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" Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh. Some valuing those of their own side or mind, Still make themselves the measure of mankind : Fondly we think we honour merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men. "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 109
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Poetical Miscellanies: Consisting of Original Poems and Translations

Sir Richard Steele - 1714 - 528 lehte
...wife we grow : Our wifer Sons, no doubt, will think us to. Pope. Some, valuing thofe of their own Side or Mind, Still make themfelves the Meafure of Mankind...we think we honour Merit then, When we but praife our felves in other Men : Parties in Wit attend on thofe of State ; And publick Faftion doubles private...
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope, 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1717 - 468 lehte
...• • The current folly proves our ready wit; • '* And authors think their reputation fafe, » Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh....think we honour merit then, • * When we but praife our felves in other men. Parties in Wit attend on thofe of State, And publick faction doubles private...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720 - 302 lehte
...is natural and fit, The current folly proves our ready wit; And authors think their reputation fafe, Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh. Some valuing thofc of-their own Jfide, or mind, Still make themfelves die meafure of mankind: Fondly we think we...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1722 - 294 lehte
...think their reputation fafe, Which h'v«s as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh. Some valuing thofc of their own fide, or mind, Still make themfelves...we think we honour merit then, When we but praife our felves in other men. Parties in wit attend on thofe of ftate, And publick faction doubles private...
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - 1749 - 110 lehte
...natural and fit, The current folly proves the ready wit ; And authors think their reputation fafe, 450 Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh....valuing thofe of their own fide or mind, Still make thcmfelves the meafure of mankind : COMMENTAR V. VER. 452. Some valuing tbrfc of their otoh 'fide or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 240 lehte
...which had pierced through the thickeft ni^ht of Monkery, And authors think their reputation fafe, 450 Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh....State, And public faction doubles private hate. Pride, Malice, Folly, againft Drydenrofe, In various fhapes of Parfons, Critics, Beaus ; But fenfe furviv'd,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 236 lehte
...through the thickeft night of Monkery, And authors think their reputation fafe, 450 Which lives as L-ng as fools are pleas'd to laugh. Some valuing thofe...we think we honour merit then, When we but praife ourfel veg in other men. 455 Parties in Wit attend on thofe of State, And public faction doubles private...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - 1752 - 264 lehte
...fools are pkas'd to laugh, Some valuing thofe of their own fide or mind, 455 Still make tbemfelves the meafure of mankind ; Fondly we think we honour...merit then, When we but praife ourfelves in other men. Parties in wit attend on thofe of ftate, And public fadtion doubles private hate. 460 Pride, malice,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 398 lehte
...Duns was fo difficult to be underftood (for that this And authors think their reputation fafe, 450 Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh. Some valuing thofc of their own fide or mind, Still make themlelves the meafure of mankind : COMMENTARY. VfcR.452....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., 1. köide

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 264 lehte
...fafe, Which liv'd as long as fools were pleas'd to laugh. And authors think their reputation fafe, 450 "Which lives as long as fools are pleas'd to laugh....State, And public faction doubles private hate. Pride, Malice, Folly, againft Dryden rofe, In various fhapes of Parfons, Critics, Beaus; But fenfe furviv'd,...
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