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" Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. "
History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ... - Page 246
by Archibald Alison - 1843
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome j Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Par. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Cato. Farewell,...
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Elegant edition of fables by John Gay, with the life of the author

John Gay - 1796
...DAW his room supply'd. This bird, says he, for bus'ness fit, Hath both sagacity and wit. *...... When impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. AdtStm. VOL. II. C With all his turns, and shifts, and tricks, He's docile, and at nothing sticks :...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 3

John Bell - English drama - 1797
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Cato. Farewell,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Douglas, by J. Home. ... The alchymist, altered from ...

English drama - 1797
...rural life ; There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. H When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Per. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. Goto. Farewell,...
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The parliamentary register; or, History of the proceedings and ..., Volume 13

Parliament proc - 1802
...administration, by repeating a passage^ extremely applicable to them> from the tragedy ofCatoi ™ When vice prevails), and impious 'men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station." The House resolved itself into a committee on the enquiry into the management of Greenwich Hospital....
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed, Volume 1

Arthur Aikin - 1803
...national complaint: it is a question between the member and his constituents. — — — — " When impious men bear sway, " The post of honour is a private station." The address to the electors of Westminster is not merely a very beautiful composition, but is one of...
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The British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804
...rural life ; There live retired, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father di№S not recommend A life to Portius, that he scorns himself? Cato. Farewell,...
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The British Drama: pt. 1-2. Tragedies

English drama - 1804
...rural life ; There live retired, pray for the peace of Rome ; Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. Por. I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius, that he scorns himself? Cato. Farewell,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1804
...rural life. There live retired, pray for the peace of Rome : Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. PORTIUS. •I hope my father does not recommend A life to Portius that he scorns himself. ... - , i...
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Brookiana, Volumes 1-2

1804
...a rural life. There live retir'd, pray for the peace of Rome, Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station. • C 2 • . Prendi da me consiglio, e ti ricovra Per tempo di Sabino, a.' patri campi, Che il gran...
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