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" 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, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers and of loud... "
English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ... - Page 44
by Lindley Murray - 1823
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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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The Poet and His Audience

Ian Jack, Jan Jack, ERNEST N. MCCARUS, Professor of English Ian Jack, PETER T. BOAG - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 198 pages
...yet who was still (and justly) suspected of Jacobitism - a poem containing such lines as iv. 257-8: And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels66 47 and iv. 265-6: Truths would you teach, or save a sinking land? All fear, none aid you, and...
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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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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...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 Huzza's. Vanity backbites more than Malice. He's a Fool that cannot conceal his Wisdom. Great spenders...
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1000 Classical Characters Briefly Described: A Concise Account of Every Name ...

Ivory Franklin Frisbee - History - 2004 - 348 pages
...the request of the Senate. Pope, in his Essay on Man, epistle iv., has a couplet referring to him : " And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels." There were some other Romans of the same name, of minor repute. Marius, C. A celebrated Roman who signalized...
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