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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 North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1854
...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." * A few notes on this fine poetical description by Pope will afford a sufficient biography of the man....
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854
...mankind, 200 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. 205 Ask you why WHAETON broke through every rule? Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Lectures and Addresses in Aid of Popular Education; Including a Lecture on ...

George William Frederick Howard Earl of Carlisle - Continuing education - 1856 - 128 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856
...mankind, 200 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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Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality

Edward Young - 1856 - 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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...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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The National Review, Volume 4

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1857
...refined; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves, A rebel to the very thing he loves, — He dies, an outcast of each church and 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."...
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National Review, Volume 4

Great Britain - 1857
...refined; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves, A rebel to the very thing he loves, — He dies, an 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...rash for thought, for action too refin'd A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A re Jel to th« very king he loves ; He dies, sad outcast of each...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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