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" Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. "
The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell - Page 274
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by Her ...

Joseph Addison - 1713 - 62 pages
...Field, Where the great Cenfor toil'd with his own Hands, And all our frugal Anceftors were blefs'd In humble Virtues, and a Rural Life. There live retired, pray for the Peace of Rome, Content thy felf to be Obfcurely good. When Vice prevails, and impious Men bear Sway, The Poft of Honour is...
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by His ...

Joseph Addison - 1733 - 83 pages
...Field, Where the great Cenfor toil'd with his own Hands, And all our frugal Anceftors were blefs'd In humble Virtues, and a Rural Life. There live retired, pray for the Peace of Rirmi, Content thy (elf to be Obfcurely good. When Vice prevails, and impious Men bear Sway, The Poft...
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome j Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Par. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Cato. Farewell,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Douglas, by J. Home. ... The alchymist, altered from ...

English drama - 1797
...And aH our frugal ancestors were bless'd In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Per. I hope...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 3

English drama - 1797
...And all our frugal ancestors were bless'd In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope...
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The Fair Penitent, Volume 3, Issue 1

Nicholas Rowe - 1797 - 57 pages
...And all our frugal ancestors were bless'd In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. I '') H ' , . 7* CATo. AS f . j When vice prevail*, and impious men bear sway, ' The post of honour...
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The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and debates of ...

Parliament proc, Parliamentary register - 1802
...administration, by repeating a passage^ extremely applicable to them> from the tragedy ofCatoi ™ When vice prevails), and impious 'men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station." The House resolved itself into a committee on the enquiry into the management of Greenwich Hospital....
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the british drama

william miller - 1804
...field, Where the great Censor toiled with his own hands, And all our frugal ancestors were blessed In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retired,...bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father di№S not recommend A life to Portius, that he scorns himself? Cato. Farewell,...
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The British Drama: Tragedies. 2 v

English drama - 1804
...field, Where the great Censor toiled with bis own hands, And all our frugal ancestors were blessed In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retired,...bear sway. The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius, that he scorns himself? Cato. Farewell,...
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The British drama

British drama - 1804
...field, Where the great Censor toiled widi his own hands, And all our frugal ancestor* were blessed In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live retired,...When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The poet of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father does nut recommend A life to Portius, that...
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