage and ignorant. Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot, seems exactly their state. The cicerone assured us that in one of the temples there was a prodigious...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 40

1910
...of motion, acts the soul; Reason's comparing balance rules the whole. Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no...nutrition, propagate, and rot : Or, meteor-like, flame lawless thro' the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd. Most strength the moving principle...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 761 pagine
...Man is practis'd in disguise. He cheats the most discerning eyes. 3053 (fay: Fables. Introduction. Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus...
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The Handbook of Quotations

1913 - 250 pagine
...of motion, acts the soul ; Reason's comparing balance rules the whole. Man, but for that, no action could attend, And, but for this, were active to no...nutrition, propagate, and rot; Or, meteor-like, flame lawless thro' the void, Destroying others, by himself destroy'd. Silence; see Quiet. O, my Antonio,...
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