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" As Eastern priests in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the sun. Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule — Then drop into thyself, and be a fool! "
La Belle Assemblée - Page 30
1808
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 1

English essays - 1821 - 712 pages
...honour his name by following such reasoning as Newton's, inferior as lie was to infinite beings : " Superior Beings, when of late they saw, A mortal man unfold all Nature's law ; Admir'd such wisdom in an earthly shape. And shew'da Newton as we shew an ape." It is...
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 64 pages
...tread the mazy Round his Followers trod, 25 And quitting Senfe, call Imitating God : As Eaftem Priefts in giddy Circles run, And turn their Heads to imitate the Sun. Go teach eternal Wifdom how to rule ; Then drop into Thyfelf, and be a Fool! 36 Superior Beings, when of late they faw...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745 - 426 pages
...tread the mazy Round his Follow'rs trod, And quitting- Senfe call imitating God, As eaftern Priefts in giddy Circles run, And turn their Heads to imitate the Sun. Go, teach eternal Wifdom how to rule ; Then drop into Thy-felf, and be a Fool I To give, fays Mr. Pope's Commentator,...
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Sketches of India: With Notes on the Seasons, Scenery, and Society of Bombay ...

Henry Moses - India - 1750 - 314 pages
...which the gold or silver has run, and, in this cunning way, rob you before your eyes. CHAPTER X. " As Eastern priests in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the sun." Sketch of the Guebres. City of Yezd. Atishgar, and banishment of the Fire -worshippers out of Persia....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 272 pages
...tread the mazy round his follow'rs trod, 25 And quitting fenfe call imitating God ; As Eaftern priefts in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. Go, teach Eternal Wifdom how to rule — Then drop into thyfelf, and be a fool ! 30 VARIATI'O Ns. VER. 21. Ed. 4th and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...tread the mazy round his follow'rs trod, 25 And quitting fcnfe call imitating God ; As Eaflern priefts in giddy circles run. And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. Go, teach Eternal Wifdom how to rule — Then drop into thyfelf, and be a fool ! 30 VARIATIO N s. VER. 21. Ed. 4th and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 378 pages
...tread the ma/y round his follow'rs trod, 2 5 And quitting fcnfe call imitating God ; As Eaftern pricfts in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. Go, teach Eternal Wifdom how to ruleThen drop into thyfelf, and be a fool ! 3° VARIATIONS. Go, reafoning Thing ! aflume...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757 - 234 pages
...tread the ma2y round his followers trod, 25 And quitting fenfe call imitating God ; As Eaftern priefts in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. Go, teach Eternal Wifdom how to rule — Then drop into thyfelf, and be a fool ! 30 Superior beings, when of late they...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 402 pages
...the mazy round his follow'rs trod, 25 And quitting fenfe call imitating God ; I As Eaftern priefts in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. VARIATIONS. It muft be fo— why elfe have I the fenfe Of more than monkey charms and excellence ?...
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Essai sur l'homme: poëme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 370 pages
...mazy round his follow'rs trod, «5 And quitting i'enfe call imitating God ; „ As eaftern priefts in giddy circles run, And turn their heads to imitate the Sun. Go ) teach Eternal Wifdom how to rule -• Then drop into thyfelf, and be a fool ! 5» Superior beings, when of late they...
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