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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...couplet : ' For blemings ever wmit on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds.1 " When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Socrates, finally sinks under the presnire of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led to entertain a more indignant hatred of vice...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...And wafted thence on angels' wings, through ways Of light to the bright Source of all. CONGREVE. 6. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE'S Mourning Bride. 7. Virtue may be assail'd, but never hurt ; Surpris'd by unjust force, but...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...And wafted thence on angels' wings, through ways Of light to the bright Source of all. CONGRETE. 6. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE'S Mourning Bride. 7. Virtue may be assail'd, but never hurt ; Surpris'd by unjust force, but...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1848
...Congreve 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...enthrall'd; Yet even that, which mischief meant most harm, Shall in the happy trial prove most glory. Milton. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congreve. Each must in virtue strive for to excel; The man lives twice who lives the first life well....
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. The Mourning Bride. Act v. Sc. xii. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Way of the World. Act iii. Se. 12. If there 's delight in love, 't is when I see The heart which others...
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Dow's patent sermons, Volume 2

Elbridge Gerry Paige - 1857
...perpetual peace — 'and nothing else.' Let us all think. So mote it te! VIRTUE ITS REWARDS. TEXT. — For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds ; And though a late, a sure, reward succ -eds. MY HEARERS — I believe that the seeds of virtue are implanted in eveiy heart , but with...
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Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1860 - 874 pages
...Congreve concludes the tragedy of " The Mourning Bride " wich the following foolish couplet : — * For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds. And, though...succeeds.' " When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Calo, or a Socrates, finally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: including their Tour to the Hebrides. By J.W. Croker

James Boswell - 1860
...Mourning Bride " with the following foolish couplet : — ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deedt, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds.' " When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Calo. or i_ Socrates, finally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led...
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The Ladies' and Gentlemen's Mirror of Fortune: Or, The Analysis of Life

Caroline M. Mersereau - Fortune-telling - 1860 - 346 pages
...Where trees above you wave, While flowers shall bloom around your tomb, A quiet country grave. 10. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congrevs. What matters it? — a few years more Life's surge, so restless heretofore, Shall break upon...
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