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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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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...Good-Natured Man, Epilogue. " Bless'd is the bride on whom the sun doth shine.' HERRICK. Hesperides, 283. " Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds ; And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." CONGREVE. The Mourning Bride (Alphonso), Act V., Sc. XII. " Blest be those. How mean soe'er, that have...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 3

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1899
...his beloved may •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.' * Vol. ii. p. 85 of Dr. G. Birkbcck Hill's edition (1887), where see the editor's note showing with...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...Thus Congreve concludes the tragedy of 'The Mourning Bride' with the following foolish couplet : 1 invasion of any of the divine attributes in the invocation of saints. But I succeeds.1 " When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, от а Socrates, anally sinks under...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1901
...Mrs. Congreve concludes the Tragedy of ' The Mourning Bride ' with the following foolish couplet : ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though...from his distress, but we are inevitably induced to cnerish the sublime idea that a day of future retribution will arrive when he shall receive not merely...
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The life and poetical works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1901 - 584 pages
...constant concomiUntt, or, as expressed by Congrcve, In the conclusion of the * Mourning Bride,'— 1 That blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds.' " 240 241 With not л (ingle note the purse supply, And when she begs, let men and maids deny ; Be...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.8 Act Hi. Sc. s. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward sncceeds. Act . Sc. . If there 's delight in love, 't is when I see That heart which others bleed...
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Irish literature, Volume 2

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - Literary Collections - 1904
...innocence survive, Still in the paths of honor persevere, And not from past or present ills despair; For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds; And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. F. NORRTS CONNELL. F. NORRYS CONNKLL is one of the many clever Irish writers of fiction who came to...
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Connectives of English Speech

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1904 - 324 pages
...stand approved iu sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse. MILTON Paradise Lost bk. vi, 1. 36. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONQREVE The Mourning Bride act v, sc. 3. The philosopher works upon the man in isolation, though he...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - Quotations, English - 1904 - 643 pages
...Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. — Congreve. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — Congreve. Thus grief still treads upon the heels of pleasure; Married in haste, we may repent at...
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