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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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too refin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves; s round ! what skill, what force divine Deep-felt,...train. Yet so delightful mix'd, with such kind art, Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? Twos all for fear Ihe knaves should call him fooV Nature...
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Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes

Lake District (England) - 1842 - 154 pages
...shun contempt ; His passion still to covet general praise. His life to forfeit it a thousand ways,— He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still! flagitious, yet not great." parallel lines of unhewn masses of granite, half a mile long by sixty or seventy feet broad, terminating...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...refin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves ; He dies, sod ؋ Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule t Twaa all for fear the knaves should call him fooV Nature...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: The duellist, in three books ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844
...mean and low things great, He had been bred at Billingsgate ; 390 And that, ascending to the earth 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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 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 ? 'Twos all for fear that knaves should call him fool.10...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 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. Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ? 'T was all for fear that knaves should call him fool.i0...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 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 that knaves should call him fool.i0...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 out-cast...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander Pope - 1848
...208 Too rash for thought, for action too refined . A tyrant to the wife his heart approves : A rehel to the very king he loves; He dies, sad outcast of...state, And harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wharton hroke through every rule ; 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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