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" Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's... "
A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ... - Page 89
1794
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 64 pages
...Aurelius let him reignjor bleed. 225 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame? That fancy 'd Life in others Breath-.' A Thing beyond us, ev'n before our Death. Juft what you bear you have, and what's unknown, The fame (my Lord) is Tultys, as your own. 230 All that we feel...
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A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man ..., Issue 2

William Warburton - 1742 - 220 pages
...Who noble Ends by noble Means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in Exile or in Chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV. With regard to FAME, that ftill more fantaftic Bleffing, he mews [from 1. 226 to 249] that all...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745 - 426 pages
...Who noble Ends by noble Means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in Exile or in Chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV . With regard to Fame, that ftill more fantaftick Bleffing, he mews f from l. 226 to 249] that all...
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Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 370 pages
...ifluc: Who mile ends by nobk means obtains^ Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. . ' VE. 237. fW)3t'f Fomi?] IV. With regard to FAME, And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 378 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. YfR, 237. Dial's ranic?] IV. With regard to FAME, 146 ESSAYONMA N. Ep. Juft what you hear, you have,...
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ESSAY ON MAN BY ALEXANDER POPE, ESQUIRE

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1762 - 372 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains , 2JS Or foiling, fmiles in exile or in chains , Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates , that Man is...fancy'd life in others breath , A thing beyond us , cv'n before our death. 240 Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if...
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ! a fancy'd life in other's breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 150 pages
...means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ! a fancy'd life in other's breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's...
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A grammar of the English language

William Ward - 1767 - 316 pages
...good Land that is BEYOND JORDAN. Old Teft. The Arrows are BEYOND THEE. Ibid. What's Fame ? A fancied Life in others Breath. A Thing BEYOND us, ev'n before our Death. Pope. They were fore amazed in themfelves BEYOND MEASURE. New Teft. And fo beyond Thought, Conception;...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 592 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains, " Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, " Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed '• Like Socrates, that man is great indeed." It is obfervable, that the writer on no occafion (hews a more indignant fpirit, than where he points...
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