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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.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884 - 2221 pages
...misery. Thus Congreve 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 sinks under the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1885
...Thus 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 upon the mind by a series of as deep distress as can affect humanity, in the amiable and pious heroine...
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Stray thoughts: for every day in the year. Collected and arranged by E.L.

Stray thoughts - 1885
...surely than any cordial, and soften and water the parched and thirsty heart. — John Inglesant. 6. FOR blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. William Congreve. 7. IT is as easy to close the eyes of the mind as those of the body, and when men...
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Ancient light on modern life

George Gordon MACLEOD - Christian life - 1885 - 240 pages
...heart for any fate : Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait." — Longfellow. " For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds — And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." — Congreve. " How far that little candle throws its beams : So shines a good deed in a naughty world."...
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Gems worth setting, written and collected by E. Gubbins

Ellen Gubbins - 1885
...A/JAY I govern my passion with absolute sway, And grow wiser and better as my strength wears away. p OR blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. J)EFER not till to-morrow to be wise, To-morrow's sun to thee may never rise. A RDENT prayer opens...
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William Wordsworth: The Story of His Life, with Critical Remarks on His Writings

James Middleton Sutherland - 1887 - 225 pages
...literary merit, and had not the remotest reference to his retirement from official life. CHAPTER XI. 1 For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. ' Conr/reve. Southey dies (21st March, 1843) — Wordsworth is appointed Poet Laureate — Jeffrey's...
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THE MERMAID SERIES

WILLIAM CONGREVE - 1887
...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. 486 BRIDE. tragedy thus i . i know, No more a princess, but in statu uow as uncoiv oar, And know each...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1888
...Thus 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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Excellent Quotations for Home and School ...

Julia B. Hoitt - Quotations, English - 1890 - 329 pages
...WILLIAM CONGREVE (1670-1729) Defer not till to-morrow to be wise, To-morrow's sun to thee may never rise. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. RICHARD STEELE (1671-1729) We should employ our passions in the service of life, not spend life in...
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William Congreve

William Congreve - English drama - 1888 - 486 pages
...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 omnes. SPOKEN BY MRS. BRACEGIRDLE. THE tragedy thus done, I am, you know, No more a princess,...
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