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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Disgrace
 
Come, Death, and snatch me from disgrace.
        Bulwer-Lytton—Richelieu. Act IV. Sc. 1.
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  The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone!
        Burke—Reflections on the Revolution in France.
  2
Could he with reason murmur at his case,
Himself sole author of his own disgrace?
        Cowper—Hope. L. 316.
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Id demum est homini turpe, quod meruit pati.
  That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.
        Phædrus—Fables. III. 11. 7.
  4
Hominum immortalis est infamia;
Etiam tum vivit, cum esse credas mortuam.
  Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead.
        Plautus—Persa. III. 1. 27.
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And wilt thou still be hammering treachery, To tumble down thy husband and thyself From top of honour to disgrace’s feet?
        Henry VI. Pt. II. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 47.
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