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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

1867
...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 ! MORAL ESSAYS. 257 Aak you why Wharton broke through every rule ? Twas all for fear the knaves should...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...orthodox, and true believing, Against a conscience ? — a good living. Butler, Hud. in. 1, 1273. OUTCAST. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still, flagitious, yet not great. Pope. OUTLAW. He that is drunken Is outlawed by himself; all kind of ill Did with his liquor slide...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...mankind, 100 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. 305 Ask you why Wharton broke thro' ev'ry rule? , 'Twas all for fear the Knaves should call him Fool1....
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...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 Whartou broke through every rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...barren shines. MILTON. Of all the great how few Are just to heav'n, and to their promise true! POPE. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still, flagitious, yet not great. POPE. Despise the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great. POPE. But grant that those...
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POPE, SELECTED POEMS; THE ESSAY ON CRITICISM; THE MORAL ESSAYS; THE DUNCIAD

THOMAS ARNOLD - 1876
...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 ? 2OO 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...Too rash for thought, for action too refin'd : A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel lo 7 Ask you why Wharton broke through every nile.' 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool....
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Tales of Our Great Families, Volume 2

Edward Walford - Nobility - 1877
...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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...barren shines. MILTON. Of all the great how few Are just to heav'n, and to their promise true ! POPE. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still, flagitious, yet not great. POPE. Despise the farce of state. The sober follies of the wise and great. POPE. But grant that those...
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The English Poets: Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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. Nature...
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