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

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...ancestors enlarge, Produce their debt instead of their discharge. From the 'First Epistle to Mr Pope.' hrice The raven flapped his wing. Too well the love-lorn ; With hearty malice, but with feeble wing, (To show they live) they flutter and they sting : But as...
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Amos J. Cummings: (late a ...

United States. Congress - 1900 - 137 pages
...Perhaps it is too much to say that he never had any, for that is not the happy lot of any public man. With fame, in just proportion, envy grows, The man that makes a character, nialies foes. But they were not personal ones. They could not be. The very nature, the very make-up,...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...his downy pinions flies from woe, And lights on lids unsullied by a tear ! 1121. AUTHORS AND CRITICS WITH fame in just proportion envy grows ; The man...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 as...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...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 makes a character, makes foes. 1572 Young : Epis. to Pope. Epis. i. Line 27 For what is fame But the benignant strength of One, transformed...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...fame ; &nd those who fear not guilt, yet start at shame. 1570 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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The Life and Letters of Edward Young

Henry Charles Shelley - Poets, English - 1914 - 289 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,...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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The Life and Letters of Edward Young

Henry Charles Shelley - Poets, English - 1914 - 289 pages
...had not bit, and then they had not bled. Fame is a public mistress none enjoys But, more or less, bis rival's peace destroys ; With fame, in just proportion,...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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Fibre & Fabric: A Record of American Textile Industries in the ..., Volume 5

Textile fabrics - 1887
...renders it quite certain that peace will prevail. — Boitonian. It will be either peace or pieces. WITH fame, in just proportion, envy grows, The man that makes a character, makes foes. — Y<n,ng. THERE are reproaches which praise, and praises which slander. TWIN sisters are truth and...
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The Christian Science Journal

Christian Science - 1899
...to know Good by experience and evil by negation. This is the Christ teaching — Christian Science. WITH fame, in just proportion, envy grows; The man that makes a character, makes fees. — Young. BY WILLIAM P. McKENZIE. THE way in which agitation in legal circles, intended to secure...
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