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|Example: -J ^inivifT. A wit's a feather, and a chief's a rod, An honest man's the |
noblest work of God. Or thus, A fox is cunning, ugly is a toad, An honest man's the
noblest work of God. Or thus, Honour the king, wherever's his abode, An honest ...
|His trade brought him into close contact with thinkers and their works, and thus |
nurtured his thirst for knowledge. Gradually young Franklin developed ... THE
NOBLEST WORK OF GOD. Pope wrote, " An honest man's the noblest work of
|An honest God is the noblest work of man Robert Ingersoll, an American lawyer |
and orator, was the son of a Calvinist minister, but himself developed agnostic
views. In January 1872, at a celebration in honour of the eighteenth-century
|An honest Man's the noblest work of God". Fame but from death a villain's name |
can save, , Justice tears his body from the grave; When what t oblivion better
were resign'd, poison half mankind. All fame is foreign, but of true desert; Plays ...
|As I am upon this subject, let me cite another coincidence between Pope and |
Fletcher, not to my knowledge pointed out before” Pope, in his “ Essay on Man,"
has the well-known line— “ An honest man's the noblest work of God." Fletcher,
|I should therefore guess these two works by Beaumont chiefly. The latter was |
once very popular : I ... Pope, in his " Essay on Man," has the well-known line — "
An honest man's the noblest work of God." I Fletcher, in his poem on "An Honest ...
|Princes and Lords are but the breath of kings, 'An honest man's the noblest work |
of God.' The line is in fact a quotation from Pope's Essay on Man, epistle 4 (1734),
although Burns gives it a more democratic spin than is found in Pope's original: ...
W. V. Byars - 1901 - Read
|... comes to all, but torture without end. —Milton : * Paradise Lost,* Book I. I is the |
wrath of God — his hate of sin. ... Princes and lords are but the breath of kings ; •
An honest man's the noblest work of God. * — Burns : • Cotter's Saiu rday Night* ...
|—Milton : * Paradise Lost* Booh I, I !1 is the wrath of God — his hate of sin. —|
Bailey: * Feslus* HELL, ITS ... Princes and lords are but the breath of kings ; •An
honest man's the noblest work of God. □ — Burns : ' Colter's Saturday Night.
|In the language of Pope, he cried out, “'A wit's a feather, a chief's a rod, An honest |
man's the noblest work of God.'”1 “Colonel Bellenden,” said he, “is that noblest
work; and to this truth the candid bear testimony by their words, and detractors by