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
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