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" Not to return one good office for another is inhuman ; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. "
Exempla moralia: or, Third book of new English examples, to be rendered into ... - Page 14
1818
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Seneca's Morals by Way of Abstract: To which is Added, a Discourse Under the ...

Sir Roger L'Estrange - Conduct of life - 1764 - 383 pages
...makes a Man afhamed of requiting an Obligation, becaufc it is a Confeffcu that he has received one. • NOT to return one good Office for another, is inhuman ; but to return Evil forGood, is dia- * ,T bolical. There are too many even of *j '" re'*r* this fort, who, the more they...
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Seneca's Morals: By Way of Abstract. To which is Added, a ..., Volume 1

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Conduct of life - 1803
...makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation, because it is a confession that he has received one. Not to return one good office for another^ is inhuman; but to return evil for good, is diabolical. nhere are too many even of this sort, who, the People follow [heir interest, more they owe, the more...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...that a person actually belongs, or at least, deserves to belong, to a court. — "Montesquieu. DCIV. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There is nothin g...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...that a person actually belongs, or at least, deserves to belong, to a court. — Montesquieu. DCIV. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There is nothing...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation, because 't is a confession that he has received one. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman ; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There 's nothing...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation because 'tis a confession that he has received one. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There's nothing more...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...is a way to escape from it ; and with this I begin and end. — Newton. EVIL RETURNED FOR GOOD. — Not to return one good office for another, is inhuman ; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There is nothing...
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Seneca's Morals

Sir Roger Lestrange, Knt. - 1855
...makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation, because it is a confession that he has received one. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman ; but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too Not to return good ^ii_- ,1,1 , for good is inhuman: many evon of thls sort, who, the...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...that a person actually belongs, or at least, deserves to belong, to a court. — Montesquieu. DCIV. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman , but to return evil for good is diabolical. 1'here are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There is nothing...
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...that a person actually belongs, or at least, deserves to belong, to a court. — Montesquieu. DCIV. Not to return one good office for another is inhuman , but to return evil for good is diabolical. There are too many even of this sort, who, the more they owe, the more they hate. There is nothing...
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