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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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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...lowest place, when virtuous things proceed, The place is dignified by the doer's deed. SHAKSPEARE. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE. Virtue, on herself rclying, Every passion hushed to rest, Loses every pain of dying, In the...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. Ibid. Act iii. Sc. 1. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Ibid. Act v. Sc. 12. If there 's delight in love, 't is when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. J. Shirley, Death's Final Conquest, in. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congreve, Mourning Bride, v. 12. GOOD NATUBE — see Forgiveness. 'Tis good-nature only wins the heart...
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Treasury of choice quotations

1869
...Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. md. Act iii. Sc. 8. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Ibid. Act v. Sc. 12. If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...clouds, And wafted thence on angels' wings, through ways Of light to the bright Source of all. CONOREVB. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds. And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE'S Mourning Bride Virtue may be assail'd, but never hurt ; Surpris'd by unjust force, but not...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pages
...late, a sure reward succeeds." • Wben a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a &>crate8, finally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune,...from his distress ; but we are inevitably induced to eberUh the sublime idea that a day of future retribution will arrive, when he shall receive not merely...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1873 - 560 pages
...a late, a sure reward succceds. " 'When a man eminently rirtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Soerates, finally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune,...not only led to entertain a more indignant hatred of rice than if he rose from his distress ; but we are Ineritably induced to cherish the sublime idea...
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Too lightly broken, Volume 3

Too - 1873
...respect to the girl in whom already she felt so strong an interest. CHAPTER IX. TAKING POSSESSION. " Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." *THHE new year had opened with great -*- rejoicings on the Cumberstone Hall estate, for the rightful...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1874
...Thus Congrevc concludes the Tragedy of " The Mourning Bride " with the following foolish couplet : " For blessings ever wait 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 sink under the pressure of...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. Ibid. Act iii. Sc. 8. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Ibid. Act v. Sc. 12. If there 's delight in love, 't is when I see That heart which others bleed for...
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