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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... "
Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry - Page 246
by Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - 1736 - 32 pages
...conquer, thele can cheat, 'Tis Phrafe abfurd, to call a Villain great. 220 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a Fool, the more a Knave. Who...in Exile, or in Chains ; Like good Aurelius let him reignjor bleed. 225 Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. What's Fame? That fancy 'd Life in others...
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A Critical and philosophical Commentay on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man. In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...Meanc which are employed: And if thefe be right, Glory will be the Reward, whatever be the IJfue : Who noble Ends by noble Means obtains, Or failing,...or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV. With regard to FAME, that ftill more fantaftic Bleffing, he mews [from 1. 226 to 249] that all...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 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,...or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV . With regard to Fame, that ftill more fantaftick Bleffing, he mews f from l. 226 to 249] that all...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ..., Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745
...Means 'which are employed : And if thefe be right, Glory will be the Reward, whatever be the Iffue : Who noble Ends by noble Means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in Exile or in Chains, , Like good Aurelim let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. ; , j IV. With' regard to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who...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 breath, A thing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1751
...conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who...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 breath, A thing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...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,...or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. . ' VE. 237. fW)3t'f Fomi?] IV. With regard to FAME, And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...conquer, thefe can cheat; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great: 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who...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 breath, A thing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1757
...conquer, thefe can cheat ; 'Tis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who...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 breath, A thing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1760
...conquer, thefe can cheat; "Pis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 230 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who...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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