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" It is success that colours all in life ; Success makes fools admir'd, makes villains honest. All the proud virtue of this vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd. "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 239
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The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 3

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - English literature - 1802
...self-defence, Unheard-of meanness ! stamp it into shame ? No ; let us wipe it out with bold success. It is success that colours all in life : Success makes...vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd. If then, supposing guilt, it were a meanness To stoop to shame, can words express the madness...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1802
...self-defence, Unheard-of meanness! stamp it into shame ? No; let us wipe it out with bold success. It is success that colours all in life: Success makes...vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd. If then, supposing guilt, it were a meanness To stoop to shame, can words express the madness...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...mortals to command success ; But we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it. Addison's Cato. .yv . It is success that colours all in life : Success makes...vaunting world Fawns on success, and power, howe'er acquir'd. Thomson's Agamemnon, a. 5, s. 1. What tho' I am a villain, who so bold To tell me so ? Let...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...article. — Shenstone. DCCCLXV. It is success that colours all in life: Success makes fools admired, makes villains honest: All the proud virtue of this...on success, and power, howe'er acquired. Thomson. DCCCLXVI. The unhappy affectation of being wise rather than honest, witty than good-natured, is the...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...article. — Shenstone. DCCCLXV. It is success that colours all in life : Success makes fools admired, makes villains honest: All the proud virtue of this...on success, and power, howe'er acquired. Thomson. DCCCLXVL The unhappy affectation of being wise rather than honest, witty than good-natured, is the...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Sappho, Bion, Moschus, and MUSSEUS, 12mo. 1760; the Idylliums of Somemle. Success makes fools admired, makes villains honest . All the proud virtue of this...world Fawns on success, and power, howe'er acquired. Thompson. The whole of the speech is hypocritical, fairning, Theocritus, 8vo. 1767 ; and the Argonautics...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...mortals to command success ; But we 'll do more, Sempronius — we 'i1 deserve it. ADDISON'S Colo. 3. It is success that colours all in life ; Success makes...vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd. THOMSON. 1. Applause Waits on success ; the fickle multitude, Like the light straw that floats...
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Lonz Powers: Or, The Regulators: A Romance of Kentucky. Founded on ..., Volume 1

James Weir - American fiction - 1850
...entirely different thing ; for — " It is success that colours all in life ; Success makes fools admired, makes villains honest ; All the proud virtue of this...world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquired." And we delight much to view him when his house is completed and furnished, and he sits down, crosses...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1850 - 685 pages
...wipe it out with bold sueeess. It is sueeess that eolours all in life : Sueeess makes fools admired, makes villains honest. All the proud virtue of this vaunting world Fawns on sueeess and power, howe'er aequired. If then, supposing guilt, it were a meanness To stoop to shame,...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...at moments back to this. The busy have no time for tears. Byron. SUCCESS. It is success that colors all in life : Success makes fools admir'd, makes villains...Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquired. Thomson. Applause Waits on success ; the fickle multitude, Like the light straw that floats along the stream,...
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