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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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...; 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 Ceesar with...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...; 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 with...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...mellifluous lay- — ' ' Cease, friendly swain (Musaeus 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? Ere sound...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Cyesar with a senate at his heels. In Parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell (for You can) what...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...indeed. What's fame ? a fancy'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,...: 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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English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ...

Lindley Murray - 1823
...fragrance smells<to Heav'n. AU fame is foreign, but of true desert; , Plays round the head, but conies not to the heart: One self-approving hour whole years...huzzas; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 81 pages
...this is Wisdom's part, ' This is that incense of the heart, Whote fragiance smells to Hear'a. All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head,...but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour who-Je years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of boud huzzas : And more tigie toy Marcellns exil'd...
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Abridgment of English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 107 pages
...this is Wisdom's part. This is. that incense of the heart. Whose fragrance smells to Heav'o.All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the %e.aiV One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid stavers, and iflrtiid huzzas: And more...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...grave; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on high to poison half mankind. All fame " offspri Cœsar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies? Tell (for you can) what is...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...grave; When what t' oblivion better were resign'd, Is hung on high, to poison half mankind. 34 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. 35 In parts superior what advantage lies? Tell (for you can) what...
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