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" Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's... "
Essai sur l'homme: poėme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 42
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ! a fancy'd life in other's breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 578 pages
..." Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. '* Who noble ends by noble means obtains, " Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, " Like good Aurelius...bleed '• Like Socrates, that man is great indeed." It is obfervable, that the writer on no occafion (hews a more indignant fpirit, than where he points...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
..." Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. " Who noble ends by noble means obtains, " Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, " Like good Aurelius...bleed " Like Socrates, that man is great indeed." It is obfervable, that the writer on no occafion fhews a more indignant fpirit, than where he points...
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Essai sur l'homme: poėme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - Epistolary poetry - 1772 - 351 pages
..., Is but the more a fool ; the more a knave»-. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let...a fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us , ev'n before our death. 240 Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The filme ( my Lord)...
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Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1772 - 351 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains, z$$ Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurdius let him reign , or bleed Like Socrates , that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in ochers breath , A thing beyond us , ev'n beibre our death. 240 Juft what you bear, youhave, and what's...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...-brave, Is but the more a-fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means-obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like' Stcrate!, that man is great indeed. What's Fame ! a fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us,...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Soerates, that man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who nobte ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in other's breath ; A thing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed. 235 Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others;breatn, A thing...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...obtains, Or failing, finiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 335 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame...fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if Tully's,...
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