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" Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. "
An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ... - Page 28
by Alexander Pope - 1736
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A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man: In which ...

William Warburton - Literary Criticism - 1742 - 188 pages
...Now Grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat, 'Tis Phrafe abfurd to call a Villain., Great : Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a Fool, the more a Knave. It is not Sucafs therefore that conftitutes true Greatnefs; but the End aimed at ; and the Meanc which...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Literary Criticism - 1745
...Means which are employed : And if thefe be right, Glory will be the Reward, whatever be the Iflue : Who noble Ends by noble Means obtains, Or failing,...in Exile or in Chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV . With regard to Fame, that ftill more...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Alexander Pope, esq

Edmund Curll - 1745
...Now Grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat) 'Tis Phrafe abfurd to call a Villain, Great : Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a Fool, the more a Knave. It is not the -Succefs therefore that conftitutes true Greatnels; but the End aimed at; and the Means...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1751 - 198 pages
...employed : And if thefe be right, Glory will be the reward, whatever be the ifluc: Who mile ends by nobk means obtains^ Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. . ' VE. 237. fW)3t'f Fomi?] IV. With regard...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great: 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great: 250 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Aurclius let him reign, or bleed 235 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...in exile or in chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed 23 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame ? a fancy'd life in others...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat; "Pis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, COMMENTARY. this, that the one proves himfelf a Fool, and the other a Knave : And Virtue they but too...
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