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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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American Medical Gazette and Journal of Health, Volume 11, Part 1

Medicine - 1859
...character for ability and esprit du corps. If eminently successful, he has been forced to learn that, "With fame, in just proportion, envy grows; The man that makes a character, makes foes." Thus, the timid are sometimes alarmed, the public misdirected, and the advance of science is retarded....
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Friends for the fireside: recollections [&c.].

Anne Mathews - 1860
...the People." — The sediment which to be at the bottom, but which rises upwards the nation boils. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. A Fete is one of the many palliations for that common ennui, and, like most palliations, gives but...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - English poetry - 1860
...stained thy i Merit less solH, less despite had bred ; They had not bit, and then they had no Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, his rival's peace dcstn •The King in danger by nea. Ttlom 1 L * UCUP ramum Lcttueo rore KnaJeiiLcu With fiunc, in just...
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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...caught, Condemned, it sinks to nothing in the grasp. Consult the ambitious, 'tis ambition's cure. Yorao. With fame in just proportion envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. Yorao. What's fame? a fancied life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, even before our death. POPE....
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The Complete Poetical Works of Edward Young: With Life ; Eight Steel Engravings

Edward Young - 1866 - 502 pages
...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,...; With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The roan that makes a character, makes foes : Slight, peevish insects round a genius rise, As a bright...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...can ? Knows he, that faithless fame her whisper has As well ns trumpet? Yuung, Night Thvi,ghls. Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, his rival's peace destroys. Young,Ep.toPope. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...networks of the brain — to catch a fly ! The momentary buzz of vain renown ! YOUNG'S Night Thoughts With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, To scorn delights, and live laborious days. YOUNO...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...YOUNG. Pursuit of fame with pedants fills our schools, And into coxcombs burnishes our fools. YOUNG. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows; The man that makes a character makes foes. YOUNG. For as by depredations wasps proclaim The fairest fruit, so these the fairest fame. YOUNG. FAMINE....
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...whisper has, As well as trumpet ? That his vanity Is so much tickled from not hearing all ? — Young: ory fall, While the sweet choir sings, and the orgu rings Along the emblazon'd 1200. FAME: folly of its pursuit. Young. TALK not to me of fond renown, the rude, Inconstant blast...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...YOUNG. Pursuit of fame with pedants fills our schools, And into coxcombs burnishes our fools. YOUNG. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows; The man that makes a character makes foes. YOUNG. For as by depredations wasps proclaim The fairest fruit, so these the fairest fame. YOUNG. FAMINE....
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