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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: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 42
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, finiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 135 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What 's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing...
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London Review, Volume 11

1780
...find it in greatnefs, the njere eccho of a naaie, forae in riches, vain purfuit ! — fome iu fame. " What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death ! '' Some run the round of pleafure's giddy maze ! •* And e'en while faihion's...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aureliut let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is...fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if Tully's,...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...Brocade ; Worth makes the Man, the Want of it the Fellow; The reft is all but Leather or Prunella. What's Fame ? a fancy'd Life in others Breath ; A Thing beyond us, ev'n before our Death. A Wit's a Feather, and a Chief's a Rod; An Honeft Man's the nobleft Work of...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...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 breath, A thing...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...brave, Ts but the more a fool, the more a kr.ave.. Who noble ends by noble means obraius, . Or, failing, fmiles in exile or in chains ; Like good Aurelius...indeed. What's fame ? — a fancy'd life in others breadr;A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. All fame is foreign, but of true.defert ; Plays round...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...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 23S Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What 's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmilcs in exile or in chains, Like go>d Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame ? Afancy'd life in others breath; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hcar,you...
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The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository, Volume 3

1792
...noble ends, by noble means obtains, Or falling f mi le s in exile or in chains; Like good Aurelias let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. ESSAY ON MAN. tent. Inftead of aquafortis, let us pour in the oil and quine — Let us endeavour to...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1793
...Who noble ends by noble means obtain), Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Autelim let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancy 'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, even before our death. Jufl what you hear, you have,...
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