Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

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...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 672 pages
...whores; Enough if all around him but admire, 190 And now the Punk appland, and now the Friar. will; Thus with each gift of Nature and of Art, And wanting nothing...gen'ral 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...
Full view - About this book

St. Giles of the Lepers

Edward Codrington William Grey - Bloomsbury (London, England) - 1905 - 252 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, His life to forfeit it a thousand ways, A constant bounty which no friend has made...
Full view - About this book

The Good Lord Wharton: His Family, Life, and Bible Charity

Bryan Dale - 1906 - 208 pages
...of his imagination may have been lost ; he no more wrote for fame than he acted for it." • " 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...
Full view - About this book

In Spain

John Lomas - Art - 1908 - 348 pages
...against us at Gibraltar in 1727. He was the Wharton whom Pope described as being endowed ' With every gift of Nature and of Art, And wanting nothing but an honest heart ; His passion still to covet general praise, His life to forfeit it a thousand ways ' — words which...
Full view - About this book

Highways and Byways in Middlesex

Walter Jerrold - Middlesex (England) - 1909 - 400 pages
...Richardson's Lovelace, was summed up with such satire as has but little in it of exaggeration : Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...gen'ral 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...
Full view - About this book

Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 253 pages
...Though wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. . . . Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...gen'ral 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,...
Full view - About this book

With the Wits: Shelburne Essays, Tenth Series

Paul Elmer More - English wit and humor - 1919 - 311 pages
...Though wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. . . . Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...gen'ral 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,...
Full view - About this book

Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 253 pages
...Though wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. . . . Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...gen'ral 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,...
Full view - About this book

HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff. GOLDSMITH — Retaliation. L. 145. 15 L. 74. 10 Every tongue that speaks But Romeo's name speaks heavenly eloquence. Rom POPE— Moral Essays. Pt. III. L.21. u Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, yet...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF