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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 Seiten
...friend ; It raises armies in a nation's aid, But bribes a senate, and a land's betray M. Pope, ME m.29. Get place and wealth, if possible with grace ; If not, by any means get wealth and place. Pope, Intii. Ilor. I. 1103. My friend, get money ; get n largo estate By honest means, but got— at...
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The Guardian, Bände 18-19

1867
...the young of our age receive. " Get it honestly, if you can ; if you cannot, why then get it anyhow." "Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace. If not, by any means get wealth and place." Of all the ills flesh is heir to none are harder to be borne than not to be beflounced with satins,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...POICTIEBS? 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." For what ? to have a box where eunuchs sing, And foremost in the circle eye a king. Or he, who bids...
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The witching time of night, nocturnal humours on a variety of social topics ...

Somniator (Oneiropolis, pseud.) - 1868
...adventurers abroad, social speculator -es, lookers-out for good chances, who say in their secret hearts, Get place and wealth, — if possible, with grace ; If not, by any means get wealth and place ; that society is necessarily thrown into a defensive attitude to protect itself from a threatened...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...POITIERS? 100 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 — " 1 [Warburton points that this line gives the 5 [Sir John Barnard, a quaker who joined the meaning...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - 1869 - 506 Seiten
...raises armies in a nation's aid, But bribes a Senate, and a land 's betray'd. POPE'S Moral Essat/i Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace, If not, by any means get wealth and place. POPE'S Moral To whom can riches give repute or trust, Content, or pleasure, but the good and just?...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Alfred Henderson - 1869 - 505 Seiten
...modo rem. HOR. Get money; by just means, if you can; if not, still get money. " Get wealth and power, if possible with grace, If not, by any means, get wealth and place." POPE. See " Quierenda" Remis velisque. — With oars and sails. " Tooth and nail." Repentt, tanquam...
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A New Dictionary of Qoutations

1869
...mouth of a corrupt and unscrupulous man. It has been thus well translated: — "Get wealth and power, if possible, with grace; If not — by any means get wealth and place." — POPE. Again : — "My friend, get money; get a large estate, By honest means ; but get, at any...
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Sketches (personal and political) in the House of commons, by a silent ...

James Shaw - 1870
...legislation in the background. No. X.— MINISTEBIAL BILLS— THE SESSION 1871. " Get wealth and place, if possible, with grace ; If not, by any means get wealth and place." THE BALLOT BILL. IT would seem that the only measure of any importance likely to be passed this Session...
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Live and learn: a guide for all who wish to speak and write correctly

Live - 1872
...instance, the following lines : — "Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace : If not, by dny means get wealth and place." In these lines the emphatical...full and comprehensive, that almost every word is emphatical ; for instance, that pathetic expostulation in the prophecy of EZEKIEL ; — " Why will...
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