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Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine

DMI number:
30521
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 1.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine
Last Line:
My footstool earth my canopy the skies
Poem Genre / Form:
Epistle and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Nature and Virtue / vice[pride]
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man Epistle I. Twickenham edition III i.
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Awake my St John leave all meaner things
Last Line:
One truth is clear whatever is is right
Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
First Line:
Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine
Last Line:
Alike in what it gives and what denies
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [N26098]
Page No(s):
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [T136739] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.335
Poem Title:
Pride.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [T136740] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.213
Poem Title:
Pride.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope