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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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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806
...chain'd his country ? fay, Or he whofe Virtue figh'd to lofe a day ! " 13ut fometimes Virtue ftarves, while Vice is fed." What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? 150 That, VARIATION S. After ver. 142. in fome Editions, Give each a Syftem, all mull be at ftrife...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...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, V ARI ATION S. After ver. 142. in feme Editions, Give each a Syftem, all muft be at ftrife...
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The Works of Epictetus: Consisting of His Discourses in Four Books ..., Volume 1

Epictetus - 1807
...you to have the Advantage of him, there you have it. I once said to * " But sometimes Virtue starves, while Vice is fed." What then ) Is the reward of Virtue,...Vice may merit; 'tis the price of toil; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil; The knave deserves it, when he tempts the main. £SSAY ON MAN,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...chain'd hit country, say, 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 t That vice may merit ; 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it when he tills the sort, The...
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volume 4

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...eaten of our bread, h*vc lift up themfelves againJt us. K. Cljarltj. — But fometimes virtue ftarves, while vice is fed ; What then? is the reward of virtue bread? Pope. (jl BREAD may be farther defined, a mafs of kneaded and baked in an oven. See BAKER, ( 3** )...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...who chain'd his country, 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...vice may merit ; '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...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...who chain'd his country, 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...vice may merit ; 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it when lie tills the soil, The knave deserves it when lie tempts the main, Where folly fights...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...chain'd bis country, say, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day > VI. * But sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed.' "What then ? Is the reward of...vice may merit, '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...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...conn* try say, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? " But sometimes virtue starves while vice i* fed." What then ? Is the reward of virtue bread ?...vice may merit, 'tis the price of toil ; The knave deserves it «hen he tills the soil. The knave deserves it when he tempts the; main, Where folly fights...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...chuin'd his conntry Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? [say, * " But sometimes virtue starves while vice is • deserves it when he tills thesoiJ. The knave deserves it when he tempts the inn in, Where folly fights...
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