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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... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ... - Page 92
by Alexander Pope - 1787
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 32 pages
...But grant, that thofe can conquer, thele can cheat, 'Tis Phrafe abfurd, to call a Villain great. 220 Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more...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
...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, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 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,...Chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that Man is great indeed. IV . With regard to Fame, that ftill more fantaftick Bleffing,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ..., Volume 2

William Ayre, 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. ...: 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, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. . ' VE. 237. fW)3t'f Fomi?] IV. With regard to FAME, And...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...means which are employed : Ar.d if thefe be right, Glory will be the reward, whatever be ihe iflue : Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing,...chains, Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates, that man is great indeed. YfR, 237. Dial's ranic?] IV. With regard to FAME, 146 ESSAYONMA...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 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...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 - 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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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 116 pages
...But grant that thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat* "fis phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great. 220 Who wickedly is wife , or madly brave , Is but the...Who noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, f miles in exile or in chains, Like good A u R EL ius let him reigti , or bleed Like SOCRATES, that...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
...230 But 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...more a knave. Who noble ends by noble means obtains , 2JS Or foiling, fmiles in exile or in chains , Like good Aurelius let him reign, or bleed Like Socrates...
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