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" Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue, where it meets her, And imitates her actions, where she is not; It ought not to be sported with. "
The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of the ... - Page 469
by James Wilson, Bird Wilson - 1804
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...thing,It can twine with itself, ajid make closely its oie n Honor's a sacred tie, ihe law of Icings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue, where it meets hei And imitates her actions, where she is not. False honor, like a comet — blazes broad, But blazes...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Biography - 1846
...good breeding, what Addison in his Can says of honour: ' Honour's a sacred tie ; the law of kings ; The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens Virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not.' " When he took up his large oak stick, he said, "My lord,...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 50

1847
...and her own fond proud heart the very most. CHAPTER IV. " Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not : It is not to be sported with." — Addison's Calo. "WHEN...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 50

English literature - 1847
...and her own fond proud heart the very most. CHAPTER IV. " Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not : It is not to be sported with." — Addison't Cato. WHEN...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...breeding, what Addison, in his Cato, says of honour : — " ' Honour's a sacred tic ; the law of kings ; The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens Virtue where it meets her, A ad imitates her actions where she is not.' " When he took up his large oak stick, he said, " My lord,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1851
...breeding what Addison in his " Cato" says of honour • " ' Honour's a sacred tie ; the law of kings ; The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens Virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not.' " When he took up his large oak stick, he said, " My lord,...
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The young officer's companion; or, Essays on military duties and qualities

William Lennox Lascelles Fitzgerald De Ros (23d baron) - Military art and science - 1851 - 555 pages
...teach. But there is a species of false honour, which is * " Honour's a sacred tic, the law of kings ; The noble mind's distinguishing perfection ; That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not." ADDISOM'S TRAGEDY OF CATO. too frequently confounded with...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies. Pope. Honor 'sa sacred tie, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection,...That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not. Addison. HOPE. Hope springs eternal in the human breast...
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The Poetry of the Sentiments

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - English poetry - 1853 - 320 pages
...Than to die well, and not my master's debtor. HONOUR. P< tiour's a sacred tie— the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is cot : It it sot to be sported with. ' HONOUR ITS OWN REWARD....
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1853
...with the description of honour in the part of young Juba. Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue where it meets her, And imitates her actions where she is not, • It ought uot to be sported with CATO. In the second...
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