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" ... praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant bounty which no friend has made; An angel tongue, which no man can persuade; A fool, with more of wit than half mankind... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 332
1817
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too rerin'd ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, sad outcast...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great ! Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ?— 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...Action too refin'd : A Tyrant to the wise his heart approves ; A Rebel to the very king he loves ; Mr h my view to either state ; Teach me to quit this transitory scene With decent nut great. Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule ? TV. .v all for fear the Knaves sliould call...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...mankind, 200 too rash for thought, for action too refin'd ; a tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; a rebel to the very king he loves; he dies, sad outcast...state, and, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great ! 205 Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule? 't was all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...mankind, 200 too rash for thought, for action too refin'd ; a tyrant to the wife his heart approves; a rebel to the very king he loves; he dies, sad outcast of each church and state, arid, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great ! 205 ^Vsk you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule? ''t...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...too refin'd ; a tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; a rebel to the very king he loves; he flies, sad outcast of each church and state, and, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great ! 205 Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule? 't was all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...refm'd : A tyrant to the «il'e his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, sail outcast of each church and state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wliorton broke through every rule ) Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...mankind, 300 Too rash for thought, for action too rerin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, sad outcast bf each church and state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wharton broke...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...action too refin'd ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves -T A rebel to the Tery king he loves i He dies, sad outcast of each church and state. And,...lord Orford, he " comforted all the grave and dull by tbrowing away the brightest profusion of parts on witty fooleries, dehaucheries, and scrapes, which...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...mankind, 2OO Too rash for thought, for action too refin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, sad outcast...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. 205 Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fooh...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - Biography - 1815
...mankind ; Too rash for thought, for action too refin'd ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; « ' A rebel to the very King he loves ; He dies, sad outcast...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Whether Pope has not theorized too much in deducing all the inconsistencies and extravagancies of Wharton's...
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