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" A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. "
The epistles of Lucius Annĉus Seneca [tr.] with large annotations by T. Morell - Page 200
by Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1786
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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
...full Length, and fpin it to the lali , So (hall we gain ftill one Day's Liberty ; And let me perifh, but, in Cato's Judgment, A Day, an Hour of virtuous Liberty, Is worth a whole Eternity in Bondage. Enter Marcus. Mate. Fathers, this Moment as I watch'd the Gates, Lodg'd on my Poft, a Herald...
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The Craftsman, Volume 7

Caleb D'Anvers - 1731
...full Length, and fpin it to the laft. So fhall we gain ftill one Day's Liberty ; . And let me perifh, but, in Cato's Judgment, A Day, an Hour of virtuous Liberty, Is worth a whole Eternity of Bondage. Mr. Osborne may perceive from hence that you have no Occafion to icreen yourfelf, if you fhould be...
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The Monitor: Or, British Freeholder: From Aug. 9, 1755, to July 16 ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1757
...its full length, and fpin it to the laft, So mall we gain flill one day's liberty: And let me perifh; but in Cato's judgment A day, an hour of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity of bondage. WHEN guilt broke through every dark veil of minifterial artifice, exerted to obftruct juftice upon...
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The Repository, Or, Treasury of Politics and Literature for ..., Volume 1

Letters to the editor - 1771
...to the punUhment' they deferve, and prove die validity of that expreflion of a Roman Senator, " That a day, an hour of virtuous liberty, is worth a whole eternity of, K bondage." AN ENGLISHMAN". -. Number XXXIL MORNING CHRONICLE,' November 25, 1 769. No. 151. A Letter...
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The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1777
...fpin it to the laft, So So fhall we gain ftill one day's liberty ; And let me perifh, but, in Gate's judgment, A day, an hour of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Enter MARCUS. MA RC US. Fathers, this moment, as I watch'd the gates Lodg'd on my poft,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 65

Books - 1781
...of the understanding are fufticiently fecured. • • , '. Thus in that noble fentiment of Cato ; , A day, an hour of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. To pronounce this paflage wkh the greatelt force, we ought to fay fhe emphafis wjth the...
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History of the Westminster Election ...

James Hartley (Ph. D.) - 1784 - 574 pages
...the principles of liberty appear in all the elegant ornaments that Addifon's genius could cull — A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity of bondage. The fentiment, like an electrical fhock, flies to the very heart of the hearers ; party fubfides, and...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 30

English poets - 1790
...full length, and fpin it to the laft. So fhall we gain (till one day's liberty ; And let me perifh, but in Cato's judgment, A day, an hour of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Enter MARCUS. MARCUS. Fathers, this moment as I watch'd the gates, Lodg'd on my poft, a...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1790
...give myfelfe the pleafure offettIng down fome imitations I obfervrd in the Cato of Addifon. Addiftn. A day an hour of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Ad 2. St. I. Tally. Quod fi immortalitas confequeretur prxfentis periculi fugam, tamen...
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...full length, and spin it to the last, So shall we gain still one day's liberty : And let me perish, but in Cato's judgment, A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty, Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Enter MARCUS. Marc. Fathers, this moment, as I watch'd the gate, Lodg'd on my post, a herald...
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