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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 Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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." NOTES. Ver. 220. From Macedonia's] He has fallen into the common cant about Alexander the Great. Think...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 536 pages
...Who .noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chaina, Like good Aurelhss let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. What's fame ? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond ш, e'en before our death. Just what you hear you have...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 270 pages
...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. The tear of sympathy. No radiant pearl, which crested fortune wears, -No gem, that twinkling hangs...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 600 pages
...good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Soerates, that man is great indeed. What's fame ? a faney'd here Just what you hear, you have ; and what's unknown, The same (my lord) if Tully's, or your own. All...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 pages
...noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelins let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates ; — that man is great indeed. What 's fame ? a fancied life in others' breath ; A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death : Just what...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 316 pages
...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. The tear of sympathy. No radiant pearl, which crested fortune wears, No gem, that twinkling hang* from...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 566 pages
...failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius8 let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates3, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame? a fancy'd life...breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Just what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The same (my Lord) if Tully's, or your own. 240 All...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 586 pages
...failing, smiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius2 let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates3, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame? a fancy'd life...breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our death. Just what you hear, you have, and what's unknown The same (my Lord) if Tully's, or your own. 240 All...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 534 pages
...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 fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. Just what you hear, you have,...
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Ethics of Literature

John A. Kersey - Literature - 1894 - 588 pages
...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." "If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shined, The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind; Or, ravished...
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