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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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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 600 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 fhews a more indignant fpirit, than where he points...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1772 - 376 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...breath, A thing beyond us , ev'n before our death. 240 Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The filme ( my Lord) if Tully's, or your own....
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Essai Sur L'homme: Pome Philosophique

Alexander Pope - 1772 - 374 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains, z$$ Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurdius let him reign , or bleed Like Socrates , that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in ochers breath , A thing beyond us , ev'n beibre our death. 240 Juft what you bear, youhave, and what's...
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776 - 52 pages
...Aureiiuslet him reign, or bleed 23 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame? a fancy 'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Jufl what you hear, • yuu have, awd what's unknown Vile fame (my Lord) if Tully's or your own ; All...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...means obtains, Or failing, smiles 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 :. Just what you hear you have ; and what's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778 - 412 pages
...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 others;breatn, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death: Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 135 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What 's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before cur death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if Tully's, or your...
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London Review, Volume 11

1780 - 498 pages
...find it in greatnefs, the njere eccho of a naaie, forae in riches, vain purfuit ! — fome iu fame. " What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death ! '' Some run the round of pleafure's giddy maze ! •* And e'en while faihion's...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 322 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aureliut let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is...fancy'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. Juft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if Tully's,...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785 - 156 pages
...Brocade ; Worth makes the Man, the Want of it the Fellow; The reft is all but Leather or Prunella. What's Fame ? a fancy'd Life in others Breath ; A Thing beyond us, ev'n before our Death. A Wit's a Feather, and a Chief's a Rod; An Honeft Man's the nobleft Work of God. On Gaming. You SO....
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