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" With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes : Slight, peevish insects round a genius rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter,... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 164
1803
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1844
...file ; Merit less solid, less despite had bred ; They had not bit, and then they had not bled. Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less,...genius rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter, and they sting : But...
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Ancient History: Containing the History of the Egyptians, Assyrians ...

History, Ancient - 1844
...his favourite son. at the head of the army, in his stead. So true it is, that in every age and nation With fame in just proportion envy grows : The man that makes a character makes foes. — YOUNG. Orodes was punished for his crime by a succession of adverse events. He invaded Syria unsuccessfully,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...networks of the brain — to catch a fly ! The momentary buzz of vain renown ! YOUNG'S Night Thoughts. 6. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. YOUNG. 7. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, To scorn delights, and live laborious...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...networks of the brain — to catch a fly ! The momentary buzz of vain renown ! YOUNG'S Night Thoughts. 6. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. YOUNG. 7. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, To scorn delights, and live laborious...
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History of the Macedonians

Edward Farr - Macedonia - 1850 - 362 pages
...his favourite son, at the head of the army, in his stead. So true it is, that in every age and nation With fame in just proportion envy grows : The man that makes a character makes foes. — YOUNG. Orodes was punished for his crime by a succession of adverse events. He invaded Syria unsuccessfully,...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...That rise and fall, that swell, and are no more, Born, and forgot, ten thousand in an hour. Young. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows, The man that makes a character, makes foes. Young. Lives of great men all remind us, We can make our lives sublime, And departing leave behind...
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The Complete Works, Poetry and Prose of the Rev. Edward Young ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - 1854
...despite had bred ; They had not bit, and then they had not bled. Fame is a public mistress none enjoys 25 But, more or less, his rival's peace destroys. With...genius rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; SO With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live,) they flutter, and they sting :...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...well as trumpet ? That his vanity Is so mueh tiekled from not hearing all ? Young's Night Thoughts. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a eharaeter, makes foes. Young's Epistle to Pope Fame is a publie mistress, none enjoys, But, more or...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...debt to deeds of high degree; But if yu pay yourself, the world is free. I dFatttC, — Young. FAME is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, his rival's peace destroys. -Pope. WHAT'S Fame ? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, even before our death. Just...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDWARD YOUNG VOLUME II

1859
...file ; Merit less solid, less despite had bred ; They had not bit, and then they had not bled. Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less,...genius rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter, and they sting : But...
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