|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Alexander Pope (16881744)|
|QUOTATION:||O happiness! our beings end and aim!|
Good, pleasure, ease, content! whateer thy name:
That something still which prompts the eternal sigh,
For which we bear to live, or dare to die.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 1.|