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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 Art of Speaking: Containing, an Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 291 pages
...half-ixhifpeT, i-.nd wilh figniiicant Iwks and. wdt $;f 4 graiid ifcrrf was told. Contempt. Trom Macedonia's madman to the Swede. The whole strange purpose of their lives to (1) Or make an. enemy of all mankind. Not one looks backward: onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...much the fame, the point ':; agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; The whole ilrange 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 nole. No lefs alike the politic and wife; All...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...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...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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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1806
...indelible ftiades in Alexander's character, which nothing can foften ; fuch u 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 further than his nofe. No lefs alike the Politic and Wife ;...
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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
...--lible (hades in Alexander's character, which nothing can foften j fuch as The whole ftrange purpofe of their lives, to find Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks backward, onward flill he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nofe. No lefs alike the Politic and Wife ;...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...J. Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; The rest is all but leather or prunella.}; Not one looks backward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. To sigh for ribbands, if thou art so silly, Mark how they grace Lord Umbra or Sir Billy.y In a work...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...Praeterit, exanimatque indignos, inqtie merentes.* He has turned the insult into a magnificent image. 50. Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede. The * Lib. ii. ver. 1100. The modern Alexander has been thus characterized by the British Juvenal, in lines...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...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...goes. Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; All sly slow things with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...the wise ?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madmun to the Swede; 220 The whole strange purpose of their lives to find Or make an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks hackward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...Howards. Look next ou 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 sly slow things with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose...
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