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" Statesman \ yet friend to Truth! of soul sincere, ' In action faithful, and in honour clear ; 'Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, 'Who gain'd no title, and who lost no friend ; 'Ennobled by himself, by all approv'd, 'And prais'd, unenvy'd, by... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 205
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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All the Promises of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1990 - 352 pages
...promise of a good man becomes a legal obligation." Do you recall Alexander Pope s tribute to Ąddison? Statesman yet friend to truth; of soul sincere In...faithful, and in honour clear. Who broke no promise, served no private end, Who gained no title; and who lost no friend. Enobled to himself, by all approved....
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 23 1869

New England Historic Genealogical Society - 1994 - 504 pages
...perpetuity'of our institutions depends. I could follow him with the words of Pope — " State.smnn, yet friend to truth ! of soul sincere, In action faithful and in honor clear." I saw him no more, and soon it was to be said of him as of Enoch of old, " He was not,...
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Nobel Lectures in Peace

Frederick W. Haberman - Political Science - 1999 - 512 pages
...than our professional respect, we would address to you a tribute written more than 200 years ago. ... Friend to truth! Of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear; Who broke no promise, served no private end. Who gained no title, and who lost no friend. »* Between Mr. Stimson's words...
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Modern Egypt, Volume 6

Evelyn Baring Earl of Cromer - Social Science - 1999 - 624 pages
...it would be more correct to say, of Islam. Pope's fine lines well describe my honoured friend : — Statesman, yet friend to truth ! of soul sincere,...faithful, and in honour clear! Who broke no promise, served no private end, Who gained no title, and who lost no friend. Mohammed Beyram was a devout Moslem....
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The Lustrous Trade: Material Culture and the History of Sculpture in England ...

Cinzia Maria Sicca, Alison Yarrington - Art - 2000 - 274 pages
...(1995): 15. 15. 'James Craggs', in The Dictionary of National Biography, p. 441. 16. The epitaph reads: Statesman, yet friend to truth! Of soul sincere/ In action faithful, and in honour clear!/ Wlio broke no promise, serv'd no private end,/ Wlio gain'd no title, and who lost no friend;/ Ennobled...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 pages
...Pollio, shine; With aspect open, shall erect his head, And round the orb in lasting notes be read, "Statesman, yet friend to Truth! of soul sincere,...all approv'd, "And prais'd, unenvy'd, by the Muse he lov'd." (63—72; my emphasis) and (2) the poet's (pre-quoted) tribute will be read—it can as readily...
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St Thomas Becket

Michael Green - History - 2004 - 83 pages
...needed a chancellor to 'run things' while he was in France. CHANCELLOR BECKET Statesman, yet friend of truth, of soul sincere, in action faithful and in honour clear, who broke no promise, served no private end. Alexander Pope, Moral Essays, v.67 The appointment of a chancellor was both...
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Soldier, Statesman, Peacemaker: Leadership Lessons from George C. Marshall

Jack ULDRICH - Business & Economics - 2005 - 256 pages
...integrity, and selflessness: . . .[Fjriend to truth! of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honor clear; Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who gain'd no title, and who lost no friend. Still, after receiving these glowing tributes, Marshall recognized his job was not done. He realized...
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15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall: Three Generals Who Saved the ...

Stanley Weintraub - History - 2007 - 400 pages
...1720 tribute by Alexander Pope to an otherwise forgotten royal official, James Craggs, who was . . . of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear; Who broke no promise, served no private end, Who gained no title, and who lost no friend. Marshall received his meager second...
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