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" tis the price of toil; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main, Where folly fights for kings, or dives for gain. The good man may be weak, be indolent; Nor is his claim to plenty, but content. "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 37
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 32 pages
...chain'd his Country, fey, Or he, whofe Virtne figh'd to lofe a Day ? 146 " But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then ? is the Reward of Virtue, Bread ? That, Vice may merit ? 'tis the Prke of Toil : The Knave deferves it, when he tills the Soil ; 1 50 The Knave deferves it, when he...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...enjoying many good Things, are continually uneafy, and for grafping of more. But fometimes Virtue ftarves while Vice is fed. What then ? Is the Reward of Virtue,...of Toil : The Knave deferves it when he tills the Soil ; The Knaves deferves it when he tempts the Main, Where Madnefs fights, for Tyrants, or for Gain....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...chain'd his country, fay, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? " But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 VARIATIO Ns. After VF.R. 142. in fome Editions, Give each a Syftem, all mull be at ftrife ; What...
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Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...chain'd his country, fay, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? "But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed . " What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 1 50 That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...chain'd his country, fay, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? " But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 VARIATIO Ns. After VER. 142. in fome Editions, Give each a Syftem, all muft be at ftrife ; What...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...who chain'd his country, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? *' But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil j The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...chain'd his country, fay, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? " But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 116 pages
...his Country , fay , Or he , whofe virtue figh'd to lofe a day? 146 „ B u T fometimes Virtue Jlarves while Vice is fed ". What then ? is the reward of...foil : The knave deferves it when he tempts the main, Where madnefs fights , for tyrants , or for gain. The good man may be weak, be indolent , Nor is his...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - Electronic books - 1763 - 124 pages
..." But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 That Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil; The knave...foil, The knave deferves it, when he tempts the main, Where folly fights for kings, or dives for gain. The good man may be weak, be indolent; 155 Nor is...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...whochain'd his country, fay, Ūr he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? " But fometimes Virtueftarves, while Vice is fed." What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 1 50 That Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil; The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,...
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