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" Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. "
Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54). - Seite 6
von Bengal council of educ - 1848
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Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory Since the Renaissance

Emerson R. Marks - 1998 - 413 Seiten
...more meaning than ten of prose. A few pages later he quotes from Johnson's "Vanity of Human Wishes," See nations slowly wise and meanly just To buried merit raise the tardy bust, observing that "slowly wise" and "meanly just" "summarize long observation." Pound's position in the...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2001 - 727 Seiten
...help.74 - and the significant substitution when Johnson revised The Vanity of Human Wishes in 1749: There mark what ills the scholar's life assail. Toil, envy, want, the Patron, and the jail. (The line had originally indicted not the patron but 'the garret'.)75 While Tory wits mourned the demise...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - 2003 - 331 Seiten
...ambition: Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron and the jail. In the first edition the word "patron" had been "gibbet". Johnson made the alteration feelingly. Years...
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The Cambridge Companion to John Dryden

Steven N. Zwicker - 2004 - 300 Seiten
...(Chicago, 1989), pp. 111-13. 196 COURTING AND COMPLYING WITH DANGER II JOHN BARNARD Dryden and patronage There mark what Ills the Scholar's Life assail, Toil, Envy, Want, the Patron, and the Jail.' Dr. Johnson's scornful equation of imprisonment and dependence on a patron ("Commonly a wretch who...
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The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820

Patricia L. Dooley - 2004 - 375 Seiten
...reprinted as far away as Portland, Maine. Washington Federalist (District of Columbia), 1 7 December 1800 "See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust." Johnson's "Vanity of Human Wishes" When die fadier of his country died, the lamentations of general...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 Seiten
...on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; learning, study There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil,...meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust. If dreams yet flatter, once again attend, Hear Lydiat's life, and Galileo's end. (157-164) Johnson...
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Into the Land of Bones: Alexander the Great in Afghanistan

Frank L. Holt - 2005 - 254 Seiten
...Callisthenes: Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail.2'' When the tumultuous spring had passed, the king ordered ten thousand infantry and thirty-five...
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - 2006 - 552 Seiten
...dollars. At forty he published " The Vanity of Human Wishes," in which were these lines : — "Then mark what ills the scholar's life assail; Toil, envy, want, the patron and the 1ail." When asked how he felt about his failures, he replied : "Like a monument," — that is, steadfast,...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...not commonly been great scholars, nor great scholars great men. - Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. - Samuel Johnson He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading;...
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English Versions of Roman Satire in the Earlier Eighteenth Century

William Kupersmith - 2007 - 271 Seiten
...can only make guesses concerning why they were made. Even the most famous revision, the change from "There mark what Ills the Scholar's Life assail, / Toil, Envy, Want, the Garret, and the Jail" to "the Patron, and the Jail" may not simply be a response to Lord Chesterfield's...
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