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" Vain, wretched creature, how art thou misled To think thy wit these godlike notions bred! These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropp'd from heaven, and of a nobler kind. "
Treatise Upon the Authenticity of the Scriptures and the Truth of the ... - Page 17
by Jacob Bryant - 1793 - 227 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...reward. Thus man, by his own strength, to heav'n would And would not be oblig'd to God for more, [soar, Vain, wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think thy wit these god-like notions bred ! 65 These truths are not the product of thy mind,But dropt from heav'n, and of a nobler kind. Revcal'd...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...reward. Thus man, by his own strength, to heav'n would And would not be oblig'd to God for more. [soar, Vain, wretched creature! how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from hnr'n, and of a nobler kind. Reveal'd religion first inform'd thy sight, And Reason saw...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...Dryden. Thus man by his own strength to heav'u would soar, And would not b« oblig'd to God for more : Vain, wretched creature, how art thou misled. To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from heav'n, and of a nobler kind: Revcal'd religion first inform'd thy sight, And reason saw...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...reward. Thus man, by his own strength, to Heav'n would And would not be oblig'd to God for more, [soar, Vain, wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think...thy wit these god-like notions bred ! These truths arc not the product of thy mind, But dropt from Heav'n, and of a nobler kind. Reveal'd Religion first...
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The Works of John Dryden,: Religio laici, or a Layman's Faith, an epistle ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...reward. Thus man by his own strength to heaven would soar, And would not be obliged to (iod for more. Vain wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from heaven, and of a nobler kind. Revealed religion first informed thy sight, And reason saw...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...reward. Thus man, by his own strength, to Heav'n would And would not be oblig'd to God for more, [soar, Vain, wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from Heav'n, and of a nobler kind. Reveal'd Religion first inform'd thy sight, And Reason saw...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...reward. Thus man by his own strength to heaven would soar, And would not be obliged to < iod for more. Vain wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from heaven, and of a nobler kind. Revealed religion first informed thy sight, And reason saw...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 10

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...reward Thus man by his own strength to heaven would soar, And would not be obliged to (iod for more. Vain wretched creature, how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from heaven, and of a nobler kind. Revealed religion first informed thy sight, And reason saw...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...good.rcward. Thus man by hi; own strength to Heaven would soar; And would not be obligM to God for more. Vain wretched creature ! how art thou misled, To think...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from heaven, and of a nobler kind. Reveal'd religion first inform'd thy sight, And reason saw...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...reward. Thus man, by his own strength, to Heaven would And would not be obligM to God for more. [soar. Vain, wretched creature ! how art thou misled, To...These truths are not the product of thy mind, But dropt from Heaven, and of a nobler kind. Reveal'd Religion first inform'd thy sight, And Reason saw...
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