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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. "
Englisch-Deutsches Supplement-Lexikon: als Ergänzung zu allen bis jetzt ... - Pagina 324
di Hoppe - 1871 - 480 pagine
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 pagine
...palm of 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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Historical Essays

Thomas Carlyle - 2002 - 1146 pagine
...'leather' of gig-straps, and 'prunella' of gig-lining, first makes it go: Pope, "Essay on Man" (1733): "Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; /The rest is all but leather or prunella" (4.203-204). 130.3. his hour is coming: Probably a reference to the passage above that...
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The Best of Anthropology Today

Jonathan Benthall - 2002 - 365 pagine
...labour stinks. We know for radical reform he hopes, Else how distinguish Goodv's line from Pope's? 'Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella'.2 But hold! here's no defence ot rank and caste; In Goody's scheme, the first shall be...
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African American Women Confront the West: 1600-2000

Quintard Taylor, Shirley Ann Wilson Moore - 2003 - 390 pagine
...will visit the colored Yanktonians some fine day, I close with a line . . . from the brilliant Pope: "Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather and prunella." A 'Black 'Woman on the Montana frontier From 1888 to 1931 Sarah Gammon Bickford owned and...
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Past and Present

Thomas Carlyle, Joel J. Brattin, D.J. Trela - 2005 - 843 pagine
...(see the allusion to Pope, next note). 285.32-33. leather and prunella: Pope, "Essay on Man" (1733): "Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; / The rest is all but leather or prunella" (4.203-204). 285.34-35. Caliban shall obey him, or become not Caliban but a cramp: A paraphrase...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pagine
...Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined. Epistles to Several Persons "To Lord Cobham" 1. 101 25 ommodious vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs. Finnega or prunella. An Essay on Man Epistle 4, 1. 203 (1734) 26 An honest man's the noblest work of God. An...
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