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" tis the price of toil; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main, Where folly fights for kings, or dives for gain. The good man may be weak, be indolent; Nor is his claim to plenty, but content. "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Seite 37
von Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 Seiten
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - 1887 - 572 Seiten
...whose virtue sighed to lose a day ? " But sometimes virtue starves, while vice iз fed." What then t the luxury which the difficulty incloses, but the difficulty ; not the filbert, but the deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main, Where folly fights...
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That Unknown Country: Or, What Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment ...

1888 - 948 Seiten
...Our old-time poet well answers the objection we are considering : — " But sometimes virtue starves while vice is fed ; What then ; is the reward of virtue...vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it when he tills the soil ; The knave deserves it when he tempts the main, Where folly fights...
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That Unknown Country, Or, What Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment ...

1888 - 960 Seiten
...Our old-time poet well answers the objection we are considering : — " But sometimes virtue starves while vice is fed ; What then ; is the reward of virtue...vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it when he tills the soil ; The knave deserves it when he tempts the main, Where folly fights...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 Seiten
...chained his country, say, Or he whose virtue sighed to lose a day ? " But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of virtue...bread? That, vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; f The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 Seiten
...chain'd his country? say; Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ! " But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of virtue...vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main, Where folly fights...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 Seiten
...chain'd his country, say, Or he whose Virtue sigh'd to lose a day3? "But sometimes Virtue starves, while Vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue bread? 150 That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 566 Seiten
...chain'd his country, say, Or he whose Virtue sigh'd to lose a day3? "But sometimes Virtue starves, while Vice is »fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue bread? 150 That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Band 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895 - 656 Seiten
...chain'd his country, say, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? ' But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed,' What then? Is the reward of virtue...vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it when he tempts the main, Where folly rights...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...who chained his country, say. Or he whose virtue sighed to lose a day ? "But sometimes virtue starves while vice is fed." What then ? is the reward of virtue...vice may merit: 'tis the price of toil; The knave deserves it when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it when he tempts the main. Where folly fights...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Band 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 Seiten
...stronger effort of his power, And justly set the gem above the flower. POPE. Sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed : What then ? is the reward of virtue bread ? That vice may merit ; 'tis the price of toll; The knave deserves it when he tills the soil. POPE. 599 Amklst corruption, luxury, and rage,...
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