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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...blood each mean detail, And furze brake of half-pertinent circumstance — There lies the self-denial. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. 1145 Congreve : Mourning Bri<le. Act v. Sc. 12 Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o'erwhelm...
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The Handbook of Quotations

Quotations, English - 1913 - 250 pages
...Isabel. Deeds; see Action. Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congreve: Mourning Bride. We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not...
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Indianapolis Medical Journal, Volume 17

1914
...footsteps of the Great Physician. Doubtless he received th P blessing given those who minister in His name: "For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds And though a late, a sure reward succeeds." Alike unselfish in his public life, he rendered his great war service for the good of the cause without...
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Ice-cream Alley: A Novel

Henry Albert Collins - 1918 - 221 pages
...read them all through. Guess I've missed seeing your advertisement." T CHAPTER XXVII HER RECOMPENSE For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. • — Wm. Congreve. HE PEOPLE of Jamestown could scarcely wait for the third play — "Ruth, the...
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The Naturalist in a Boarding School

William A. Murrill - 1919 - 276 pages
...their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face.' Wordsworth BLESSINGS For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Gangreve What is remote and difficult of success we are apt to overrate; what is really best for us...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...love gushed from my heart, And I bless'd them unaware. COLERIDGE — The Ancient Mariner. Pt. IV. it For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE— Mourning Bride. Act. V. Sc. 3. Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store. Deuteronomy....
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101 Ways to Reward Team Members for $20 (or Less!)

Kevin Aguanno - Business & Economics - 2004 - 132 pages
...appropriate for the recipient. Chapter 3 presents guidelines that will help you choose appropriately. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. William Congreve, British playwright, The Mourning Bride. Act5.Sc. 12. It is not strength, but art,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Authors, English - 2008 - 1024 pages
...misery. Thus Congreve concludes the Tragedy of The Mouming Bride with the following foolish couplet: For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds And, though...eminently virtuous, a Brutus, a Cato, or a Socrates, fmally sinks under the pressure of accumulated misfortune, we are not only led to entertain a more...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820
...Thus Congreve concludes the Tragedy of ' The Mourning Bride' with the *following foolish couplet; ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, ' And,...entertain a more indignant hatred of vice, than if he arose from his distress, but we we inevitably induced to cherish the sublime idea that a future day...
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Ann Arbor Baptist, Volumes 1-5

1888
...THANKSG1VIN' PUMPKIN PIES. STILL in the paths of honor persevere, And not from past or present ills def p ilr; For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — Congreve. So you bid me to Thanksgivin'l Thank you, neighbor, His kind To keep a plain old body...
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