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" As if he had been of his enemies' side ; Or one of them could do, that were undone. He neither wealth nor places sought ; For others, not himself, he fought. He was content to know (For he had found it so) That when he pleased to conquer he was able,... "
A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ... - Page 110
by Horace Walpole - 1806
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The Works of His Grace, George Villiers, Late Duke of Buckingham...

George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - Drama - 1715 - 416 pages
...: He never for himfelf, but others fought : , Ho He was content to know, ( For he had found it fo) That, when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able, And...Spoil and Plunder to the Rabble. He might have been a Ring, But that he underftood How much it was a meaner thing Tobeunjaftly Great, than honourably Good*...
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Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations of the ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1716
...Plrces fought 3 For others, not himfelf he fought. He was conrent to know, For he had found it (b, That when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able, And...Plunder to the Rabble ; ( He might have been a King, 'hut that he underftood How much it is a meaner thing To be unjuftly Great, than honourably Ceoct,...
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...one of them cou'd do that were undone; He neither Wealth nor Places fought > lor others, not himfelf he fought. He was content to know, For he had found it fo, That when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able, And left the Spoil and Plunder to the Rabble ; He...
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Epitaphs, Ancient and Modern, Serious and Comical, in Prose and Verse: Being ...

Epitaphs - 1738 - 106 pages
...one of thofe could do who were undone. He neither Wealth, nor Places fought. For others, not himfelf, he fought. He was content to know, For he had found it fo, That, when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able, And left the Spoils and Plunder to the Rabble. He...
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The Works of His Grace George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham: Containing His ...

George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - 1770
...fought : He never for himfelf but others fought : - He was content to know, (For he had found it fo) That, when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able, And left the fpoil and plunder to the rabble. He He might have been a King, Eut that he underftood How much it was...
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Select Tracts Relating to the Civil Wars in England, in the Reign of King ...

Francis Maseres - Great Britain - 1815 - 352 pages
...full as liille pride, As if he'd been o'th* conquer' d side, Or one of them could do that were undone. He neither Wealth nor Places sought; For others, not...so ;) That, when he pleas'd to conquer, he was able j And left the spoil and plunder to the rabble. He might have been a King, But that he understood,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...them could do that were undone. He neither wealth, nor places sought; He never for himself, but others fought: He was content to know (For he had found it so) That when he pleased to conquer, he was able, And left the spoil and plunder to the rabble. He might have been a...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...could do that were undone. He neither wealth, nor places sought ; He never for himself, but others fought : He was content to know (For he had found it so) That when he pleased to conquer, he was able, And left the spoil and plunder to the rabble. He might have been a...
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Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...Dictionary, rol. xiv. p. 72, note. And with another thing quite out of date, Call'd modesty. — ' He neither wealth nor places sought ; For others,...content to know, For he had found it so, That when he pleased to conquer, he was able, And left the spoil and plunder to the rabble. He might have been a...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1888
...full as little Pride As if he had been of the Enemy's side, Or one of them could do that were undone. He neither Wealth nor Places sought, For others, not...That when he pleas'd to Conquer, he was able, And leave the Spoil and Plunder to the Ribble. He might have been a King, But yet he understood How much...
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