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" Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart... "
Poems. By William Mason, M.A.: Containing, Odes, Elegies, Dramatic Pieces ... - Page 11
by William Mason - 1764 - 252 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...; 250 When what t' oblivion better where resign'd Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart: One self-approving hour whole years outweighs 255 Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 9-10

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...more various to each raptur'd sense, Than thy mellifluous lay. " " Cease, friendly swain;'' (MUSAEUS cry'd, and rais'd his aching head) " All praise is...true desert; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart. Ah ! why recall the toys of thoughtless youth ? When flow'ry fiction held the place of truth:...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. IX.

Elegiac poetry, English - 1789 - 192 pages
...various to each raptur'd sense, Than thy mellifluous lay. - " " Cease, friendly swain;'1 (MusAEUscry'd, and rais'd his aching head) " All praise is foreign,...true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart. Ah I why recall the toys of thoughtless youth ? When flow'ry fiction held the place of truth...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...grave ; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...grave ; 250 When what t' oblivion better were resign'd Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart ;• One self-approving hour whole years outweighs 255 Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - Elocution - 1804 - 291 pages
...pronounced- very firmly, and with a cunning [uok: Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the Contempt. heart. (1) One self-approving hour vrho)eyears outweighs 0! stupid star ers, and of loud...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...grave ; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas; And...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...grave; When what to' oblivion better were resign'd Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas ; And...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 168 pages
...this is Wisdom's part, This is that incense or the heart, Whose fragrance smells to Heav'n. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart One self.approving hour wholeyears outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...this is Wisdom's part, This is that incense of the heart, Whose fragrance smells to Ileav'n. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart: One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas; And...
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