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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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...proud shall he. --;Fame. All fume is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the Lead, but comes not to the heart. One self-approving hour, whole years...exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. Virtue the guardian of youth. Down the smooth stream of life the stripling darts, Gay as the morn ;...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...us, e'en before our death. All fame is foreign, but of true desert, Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart ; One self-approving hour whole years...huzzas: And more true joy, Marcellus exil'd, feels, Than Cassar, with a Senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell (for you can) what...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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...starers and of loud huzzas; And more true joy Marcellus, exiled, feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies ? Tell...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...high to poison half mankind. All fame is foreign but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but eomes en hardest it besets me. Do not think That I am fearful...soul, As late thy eyes beheld, for thou hast ehang'd Mareellus exil'd feels, Than Cœsar with a senate at his heels. In parts superior what advantage lies...
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The mystery developed

Martin M'Dermot - 1825 - 790 pages
...this is true pleasure." " So Pope says, sir." " What does he say, Clementina?" "He " He says — ' One self-approving hour whole years outweighs Of stupid starers, and of loud huzzas; .'i .-,;i more true jo; Mnrcellus' bosom feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels." "True, Clementina;...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 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 starera, and of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exiled feels, Than Cœsar with a senate at...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 252 pages
...proud shall be. Fame, All fame is foreign, but of true desert ; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart. One self-approving hour, whole years...exil'd feels, Than Caesar, with a senate at his heels. Virtue the guardian of youth. Down the smooth stream of life the stripling darts, Gay as the morn ;...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...without taking into account what they must be when those short and palling enjoyments have ceased, — " One self.approving hour whole years outweighs, Of...feels, Than Caesar, with a senate at his heels."* " The wicked man," says Rousseau, "fears and fl,es himself. He endeavours to be gay, by wandering out...
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English Exercises: Adapted to Murray's English Grammar, Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1826
...fragrance smells to Heaven. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays round the head, but comes not to the heart : One self-approving hour whole years...huzzas; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Csesar with a senate at his heels. Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless...
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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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