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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 General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 31

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1817
...the wife his heart approves ;• , ,- .r, ^ ^- ,\ff A rebel to the very king he loves ; , p,9T9i> ' He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And,...great. Like Buckingham and Rochester, says lord Orford, 'np '* comforted all the grave and dull by throwing away the. brightest profusion of parts on witty...
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Introduction to the original delineations ... intituled The beauties of ...

James Norris Brewer - 1801
...refin'd ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves, A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, lad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still, flagitious, yet not great. After the Duke's decease, Wooburn was sold to John Morse, Esq. whose niece and heiress was wife to...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too rcfin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves; patriots with her spoils ? In vain at court the bankrupt...thankless country leaves him to her laws. The sense Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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 through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ? Twas all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ? 'Twas all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool....
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 99

1854
...action too refin'd : A Tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A Rebel to the very king he lores ; He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great.' (Moral Essays, Ep. ip 193.) Don Quixote is a boldly-drawn inconsistent character. He is a man of great...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too reou'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; in the centre of his thin designs, Proud of a vast...Whom have I hurt ? has poet yet, or peer, Lost the ar Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...his judgment ; and pursued his speculations when he should have trusted to his experience. Warburton. He dies, sad out-cast of each church and 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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