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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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Abridgement of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 107 pages
...fragrance smells to Heav'n. All fame is foreign, but of true desert-; Plays round the head, but coriies not to the heart! One self-approving hour whole years...stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy MarceHus exil'd feels, Than Csesai' with a senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...[strings, When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, !• hung on high, to poison half mankind. All f;ime peace, and lieavcnly hope, and humble Divinely beam...exalted soul ; [jo>' Destruction gild, and crown him jears outweigh? Of siupid btarers, and of loud hu/zas; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1809 - 230 pages
...grave ; When what t" oblivion better were consigned, Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to tho 1 One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more...
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The History of an Officer's Widow and Her Young Family

Mrs. Hofland (Barbara) - 1809
...her ailments ; was the sweetest cordial his mind had ever tasted, and he felt how true it is, that One self-approving hour whole years outweighs, Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas. " There is nothing but letters for you to-day," said Mr. Corbett, bringing in another. " Here is one,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 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,...huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. Virtue the Guardian of Youth. Down the smooth stream of life the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...; 2iO When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on lull to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays round the head,...out-weighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas; And more trne joy Marcellusexil'd feels, Than Ciraar with a senate at his heels. Jn parts superior what advantage...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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,...self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid slavers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Cicsar with a senate at...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...on high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the hcail, hut comes not to the heart: One self-approving hour whole...stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellusexil'd feels, Than Ca-sar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...grave -f 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...to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years out weighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas ; And. And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than...
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The Letters of Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu: Containing her letters from an early ...

Elizabeth Robinson Montagu - English letters - 1810
...actions of eclat may make us neglect our private duties; to avoid this we must remember All praise is foreign but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart. I am very glad to hear of Lord Dupplin's preferment, and the more so, that, as good as it is, we may...
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