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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 Idea of Progress in Eighteenth-century Britain

David Spadafora, James Spada - 1990 - 488 pages
...a condition of plenty, liberty, and refinement was succeeded by a declension 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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Utopias of the British Enlightenment

Gregory Claeys - 1994 - 356 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 of manners: till by a total degeneracy and loss of virtue, being grown ripe for destruction, it falls...
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Sinndeutung und Periodisierung der Geschichte: eine systematische Ub̈ersicht ...

Johan Hendrik Jacob Van Der Pot - 1999 - 1020 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 falls at last a prey to some hardy oppressor,...
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Gin: The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva

Patrick Dillon - 2004 - 381 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 ... it falls a prey ... to some hardy oppressor, and, with the loss of liberty . . ....
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Reading London: Urban Speculation and Imaginative Government in Eighteenth ...

Erik Bond - 2007 - 306 pages
...Town tainted by uncontrollable luxury "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, . . . [and to] its original Barbarism" (Enquiry, 74). Rome's historical narrative underwrites Fielding's...
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The life, writings, opinions, and times of ... lord Byron, by an ..., Volume 1

Matthew Iley, J. M. Millingen - 1825 - 448 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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Race, Gender, And Supremacy

William Sweet, Mark Spencer - 2003 - 286 pages
...a state of sloth, ignorance, and poverty. From "virtuous industry," says the historian, "it passed 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 fell at last under the hand of the oppressor;...
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