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" Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. "
The British Drama: Tragedies. 2 v - Page 358
1804
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by Her ...

Joseph Addison - 1713 - 62 pages
...Field, Where the great Cenfor toil'd with his own Hands, And all our frugal Anceftors were blefs'd In humble Virtues, and a Rural Life. There live retired, pray for the Peace of Rome, Content thy felf to be Obfcurely good. When Vice prevails, and impious Men bear Sway, The Poft of Honour is...
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by His ...

Joseph Addison - 1733 - 83 pages
...Field, Where the great Cenfor toil'd with his own Hands, And all our frugal Anceftors were blefs'd In humble Virtues, and a Rural Life. There live retired, pray for the Peace of Rirmi, Content thy (elf to be Obfcurely good. When Vice prevails, and impious Men bear Sway, The Poft...
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome j Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Par. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Cato. Farewell,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Douglas, by J. Home. ... The alchymist, altered from ...

English drama - 1797
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Per. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Goto. Farewell,...
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The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and ..., Volume 13

Parliament proc - 1802
...administration, by repeating a passage^ extremely applicable to them> from the tragedy ofCatoi ™ When vice prevails), and impious 'men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station." The House resolved itself into a committee on the enquiry into the management of Greenwich Hospital....
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the british drama

william miller - 1804
...thee to retreat betimei To thy paternal seat, the Sabine field, Where the great Censor toiled with his own hands, And all our frugal ancestors were blessed...honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father di№S not recommend A life to Portius, that he scorns himself? Cato. Farewell, my friends ! If diere...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1804
...Sabine field, Where the great Censor toil'd with his own hands, And all our frugal ancestors were blest In humble virtues, and a rural life. There live retired,...bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. PORTIUS. •I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. ... - , i...
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The British drama

British drama - 1804
...seat, the Sabine field, Where the great Censor toiled widi his own hands, And all our frugal ancestor* were blessed In humble virtues, and a rural life ;...When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The poet of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father does nut recommend A life to Portius, that...
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Brookiana, Volumes 1-2

Charles Henry Wilson, Henry Brooke - 1804
...hands, And all our frugal ancestors were blest In humble virtues, and a rural life. There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome, Content thyself to be...bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. • C 2 • . Prendi da me consiglio, e ti ricovra Per tempo di Sabino, a.' patri campi, Che il gran...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...And all our frugal ancestors were bless'd In humble virtues, and a rural life ; There live ret'ir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be...bear sway, The po.st of honour is a private station. ACTION tpposed to CONTEMPLATION. (SELLERS.} THIS were to lose the very end of being, And render virtue...
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