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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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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843 - 560 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 impatience of discipline, and corruption rf morals : till, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it fall...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 1068 pages
...Did the conquerors heap run before it, from virtuous industry to wealth ; and from wealth to Injury; from luxury to an impatience of discipline, and 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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 880 pages
...life ; yet running perhaps the same course which Rome itself had run before it, from virtuous .ndustry to wealth : from wealth to luxury ; from luxury to...corruption of morals : till, by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being srown ripe for destruction, it fall n prey at last to some hardy oppressor, and,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 524 pages
...Parthi. 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 Life and Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1848 - 884 pages
...gave me a good deal of uneasiness. And 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 gruwn ripe for destruction, it falls a prey at last to some hardy «|>pre**4>r....
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The Companion: After-dinner Table-talk

Robert Conger Pell - 1850 - 196 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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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1851 - 352 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 fall a prey at last to some hardy oppressor, and,...
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Universal History, from the Creation of the World to the Beginning ..., Volume 2

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - 1853 - 570 pages
...; yet running perbaps 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, brinu grown ripe i'or destruction, it falls a prev at last to some hardy oppressor,...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - 1853 - 252 pages
...yet running, perhaps, the same course which Eome 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 Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 pages
...life ; yet running perhaps the same course which Rome itself had run before it, from virtuous industry breeze crept moaning by— I could have answer'd with...away — And I could neither sigh nor pray ; And loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it fall a prey at last to some hardy oppressor, and,...
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