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