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An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients. by George England,
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Actions Affairs Affection againſt almoſt amongſt Ancients appear Athenians Athens Author becauſe beſides beſt better Body Cauſe Chapter chief Chriſtian Cicero commanded Conduct Conſequence conſider Country Death Deity Deſire Duty Enemies Examples excellent fame Father firſt Force former Fortune Friend Friendſhip give given Glory Gods greateſt Greatneſs Greece Greeks Head Heathens himſelf Hiſtory Honour Human Ideas Inſtances Italy Juſtice King known laſt Laws leaſt Liberty Lives Love Magnanimity Mankind Manner Matter mean mentioned Mind Morals moſt Motives muſt Name Nature never noble Notice Notions obſerve Opinion particular Paſſions perfect Perſon Place Plut Plutarch Points Power publick Reader Reaſon Regard Religion remarkable Reſpect Romans Rome ſaid ſame ſays ſee ſeems Senate Sentiments ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſome ſoon Soul ſpeaking Spirit ſtill Subject ſuch taken Temper themſelves theſe thing thoſe thought tion true uſe Vice Virtue whole whoſe World
Página 176 - ... in such a manner, that if he became his enemy, it should not be in his power to hurt him.
Página 176 - Tully has therefore very justly exposed a precept delivered by some ancient writers, that a man should live with his enemy in such a manner as might leave him room to become his friend; and with his friend in such a manner, that if he became his enemy, it should not be in his power to hurt him.
Página 278 - Or through hewn woods their weighty strokes did sound ; And after the declining sun Had chang'd the shadows, and their task was done, Home with their weary team they took their way, And drown'd in friendly bowls the labour of the day.
Página 109 - ... and consider the generous seeds which are there planted, that might, if rightly cultivated, ennoble their lives, and make their virtue venerable to futurity ; how can they, without tears, reflect on the universal degeneracy from that public spirit, which ought to be the first and principal motive of all their actions?
Página 168 - That render man thus tractable and tame ? Are they not only to disguise our passions, To set our looks at variance with our thoughts, To check the starts and sallies of the soul, And break off all its commerce...
Página 320 - The gods, in bounty, work up storms about us, That give mankind occasion to exert Their hidden strength, and throw out into practice Virtues, which shun the day, and lie conceal'd In the smooth seasons and the calms of life.
Página 110 - Were it not for the heroes of so much per cent, as have regard enough for themselves and their nation to trade with her with their wealth, the very notion of public love would long before now have vanished from among us.