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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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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays,: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808 - 446 pages
...to the last, So shall we gain still one day's liberty: And let me perish, but, in Cato's j udgment, 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 gale, Lodg'd on my post, a herald...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809 - 378 pages
...give myselfe the pleasure of setting down some imitations I observed in the Cato of Addison : Addison. A day, an hour of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Act 2, Sc 1. Tully. Quod si immortalitas consequeretur praesentis periculi fugam. tamen...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 14

William Shakespeare - 1809
...give myselfe the pleasure of setting down some imitations I observed in the Cato of Addison : Addison. A day, an hour of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Act 2, Sc 1. Tully. Qund si immortalitas consequeretur praesentis periculi fugam, tamen...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...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 gates, lodg'd on my post, a herald...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...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 vvatch'd the gates, Iodg'd on my post, a...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 394 pages
...when the rights of the understanding are sufficiently secured. Thus, in that noble sentiment of Cato : A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity of bondage. To pronounce this passage with the greatest force, we ought to lay the emphasis with the falling inflection...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...it to the last. So shall we gain still one day's liberty ; and let me perish, but in Cato'sjudgment, 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 gates, lodgM on my post, a herald...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with Notes: Poems

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 544 pages
...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. MARCUS. Fathers, this moment, as I watch'd the gates Lodg'd on my post, a...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: With the ..., Volumes 5-6

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 638 pages
...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. MARCUS. Fathers, this moment, as I watch'd the gates, Lodg'd on my post,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Sumbel, Late Wells: Of the Theatres-Royal, Drury ...

Mary Davies Wells - Actors - 1811 - 264 pages
...on the third day to gain my liberty — •^•'5** Liberty, thrice good and gracious goddess ! " " A day, an hour of virtuous liberty, is worth a whole eternity of bondage ! " As soon as I was free I returned to the same lodgings to finish the week, as it had been begun...
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