Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern Nation to the Close of the American Revolution, Volume 1

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H. G. Bohn, 1854
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Page 213 - And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
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