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" All sly, slow things, with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose, unguarded hours they take ; Not that themselves are wise, but others weak. "
An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ... - Page 169
by Noah Webster - 1809 - 230 pages
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A Critical and philosophical Commentay on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man. In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...can conquer, thefe can cheat, 'Tis Phrafe abfurd to call a Villain., Great : Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a Fool, the more a Knave. It is not Sucafs therefore that conftitutes true Greatnefs; but the End aimed at ; and the Meanc which...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...thofe can conquer, thefe can cheat, 'Tis Phrafe abfurd to call a Villain, Great : Who wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a Fool, the more a Knave. It is not the Succefs therefore that conftitutes true Greatnefss but the End aimed at; and the Means...
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776
...can conquer, thefe can cheat ; :Tif phrafe abfurd to call a Villain Great : 23 Who wickedly is wife;, or madly brave,. Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. ^Vho noble ends by noble means obtains, Or failing, fmilts in exile or in chuius, Like good Aureiiuslet...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...politic and wise ; 225 All sly slow things, with circumspective eyes: Men in theit loose unguarded hours they take, Not that themselves are wise, but...cheat, 'Tis phrase absurd to call a villain great: 230 Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who nobte ends...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...thole can conquer, thcfc can cheat ; 'Tis phntfe abfurd to call a \illain great : Who wickedly is wile, nd huih'd the holy child, Lo, he {lumbers neble means obtains, Or failing, fmiles in exile or in chains, Like good Amelius let him reign, or...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...alike the politic and wise; All fly slow things with circumspective eyes; Men in their loose unguarded hours they take, Not that themselves are wise, but...can conquer, these can cheat: Tis phrase absurd, to cull a villain great; Who wickedly is wise, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave....
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
...: Men in their loose unguarded hours they take; Not that themselves are whe ; but others weak, Bat grant that those can conquer ; these can cheat; 'Tis...absurd to call a villain great* "Who wickedly is wise, er madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knaveWho noble ends by noble means obtains, Or,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...: Men in their loose unguarded hours they take ; ' -.'• Not that themselves are wise; bat .ethers weak. But grant that those can conquer ; these can...Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. Who noble tnds by noble means obtains, Or, falling, smiles in exile, ğr in chains, Like good Aurelim let him...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...politic and wise ! 225 All sly slow things with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose unguarded hours they take, Not that themselves are wise, but...cheat, 'Tis phrase absurd to call a villain great : 230 Who wickedly is wise, cr madly brave, Is but the more a fool the more a knave. Who noble ends...
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A picture from life: or, The history of Emma Tankerville and sir Henry Moreton

Henry Whitfield - 1804
...ftrange purpofe of their lives to find, Or make, an enemy <yf all mankind. Yv'ho wickedly is wife, or madly brave, Is but the more a fool, the more a knave. All fame is foreign but of true defert, Plays round the head and comes not to the heart. One felf-npproving...
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