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" The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find Or make an enemy of all mankind! Not one looks backward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. "
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D - Page 64
by JAMES BOSWELL - 1892
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

1795
...the fame, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; aoo The whole ftrange purpofe of their lives, to find, Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks backward, onward Hill he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nofe. No lefs alike the politic and wife : All...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...much the fame, the point 's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; The whole ftrangc purpofe of their lives, to find Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! Not ene looks backward, onward ftill he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nolc. No left alike...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...the fame, the point's agreed, if'eta Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; i'St« whole flrange purpofe of their lives, to find Or make, an enemy of all mankind. Sot one looks backward, onward ftill he goes, \irt ne'er looks forward further than his nofe. !S»...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...Howards. Look next on greatness ; say where greatness lies. " Where but among the heroes, and the wise ?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further then his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; All sly slow things, with circumspective eyes :...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
..." Look next on greatness ; say where greatness lies ? " Where, but among the heroes and the wise." Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise; All fly slow things with circumspective eyes; Men in their loose...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - 1802 - 262 pages
...agreed, . V From Macedonia's madman to the Sweda. T.ie whole strange purpose of their lives, to findj Or make — an enemy of all mankind. Not one looks...backward ; onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward father than his njse. Na less alike the politic and wise All sly, slow things, with circumspective...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Howards. Look next on Greatness ; say where greatness lies I " Where but among the heroes and the wise I" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ! 225 All sly slow things with circumspective eyes : Men in their...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 236 pages
...Say where greatness lies ? ,Where, but among the heroes and the wise. Heroes, are all the same, it is agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede. The...,- onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward farther than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; All ily, slow things, with circumspective...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing. An Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 291 pages
...Contempt. I' YoiTi Macedonia's madman to _____ •* The whole ftrgnge purpose of their lives to find, (1) Or make — an enemy of all mankind. Not one looks...backward: onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward farther than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; (2) All sly, slow things, with circumspective...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 225 pages
...Heroes are all th. fame, it is agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede. The whole ftrange purpofe of their lives, to find, Or make — an enemy of all mankind. Not one looks backward, onward ftill he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward farther than hisnofe. No lefs alike the politic and wife ;...
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