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An Essay On Man In Four Epistles: Epistle 1

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To Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke
Awake, my St. John! leave all meaner things
To low ambition, and the pride of kings.
Let us (since life can little more supply
Than just to look about us and to die)
Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man;
A mighty maze! but not without a plan;
A wild, where weeds and flow'rs promiscuous shoot;
Or garden, tempting with forbidden fruit.
Together let us beat this ample field,

Try what the open, what the covert yield;
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Oduro Bright Amoh 04 December 2015

A profound essay with deep and intriguing philosophy. I love it

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