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" The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, The poor contents him with the care of Heaven. "
Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry - Page 205
edited by - 1791
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An Essay on Man: In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II.

Alexander Pope - 1733 - 26 pages
...happy, that he knows no more; i The Rich are happy the Plenty given • '. . ' ' The Poor content« him with the Care of Heaven. See the blind Beggar dance, the Cripple fing, The Sot a Hero, I^unatic a King, The ftarving Chymift in his golden Views Supreamly bleft, thé Poet in*...
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - 1736 - 64 pages
...the Pajpon, Knowledge, Fame, or Pelf, Not one will change his Neighbour with himfelf. The Learn'd are happy, Nature to explore ; The Fool is happy, that he knows no more ; The Rich are happy in the Plenty given ; The Poor contents him with the Care of Heaven. See ! the blind Beggar...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ..., Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745 - 432 pages
...Nature to explore j The Fool is happy, that he knows no more, The Rich are happy in the Plenty giv'n : The Poor contents him with the Care of Heaven. See the blind Beggar dance, the Cripple (ing, The Sot a Hero, Lunatick a King, : :, .v.-.i" The ftarvingChymift in his golden VieTfs .- .r...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745 - 426 pages
...or Acquirement upon which each values himfelf, and builds up a Sort of Happinefs : The Learn'd are happy, Nature to explore ; The Fool is happy, that he knows no more, The Rich are happy in the Plenty giv'n : The Poor contents him with the Care of Heaven. See the blind Beggar...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 274 pages
...the Paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, . The fool is happy that...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fmg,...
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Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 374 pages
...with great elegance concluded his defcription with the fame figure with which he fet out. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, . 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 272 pages
...the Paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the penty giv'n, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Hcav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 378 pages
...wants, ftailtics, ^ijd paffions, proves the beft expedient to wean EP. II. ESSAYONMA N. 79 The learn 'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple Cng,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 234 pages
...the Paffion, knowledge, fame, or pelf, Not one will change his neighbour with himfelf. The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...he knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty giv'n, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fmg,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1760 - 402 pages
...great moment, the general thefis, That God makes ///, at every Jlep, predufiivt of Good. The learn' d is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy that...knows no more ; The rich is happy in the plenty given, 265 The poor contents him with the care of Heav'n. See the blind beggar dance, the cripple fing, The...
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