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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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School Education, Volume 17

Education - 1898
...PUBLISHER'S NOTES AND EDITORIALS - - -29 HELPING ONE ANOTHER .... • 3i ODDS AND ENDS 32 BOOK TABLE -36 One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid...huzzas; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels Than Csesar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell (for you can) what...
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Texas Review, Volume 7

Texas - 1922
...living, as a Caesar dead. "All fame is foreign, but of true desert, "Plays round the head, but conies not to the heart. "One self-approving hour whole years outweighs, "Of stupid starers, and of loud huzza's." Thus sang proud Albion's bard, whose glowing verse, Ages unborn with rapture shall rehearse;...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 850 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,...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 Caesar with...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Political science - 1982 - 357 pages
...The most daring innovators are most often those most thoroughly steeped in tradition. HENRY PARRIS 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. ALEXANDER POPE I am their leader; I have to follow...
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - History - 1998 - 336 pages
...on Man (London, 1733-1734), 4:255-256, slightly misquoted here and again in letter LXXIV (vol. II): "One self-approving Hour whole years out-weighs / Of stupid Starers, and of loud huzza's." 9 Your brother and sister C d: Jack Wingrave's sister is almost certainly the Elizabeth Wingrave...
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A Passionate Poet: Susanna Blamire, 1747-94 : a Biography

Christopher Maycock - Poets, English - 2003 - 193 pages
...another 'external good' which she believes Pope would brand as inconsistent with virtue: 'All praise is foreign, but of true desert, / Plays round the head, but comes not near the heart / Yet may a maid for love of praise contend, / Though Pleasure's votary, not less Virtue's...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 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,...whole Years outweighs Of stupid Starers, and of loud Huzza's. Vanity backbites more than Malice. He's a Fool that cannot conceal his Wisdom. Great spenders...
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The Collected Letters of Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin, Desmond King-Hele - Science - 2007 - 630 pages
...commendation, for in the words of Mr Pope but a fact[?] for the first, All Praise [Pope has 'fame'] is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the Head, but comes not to the Heart. But however if I may not commend him deservedly, who commends me undeservedly, I may at least thank...
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New Writings of William Hazlitt

Duncan Wu - Literary Collections - 2007 - 672 pages
...12 Play round the head, but never reach the heart] from Pope, Essay on Man, iv. 253—4: 'All fame is foreign, but of true desert, | Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart'. Whereas the physical gratification only occupies us at the moment, is, as it were, absorbed in itself...
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