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" Two principles in human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and reason, to restrain; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, Each works its end, to move or govern all: And to their proper operation still Ascribe all good; to their improper, ill. "
Essay on man, and The universal prayer - Página 13
por Alexander Pope - 1860 - 47 páginas
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 páginas
...nature reign ; lelf-love to urge, and reasou to restrain ; <oy this a good, nor that a had we call, 3ach attle relaxing during the absence of Hector, Glau-us und D operatiou still. Ascrihe all good, to their improper, ill. Sell-lore, the spring of motiou, acts the...
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The reigning vice: a satirical essay [by C.H. Townshend. In verse].

Chauncy Hare Townshend - 1827
...her dominion over the whole mass of mankind, but over the nature of each individual. Pope has said, " Two principles in human nature reign, Self-love to urge, and Reason to restrain." These apparently separate elements are shewn to be one and the same. Yet (it is objected) some persons...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volumen1

Alexander Pope - 1828
...Self-love, the spring of motion, acts the souf; * easen 'a comparing balance vuVes live vrttfte, 2. Two principles in human nature reign, Self-love to...proper operation still Ascribe all good, to their improper—ill. teft Hs§@sS R /ie <*«£, O r ( r atc/ifi "» . S 7'f°° s "romr BgaSSSsga-fc Masses...
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The Poetical Works, Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...arts; 50 Then see how little the remaining sum, Which served the past, and must the times to come ! II. Two principles in human nature reign ; Self-love to...restrain ; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, Each work its end, to move or govern all : And to their proper operation still, Ascribe all good, to their...
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English Exercises ...: With which the Corresponding Notes, Rules, and ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 páginas
...uprightness. The tutor commpnds him for being more studious than any other (8 n 7) pupils of the school. Two principles in human nature reign ; Self-love to urge, and reason to restrain : Nor that (8 n 2) a good, nor this (8 n 2) a bad we call; Each works its end, to move or govern all. He...
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Lord Byron: Don Juan

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1977 - 756 páginas
...Byron humorously adopted part of a traditional psychology that Pope, among many others, had explained: 'Two Principles in human nature reign; / Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain.' Pope's view of self-love as the primary motive for action followed the ancient theory popular in the...
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The Cultivation of Hatred

Peter Gay - 1993 - 685 páginas
...1879), 18. 4. Early in the eighteenth century, Alexander Pope had already noted in his Essay on Man, "Two Principles in human nature reign; / Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain." Without a measure of egotism, man would not be active, but egotism without the restraint of reason...
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Human Nature Mythology

Kenneth Elliott Bock - 1994 - 138 páginas
...way as to curb violent pursuit of one's aims and to promote peaceful interaction. Thus Pope, again: "Two principles in human nature reign; / Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain." 12 But the matter was not left there, for when passion is given such power and reason is all but left...
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Cannibalism and the Colonial World

FRANCIS DUNCAN BARKER - 1998 - 309 páginas
...rationalism, allegedly the authentic nature of 'Man'. As Alexander Pope opined in An Essay on Man: Two principles in human nature reign; / Self-love to urge, and reason to restrain'. The struggle between 'self-love' and self abnegation, between senseless appetite and reasoned restraint,...
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Studies in Criticism and Aest

Howard Anderson - 1999 - 419 páginas
...in question implies a contrast paralleled by the passion-reason contrast in Epistle II, lines 53-54: "Two principles in human nature reign, / Self-love, to urge, and Reason, to restrain." If the wild (disordered, unrestrained) stands for the passions, the garden (ordered, restrained) can...
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