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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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The New England Magazine, Volume 16; Volume 22

New England - 1897 - 782 pages
...Isocrates did at the news from Chaeronea: 97 "Till sad the breaking of that Parliament Broke him — as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to Liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." As at Pharsalia, where, nearly three centuries later, Caesar became master of Greece and Rome by the...
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The Sonnets of Milton: With Introduction & Notes

John Milton - 1921 - 195 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 nourished, yet by you, Madam, me...
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The Classical Weekly, Volumes 7-8

Classical philology - 1914 - 770 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 Jebb,...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Anthologies - 1909 - 502 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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Essays on Style, Rhetoric, and Language

Thomas De Quincey - English language - 1893 - 292 pages
...knew personally many officers and savans3 in both. 1 ' Panathenaikos,' XII. 10. 2 Sonnet X. : " As that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent." 8 " Officers and savans " : — Ctesias held the latter character, Xenophon united both, in the earlier...
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1000 Classical Characters Briefly Described: A Concise Account of Every Name ...

Ivory Franklin Frisbee - History - 2004 - 349 pages
...B. c. 338. 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. Chalcidice. A peninsula in Macedonia, between the...
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