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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
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 60

Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1899
...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. Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule ? Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool. In...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...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. Ask you, why Wharton broke through every rule? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...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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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...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. Ask you, why Wharton broke through every rule? "Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 672 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...state, And, harder still! flagitious, yet not great! Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule ? 'T was all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool. Nature...
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St. Giles of the Lepers

Edward Codrington William Grey - Bloomsbury (London, England) - 1905 - 252 pages
...for action too refined. 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. This northern portion of Charing Cross Road was made by the widening of Crown Street, its east side...
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The Good Lord Wharton: His Family, Life, and Bible Charity

Bryan Dale - 1906 - 208 pages
...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. Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks. 3679 Butler: Hndibms. Pt. i. Canto 1. Line 192 OUTCAST. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still, flagitious, yet not great. 3680 Pope : Moral Essays. Epis. i. Line 204 OUTLAW. He that is drunken Is outlawed by himself ; all...
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 253 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. Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule? *T was all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 253 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. Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule? "T was all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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