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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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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...virtue : Constantly advance in virtuous habits : Acquaint yourself with perfect virtue.* — CONFUCIUS. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — W. CONGREVE. The praise of riches and beauty is frail and transitory : virtue alone is clear and...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...truth (enough for man to know), " Virtue alone is happiness below." Esxay on Man, Epistle IV. A. POPE. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Tlie Mourning Bride, Act v. Sc. 13. w. CONGREVE. That virtue only makes our bliss below. And all our...
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Thoughts that Inspire, Volume 1

Maxims - 1905
...from the crowd, and be to virtue true. Content with what thou hast, tho' it be small. — CHAUCER. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — WILLIAM CONGREVE. For man to assist man is to be a god; this is the path to eternal glory. —...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations, English - 1906 - 763 pages
...Epistle iv, lines 309, 310 Assume a virtue, if you have it not, SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, iii, 4 Virtuous, — For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds; And though a late a sure reward succeeds, CONGREVE, Mourning Bride, v, 3 Sir Toby, Dost thou think, because thou art virtuous, there shall be...
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Life of Samuel Johnson ...

James Boswell - 1823
...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 Golden Treasury of Irish Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

Charles Welsh - Ballads, English - 1907
...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. DANIEL CONNOLLY (1836-1890) COMPENSATION YES, the years are passing quickly; months seem days and days...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...professions may be, it is by one's deeds that he is to be judged, both by God and man. — HW Beecher. ې — Cangrene. o'erwhelm them, to men's eyee. — Shakespeare. Good deeds ring clear through heaven...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...professions may be, it is by one's dei'ds that he ia to be judged, both by God and man.— HW Btechfr. honest deeds ; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it. — Congreve. li o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes. — ipeare. Good deed« ring clear through heaven like...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: Together with a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1910
...sure reward succeeds." ' When a man eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Socrates, finally sink under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are...sublime idea that a day of future retribution will arise when he shall receive not merely poetical, but real and substantial justice.'—Essays Philosophical,...
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Social Activities for Men and Boys

Albert Meader Chesley - Amusements - 1910 - 304 pages
...pines, Indian fashion, sleeping by a campfire, with our boots on. Every boy should dress warmly. Two For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — William Congreve. blankets can be carried on the wheel easily. These marooning parties will be...
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