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" Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise: Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him or he dies; Though wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master... "
The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ... - Page 166
by Alexander Pope - 1807
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843 - 488 pages
...Government. — His refusal to comply with the summons. WHARTON ! the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise; Born...from the wise, — Women and fools must like him, or he dies. Though wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke,...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1843 - 504 pages
...confess'd. Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the LUST OF FRAISE. Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies." The inordinate exercise of this propensity, as is correctly intimated by Mr. Stewart, tends...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: The duellist, in three books ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844 - 392 pages
...distinction of being poetically damned to everlasting fame. Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise, Born...it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies ; Though wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1855 - 416 pages
...stands confess'd. Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the I.UST OP PRAISE. Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies." 199. Further explanatory remarks on this subject. The inordinate exercise of this propensity,...
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1845 - 432 pages
...there alone The wild are constant, and the cunning known, The fool consistent, and the false sincere : This clue once found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confest."— POPE. I AM one of those who do not think that mankind are exactly governed by reason or a cool calculation...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1845 - 488 pages
...Search then the ruling passion. There alone The wild are constant, and the cunning known ; This clew, once found, unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confess'd. Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the LUST OF PRAISB....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 328 pages
...here. This clew once found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confess' d. Wharton ! the scorn and wonder of our days, 180 Whose...it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies : Though wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 416 pages
...cunning known ; The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clue once found, unravels all the rest,...confest. Wharton the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise : Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 386 pages
...the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confest. Wharton the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise : Born...it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies : Though wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 282 pages
...Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clue once found, unravels all the rest, The prospoct clears, and Wharton stands confest. Wharton the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise : Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women...
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