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" I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella. "
Works: Life and Letters - Page 127
by William Cowper - 1835
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

1795 - 406 pages
...crown'd. What differ more,, you cry, than crown and cowl ? I'll tell you, friend; a wise man and a fool. Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella. Stuck o'er with titles and hung round with -strings, That thou may'st be by kings, or whores of kings,...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 22

1797
...external form and appearance are of no consideration, in comparison with internal qualities. 'Jfhus, " Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunello." • But in applying this favourite maxim to forms of government, he appears to have beer,...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunello. Stuck o'er with titles, and hung round with strings, That thou may'st be by kings, or whores...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella. Stuck o'er with titles, and hung round with strings, That thou may'st be by kings-, or whores of kings;...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - 1802 - 262 pages
...fool. You'll find, if once the wise roan act* the monk, Or, cobler like the parson will be drunk ; Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; The rest is all but leather or prunella. Stuck ov'r with titles and hung round with strings,"That thou may'st be by kings, or w — s of Kings...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...fool. 200 You'll find if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobler-like, the parson will be drunk. Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; The rest is all but leather or prunella. 204 Stuck o'er with titles, and hung round with strings, That thou mayst be by kings, or whores of...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 236 pages
...find, if once the wise man acts the monk, Or cobler-like, the parson will be drunk ; Werth makes th6 man, and want of it the fellow* . . The rest is all but leather of prunella. Stuck o'er with titles and hung round with strings, That thou mayst be by kings ; or ws...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1805
...populace ; and happy instances of its power are afforded by individuals of the most elevated ranks. " Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; " The rest is all but leather, or prunello." On the eve of printing this article, a new edition of the work, corrected and enlarged,...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - 1805 - 354 pages
...death, but I did then, what I do now, bestow a sigh .to his memory. — To apply the words of POPE, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; The rest is all but leathg: or pruncllo. t . . - - . , and may well be said to be a disgrace to human nature. Permit me...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...respect paid to their superiors. Much good may such participation do them ! They themselves know how little it amounts to. The dignity a parson derives...says truly—— Worth makes the man, and want of jt the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella. Again — " Rich and splendid situations in...
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