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" Tis but to fill A certain portion of uncertain paper. Some liken it to climbing up a hill, Whose summit, like all hills, is lost in vapour. For this men write, speak, preach, and heroes kill, And bards burn what they call their midnight taper, To have,... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Seite 34
von Alexander Pope - 1853
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Don Juan

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1819 - 227 Seiten
...Time was, Time's past," a chymic treasure Is glittering youth, which I have spent betimes— CCXVIII. What is the end of fame ? 'tis but to fill A certain...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest, thinking...
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Don Juan

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1819 - 227 Seiten
...this men write, speak, preach, and heroes kill, And bards burn what they call their " midnight taper,r To have, when the original is dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest, thinking...
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Lord Byron's Works, Bände 1-2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...Is glittering youth, which 1 h vc spent betimes — JWy heart in passion, and m^ head 011 CCXVIII. What is the end of fame ? 'tis but to fill A certain...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest, thinking...
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Don Juan. Cantos i. to v. [by lord Byron].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
...glittering youth, which I have spent betimes — My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes. CCXVIII. What is the end of fame? 'tis but to fill A certain...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man ! old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest, thinking...
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Band 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...like all hills, is lost in vapour; For this men write, speak, preach, and heroes kill, And hards hurn wh'at they call their "midnight taper," To have, when...original is dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse hast. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest,...
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Lord Byron, Band 1

Louise Swanton-Belloc - 1824
...vapour; For this men write, speak , preach , and heroes kill, And bards burn what they call thcir « midnight taper, » To have , when the original is dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. 219. What are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest, thinking...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 Seiten
...gang thy wa's up to the pu'pit, and thou'll be dry enough there, I warraut thee." EMPTINESS ОГ FAME. What is the end of fame ? 'tis but to fill A certain...original is dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse burt. What arc the hopes of man ? old Egypt's King Cheops erected the flrst pyramid And largest, thinking...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Bände 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...spent betimes— My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes. CCXVIII. What is the end of fame ? 't is but to fill A certain portion of uncertain paper;...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. W hat are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's king Cheops erected the first pyramid And largest,...
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Lacon: Or, Many Things in Few Words ...

Charles Caleb Colton - 1826
...paper : Some liken it to climbing up a hill, Whose summit, like all hills, are lost in vapour ; J'vr this men write, speak, preach, and heroes kill, And...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust." The reflections contained in this stanza are as pure as they are beautiful ; fame is indeed a bubble...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Band 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...spent betimes — My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes. CCXVIII. What is the end of fame ? ' t is but to fill A certain portion of uncertain paper ;...dust, A name, a wretched picture, and worse bust. CCXIX. What are the hopes of man ? old Egypt's king, Cheops, erected the first pyramid And largest,...
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