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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1879
...instead of their discharge. Envious Grub-Street Authors and Critics. — From 'Epistle I. to Mr. Pope.' With fame in just proportion envy grows ; The man...character makes foes ; Slight peevish insects round a genins rise, As a bright day awakes the world of flies ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, bis rival's petee destroys. Young,Ep.toPope. "With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character, makes foes. Ib. Ep.toPope. FAME— coniiH iicd. Some, when they die, die all : their mould'ring clay Is but an...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...fame ; A.nd those who fear not guilt, yet start at shame. 1670 Churchill : The Author. Line 233 Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, his rival's peace destroys. 1571 Young : Epis. to Pope. Epis. i. Line 25, With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885 - 560 pages
...chance to grow ; But after all 'tis nothing but cold snow. JFanie. — Young. Jfame. — Young. FAME is a public mistress, none enjoys, But, more or less, his rival's peace destroys. Jfame. — Pope. WHAT'S Fame? a fancy'd life in others' breath, A thing beyond us, ev'n before our...
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Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively ..., Volume 1

Robert Christy - Maxims - 1887
...enemies. Bias. 66. When fortune's chariot rolls easily, envy and shame cling to the wheels. Dan. 67. With fame in just proportion envy grows, The man that makes a character makes foes. Young. Equality. 1. Equality causes no war. Solon. Equity, 1. Equity is half religion. Turk. Equivocation....
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...And what is fame, that flutt'ring noisy sound, But the cold lie of universal vogue ? H. Smith. Fame is a public mistress, none enjoys But more or less, his rival's peace destroys. Pope. DESPISED, NOT то BE. I courted fame but as a spur to brave And honeat deeds; and who despises...
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Physician and Surgeon: A Professional Medical Journal, Volume 14

Medicine - 1892
...ligature, as well as he could, by quotations from Galen, and other ancients. How true it is that — "With fame, in just proportion, envy grows, The man that makes a character, makes foes." I well remember meeting, at the session of the American medical association at Buffalo, in 1878, the...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...WYCHERLEY. The Plain Dealer, Prologue. " Damn with faint praise." POPE. Prologue to the Satires. " With fame, in just proportion, envy grows ; The man that makes a character makes foes." YOUNG. To Mr. Pope, Epistle I., line 28. " With his back to the field, and his feet to the foe." CAMPBELL....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

English periodicals - 1897
...enemies had not been idle—no man ever had more. He had the defects of his qualities, and we know that With fame in just proportion envy grows, The man that makes a character makes foes. By malicious slanders they fanned popular feeling against him, so that to prevent insurrection the...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
...ancestors enlarge, Produce their debt instead of their discharge. From the 'First Epistle to Mr Pope. ave ! ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter and they sting : Bui as...
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