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" For forms of government let fools contest ; Whate'er is best administered is best : For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight ; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 285
by United States. Congress. House - 1865
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 3

Columbia County (N.Y.) - 1804
...governments." This is exaftly the fentiment of Pope, exprefTed in thefe two lines of his EfTiy on Man. " For forms of government let fools contest ; Whate'er is best administered is best." We have feen in this country the fairefl form of government a'mvjft deftroyed by an ambitious and perfecuting...
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Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature

Thomas Green - Literature - 1810 - 241 pages
...individuals equally absolute. Pope probably borrowed, from a part of this Essay, his thought — " For forms of government let fools contest ;" " Whate'er is best administered, is best". — Essay on Man, Epistle 3, v. 303. A position, however, not defensible, since the form may influence...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...The whole mystery, both of religion and govern? ment, will be found in these admirable lines of Mr. Pope : For forms of government let fools contest, Whate'er is best administered, is best. For modes of faith, let graceless zealots fight: His can't be wrong, whose life is in the right. THE...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Anglican Communion - 1811 - 12 pages
...sublime ideas of thai; universal harmony, operating incessantly to universal good, had raised up in him. For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administered is best. • For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong, whose life is in the right....
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...ideas of that universal harmony, operating incessantly to universal good, had raised up in him. Vm forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administered is best, For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong, whose life is in the right. All...
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A Review of the Domestic Fisheries of Great Britain and Ireland

Robert Fraser - Fisheries - 1818 - 287 pages
...the administration ; and this is one of the great inconveniences attending that form of government, * For forms of Government let fools contest, Whate'er is best administered is b«st.— — Essay on Man, B. 3. " But a republican and free government would be an obvious absurdity,...
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The Republican.., Volume 1

Richard Carlile - Free thought
...HIGHNESS THE PRINCE REGENT, On his most gracious Speech, delivered at the opening of , Parliament. • " For forms of Government let fools contest : Whate'er is best administered, is best." POPE. SIR, ..'.;. •v\ ,''. \: IN addressing myself to you, I am actuated but by ono motive — a...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...blest ; 300 Draw to one point, and to one centre bring Beast, man, or angel, servant, lord or king. For forms of government, let fools contest ; Whate'er is best administered is best : For modes of faith, let graceless zealots fight ; 305 His can't be wrong, whose life is in the right....
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Histoire de France, depuis la fin du règne de Louis XVI jusqu'à l ..., Volume 9

abbé Guillaume Honoré Rocques de Montgaillard - France - 1827
...parasite et' papiste prononcé, c'est-à-dire dépendant par corruption , par mollesse et par système : For forms of government let fools contest , Whate'er is best administered, is best. « C'est folie ,de discuter les formes de gouverne» ment ; le meilleur consiste dans la meilleure...
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Letters which Have Appeared in the Banner of the Constitution: Addressed to ...

Hermann (pseud.) - Free trade - 1831 - 80 pages
...heads, and resume the subject of my last communication, and, in the language of the poet, I would say, " For forms of Government let fools contest, " Whate'er is best administered is best." As to what relates to the immediate administration of the Government of the United States, by our worthy...
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