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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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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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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...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. Nature...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill - 1880
...to use his voice ; That, in all mean and low things great, lie had been bred at Billingsgate ; sso He dies sad 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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...mankind ; Too rash for thought, for action too refined ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; s A rebel to the very king he loves ;' He dies, sad...state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great.' Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fool.7...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1881
...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. EPISTLE...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881 - 10 pages
...rash for thought, for action too refin'd ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to tiie very king he loves ; He dies, sad out-cast of each...State ! And (harder still) flagitious, yet not great ! 204 Nature well known, no miracles remain ; Comets are regular, and Clodio plain. Yet in tlie search,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...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 of each Church and State I And (harder still) flagitious, yet not great ! jos Ask you why Clodio broke thro' ev'ry rule f 'Twas...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...doctrine orthodox By apostolic blows and knocks. 3679 Butler: Hudibras. Ft. i. Canto i. Line 192 OUTCAST. He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And harder still, flagitious, yet not great. 3680 Pope : Moral Essays. Epis. i. Line 204 OUTLAW. He that is drunken Is outlawed by himself ; all...
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Village London: The Story of Greater London, Volume 1

Edward Walford - London (England) - 1884
...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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1890
...refined ; A tyrant to the wife his heart approves ; A rebel to the very king he loves : VOL. xvi. — 24 He dies, sad outcast of each church and state, And, harder still ! flagitious, yet not great. Ask you why Wharton broke through ev'ry rule ? 'Twas all for fear the knaves should call him fooL ......
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