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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: poëme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 42
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volume 3

1806
...death. Who noble ends, by noble means, obtains, Or fuiling', smiles in exile or in chains, Like pfood Aurelius, let him reign or bleed, Like Socrates that man is great indeed.* . Notwithstanding the partial estimation, in which Socrates was held by antiquity, and however extraordinary...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...noble ends, by noble means, obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like graxl Aurelias, let him reign or bleed, Like Socrates that man is great indeed.* Notwithstanding the partial estimation, in which Socrates was held by antiquity, and however extraordinary...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelins let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates ;— that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath ; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death : Just what you hear you...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...to travel born, Our sabbaths are but few. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains. Like good Aurelius let him...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By strong and endless ties; But ev'ry sorrow cuts a string,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelins let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates ; — that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath ; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death : Just what yon hear yon...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiies in exile or in chains, Like good Aurclius kt him reign, or bleed, Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a faiicy'd life in other's breath; A thing beyond us, cv'n before our death. Just what you hear, you...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...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 235 " Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. " What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, "...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reigu, or bleed Like Socrates ; — that man is great indeed. What's fame ? a fancied life in others' breatli ; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our deatli : Just what you hear you...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...Who noble ends by iwble means obtains. Or failing, -mil" in exile or in chaius, Like good Aurclius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. . What's fame? af.uicy'd life in other's breath ; A thinj; beyond us, ev'n before our death. •Iti-it what youhear,youhavc,ondwhat's...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1809 - 230 pages
...brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Like £Oocl Aurelius let him reign ; or bleed Like Socrates ; that man is great indeed L. What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others breath ; A tiling beyond us, e'en before our death. Ju.it...
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