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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 Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...Sacrament. DR. J. DONNE. VIRTUE. Do well and right, and let the world sink. Country Parson. GEORGE HERBERT. a T/u Monrniite Bride. Aclv.Sc. l>. W. COXCREVB. That virtue only makes our bliss below, And all our...
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An appreciative life of ... the earl of Beaconsfield, ed. by C. Brown, Volume 1

Cornelius Brown - 1881
...the fair sex by any of its admirers in poetry or in prose. CHAPTER XXI. CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — Congrtve. |E have brought down Mr. Disraeli's parliamentary career, in the foregoing chapter, to...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. J. Shirley, Death's Final Conquest, III. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congreve, Mourning Bride, v. 12. GOOD NATURE— see Forgiveness. 'Tis good-nature only wins the heart...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...knotted oak.1 'Heaven has no rage, like love to haired turn'd. Nor licll a fury, like a woman scorned." 'For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds; And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." 'If there's delight in love, 'Us when I ece That heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.' 'Reason,...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...bless you ! I have nothing to tell, si q. CANNING — The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Gi in . For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds And though a late, a sure reward succeeds r. CONGREVE — The Mourning Bride. Act V. Sc What is remote and difficult of success are apt to overrate;...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.1 Act iii. So. 8. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Act v. Sc. 12. If there 's delight in love, 't is when I see That heart which others bleed for bleed...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - English literature - 1883 - 912 pages
...flight ! ( Young. Blessings star forth forever ; but a cnrse Is like a cloud — it passes. (Bailey. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. ( Congrtoe. What is remote and difficult of success we are apt to overrate ; what is really best for...
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Platt's Essays, Volume 2

James Platt - Conduct of life - 1883
...place." " The great will not regard as poverty the low estate of that man who abides with equity." " For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds ; And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." COXGHEVE. RELIGION•. " Whether we descend to the lowest roots of our own intellectual growth, or...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - American poetry - 1883 - 761 pages
...circumstance — There lies the self-denial. 1144 Charles Kingsley : Saint's Tragedy. -A'.'t iv. Sc. 3. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. 1145 Congrcva: Mourning Bride. Act v. Sc. 12 Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o'erwhelm them,...
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Dorothy Forster: A Novel, Volume 2

Sir Walter Besant - 1884
...the last lines : ' Still in the way 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.' There were others present who enjoyed the play as much as I did, though my lord said that, in his opinion,...
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