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" 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... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ... - Page 178
by John Dryden - 1808
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The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis:: And of Aulus Persius Flaccus

Juvenal - 1735 - 296 pages
...theft, ''tit not much matter what we want bejides; Jtr me tave already enough to make us happy. LOOK round the Habitable World, how few Know their own Good ; or knowing it, purfue. HowvoidofReafonare our Hopes and Fears! What in the Conduct of our Life appears So well defign'd,...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Rob Steele - 1740
...round the habitable World, hciufrw Know their oiun Cood, or knowing it purfue ? Ho<w -void of Reafon are our Hopes and Fears ! What in the Conduct of our Life appears So ivell dejign d. fo luckily begun, But, iL'hen we have our Wi/h, lue iKifh undone ? EVEN the Men that...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - 1760
...tbefe, it is not much matter what we want bejides ; for we have already enough to make us happy. LOOK round the habitable world, how few Know their own good; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears! What in the conduft of our life appears So well...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...is not much matter what •we want bejides ; for we have already enough to make us happy. X 2 LOOK round the habitable world, how few Know their own good ; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears! What in the conduct of our life appears So well...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 35

1766
...Review, yo). xi. p. 501. : Section xiii opens with the following motto, from Dryden's Juvenal : ' Look rou.nd, the habitable world, how few Know their own good ; or knowing it, purfue. .How void of realbn are our hopes and fears! What in the conrluftof our life appears So well...
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The Life of John Buncle: Esq; Containing Various Observations and ...

Thomas Amory - 1766
...righteoufnefs, and the punifhment of wickednefs unto a future flate of cxiftence. SECTION SEGTION XIII. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good ; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears 1 What in the conduct of our life appears So well...
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The life of John Buncle, Esq: containing various observations and ..., Volume 1

Thomas Amory - 1766 - 532 pages
...righteoufnefs, and the puniflimcnt of wickednefs unto a future ftate of cxiftence. SECTION XIII. ' Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good ; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears ! What in the conduft of our life appears ( So well...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...thefe, it is not much matter iahat iut want be/ides ; for we have already enough to make us happy. LOOK round the habitable world, how few Know their own good; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears ! What in the condud of our life appears So well...
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The Life of John Buncle, Esq: Containing Various Observations and ...

Thomas Amory - 1770
...Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good; or knowing it, purfue. How void of reafon are our hopes and fears ! What in the conduct of our life appears So well defign'd, fo luckily begun, But, when we have our wifh, wewifh undone ? The tenth Satire of Juvenal....
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The World, by Adam Fitz-Adam, Volume 1

1776
...12, 1753. — — " Pauci dignofcere poflunt " Vera bona, atque illis multum diverfa."— Juv. Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, purfue. IT is a common obfervation, that though happinefs is every man's aim, and though it is generally...
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