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" Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt; And most contemptible, to shun contempt: His passion still, to covet gen'ral praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 322
by Alexander Chalmers - 1817
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...and whores; Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...contemptible to shun contempt; His passion still, to covet general praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...Second. P. [See note p. 181.] * With the same spirit] Spirit, for principle, not passion. Wartwrton. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...heart; Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt; 195 And most contemptible, to shun contempt : His Passion still, to covet gen'ral praise, His Life,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...only less notorious father (Addison's patron), 5 With the same spirit] Spirit, for principle, 234 Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...heart; Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt; 195 And most contemptible, to shun contempt : His Passion still, to covet gen'ral praise, His Life,...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...and whores: Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...contemptible to shun contempt ; His passion still to covet general praise, His life to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made...
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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 114 pages
...of the joke. Shall parts so various aim at nothing new ? He'll shine a Tully and a Wilmot too. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...contemptible, to shun contempt ; His passion still, to covet general praise ; 190 A fool, with more of wit than half mankind, Too rash for thought, for action too...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...506. Who can refute a sneer? I. PALIY — Moral Philosophy. Of Reverencing the Deity. Bk. V. Ch. IX. 188. m. POPE— Moral Essays. Pt. III. L. 21. Becomes it thee to taunt his valiant age And twit with cowardice...
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Revue des cours et conférences, Volume 1

Education - 1897
...joke. Shall parti so various aim at nolhing new ? He'll shine a Tully and a Wiluiot too. Thus \vith each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing but an honest heart; Grown ail to ail, from no one vice exempt ; And niost contemptible, to shuu contempt : His passion still,...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 60

Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1899
...Sir Richard Temple ' is a masterpiece of delineation, in which little exaggeration is apparent : Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...vice exempt ; And most contemptible to shun contempt; Hi- passion still, to covet gen'ral praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant bounty...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...and whores: Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...contemptible to shun contempt ; His passion still to covet general praise, His life to forfeit rt a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...and whores; Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus, with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...contemptible, to shun contempt; His passion still, to covet general praise ; His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty, which no friend has made...
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