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" Twill never be too late To sue for chains, and own a conqueror. Why should Rome fall a moment ere her time ? No, let us draw her term of freedom out In its full length, and spin it to the last, So shall we gain still one day's liberty: And let me perish,... "
The British drama - Page 346
by British drama - 1804
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 pages
...Great Pompey's shade complains that we are slow, And Scipio's ghost walks unaveng'd amongst us ! ibid. A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. ibid. The woman that deliberates is lost. Act ic. Sc. i. Curse all his virtues ! they 've undone his...
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The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster, Volume 7

Daniel Webster - 1903
...North ; let us shake hands and cry out, " Down with the bill ! " and then unitedly raise the shout, " A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage ! " Such is the consistency of the opposition to this measure. Now, Sir, I ascribe nothing but the...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
...! can a Roman senate long debate Which of the two to choose, slavery or death. Joseph Addison. A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty. Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Joseph Addison. The woman that deliberates is lost. Joseph Addison. What a pity is it That...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...virtue, truth, whate'er we call A blessing Freedom is the pledge of all. Table Talk. w. COWPER. A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Cato, Act ii. Sc. 1. j. ADDISON. The love of liberty with life is given, And life itself the inferior...
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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY

W. J. COURTHOPE - 1905
...following: 'Tis not in mortals to command success But we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it, 1 So shall we gain still one day's liberty ; And let...hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity of bondage. 1 Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection,...
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A History of English Poetry, Volume 5

William John Courthope - 1905
...Sempronius, we'll deserve it,1 So shall we gain still one day's liberty ; 1 Coto, Act i Sc. 2. VOL. V 2 t And let me perish, but in Cato's judgment, A day,...hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity of bondage.1 Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That...
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The Bystander: An Illustrated Weekly, Devoted to Travel ..., Volume 14

1907
...have taken the place of speeches, lunch, boats, strawberry mess, and fireworks, and all agree that A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. The Head is just the Head again. He is no more the genial host of yesterday. One's hat is no lon;er...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - 1911 - 761 pages
...When liberty is gone, Liife grows insipid and has lost its relish. 2669 Addison : Cato. Act ii. Sc. 3 A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. 2670 ' Addison : Cato. Act ii. Sc 1 Converse familiar with th' illustrious dead ! With great examples...
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Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan

Frederick Tupper - 1914 - 459 pages
...Force us to yield. 'Twill never be too late To sue for chains and own a conqueror. Why should Rome fall a moment ere her time? No, let us draw her term...Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Enter MARCUS. Mar. Fathers, this moment, as I watched the gates, Lodged on my post, a herald is arrived From Caesar's...
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Representative English Dramas from Dryden to Sheridan

Frederick Tupper - 1914 - 459 pages
...approach Force us to yield. Twill never be too late To sue for chains and own a conqueror. Why should Rome fall a moment ere her time? No, let us draw her term...liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage. Enter MAECUS. Mar. Fathers, this moment, as I watched the gates. Lodged on my post, ,i IK '.iKl is arrived...
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