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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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Sonnets

John Milton - 1904 - 238 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 Łorn than to have known the days, Wherein your father flourished, yet by you, Madam,...
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Studies in the peerage

William Willis - Nobility - 1909
...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. I did not know the title of the earl or when he held his offices, but after some little research, I...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 636 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of the 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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M. Tvlli Ciceronis Cato Maior de Senectvte

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1909 - 182 pages
...for the loss of Greek freedom through the battle of Cha>ronea. Cf. Milton, Sonnet X, "Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." 165. Panathenaicus: a noted speech, still extant, delivered at the Panathenaic festival eulogizing...
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909 - 570 pages
...And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament 5 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 flourisht, yet by you, 10 Madam,...
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English Sonnets

Arthur Quiller-Couch - Sonnets, English - 1910 - 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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M. Tulli Ciceronis Cato maior de senectute

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Old age - 1911 - 220 pages
...food and died of voluntary starvation. To him, Milton, in his tenth sonnet, refers : — Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent. FanathSniUcus. An address in praise of Athens, written for the great Panathenaic festival, in which...
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Studies in Milton and an Essay on Poetry

Alden Sampson - 1913 - 334 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. The reference in the last lines is, of course, to Isocrates, to whom Milton was indebted for the title...
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Sonnets

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1914 - 128 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 Classical Weekly, Volume 8

Classical literature - 1915 - 248 pages
...writings furnished models that Isocrates formed his pupils. Isocrates was ninety-eight years of age when "That dishonest victory at Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, killed with report that old man eloquent". His influence lives to-day in the language we write and speak. "That Isocratic style", writes Jcbb,...
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