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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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 16

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1890
...refined ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves : VOL. xvi. — 24 He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fooL ......
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The Wits and Beaus of Society, Volume 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - Court life - 1890
...memorable lines — ' A tyrant to the wife his heart approved, A rebel to the very king he loved ; He dies, sad outcast of each church and state ; And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great.' Though it may be doubted if the ' lust of praise' was the cause of his eccentricities, so much as an...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too refined : 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 ! -fljAsk you why Wharton broke through every rule? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...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. 105 Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule? 'Twas all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool1....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...mankind, 100 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? "Twas all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool...
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The English Poets: Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...half 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. Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule ? Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool EPISTLE...
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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 114 pages
...thought, for action too refined ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very kmg he loves ; He dies, sad outcast of each church and...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great ! Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? 200 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him...
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Letters Archaeological and Historical Relating to the Isle of Wight, Volume 2

Edward Boucher James - Isle of Wight (England) - 1896
...shortened his own life, and involved him in difficulties which led to his treason and attainder. ' He dies sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still flagitious yet not great! Ask you, why Wharton broke through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear that knaves should call him fool.'...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...barren shines. MILTON. Of all the great how few Are just to heav'n, and to their promise true! POPE. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still, flagitious, yet not great. POPE. Despise the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great. POPE. But grant that those...
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Revue des cours et conférences, Volume 1

Education - 1897
...rash for thought, for action too reflned ; A tyrant to thé wife his heart approves; A rebel to thé very king he loves; He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And. barder slill ! flagitious, yet not gréât, Askyou why \VharUmbroke llirough every rule? Tsvas ail...
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