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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

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...whochain'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 foilj ....
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Saggio sopra l'uomo poema filosofico di Alessandro Pope in tre lingue ...

Alexander Pope - 1768 - 542 pages
...BUT fometimes Virtue flarvett while Vice tsfed. ,, What then ? is the reward of virtue , bread ? 150 That , vice may merit , 'tis the price of toil: The...' 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 y I $ 5...
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All the Works of Epictetus, which are Now Extant: Consisting of ..., Volume 2

Epictetus - Conduct of life - 1768
...But fometimes Virtue Jfarites^ iabile Pice isfc4"? • " ' Wat then ? Is the Reward effirtue, Bread f That, Vice may merit ; 'tis the Price of Toil: The Knave deferves it, itihen he tills tie Soil, flit Knave defervcs it, iuhm he, tempts the Main. EflayoaMan " willing to...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - Epistolary poetry - 1772 - 351 pages
...country , fay , Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day? io VI. „But fometimes Virtue ftarves ,• while Vice is fed." What then? Is the reward of Virtue..., The knave deferves it, when he tempts the main, i^ Where folly fights for kings , or dives for gain. The good man may be weak , be indolent ; Nor...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...country, fay Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ? " But fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice it ftd," What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? That,...it, when he tills the foil, The knave deferves it, whin he tcrr.pts thc main, \V here folly fights foi kings, or dives for gain. The goodrr.an rr.ay be...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...chifn'd hTs country, •ay, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? " But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed." What then ? is the reward of virtue bread ? 150 That vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil ;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...chain'd his country, fay, *Pi he whofe virtue figh'd to k>fe a, day ? " But fometimes virtue ftarves, while vice is fed.'' .What then ? Is the reward of virtue bread ? IJO That, vice .may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; TJie knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...the reward of Virtue bread f I jo That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave defences it, when he tills the 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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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...chain'rl 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 ? 15* That, Vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil,...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...Content. IBID. p. 85. THE TR.VS REWAB.BS OF VIRTUE, " BUT fometkaea Virtue. ftarv.es, while Vic,e U •fed." - , ! What then } Is the reward of Virtue...toil ; The knave deferves it, when he tills the foil j The .knave deferves it, when he tempts the main,. Where folly fights for kings, or dives for gain....
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