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" Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions, where she is not : It ought not to be sported with. "
The British drama - Page 342
by British drama - 1804
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...honour: — " Honour's a sacred tie ; the law of Kings ; The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens Virtue where it meets her ; And imitates her actions where she is not." ' When he took up his large oak stick, he said, ' My lord, that's Hoiiicrick* ;' thus pleasantly alluding...
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...thee too far. Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...where she is not : It ought not to be sported with. Syph. By Heav'ns, I'm ravish'd when you talk thus, though you chide me! Alas I I've hitherto been us'd...
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Bell's British Theatre: Douglas, by J. Home. ... The alchymist, altered from ...

English drama - 1797
...thee too far. Honour's a sacred tie, the la* of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...where she is not : It ought not to be sported with. Syph. By Heav'ns, I'm ravish'd when you talk thus, though you chide me ! Alas 1 I've hitherto been...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 3

English drama - 1797
...Cato? That Syphax loves you, and would sacrifice His life, nay, more, his honour, in your service. That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...where she is not : It ought not to be sported with. Sypli. By Heav'ns, I'm ravish'd when you talk thus, though you chide me! Alas I I've hitherto been...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue wher^ it 'meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not. It ought not to be sported with. IMPATIENCE. i_N impatient man is hurried along by his wild and furious desires, into an abyss of miseries...
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The British Drama: Comprehending the Best Plays in the ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

English drama - 1804
...more, his honour, in your service ? Juba. Syphax, I know thou lovest me ; but indeed gold, [ADDISOX. That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...been used to think A blind officious zeal to serve my king, The ruling principle, that ought to burn And quench all others in a subject's heart. Happy the...
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the british drama

william miller - 1804
...life, nay, more, his honour, in your service? Juba. Syphax, I know thou luvest me ; but indeed gold, [ADDISON. That aids and strengthens virtue where it...where she is not : It ought not to be sported with. Spi/h. By Heavens, I am ravished when you talk thus, though you chide me ! Alas ! I have hitherto been...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...young Juba. Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, ' . The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...where she is not. . It ought not to be sported with — CAT*)'. In the second place, we are to consider those who have mistaken notions of honour, and...
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The Guardian, Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...Juba : • Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, , The noble mind's distinguishing perfect ion, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...where she is not. It ought not to be sported with > CATO. In the second place, we are to consider those who have mistaken notions of honour. And these...
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The British Drama: pt. 1-2. Tragedies

English drama - 1804
...thec too far. Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing pertccti'm ; That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her,...imitates her actions where she is not : It ought not to he sported with. Spyli. By Heavens, I uni ravished when you talk thus, though you chide me ! Alas !...
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