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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clew tle to it by all the offices of true friendship. ' cnnfesv'd. Wharton ! the scorn and wonder of our days, ISO Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 36

Scotland - 1834 - 896 pages
...cunning known; The fool consistent, and the false sincere, Priests, princes, women, all consistent here ! This clue once found, unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and phantom stands confest. # # # # # And you, great Cobham ! to the latest breath Shall feel your ruling...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...fool consistent, and the false sincere : 176 Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here. This clew, once found, unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confess'd. 178 Wharton stands confess'd. One of the most remarkable instances on record of the abuse...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal ..., Volume 2

English periodicals - 1836 - 726 pages
...eloquence : — " Wharton ! (says Pope) the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was a lust 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, /•\ \*f* The club must hail him master of...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 332 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 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...
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Essays : on self-love

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 486 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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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt. With a notice of his life, by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 1000 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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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt: Essays: On self-love. On the ...

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 486 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 contest." POPE. I AM one of those who do not think that mankind are exactly governed by reason or a...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 502 pages
...The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemhlers here. This clew confess'd. Wharton ! the scorn and wonder of our days, ISO Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise;...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1837 - 510 pages
...applause. "Search then the ruling passion. There alone "The wild are constant, and the cunning known ; "This clue once found unravels all the rest, "The...confest. "Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, "Whose ruling passion was the LUST OF PRAISE. "Born with what'er could win it from the wise, "Women...
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