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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 224
by Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...began, Alike the busy and the gay, But flutter through life's little day. Gray, Ode on the Spring. Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return. Pape,EMin. 19. All men think all men mortal but themselves. Young NT i. 424. From Marlborough's eyes...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 8

Great Britain - 1868
...— the general good : See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again : All forms that perish other forms supply ; By turns we...Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise and break, and to that sea return. i III! Nothing is foreign, parts relate to whole ; One all-extending,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 8

Great Britain - 1868
...— the general good : See dying vegetables life sustain, SŤa life dissolving vegetate again : All forms- that perish other forms supply ; By turns we...like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise and break, and to that M* return. ' Nothing is foreign, parts relate to wholo ; One all-extending,...
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Flosculi cheltonienses: a selection from the Cheltenham college prize poems ...

Cheltenham College - College verse - 1868 - 455 pages
...still — the general 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 that sea return. Nothing is foreign ; parts relate the whole ;...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...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 Nothing is foreign : Parts relate to whole...
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The Great Chain of Being and Italian Phenomenology

A.A. Bello - History - 1981 - 348 pages
...this connection Kant might have quoted Pope again, for their thoughts are essentially the same: All forms that perish other forms supply, (By turns we catch the vital breath, and die) Like bubbles on a sea of matter born, They rise, they break, and to the sea return.24 And Kant did quote: Who sees...
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Vision and Disenchantment: Blake's Songs and Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads

Heather Glen, Senior Lecturer Faculty of English Cambridge University and Fellow of New Hall Heather Glen - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 399 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 that sea return.32 But in Wordsworth's confrontation of the end...
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The Daring Muse: Augustan Poetry Reconsidered

Margaret Anne Doody, Professor of English Margaret Anne Doody - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 288 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 that sea return. Nothing is foreign; Parts relate to whole. (Essay...
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Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity

Charles Taylor - Philosophy - 1992 - 601 pages
...still, the general 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 that sea return. Nothing is foreign: Parts relate to whole; One...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1990 - 464 pages
...annual elections end, there slavery begins." THESE great men, in this respect, should be, once a year "Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return."13 This will teach them the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation,...
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