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Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine

DMI number:
34084
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 1.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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First Line:
Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine
Last Line:
Alike in what it gives and what denies
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Philosophical enquiry
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Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man Epistle I. Twickenham edition III i.
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Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [N8984] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.159-161
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Chap. IV. The Perfection of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
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Alexander Pope
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pp.159-161
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
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Pope.
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Alexander Pope
Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [N9010] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.142-144
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Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [T105845] [ecco]
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pp.159-161
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [T105846] [ecco]
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pp.159-161
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [T186924] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [T204988] [ecco]
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pp.159-161
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
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Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
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Exercises in elocution selected from various authors [T71552] [ecco]
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pp.159-161
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
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Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
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Page No(s):
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
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Page No(s):
pp.144-146
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
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Alexander Pope
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pp.144-146
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Chap. IV. The Perfection Of Human Nature.
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Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope