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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
edited by - 1844
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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

John F. Addington - Reference - 1855 - 570 pages
...and possession right. Higgons's Generous Conqueror. It is sueeess that eolours all in life : Sueeess makes fools admir'd, makes villains honest, All the proud virtue of this vaunting world Fawns on sueeess and power, howe'er aequir'd. Thomson's Agamemnon. What though I am a villain, who so bold To...
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...yearly accounts, and a sum as regularly allotted to it as to any other article. — Sherutone. DCCCLXV. It is success that colours all in life : Success makes...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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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...yearly accounts, and a sum as regularly allotted to it as to any other article. — Shenatone. DCCCI.XV. It is success that colours all in life : Success makes...world Fawns on success, and power, howe'er acquired. r/wmso't. DCCCI.XVI. the ill habits of life. Such false impressions are owing to the abandoned writers...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...Possession Right. SllCCeSS, _ Thomson. TT is Success that colours all in life : Success makes Fools admired, makes Villains honest : All the proud Virtue of this vaunting world Fawns oil Success, and Power, howe'er acquired. £UCCeSS. — Colton. TTE that has never known Adversity,...
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Military Ends and Moral Means

James John Graham - Military art and science - 1864 - 475 pages
...they were fortunate Generals. " It is Success that colours all in life; Success makes Fools admired, makes Villains honest ; All the proud Virtue of this...Success and Power, howe'er acquired." — THOMSON. Louis XIV., after one of his favourite Generals had sustained a defeat, went into the apartments of...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...manage by a just foresight, Success is prudence, and possession right. Higgons, Generous Conqueror. It is success that colours all in life : Success makes...admir'd, makes villains honest ; All the proud virtue of tbis vaunting world Fawns on success, and power, howe'cr acquir'd. Thomson, Agamemnon, v. 1. What ;...
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Armstrong Magney, by Heraclitus Grey

Charles Marshall (novelist.) - 1867
...next week. 140 CHAPTEE XI. " 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. IN the next week, Eonald Mossingford arrived at the hall. He had come away from town as soon as the...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...mortals to command success ; But we '11 do more, Sernpronius — we '11 deserve it. ADDISON'S Colo, It is success that colours all in life ; Success makes...vaunting world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquir'd. THOMSON, Applause Waits on success ; the fickle multitude, Like the light straw that floats...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Proverbs, Latin - 1869 - 505 pages
...gives the character of honesty to some classes of wickedness. " Success makes a fool seem wise." " It is success that colours all in life. Success makes fools admir'd, makes villains honest." THOMPSON. " Let them call it mischief; When it is past and prosper'd, 'twill be virtue." BEN JONSON....
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Herald of Health, Volumes 15-16

1870
...all eyee brighten into admiration. Says the author of i "the Seasons," " It is success that colors all in life ; Success makes fools admir'd, makes villains...world Fawns on success and power, howe'er acquired." Now, the logic of such a spectacle is that if success is to good for a Lad man, how much better it...
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