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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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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...born,: Our sabbaths are but few. • S~ ^ 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 tvery sorrow cuts a string,...
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The history of the Church of Christ, Volume 1

Joseph Milner, Isaac Milner - Church history - 1812
...Mr. Pope celebrates in the following lines? \\hn imble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing smiles in exile or in chains, Like good* Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like hucratcs, that man is great indeed. —Providence seems however to have determined, that those who,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...As Christ Church once all colleges beside. 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 other's breath, A thing...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...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...Socrates — that man is great indeed. What's fame ! a fanci'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. All fame is foreign, but...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 pages
...lo 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 every sorrow cuts a string,...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...ev'ry land, The work of an Almighty hand. 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 every sorrow cuts a string,...
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Political Portraits in this New Era: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Playfair - 1814
...Who noble ends by noble deeds attains, Or, failing, smiles in exile, or in chains, Like good Autelius let him reign; or bleed Like Socrates; that man is great indeed." Nothing may be more contrary to the common practice of the world, than to resist the general torrent...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...aspect, and a smile at heart* " True Greatness. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or falling, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed ; " Lake Socrates, that man is great indeed. The Tear of Sympathy. .No radiant pearl, which crested...
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The History of the Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...noble ends by noble means obtains, Or, failing, smiles in exile or in chains ; • Like good Aurclius, let him reign ; or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed." t Cave-s Life of Polycarp. p. 53. 160 History of the Christian Church. [cH. IT; for them," said Pqlycarp,...
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The History of the Waldenses: Connected with a Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

William Jones - Albigenses - 1816
...Who noble enjs by noble means obtains, Or, failing, smiles in exile or in chains ; Like good Aurelms, let him reign ; or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed," f Cave's Life of Polyoarp. p. S. for them," said Polycarp, " it does not become us to turn from good...
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