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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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Black's Picturesque Guide to the English Lakes: Including an Essay on the ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Lake District (England) - 1850 - 340 pages
...seemed less to care how posterity would treat his name. " 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 510 pages
...here. This clew once'found unravels all the rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confessed. Wharton ! the scorn and wonder of our days, 180 Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise ; Bom with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies : Though...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...with times. Search then the ruling passion. There alone The wild are constant, and the cunning known. This clue once found unravels all the rest; The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confest ; WJiarton! the scorn' and wonder' of our days, s Contempt. Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise....
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Two Lectures on the Poetry of Pope, and on His Own Travels in America ...

George William Frederick Howard Earl of Carlisle - Slavery - 1851 - 54 pages
...able, versatile, and unprincipled Duke of Wharton;— " 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 ; Tho' wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. [This...
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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1851 - 480 pages
...stands confessed, — Wharton, the scorn and wonder of our days, Whose ruling passion was the last of praise. Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women and fools must like him, or he dies. Ask you why Wharton broke throngh every rule ? 'T was all for fear the knaves should call...
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The annals of Yorkshire, Volume 2

Henry Schroeder - 1852 - 424 pages
...able, versatile, and unprincipled Duke of Wharton:— " 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; Tho ' wondering senates hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke. [This...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852 - 874 pages
...cunning known , The fool consistent, and the false sincere ; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers mirth and * Whose ruling passion was the lust of praise ; Born with whate'er could win it from the wise, Women...
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The Annals of Yorkshire from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 2

Henry Schroder - Yorkshire (England) - 1852 - 430 pages
...able, versatile, and unprincipled Duke of Wharton : — " "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 ; Tho. wondering senates hung on all lie spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1852 - 480 pages
...rest, The prospect clears, and Wharton stands confessed, — 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. Ask you why Wharton broke through every rule * 'T was all for fear the knaves should call...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1852 - 528 pages
...with some exaggeration, many years after thus portrayed : " 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 senators hung on all he spoke, The club must hail him master of the joke....
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