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Ode On Solitude

Rating: 3.5

Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Content to breathe his native air,
In his own ground.

Whose heards with milk, whose fields with bread,
Whose flocks supply him with attire,
Whose trees in summer yield him shade,
In winter fire.

Blest! who can unconcern'dly find
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Sunil Arora 29 September 2009

Beautifully penned, the real taste of life. But is there a man such like?

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Wenjun Liu 21 January 2015

Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented let me dye; Steal from the world, and not a stone Tell where I lye. What a peaceful way of life.

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Read this poem in my school days.this lovely peaceful poem still haunts me! Perhaps I am also of the same mind! I have spent my life not seeking personal attention and very often think on these lines.This great poet has influenced my way of life I can say!

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Akachukwu Lekwauwa 27 May 2015

this is exactly the way most people wish both to live and to die, but very few attain it. I've heard about Pope from another Poet, now i am reading Pope.

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James Corro 26 May 2016

A great poem about what should we desire in this life.

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Pallab Chaudhury 17 June 2020

Fabulous and ever-green! One of the most inspiring poems...

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Mahtab Bangalee 25 February 2020

Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented let me dye; Steal from the world, and not a stone Tell where I lye........// beautiful solitude feelings// greatly written

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Megha 30 January 2019

Fabulous

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alexander bistley 04 June 2018

What i wantttt summary not poem dicto at all

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Kevin Frobisher 22 May 2018

I feel suicidal now ??

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