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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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Gems of Thought: Being a Collection of More Than a Thousand Choice ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1888 - 233 pages
...The poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays. Wordsworth. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. W. Congrene. Like birds, whose beauties languish, half concealed, Till mounted on the wing, their glossy...
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Report of the Board of Education of the State of Connecticut to the Governor ...

Connecticut. Board of Education - 1888
...meaning of each of the following : 1. Still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor, and to wait. 2. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late a sure reward succeeds. 3. Truly good books are more than mines to those who can understand them. They are the breathings of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1889
...misery Thus Congreve concludes the tragedy of The Mourning Bride with the following foolish couplet : ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though...entertain a more indignant hatred of vice, than if he rose f'rum his distress, but we are inevitably induced to cherish the sublime idea that a day of future...
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Choice Selections: Being about Six Hundred Extracts from More Than Two ...

Charles Northend - Maxims - 1890 - 216 pages
...of living does not consist in length of days, but in the right employment of them. —Montaigne. 99. For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. — Congreve. 100. No man is a better merchant than he who pays out his time upon God, and his money...
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William Wordsworth: The Story of His Life, with Critical Remarks on His Writings

James Middleton Sutherland - 1892 - 242 pages
...literary merit, and had not the remotest reference to his retirement from official life. CHAPTER XI. ' For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. ' — Congrevt. Southey dies (March 21, 1843) — Wordsworth is appointed Poet Laureate — Jeffrey's...
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The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 1

Irish literature - 1893
...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. TTJRLOUGH O'CAROLAN. BORN 1670 — DIED 1733. [Turlough Carolan, or O'Carolan as he is more properly...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1893 - 658 pages
...thread. /•>. and It. Гг. For behaviour, men learn it, as they take diseases, one of another. Bacon, For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, / And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. Congrrre. For Brutus is an honourable man, / So are they all, all honourable men. Jul. C<rs., ш. a....
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...dwell. COLLINS. Still in the paths of honour persevere, And not from past nor present ills despair; For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CoNGREvE: Mourning Bride. Are domestic comforts dead ? Are all the nameless sweets of friendship fled...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...love gushed from my heart, And I bless'd them unaware. n. COLERIDGE — The Ancient Mariner. Pt. IV. th girls. A. HORACE— Of the Art of Poetry. L. 272. Went worth Dillon's trans. o. COXGHEVE — The Mourning Bride. ActV. Sc. 3. Bless the hand that gave the blow. p. DRYDEN— The...
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Gems

Quotations - 1897 - 167 pages
...may be unable fully to realize our ideal, yet woe be to us if we have no ideal to realize. WHATELY. Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And, though a late, a sure reward succeeds. CONGREVE. Walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time. Faith always implies disbelief...
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