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" Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt; And most contemptible to shun contempt; His passion still, to covet general praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made; An angel tongue, which no man can persuade!... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Página 210
1854
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...drinks and whores; Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus, with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...contemptible, to shun contempt ; His passion still, to covet general praise ; His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty, which no friend has made...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...drinks and whores: Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...contemptible to shun contempt ; His passion still to covet general praise, His life to forfeit rt a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volumen 4

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...drinks and whores; Enough, if all around him but admire, And now the punk applaud, and now the friar. Thus, with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...contemptible, to shun contempt; His passion still, to covet general praise ; His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty, which no friend has made...
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St. Giles of the Lepers

Edward Codrington William Grey - 1905 - 252 páginas
...master of the joke. Shall parts so various aim at nothing new ? He'll shine a Tully and a Wilmot too. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...contemptible, to shun contempt. His passion still, to covet general praise, His life to forfeit it a thousand ways, A constant bounty which no friend has made...
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The Good Lord Wharton: His Family, Life, and Bible Charity

Bryan Dale - 1906 - 208 páginas
...sallies of his imagination may have been lost ; he no more wrote for fame than he acted for it." • " Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...contemptible to shun contempt ; His passion still, to covet general praise, His life, to forfeit it a thousand ways ; A constant bounty which no friend has made...
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In Spain

John Lomas - 1908 - 348 páginas
...against us at Gibraltar in 1727. He was the Wharton whom Pope described as being endowed ' With every gift of Nature and of Art, And wanting nothing but an honest heart ; His passion still to covet general praise, His life to forfeit it a thousand ways ' — words which...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff. GOLDSMITH — Retaliation. L. 145. 15 L. 74. 10 Every tongue that speaks But Romeo's name speaks heavenly eloquence. Rom POPE— Moral Essays. Pt. III. L.21. u Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, yet...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 páginas
...drinks and whores; Enough if all around him but admire, 190 And now the Punk applaud, and now the Fryer. Thus with each gift of nature and of art, And wanting...vice exempt, And most contemptible, to shun contempt; 195 His Passion still, to covet gen'ral praise, His Life, to forfeit it a thousand ways; A constant...
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - 2007
...and most powerful portrait in that investigation of the "characters of men," the Epistle to Cobham, "Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt, | And most contemptible, to shun contempt" ( 194-5 ).9 The line which concludes this passage from Pope's Ep, ii, "And win my way by yielding to...
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