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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. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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 out-cast...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. " " This celebrated peer," says Lord Orford, " like Buckingham and Rochester, comforted all the grave...
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Two lectures, on the poetry of Pope, and on his own travels in America, by ...

George William F. Howard (7th earl of Carlisle.) - North America - 1850 - 44 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 thro' every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool." I...
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Two Lectures on the Poetry of Pope, and on His Own Travels in America ...

George William Frederick Howard Earl of Carlisle - Slavery - 1851 - 44 pages
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too refln'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' every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool." I...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1851 - 484 pages
...mankind, 20« 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 of each cburch and state, And harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wharton broke through every...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too refin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; e upon t8 * Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule ' 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him foi> Nature...
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The Annals of Yorkshire from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 2

Henry Schroder - Yorkshire (England) - 1852
...half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too rcfin'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' every rule? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool." I...
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The annals of Yorkshire, Volume 2

Henry Schroeder - 1852
...can persuade; 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' every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool." I...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young, James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 516 pages
...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." In regard to his connection with this man, and the patronage thus afforded him, we are to remember...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 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 every rule ? T was all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...created. Milton. For me, outcast of human race, Love's anger only waits, and dire disgrace. Prior. He dies sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still, flagitious, yet not great. Pope. OUTLAW. QUIET night that brings "Rest to the labourer, is the outlaw's day, In which he rises...
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