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" How seldom, friend, a good great man inherits Honour or wealth with all his worth and pains ! It sounds like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. "
The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry ... - Page 244
1803
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 2

English poetry - 1803
...entitled the " Short Story," written by a Lady. R 3 Thou know'st, O LOVE ! how I have blest thee r How oft for thee my heart hath beat; How oft in sorrow...man inherits Honour or wealth with all his worth and painsj It sounds, like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that, which he merits, Or...
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The Poetical register, and repository of fugitive poetry for 1801-11, Volume 2

Literary Criticism - 1803
...; But thou, methinks, art pure and holy, Exalted, rais'd, rerin'd ! EPIGRAMS. How seldom, friend I a good great man inherits Honour or wealth with all...the land of spirits, If any man obtain that, which be merits, Or any merits that, which he obtains. REPLY TO THE ABOVE. FOR shame, dear friend, renounce...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...the Proverb is current by a misuse, or a catachresis at least, of both the "words, Fortune and Fools. How. seldom Friend ! a good great man inherits Honour or wealth with ail his worth and pains! It sounds, like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that which...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays, in Three Volumes, to Aid in the ..., Volume 3

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1818
...at least, of both the words, fortune and fools. How seldom friend ! a good great man inherits Honor or wealth with all his worth and pains ! It sounds,...spirits. If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. REPLY. For shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain What would'st...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson
...somewhat misanthropic quartette of Coleridge : How seldom, friend, a good, great man inherits Honor or wealth, with all his worth and pains: It sounds like stories from a land of spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. In view...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 53

George Walter Prothero - 1835
...radical. Hear the dying poet's own comment on this and all other such mischances : ' COMPLAINT. ' How seldom, friend, a good great man inherits Honour...spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. ' REPROOF. ' For shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain! What...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1835 - 372 pages
...! " And the poet bade me preserve the verses for the sake of the criticism. ED. AA 4 COMPLAINT. How seldom, friend ! a good great man inherits Honour...spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. REPROOF. FOR shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain ! What...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poets, English - 1835 - 326 pages
...motions making little speed, And to deform and kill the things whereon we feed. COMPLAINT. How sriJoin, friend ! a good great man inherits Honour or wealth...spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. REPROOF. FoR shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain ! What...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1835 - 364 pages
...preserve the verses for the sake of the criticism. ED. AA 4 360 COMPLAINT. How seldom, friend I a good great man inherits Honour or wealth with all...spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. REPROOF. FOR shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain ! What...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...bribe. " How seldom friend ! a good, great man inherits Honor or wealth with all his worth and paina ! It sounds like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. For shame, dear friend ! renounce this canting strain. What wouldst thou...
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