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" Thus then to man the voice of nature spake, ' Go, from the creatures thy instructions take : Learn from the birds what food the thickets yield; Learn from the beasts the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive; Learn of the mole... "
Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library - Página 362
1795
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Classical Philology, Volumen16

1921
...Pope's Essay on Man, Ep. Ill, 11. 178-79; Pope, instructing man to profit by the ways of animals, says : Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. Pope's own note refers to and translates Oppian's Halieutica, and there is no indication that he had...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...the boat ahead. PLUTARCH — Whether 'twas rightfully said, Live concealed. (See also BURTON) 7 Leam of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. POPE— Essay on Man. Ep. III. L. 177. g The oars were silver: Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke....
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1924 - 483 páginas
...shell which it continually builds up as it grows. 1. poets feign : eg Pope, Essay on Man, iii. 178, ' Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale.' The Nautilus was formerly supposed to use its webbed dorsal arms as sails. 5. the siren : see note...
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The Golden Galleon

Alfred Fowler - 1924
...mankind to the providence of God, as the true source of all wisdom, says beautifully — Learn of the Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. "It is easy to parody these lines, so as to give them an accommodation and suitableness to the present...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1926 - 271 páginas
...the physic of the field; Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; 175 Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; Learn of the little Nautilus to...the driving gale. Here too all forms of social union find, And hence let Reason, late, instruct Mankind: i&> Here subterranean works and cities see; There...
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Little Folks: A Magazine for the Young

1882
...the physic of the field ; Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; Learn of the little nautilus to...the thin oar and catch the driving gale. ****** Here subterranean works and cities see ; There, towns aerial on the waving tree. Learn each small people's...
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Manual of Conchology, Structural and Systemic; with Illustrations of the ...

1879
...the former Aristotle, .-Elian, Oppian, Athenanis, Pliny — and among modern poets. Pope and Byron. Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale. — POPB. Light as a flake of foam upon the wind, Keel upwards from the deep emerged a shell. Shaped...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen47

1855
...field. Thy arts of building from the bee receive ; Learn of the mole to plough, the worm to weave ; Leam of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gala. Learn each small people's genius — policies — The ant's republic, and the realm of bees :...
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Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Volumen5

Boston Society of Natural History - 1856
...Modern poets have also sung its praises — among others, Pope and Byron; the former writes: — " Learn of the little Nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale." 371 and, as these do not inhabit shells, the membranes, even if they could- be kept erect, could not...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 páginas
...yield ; Learn from the beasts the physic of the field; Thy arts of building from the bee receive; 175 Learn of the mole to plow, the worm to weave; Learn...the driving gale. Here too all forms of social union find, And hence let Reason, late, instruct Mankind: 1 80 Here subterranean works and cities see ; There...
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