Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

An Historical Inquiry Into the Principal Circumstances and Events Relative ...

Barclay Mounteney - 1824 - 539 pages
...the authors of their own celebrity, he remarked, " I am neither better nor worse than Other men : " ' Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede.* " We assent to the justice of the remark, — not so the Editor. With him, Napoleon was not only infamous,...
Full view - About this book

An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 48 pages
...Look next on greatness ; say where greatness lies "'. " Where, but among the heroes and thp wise !" 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 one looks...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...priest : Thy pride as much despise all other pride As Christ Church once all colleges beside. Warburton. Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede ; 220 COMMENTARY. bustle, if they want virtue, effect only this, that the one proves himself a fool,...
Full view - About this book

POPE ESSAY ON MAN EPISTLES I.-IV.

E. E. MORRIS, M.A. - 1899
...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 Macedonia's madman to tKfe Swede; 220 The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find Or make, an enemy of all mankind...
Full view - About this book

The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...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...an enemy of all mankind ! Not one looks backward, onw.ird still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose. No less alike the politic and...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Review

Sir Henry John Newbolt, Charles Hanbury-Williams - 1901
...Moralists have been denouncing conquerors time out of mind. Heroes, Pope tells us, are much the same, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede : The whole strange...their lives to find, Or make, an enemy of all mankind. Alexander and Charles XII. were moved by selfish ambition, and therefore their wars were simply wicked....
Full view - About this book

The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 533 pages
...actions may as well be done By weaver's issue, as by prince's son. —Dryden: 'Absalom and Achitophel.* Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede. —Pope : ' Essay on Man.* HOME The little smiling cottage ! where at eve He meets his rosy children...
Full view - About this book

Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - 1902
...greatness lies : ' Where, but among the heroes and the wise ? ' Heroes are much the same, the point 's break npon thee in a flood of day ! No more the rising...mom, Nor evening Cynthia fill her silver horn ; But ! . . . If parts allure thee, think how Bacon shined, The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind : Or...
Full view - About this book

Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature

Robert Chambers - 1902
...greatness lies: 'Where, but among the heroes and the wise?' Heroes are much the same, the point 's tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole...solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestria ! . . . If parts allure thee, think how Bacon sinned, The wisest, brightest, meanest of mankind : Or...
Full view - About this book

Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34; Volume 97

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1881
...themselves with devastating the earth purely for their own selfish gratification. The word was — "Heroes are much the same, the point's agreed, From Macedonia's madman to the Swede." 1 FROM THE CAMBRIDGE LECTURE ROOMS: BONAPART But in this generation the very opposite view has had...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF