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" Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire, He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire ; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him... "
Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ... - Página 281
por Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 páginas
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Writing Indian Nations: Native Intellectuals and the Politics of ...

Maureen Konkle - 2004 - 367 páginas
...torment, nor Christian thirsts for gold. (48) Copway leaves out the concluding lines of this stanza: "He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; / But...equal sky, / His faithful dog shall bear him company" (3.110—12). He would have had to edit. Pope writes about the order of the English Enlightenment universe,...
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Slavery and Augustan Literature: Swift, Pope, Gay

Dr Richardson, John A. Richardson - 2004 - 187 páginas
...similar context. He is a person with a properly circumscribed hope: To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks,...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. (Essay on Man, 1.10&-112) The modest heaven described here is the 'safer world' and the 'native land'...
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Headsman Volume 2 the Abbaye Des Vignero

James Fenimore Cooper - 2006 - 356 páginas
...the train, which awaited these arrangements in silent wonder, that it might now approach. Chapter III Go, wiser thou! and in thy scale of sense Weigh thy...such; Say, here he gives too little, there too much; Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust, And say, if man's unhappy, God's unjust. - Pope. It is...
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The Poor Indians: British Missionaries, Native Americans, and Colonial ...

Laura M. Stevens - 2006 - 264 páginas
...lands behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold! To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks,...to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company.6* In this passage Pope links the scientist's hubris with the Indian's naivete, chiding both...
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - 2007
...land behold, No fiends torment, nor Christians thirst for gold! To Be, contents his natural desire, He asks no Angel's wing, no Seraph's fire; But thinks,...equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company. (i, 99-112) This passage is an encyclopedia of intersecting perspectives on indigenous peoples - a...
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The Myth of Sisyphus: Renaissance Theories of Human Perfectibility

Elliott M. Simon - 2007 - 614 páginas
...Essay on Man (Epistle 1.4, 113-14, 121-22), satirizes ihis hvbristic desire lo judge ihe divine order. Go, wiser thou! and in thy scale of sense Weigh thy opinion against Providence . . . Snatch from his hand the balance and the rod. Re-judge his Justice, he the God of God. Alexander...
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