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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... "
Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces - Seite 206
von John Aikin - 1821 - 807 Seiten
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1811 - 254 Seiten
...afpeft, and a fmile at heart. True greatness. "Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, {miles in exile or in chains, • . » . Like good Aurelius...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. The tear of fympathy. No radiant pearl, which crefted fortune wears, No gem that twinkling hangs from...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 Seiten
...joy ; A cast unlike the triumph of the proud ; A modest aspect, and a smile at heart. True greatness. Who noble ends, by noble means obtains, Or failing,...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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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 192 Seiten
...isobtain'd, But what is painful too ; By travel and to travel born,: Our sabbaths are but few. • S~ ^ Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing,...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By strong and endless ties ; But tvery sorrow cuts a string,...
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The history of the Church of Christ, Band 1

Joseph Milner, Isaac Milner - 1812
...shall see he did. Is this, then, the man, whom Mr. Pope celebrates in the following lines? \\hn imble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing smiles in...chains, Like good* Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like hucratcs, that man is great indeed. —Providence seems however to have determined, that those who,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Band 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...But grant that those can conquer, these can cheat ; 'Tis phrase absurd to call a villain great : 230 Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Wh» VZR. 207. Baast the pare UaaJ, toV.] In the MS. thus, The richest blood, right-honourably old,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1814 - 230 Seiten
...that themselves are wise ; but others weak. But grant that those can conquer ; these cam cheat ; 'Tis phrase absurd to call a villain great. Who wickedly...Socrates ; that man is great indeed ! What's fame ? a fanci*d life in other's breath ; A thing beyond us, even before our death. Just what you hear 's your...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 Seiten
...that themselves are wise, but others weak. But grant that those can conquer ; these can cheat j 'Tis phrase, absurd to call a villain great. Who wickedly...Socrates — that man is great indeed. What's fame ! a fanci'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. All fame is foreign, but...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to ev'ry land, The work of an Almighty hand. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing,...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By strong and endless ties ; But every sorrow cuts a string,...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1814 - 192 Seiten
...precious is obtain'd, But what is painful too ; By travel and lo travel born, Our sabbaths are but few. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing,...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By strong and endless ties ; But every sorrow cuts a string,...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...to day, Docs his Creator's power display^ And publishes to ev'ry laud The work of an Almighty hand. Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing,...in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him refgn, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. Our hearts are fasten'd to this world, By...
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