|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|For while the treason I detest,|
The traitor still I love.
Hooles Metastatio.Romulus and Hersilia, Act I. Scene 5.
|I love the fruit that treason brings,|
But those that are the traitors, them I hate.
Anonymous.Selimus, an Old Play.
|He that loves the treason hates the traitor.|
|Yet always pity where I can,|
Abhor the guilt, but mourn the man.
Cotton.To the Reader.
| Let them call it mischief;|
When it is past, and prosperd, twill be virtue.
Ben Jonson.Catiline, Act III. Scene 3.
| [Resolution is the name given to successful treason and rebellion.Rileys Class. Dict. 348; hence the English epigram|
Treason does never prosper: whats the reason?
Why, when it prospers, none dare call it treason.
Sir John Harrington.]