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" When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Socrates, finally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led to entertain a more indignant hatred of vice, than if he... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 451
by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
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British theatre, comprising tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces; with ...

Owen Williams (editor of British theatre) - 1830
...innocence survive, Still in the paths of honour persevere, And not from past or present ills despair: For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. [Exeunt. lies, And plead« against thee; -who shall then prevail? trt I will take a cold and parting...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...Thus Congreve concludes the tragedy of ' The Mourning Bride' with the following foolish couplet : ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though...pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only leii to enter. tain a more indignant hatred of vice than if he rose from his distress, but we are inevitably...
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The poetical works of the Rev. George Crabbe: with his letters and ..., Volume 4

George Crabbe - 1834
...constant concomitants, or, as expressed by Congreve, in the conclusion of the Mourning Bride, — ' That blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds.' " — DUNLOP.] Not so do I — Let solid walls impound The captive fair, and dig a moat around ; Let...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...Thus Congrcve concludes the tragedy of' The Mourning Bride' with the following foolish couplet: — ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though...virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Socrates, finally sink under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led to entertain a more indignant...
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The merchant's clerk: and other tales

Samuel Warren - History - 1836 - 366 pages
...especially an enterprising one, soon forgets and despises such trifles. CHAPTER XI. Showing that " Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." I CANNOT help thinking that I am a great fool for heading chapter the eleventh with this motto ; it...
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The Merchant's Clerk: & Other Tales

Samuel Warren - 1836 - 366 pages
...especially an enterprising one, soon forgets and despises such triflet. CHAPTER XL Showing that " Blessing! ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." I CANNOT help thinking that I am a great fool for heading chapter the eleventh with this motto ; it...
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The Sunday school teachers' magazine, and journal of education

1813
...support ; that she ennobles the slave, and exalts nobility itself. To suppliant virtue nothing is deny'd, For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds ; And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. SINGULAR APOLOGY OF THE KING OF PRUSSIA TO HIS NEPHEW. While Frederic the Great, King of Prussia, was...
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The dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar, with ...

William Wycherley - 1840
...innocence survive, Still in the paths of honour persevere, And not from past or present ills despair : For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds ˇ And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. [Exeunt omnti. EPILOGUE SPOKEN BY MBS. BRACEG1RDLE. Ч tragedy tiras done, I am, you know, 0 more a...
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The Romancist and Novelist's Library: New Series, Volume 3

William Hazlitt - 1841
...MODERN FAULTS.' " Tho4gli plungM in ill* and exercis'd in care, Yet never lut the noble mind despair ; For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late a sure reward succeeds. LONDON: PUBLISHED BY J. CLEMENTS, LITTLE PULTENF.Y STREET, FOR THE PROPRIETORS OP THE ROMANCIST AND...
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most ..., Volume 2

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1842
...constant concomitants, or, as expressed by Congreve in the conclusion of the Mourning Bride, — That blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. In the writings of Godwin, some of the strongest of our feelings are most forcibly awakened, and there...
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