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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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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Fugitive writings

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1904 - 538 pages
...cunning known ; The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clue once found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confest.' POP*. I AM one of those who do not think that mankind are exactly governed by reason or a cool calculation...
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St. Giles of the Lepers

Edward Codrington William Grey - Bloomsbury (London, England) - 1905 - 272 pages
...drawn his character : — Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was a love of praise Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him or he dies. Though raptured senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. Shall...
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Essays on Freethinking and Plainspeaking

Leslie Stephen - Free thought - 1907 - 506 pages
...the cunning known; The fool consistent, and the false sincere; Priests, princes, women no dissemblers here: This clue once found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands contest. The same theory, according to Mandeville, will include not only Wharton and Marlborough and...
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Essays on Freethinking and Plainspeaking

Leslie Stephen - Free thought - 1908 - 494 pages
...the cunning known; The fool consistent, and the false sincere; Priests, princes, women no dissemblers here: This clue once found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confest. The same theory, according to Mandeville, will include not only Wharton and Marlborough and Chartres...
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Mr. Pope, His Life and Times, Volume 2

George Paston - 1909 - 430 pages
...light and shade. A part of the character may be quoted : — 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 wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1913 - 632 pages
...cunning known ; The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clue once found, unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confesL Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise : Born...
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 336 pages
...minds once for all by one of Pope's terrible portraits : 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 wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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With the Wits

Paul Elmer More - 1919 - 322 pages
...minds once for all by one of Pope's terrible portraits : 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 wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1919 - 344 pages
...minds once for all by one of Pope's terrible portraits : 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 wond'ring senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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Col. Charteris and the Duke of Wharton

Edwin Beresford Chancellor - 1925 - 276 pages
...remembered. How do they run ? " Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was a love of praise. Born with whate'er could win it from the wise. Women and fools must like him, or he dies ; Though raptured senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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