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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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...aspect, and a smile at heart. True Greatness. "Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like bocrates, that man is great indeed. The Tear of Sympathy. No radiant pearl, which crested fortune wears,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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 fancied life in others' breath; A thing beyond us, e'en before our death: Just what you hear you have;...
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Aristarchus; Or, The Principles of Composition: Containing a Methodical ...

Philip Withers - English language - 1822 - 396 pages
...despise such vain and imaginary Distinctions. 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.* If under serious Conviction of its final Importance, I thus consecrate a Page of my Essay to Religion,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...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 fame? a fancied life in others' breath; A thing beyond...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. encomiums bestowed on him by two such judges of men as...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. NOTES. encomiums bestowed on him by two such judges of...
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Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Allen Fisk - English language - 1822 - 176 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains, Or, failing, smiles in exile or in chains ; Like good Anrelius, let him reign, 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 Poetry of the Future

James Wood Davidson - English language - 1888 - 182 pages
...the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, or, failing, smiles in exile or in chnins, like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed like Socrates, that man Is great indeed." A passage from a later poet will show an increased disregard of the verse division, and tend to prove...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters ...

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...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...or bleed Like Socrates,' that man is great indeed. 235 1 "To find an enemy of all mankind," signifies to find some one who is an enemy of all mankind,...
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First Steps in North Carolina History

Cornelia Phillips Spencer - North Carolina - 1888 - 272 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...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. POPE. CHAPTER XLI. CONTINUED PROGRESS. 1876. THE " Canby Constitution " of 1 868 was amended in 1875,...
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