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But just disease to luxury succeeds,
And ev'ry death its own avenger breeds.

But just disease to luxury succeeds,
And ev'ry death its own avenger breeds.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Disease Quotes,
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The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Sound Quotes,
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Our proper bliss depends on what we blame.

Our proper bliss depends on what we blame.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Blame Quotes,
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'Tis with our judgments as our watches, none
Go just alike, yet each believes his own.

'Tis with our judgments as our watches, none
Go just alike, yet each believes his own.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Judgment Quotes,
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See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,
And mounts exulting on triumphant wings:
Short is his read more

See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,
And mounts exulting on triumphant wings:
Short is his joy; he feels the fiery wound,
Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Pheasants Quotes,
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Here, thou, great Anna! whom three realms obey,
Dost sometimes counsel take--and sometimes tea.

Here, thou, great Anna! whom three realms obey,
Dost sometimes counsel take--and sometimes tea.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Tea Quotes,
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Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Happiness Quotes,
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Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.

Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Disappointment Quotes,
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A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Work Quotes,
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