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" I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather or prunella. "
The London Magazine - Seite 39
1821
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - 1845
...full of the opposite conviction, that he has even written a bad couplet to express it : — " Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow : The rest is all but leather and prunella." Those lines in Cowper also must sound very puerile or old-fashioned to courtly ears : — " The only...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1847
...of cultivation. Alexander Pope, an English poet of last century, has pithily said, that 'tis " Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunello." By which he means, that a man without moral and intellectual worth is a mere animal —...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 Seiten
...200 You'l! find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella. Stuck o'er with titles and hung round with strings, 205 That thou may'st be by kings,...
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He Knew He was Right

Anthony Trollope - 1998 - 952 Seiten
...cobbler ('leather') is contrasted to the parson ('prunella' — the material of the clerical gown): Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow, The rest is all but leather and prunella. Alpine Club: the Alpine Club was founded in London in 1857. 360 and parallelogrammatic asan American...
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The Salmon P. Chase Papers: Correspondence, April 1863-1864

Salmon Portland Chase - 1993 - 401 Seiten
...quoting loosely from the fourth epistle of Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (1734), lines 204-5: "Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow: The rest is all but leather or prunella." Congressional Globe, 4Oth Cong., zd sess., 1867-68, 3871-72; New York Times, July 3,...
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Candide and Related Texts

Voltaire, David Wootton - 2000 - 190 Seiten
...fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobbler-like the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow: The rest is all but leather or prunella.8 8. A strong fabric used to make shoes. THE LISBON EARTHQUAKE: ROUSSEAU VERSUS VOLTAIRE...
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Enlightenment and Community

Benjamin W. Redekop, Professor Benjamin W Redekop - 2000 - 263 Seiten
...assessed in view of this possibility of earning merit in every estate (Stand), in every occupation: 'Worth makes the Man and want of it the Fellow. / The rest is all but Leather or Prunella.' "54 It is clear that Abbt's perspective was attuned to the traditional social structure;...
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Human Vices and Human Worth in Dante's Comedy

Patrick Boyde - 2006 - 336 Seiten
...tetigisse. Ibid, iv, xviii, 12 Neither in inward worth nor outward fair. SHAKESPEARE, Sonnets, 16, 11 Wonh makes the man, and want of it the fellow: The rest is all but leather or prunella. POPE, Essay on Man, iv, 203 'I wish . . . that her birth were equal to her fortune, as...
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On the study of celtic literature

Daniel R. Davis, Matthew Arnold - 2001 - 392 Seiten
...the carefully elaborated word-pictures, in the same line, of the most polished of modern poets. Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow ; The rest is all but leather and prunello. THE KELT OR GAEL HIS ETHNOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY AND PHILOLOGY T. DE COURCY ATKINS ».A-, LONDON,...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 Seiten
...the hand. Gc, glove. Du, luff: loof, aloof, laveer: to beat to windward. letro. Gc, leather. Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella. —Pope, An Essay on Man, iii leu I: loosen, unbind. Gk luein. lysin, -lysis, as analysis,...
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