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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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...Shall parts so various aim at nothing new ? He '11 shine a Tully and a Wilmot too. MSULAN IDYL. 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 North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1854
...and whores ; Enough if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the ftiar. 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. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854
...whores; Enough if all around him but admire, 190 And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting nothing...vice exempt, And most contemptible, to shun contempt ; 195 His passion still, to covet general praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant...
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The drawing-room sibyl (poetical extracts).

Drawing-room sibyl, M. J. P. - 1855
...— Scott. 57 O 'tis a parlous boy, Bold, quick, ingenious, forward, capable. Shak&peare. 58 Blest with each 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. A fool, with more...
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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
...not ill suit the author of the speeches on Warren Hastings's trial, and the School for Scandal.) 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: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856
...Avhores ; Enough if all around him but admire, 190 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 WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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 waysj A constant bounty which no friend has made;...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality

Edward Young - 1856 - 516 pages
...wondering senators 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...contemptible, to shun contempt ; His passion still, to covet general praise ; His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways : ***** He dies, sad outcast of each church...
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The National Review, Volume 4

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1857
...and whores: Enough if all around him but admire, And now the beast appeared, 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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...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...
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