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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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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...chain'd his country, say, Or he whose virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? '' But sometimes Virtues tarves, 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. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...chain'd his country .? say, Or he whose virtue wgh'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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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...how those just agree. The good must merit God's peculiar care 4 13S ' 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; The...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 18

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...— That makes the change in th« price of wheat. Locke. 4. Reward ; thing purchased by merit. — Is the reward of virtue bread ? That, vice may merit ; 'tis the price of toil. Pope. * To PRICE. *. a. To pay for. — The man that made (ana foy to fall, Shall with his own blood...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...chain'd his 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...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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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...chain'd his 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...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...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...chain'd his 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...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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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 243 pages
...chain'd his country, say» Or he whose Virtue sigh'd to lose a day ? VI. « Bul sometimes Virtue starves, while Vice is fed. » What then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? That, Vice may merit, 'tis the priée of toil ; The knave deserves it, when he tills the soil, The knave deserves it, when he tempts...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...he whose Yirtue sigh'd to lose a day ? « But sometimes \ irtue starves, while Vice is fed. » \Vhat then ? Is the reward of Virtue bread ? That , Vice may merit , 'tis the priée of toil ; The knave deserves it , when he tills the soil , The knave deserves it , when he tempts...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...chain'd his country, sayY 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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