John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Alexander Pope. (16881744) 3609
I am his Highness dog at Kew; Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?
On the Collar of a Dog. 3610
There, take (says Justice), take ye each a shell: We thrive at Westminster on fools like you; T was a fat oyster,live in peace,adieu. 1
Verbatim from Boileau. 3611
Father of all! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord.
The Universal Prayer. Stanza 1. 3612
Thou great First Cause, least understood.
The Universal Prayer. Stanza 2. 3613
And binding Nature fast in fate, Left free the human will.
The Universal Prayer. Stanza 3. 3614
And deal damnation round the land.
The Universal Prayer. Stanza 7. 3615
Teach me to feel anothers woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me. 2
The Universal Prayer. Stanza 10. 3616
Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound.
Ode on Solitude. 3617
Thus let me live, unseen, unknown, Thus unlamented let me die; Steal from the world, and not a stone Tell where I lie.
Ode on Solitude. 3618
Vital spark of heavenly flame! Quit, O quit this mortal frame!
The Dying Christian to his Soul. 3619
Hark! they whisper; angels say, Sister spirit, come away!
The Dying Christian to his Soul.