CATO. Let not a torrent of impetuous zeal Transport thee thus beyond the bounds of reason: True fortitude is seen in great exploits, That justice warrants, and that wisdom guides; All else is tow'ring frenzy and distraction. The Fair Penitent: A Tragedy - Seite 39von Nicholas Rowe - 1797 - 57 SeitenVollansicht
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...are slow, And Scipio's ghost walks unrevenged amongst us! Cato. Let not a torrent of impetuous zeal gon ; if I see him I fear I shall turn to stone, and...him, he may resent your refusal, and insist upon towering frenzy and distraction. Are not the lives of those who draw the sword In Rome's defence intrusted...