Beilby Porteus

1731 - 1808

A Quote by Beilby Porteus on suffering

He who foresees calamities suffers them twice over.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Beilby Porteus on death

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Teach him how to live, And, oh! still harder lesson! how to die.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

Source: Death. Line 316.

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A Quote by Beilby Porteus on peace and war

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War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

Source: Death. Line 178.

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A Quote by Beilby Porteus on life

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In sober state, Through the sequestered vale of rural life, The venerable patriarch guileless held The tenor of his way.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

Source: Death. Line 108.

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A Quote by Beilby Porteus on crime, heroism, and murder

One murder made a villain, Millions a hero. Princes were privileged To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

Source: Death. Line 154.

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A Quote by Beilby Porteus on heroism and murder

One murder makes a villain, millions a hero.

Beilby Porteus (1731 - 1808)

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