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" Life; yet running perhaps the same Course, which Rome itself had run before it; from virtuous Industry to Wealth; from Wealth to Luxury; from Luxury to an Impatience of Discipline and Corruption of Morals; till by a total Degeneracy and loss of Virtue,... "
The London Magazine Enlarged and Improved - Page 212
1784
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - 1805 - 522 pages
...life; yet running, perhaps, the same course which Rome itself had run before it; from virtuous industry to wealth ; from wealth to luxury; from luxury to...corruption of morals ; till by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it falls a prey at last to some hardy oppressor,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires. On receiving from the Right ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 504 pages
...the happy feat of liberty, plenty, and letters; fiourifhing in all the arts and refinements of civil life ; yet running, perhaps, the fame courfe which...wealth to luxury ; from luxury to an impatience of difcipline and corruption of morals ; till, by a total degeneracy and lofs of virtue, being grown ripe...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 508 pages
...all the arts and refinements of civil life ; yet running, perhaps, the fame courfe which Rome itfclf had run before it ; from virtuous induftry to wealth...wealth to luxury ; from luxury to an impatience of difciplinc and corruption of morals ; till, by a total degeneracy and lofs of virtue, being grown ripe...
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Miscellaneous: Covent-Garden journal. Essay on nothing. Charge delivered to ...

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806 - 484 pages
...perhaps, the same course, which Rome , '. itself had run before it ; from virtuous industry to i, wealthy from wealth to luxury; from luxury to an '•impatience of discipline and corruption of morals; .^dU, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being ' -grown ripe for destruction, it falls a prey...
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Letters to a Young Lady,: In which the Duties and Character of ..., Volume 1

Mrs. West (Jane) - 1806 - 490 pages
...of civil life, remarks, that " perhaps it is running the " fame courfe which Rome had done " before; from virtuous induftry to " wealth; from wealth to luxury; from " luxury to impatience of difcipline, and " corruption of morals; till by a total " degeneracy, and lofs of virtue,...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - 1818 - 432 pages
...of the Roman republic, remarks : — " The course that a free nation runs, is from virtuous industry to wealth ; from wealth to luxury ; from luxury to...corruption of morals ; till by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it falls at last a prey to some handy oppressor,...
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The works, of ... lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819 - 176 pages
...life ; yet running perhaps the same course which Rome itself had run before it, from virtuous industry to wealth; from wealth to luxury; from luxury to an...corruption of morals: till by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it fall a prey at last to some hardy oppressor, and,...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819 - 466 pages
...same course .which Rome itself had run before it , from virtuous industry to wealth ; from wealth to luxury to an impatience of discipline, and corruption of morals : till by a total degeneracy and loss TOI. VII. S • of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it fall a prey at last to some hardy...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 468 pages
...; yet running, perhaps, the same course which Rome itself had run before it; from virtuous industry to wealth; from wealth to luxury; from luxury to an...corruption of morals; till, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it falls a prey at last to some hardy oppressor,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 452 pages
...yet running, perhaps, the same course which Rome itself had run before it ; from virtuous industry to wealth ; from wealth to luxury ; from luxury to...corruption of morals ; till, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it falls a prey at last to some hardy oppressor,...
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