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" The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable ; for the happy impute all their success to prudence and merit. Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices ; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. "
The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ... - Página 436
de Jonathan Swift - 1814
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The English enchiridion, a selection of apothegms,moral maxims. &c

John Feltham - 1799
...if you are in the right, it lessens your triumph; if in the wrong, it adds shame to your defeat. v. The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable,...for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit. We increase the sense of virtue in ourselves, by the consciousness of virtue in others. VII....
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...If a man will observe as he walks the streets, I believe he will find the merriest countenances in mourning coaches. ' - -. Nothing more unqualifies...for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit. Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices ; so clinching is performed in the...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 14

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...the merriest countenances in mourning coaches. Nothing more unqualifies a man to act with pru dence, than a misfortune that is attended with shame and...doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed ia the same posture with . creeping. Ill company is like a dog, who dirts those most whom he loves...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...observe as he walks the streets, I believe he will find the merriest countenances in mourning-coaches. Nothing more unqualifies a man to act with prudence,...for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit. Amhition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices ; so climhing is performed in the...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 páginas
...real life, except by those who have met with misfortunes in the world; for, as Swift well observes, the power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable; for the happy impute all their success to pmdcnce or merit. V. 845-45. A Persian tir.p'ror tr/itpp'd his grannam, The sea, &c.] The bridge of...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...Virtue, if not in action, is a vice; And, when we move not forward, we go backward. Massinger. MCXCIX. The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable;...happy impute all their success to prudence and merit. — Swift. MCC. In oratory affectation must be avoided; it being better for a man by a native and clear...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...Virtue, if not in action, is a vice; And, when we move not forward, we go backward. Massinger. MCXCIX. The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable;...happy impute all their success to prudence and merit. — Sunft. MCC. In oratory affectation must be avoided; it being better for a man by a native and clear...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...Better than pomp, by crowds adored, Or gold immeasurably stored,— A pure and spotless Name. PINDAR. AMBITION often puts men upon doing the meanest offices...climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping. SWIFT. THE seraph Sympathy, from heaven descends, And bright o'er earth his beaming forehead bends,...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...comparing us with himself, he thinks us defective either in our conduct or understanding.—Addison. 826. Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture as creeping.—Swift. 827. The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think than what...
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The life-book of a labourer, by a working clergyman [E. Neale].

Erskine Neale - 1839
...harpies would have plundered me of it all. IT WAS TO BE so. It was to be so ? Pshaw ! Who Is it that says the power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable...happy impute all their success to prudence and merit ? Am I drunk, think ye, now? Oh! that I could — could drink away the past, and banish for ever the...
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