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" Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One... "
Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son - Page 167
by George Gregory - 1808
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...An honeft Man's the nobleft work of God. Fame but from death a villain's name can fsve, As Juftice tears his body from the grave ; 250 When what t' oblivion better were refign'd, Is hung on high, to poifon half mankind. Er. TV. ESSAYONMA N. 65 All fame is foreign, but...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - Electronic books - 1763 - 124 pages
...rod ; An honeft Man's the noble work of God. Fame but from death a villain's name can fave, As JufHce tears his body from the grave ; 250 When what t' oblivion better were refign'd, Is hung on high to poifon half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true defert ; Plays round...
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...rod; An honeft Man's the noble work of God. Fame but from death a villain's name can fave, As Juftice tears his body from the grave ; 250 •When what t' oblivion better were refign'd, Ishung on high to poifon half mankind. All^ame is foreign, but of true defert; Plays round...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...Caesar dead : Alike or when, or where, they shone or shine, 245 Or on the Rubicon, or on the Rhine. A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod; An honest Man's...from the grave ; 250 When what t' oblivion better where resign'd Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...An honeft Man 's the nobleft work of God. Fame but from death a villain's name can fave, As Juftice tears his body from the grave; 250 When what t' oblivion better were refign'd, Js hung on high, to poifon half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true defert ; Plays...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...as a Caesar dead ; Alike or when or where they slione or shine, Or on the Rubicon, or on the Rhine. A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod ; An honest man's...can save, As justice tears his body from the grave ; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...or where, they shone, or shine, Or on the Rubicon, or on the Rhine. A wit's a feather, and a chief's a rod ; An honest man's the noblest work of GOD. Fame but from death a villam's name can save, As justice tears his body from the grave; When what t' oblivion better were...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
...the Rhii>e. A wit's a feather, Ľnd a chiefs a rod ; An honeit man's the noblest work of God.' Fane, but from death a villain's name can save, As justice tears his body from the grave. When what t'oblivien better were consign'd, Is hung on high to poison half mankind. AH fame is foreign,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...a Cassar dead : Alike or when or where the)' shone or shine, 245 Or on the Rubicon or on the Rhine. A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod ; An honest Man's...resign'd Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart ;• One self-approving...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 291 pages
...A wil's a feather, and a chief's a raf; Approba. An honest man's the noblest work of God. Averfion. Fame, but from death a villain's name can save, As justice tears his £oc?y from the grave ; Blaming. When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, ( t) I have put a faufe,...
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