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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... "
The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays - Página 7
por Alexander Pope - 1757
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...And Betty's praised for labours not her own. EXTRACTS FROM THE ESSAY ON MAN. MAN'S IGNORANCE. HEAVEN from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, thefr present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know ; Or who could suffer...
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Moral Justice of Universalism: To which is Prefixed a Brief Sketch of the ...

Lewis C. Todd - 1845 - 192 páginas
...existence, Surely so far as nature sheds light upon the future, the British poet was about right: '-iFeaven from all creatures, hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, the present stale." And it is true that the writers of the Old Testament had very little...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volumen4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...matter, soon or late, or here or there ? The blest to-day is as completely so, 75 As who began a thousand years ago. III. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state ; NOTES. ment of the evils and miseries of life ; and ends by saying,...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 páginas
...matter, soon or late, or here or there ? The blest today is as completely so, 75 As who began a thousand years ago. III. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer...
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Romanticism and Anthony Trollope: A Study in the Continuities of Nineteenth ...

L. J. Swingle - 1990 - 299 páginas
...limits of human understanding. It has affinities with Alexander Pope's argument in An Essay on Man that "Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of Fate, / All but the page prescrib'd, their present state" (I, 77-78). Men suffer, as Pope reminds us, from pride, "reas'ning...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 páginas
...imperfect, Heav'n in fault; Say rather, Man's as perfect as he ought: Pope POETRY QUOTATIONS Pope 63 EL-4 A Red, Red prescrib'd, their present state: (Fr. Epistle I) 64 Oh blindness to the future! kindly giv'n, That...
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Candide and Related Texts

Voltaire, David Wootton - 2000 - 190 páginas
...late, or here or there? The blest today is as completely so, As who began a thousand years ago. 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...
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Probability Moon

Nancy Kress - 2002 - 320 páginas
...Now Available in Hardcover from Tor Books Turn the page for a preview of Nancy Kress 's latest Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state. — ALEXANDER POPE, "AN ESSAY ON MAN" PROLOGUE MARS July, 2168 Bellington...
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Paranoia and Modernity: Cervantes to Rousseau

John Farrell - 2006 - 341 páginas
...without it we would be even more miserable than we are. Ignorance is another indispensable resource. Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer...
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The Reception of Blake in the Orient

Steve Clark, Masashi Suzuki - 2006 - 360 páginas
...appropriation) of Pope here, who in the Essay on Man invokes an absolute and infinitely unknowable beyond: Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state [. . .] The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day Had he thy reason,...
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