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" Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it pursue. "
The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ... - Sida 263
efter John Dryden - 1767
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 sidor
...thunder the reply. Begone ! forever leave this happy sphere : For perjur'd lovers have no mansions here. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue. Happiness — does not consist so much in outward circumstances and personal gratifications,...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 sidor
...against the light. All men knew God, and, knowing, disobeyed ; And gloried to insult him — to his face. Look round— the habitable world, how few — Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue I 'Tie all men's office— to speak patience- To those lhat toil— undnr a load of sorrow....
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Literature, Ancient and Modern: With Specimens

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1845 - 336 sidor
...to benefit the cause of morals. The following is an extract from his celebrated tenth satire : — " Look round the habitable world ; how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue ! How void of reason are our hopes and fears ! What, in the conduct of our life, appears So...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 sidor
...been avoided. But such mistakes are not new ; history is full of the errors of states and princes. "Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!" Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble...
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Notes and Queries

1851
...true light, or good or evil see.' " But," he added, musing, " what is Dryden's ? lia ! I have it : " ' Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue.' " This is indeed the language of a poet; it is better than the original." The great majority...
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Selections from the Poetry of Dryden: Including His Plays and Translations

John Dryden - 1852 - 350 sidor
...vanquish' d Hannibal without doors wait, Too burly arid too big to pass my narrow gate. The Tenth Satire. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good ; or knowing it, pursue. How void of reason are our hopes and fears ! What in the conduct of our life appears So well...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 sidor
...been avoided. But such mistakes are not new; history is full of the errors of states and princes. " Look round the habitable world, — how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue ! " Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volym 3–4

Spectator The - 1853
...Gangem, panel dignoscere possunt Vera bona, atque illls multum diversa, remotti Erraris nebula JUv. SAT. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue. DHTDEN. IN my last Saturday's paper (No. 201,) 1 laid down some thoughts upon devotion in general,...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 sidor
...Well-doing is my wealth; Mymind to me an empire is, While grace affordeth health. South u-fU. Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue! How void of reason are our hopes and fears! What in the conduct of pur life appears So well...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1854
...pauci dignoscere possunt Vera bona, atque illis multum diversa, remota Erroris nebula JCV. SAT. X. 1. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue. CEYDES. IN my last Saturday's paper* I laid down some thoughts upon devotion in general, and...
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