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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
...greatness ; say where greatness lies: * Where, but among the heroes and the wise ? Heroes are mnch the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman...goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise: All sly slow things, with circumspective eyes i Men in their loose...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...Howards. Look next on greatuess ; say where greatness lies: ' Where but among the heroes and the wise ?' Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From...their lives to find Or make an enemy of all mankind I Not one looks hackward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...say where greatness lies? " Where, but among I he heroes and the wise ?" Heroes are much the samc,tbe point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede...their lives, to find Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! 7м>1 OUR look» backward, onward still Ы-gocs, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1808
...next on Greatness ; say where Greatness lies ? « • Where, but among the heroes and the wise f <« Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, " From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 " The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find " Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! " Not...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1809 - 230 pages
...Say wheve 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...backward, onward still he goes ; Yet ne'er looks forward farther than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise ; All sly, slow things, with circumspective...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...everlasting fame ! The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find ] If all, united, thy ambition call, h L gu 2 - c HhI 9 -# h 2 - ΂% q ^G h00 hegoos, Vet ne'er looks forward farther than his nose. No |p« alike the oolitic and wise ; All sly,...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pages
...Greatness ; say where Greatness lies i " ' Whcre, but among the heroes and the wise ?' " Heroes arc much the same, the point's agreed, " From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 " The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find " Or make, an enemy of all mankind ! " Not...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 295 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...mankind ! Not one looks backward, onward still he goes^ Nor ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and wise j All sly slow things,...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...the wise?" Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, from Macedonia's mailman to the Swede ; 220 The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find,...' Or make, an enemy of all mankind ' Not one looks ha -kward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic...
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