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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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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...215. A wit 'sa feather, and a chief a rod ; An honest man 's the noblest work of God.1 /.,„ 247. Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart....huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell (for you can) what...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 672 pages
...grave; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd Is hung ou high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head,...whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud hnzzas: And more true joy Marcellns exiled feels Than Cœsar with a senate at his heels. In Parts superior...
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The Parent's Assistant: Or, Stories for Children. With an Introd

Maria Edgeworth - 1903 - 463 pages
...world. Yes, there is ! for, as my Lord John said just now, out of some book or out of his own head — One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas. CURTAIN FALLS FORGIVE AND FORGET IN the neighbourhood of a seaport town in the west of England there...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...grave ; When what to oblivion better were resigned Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head,...starers and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exiled feels Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. ALEXANDER POPE. PELTERS OF PYRAMIDS. A SHOAL of...
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The Common Life

Jonathan Brierley - Christianity - 1904 - 312 pages
...hero-souls. Exposed to the scoffs of baser men, these elect ones find here an all-sufficing compensation : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid...starers and of loud huzzas, And more true joy Marcellus exiled feels Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. But man cannot keep habitually in this region...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...me, To have seen what I have seen, see what I see! SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, iii, i Self-approving. — One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas. POPE, Essay on Man, Epistle iv, lines 255, 256 1 Oh, that you could turn your eyes toward the napes...
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Calendar, Part 3

University of Calcutta - 1907
...virtue, or contempt of life ? (e) All fame is foreign, but of true desert ;... One self -approving hour whole years out-weighs Of stupid starers, and...huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Ceasar with a Senate at his heels. 7. Write a short notice of Arthur Hallam. Illustrate from In Memoriam...
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Poems by Grades: Containing Poems Selected for Each Grade of the ..., Volume 2

Charles Benajah Gilbert - American poetry - 1907
...TENNYSON. Who builds a church to God, and not to fame, Will never mark the marble with his name. POPE. One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas. POPE. One all-extending, all-preserving soul Connects each being, greatest with the least; Made beast...
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Dictionary of Quotations (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1908 - 510 pages
...There is no virtue like necessity." SHAKESPEARE. Richard II. (Gaunt), Act I., Sc. III. " All praise is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart." MASON. MiistTus. " All service ranks the same with God— With God, whose puppets, best and worst....
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...his own behavior is thus warranted ami confirmed hy the opinion of all that know him. — Addition. e than bayonets. — JerroUl. To l>e prepared for war is one of the most eff bnzzM,— Pope. Self-approbation, when founded in truth and a good conscience, is a source of some...
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