The most positive men are the most credulous.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.
This Nymph, to the destruction of mankind, Nourish'd two Locks, which graceful hung behind 20 In equal curls, and well conspir'd to deck With shining ringlets the smooth iv'ry neck.
While, from the bounded level of our mind, Short views we take, nor see the lengths behind; But more advanced, behold, with strange surprise, New distant scenes of endless science rise!
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.