The Morals of Princes: Or, An Abstract of the Most Remarkable Passages Contain'd in the History of All the Emperors who Reign'd in Rome. With a Moral Reflection Drawn from Each Quotation

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Page 11 - ... courage, courage may afterwards recover the advantage. He who is prepossessed with the assurance of overcoming, at least overcomes the fear of failure ; whereas, he who is apprehensive of losing, loses, in reality, all hopes of subduing. Boldness and power are such inseparable companions, that they appear to be born together ; and when once divided, they both decay and die at the same time.
Page xiii - The Right Hon. the Earl of Lincoln: The Right Hon. the Earl of Litchfield. The Right Rev.
Page 185 - Gravity return'd fome days after to importune the Emperor a fecond time, : with his Hair and Beard dy'd black; but : ADRIAN perceiving his Artifice, faid to : him, A few days ago, I denfd it to your Father* fo yojf, cannot expeft I'll
Page ix - Abingdon. 2 Books. The Right Hon> the Earl of Arran. The Right Hon. the Lord Abergavenny. The Right Hon. the Lord Afhburnham. William Archer, Efq-

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