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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 : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas : And more true joy Marcellus exil'd... "
English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ... - Page 27
by Lindley Murray - 1812 - 192 pages
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Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs and inscriptions. Miscellanies. The English ...

William Mason - 1811
...mellifluous lay " " Cease, friendly swain ; " (MUSJEUS cried, and raised his aching head) " ALL PRAISE IS FOREIGN, BUT OF TRUE DESERT; " PLAYS ROUND THE HEAD, BUT COMES NOT TO THE " HEART. " Ah ! why recall the toys of thoughtless youth ? " When flowery fiction held the place of truth ?...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - 1811
...mellifluous lay " " Cease, friendly swain ; " (Mus-sus cried, and raised his aching head) " ALL PRAISE IS FOREIGN, BUT OF TRUE DESERT ; " PLAYS ROUND THE HEAD, BUT COMES NOT TO THB " HEART. " Ah ! why recall the toys of thoughtless youth ? " When flowery fiction held the place...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...more of it gives the possessor a real satisfaction, than what is the fruit of virtue. All All fame is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not near the heart. Thus he shews, that honour, nobility, greatness, glory, so far as they have any thing...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Anglican Communion - 1811 - 12 pages
...portion, no more of it gives the possessor a real satisfaction, than what is the fruit of virtue. All fame is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not near the heart. Thus he shews, that honour, nobility, greatness, glory, so far as they have any thing...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...; 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,...heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs. 255 Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels,. Than Caesar...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...; 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,...heart : One self-approving hour whole years out-weighs 255 Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas : And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Cssar with...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 pages
...this is Wisdom's part, This is that incense of the heart, ' Whose fragrance smells to Heav'n. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head,...to the heart ; One self-approving hour whole years outweigh* Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels Than Csesar...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...What's fame ! a fanci'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, e'en before our death. 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 more true joy,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...heap of dust alone remains of thee : 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. Fame. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head,...stupid starers, and of loud huzzas; And more true jpy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. i Virtue the Guardian of Ymith....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 254 pages
...heap of dust aloue remains of thee ; -Tls all luou art, and all the proud skull bcr H2 Fame. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes uot to the heart. One self-approving hour tvhole years outweishs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas...
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