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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 Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 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...breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Jaft what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The fame (my Lord) if Tully's, or your own. 240All...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 416 pages
...noble ends by noble means obraius, . Or, failing, fmiles in exile or in chains ; Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates — that man...indeed. What's fame ? — a fancy'd life in others breadr;A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. All fame is foreign, but of true.defert ; Plays round...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790 - 398 pages
...chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 23S Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What 's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond...before our death. Juft what you hear, you have; and what 's unknown* The fame (my Lord) if Tully's, or your own. 240 All that we feel of it begins and...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791 - 510 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmilcs in exile or in chains, Like go>d Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame ? Afancy'd life in others breath; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what you hcar,you...
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The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository, Volume 3

1792 - 822 pages
...noble ends, by noble means obtains, Or falling f mi le s in exile or in chains; Like good Aurelias let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. ESSAY ON MAN. tent. Inftead of aquafortis, let us pour in the oil and quine — Let us endeavour to...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - English poetry - 1793 - 274 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtain), Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Autelim let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame? a fancy 'd life in others breath, A thing beyond us, even before our death. Jufl what you hear, you have,...
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Les veillées philosophiques: ou, Essais sur la morale ..., Volume 2

Alexandre-Louis de Villeterque - Ethics - 1795 - 400 pages
...encourage ; mais aujourd'hui Raphaël et Rubens feraient des portraits, ou ne feraient rien. • Whats fame ? a fancy'd life in others Breath , A thing beyond us, ev'n Before our dcatii. 'I1 semble que la réunion des lumières tende à l'isolation 'des individus. Chacun trace...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 8

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 906 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. s What's fame ? a fancy'd life in others' breath, iV thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Juft what...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 246 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. 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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 574 pages
...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, (miles in exile or in chains, like good Aurclius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What 's fame? a fancy'd life in other's breath; A thing beyond us, cv'n before our death. Juft what...
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