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" Who counsels best? who whispers, "Be but great, With praise or infamy leave that to fate; Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place~ "
The Complete Compendium of Universal Knowledge: Containing All You Want to ... - Seite 431
von William Ralston Balch - 1895 - 813 Seiten
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John Warwick Daniel (late a Senator from Virginia) Memorial Addresses ...

United States. Congress - 1911 - 158 Seiten
...rest. He was not the type of public man whom the Roman satirist had in mind when he penned his famous lines : Get place, and wealth, if possible, with grace, If not, by any means, get place, and wealth. Inevitably the words of the Psalmist recur to us when we recall the life and public...
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Proceedings of the United States Senate in the Trial of Impeachment of ...

Robert Wodrow Archbald - 1913
...money: si ill get money, boy, No matter by what means. Or. as Pope says in his imitation of Horace : Get place and wealth— if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place. The judge has sorely violated the proprieties of his office in order to make these advantageous contracts....
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The Port of Dreams

Miriam Alexander - 1913 - 410 Seiten
...side was self-denunciation. To permit comparison between a group of men whose maxim avowedly was — " Get place and wealth — if possible with grace, If not, by any means get wealth and place," and the exiles whose qualities had been acclaimed from Dunquerque to St. Petersburg, whose names were...
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An Earthen Mold: The Evolution of a Girl

Edward Powhatan Buford - 1914 - 314 Seiten
..."Then, " cries Ruth, "we will win, and right will triumph at the last!" CHAPTER XXI THE TABLES TURNED "Get place and wealth; if possible with grace, If not, by any means get wealth and place. " RUTH, having disclosed to the reporter her plans, and with his assistance, perfected them, had taken...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - 1914 - 1454 Seiten
...for twenty -one. Epùtle i. Book I. Line 38. He's armed without that's innocent within. Line 94. G«t place and wealth, if possible, with grace ; If not, by any means get wealth and place.1 Line va. Above all Greek, above all Koman fame.* Book a. Line 2«. Authors, like coins, grow...
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At Sight of Gold

Cynthia Lombardi - 1922 - 341 Seiten
...turned up towards his, and Antonello Ferrari kissed her. 1 Betrothed. CHAPTER III THE CALF OF GOLD Get place and wealth if possible with grace, If not, by any means get wealth and place. POPE'S MORAL ESSAYS GERALDINE sat alone in her room with her eyes riveted upon a gold coin in her lap....
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The Secret of Successful Speaking and Reading: A Twelve-lesson Course in the ...

Robert L. Downing - 1924 - 99 Seiten
...whether in the beginning, the middle, or the end of a sentence. Teacher — Let us illustrate. Take the following lines: "Get place and wealth, if possible...grace, If not, by any means get wealth and place." Kindly select the emphatical words in this couplet. Pupil— "Get PLACE and WEALTH, if possible with...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Band 3

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 Seiten
...Imitations of Horace, Epistle 1. Boot i. POPE. Be but great, With praise or infamy — leave that to fate ; Get place and wealth ; if possible, with grace ; If not, by any means get wealth and place. Imitations, of Harare, Epistle /. Book L POPE. For what is worth in anything, But so much money as...
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Presidents Above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829

Ralph Ketcham - 1987 - 269 Seiten
...POITIERS? Who counsels best? who whispers, "Be but great, With Praise or Infamy leave that to fate; Get Place and Wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get Wealth and Place." Or he, who bids thee face with steady view Proud Fortune, and look shallow Greatness through: And,...
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Writing and the Rise of Finance: Capital Satires of the Early Eighteenth Century

Colin Nicholson, Professor Colin Nicholson - 1994 - 219 Seiten
...POITIERS? Who counsels best? who whispers, 'Be but Great, With Praise or Infamy, leave that to fate; Get Place and Wealth, if possible, with Grace; If not by any means get Wealth and Place.' (97-104) A resilient irony is directed at a pervasive pursuit of personal advancement regardless of...
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