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" DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both unstained with gold or fee, And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory... "
Demosthenes - Page xxxviii
by Demosthenes - 1859 - 572 pages
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A dictionary of daily blunders, by the author of 'A handy book of synonyms ...

Thomas Preston (lexicographer.) - 1880 - 396 pages
...BC 838. It was the birthplace of Plutarch. Milton in one of his sonnets alludes to the place : — " That dishonest victory, At Chaeronea fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." Isocrates is the " old man eloquent" thus alluded to. CHA'RON. A god of the infernal regions, son of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Fore-edge painting - 1881 - 491 pages
...more in himself content, Till sad the breaking of that parliament Broke him, as that dishonest vietory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. Though later born than to have known the days Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks,...
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The Poetical Works ...

John Milton - 1882 - 396 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent, Though later born than to have known the days Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks...
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The Sonnets of John Milton

John Milton - 1883 - 252 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. Though later born than to have known the days, Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks...
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The Course of Empire: Outlines of the Chief Political Changes in the History ...

History - 1883 - 538 pages
...Certainly it became a proverb, that not Philip, but his gold, took the cities of Greece. — PLUTARCH. That dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. MILTON. Had they remained contented with their lot, and had not the Athenians and Lacedaemonians fallen...
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The Sonnets of John Milton

John Milton - 1883 - 254 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. Though later born than to have known the days, Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam, methinks...
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Illustrations of the Influence of the Mind Upon the Body in Health ..., Volume 2

Daniel Hack Tuke - Medicine, Psychosomatic - 1884 - 390 pages
...the cause of the fatal result ; as for example with Isocrates, to whom Milton's lines refer : " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty Killed with report that old man eloquent." Did he die of apoplexy or "a broken heart?" It is impossible to say. Rupture of pulmonary vessels....
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College Greek Course in English

William Cleaver Wilkinson - Greek literature - 1884 - 344 pages
...the news of the battle of Chaero-nei'a. This explains the allusion in that sonnet of Milton's : as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea fatal to liberty Killed with report that old man eloquent. Po-lyb'i-us, the Greek historian, disapproved the statesmanship of Demosthenes. So in modern times...
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Examinations Papers

1889 - 584 pages
...7. Explain the following from Milton's Sonnets: — (a) The repeated air Of sad Electra's poet. (J) That dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. (c) Thy age, like ours, O soul of Sir John Cheek, Hated not learning, worse than toad or asp, When...
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Talks with Athenian Youths: Translations from the Charmides, Lysis, Laches ...

Plato, Ellen Francis Mason - Philosophy - 1890 - 212 pages
...been caused by the report of the fatal battle which made Philip of Macedonia master of Greece. " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." Milton, Sonnet X. NOTES ON THEAETETUS. NOTE i, p. 99. The Agora was not only the centre of civic politics...
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