|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Above all Greek, above all Roman fame.|
Pope.To Augustus, Book II. Epi. I. Line 26.
|Above any Greek or Roman name.|
Dryden.On Lord Hastings.
|What rage for fame attends both great and small!|
Better be dd than be not namd at all!
Wolcot.Ode IX. Ver. 2. A.D. 1784.
|Fame is swiftest still when she goes laden|
With news of mischief.
Thus are we Fortunes pastimes; one day live
Advancd to heaven by the peoples breath;
The next, hurld down into th abyss of death.
May.The Old Couple, Act V.
|He lives in fame that died in virtues cause.|
Shakespeare.Titus Andronicus, Act I. Scene 2. (Lucius.)
|Death, courage, honour, makes thy soul to live,|
Thy soul to live in heaven, thy name in tongues of men.
Henry Constable.Sonnet to Sir Philip Sidneys soul.
|Nor fame I slight, nor for her favours call:|
She comes unlookd for, if she comes at all.
Pope.Temple of Fame, Line 513.
| There is who feels for fame,|
And melts to goodness.
Pope.Epilogue to Satires, Line 65, Dialogue II.
| [A fine compliment; the expression shewing that fame was but his second passion.Gilfillan, Editor of the British Poets.]|| 9|
|And yet, after all, what is posthumous fame? Altogether vanity.|
Antoninus.Rileys Class. Dict. 552.
|What is the end of fame? Tis but to fill|
A certain portion of uncertain paper.
Byron.Don Juan, Canto I. Stanza 218.