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" See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply; (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ... - Page 222
by Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
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Filth: Dirt, Disgust, And Modern Life

William A. Cohen, Ryan Johnson - History - 2005 - 317 pages
...in Pope's "Essay on Man": See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply (By turns we...breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter born, They rise, they break, and to that sea return. Nothing is foreign: Parts relate to whole. One...
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Florida: Leading the Transformation of American Politics

Max Linn - 2006
...commands should reflect that in a short time he will have to obey." —Cicero "Representatives should be like bubbles on the sea of matter borne. They rise, they break, and to that sea return. This will teach them the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation, without which...
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Looking for Hamlet

Marvin W. Hunt - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 256 pages
...still, the gen'ral Good. See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply, (By turns we...breath and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter born, They rise, they break, and to the sea return. This logic reminds us of Hamlet's meditations on...
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - Literary Criticism - 2007
...still, the gen'ral Good. See dying vegetables life sustain, 15 See life dissolving vegetate again: All forms that perish other forms supply, (By turns we...breath, and die) Like bubbles on the sea of Matter born, They rise, they break, and to that sea return. 20 3 . Nothing is foreign: Parts relate to whole;...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...annual elections end, there slavery begins." These great men, in this respect, should be, once a year corporated This will teach them the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation, without which...
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