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3 Famous Quotes by Bishop Beilby Porteus

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.

Murder Quotes, by Bishop Beilby Porteus , Source: Death (l. 154)

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One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.--Princes were privileg'd To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime. Ah! why will kings forget that they are men, And men that they are brethren?

Murder Quotes, by Bishop Beilby Porteus , Source: Death (l. 154)

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But chiefly Thou, Whom soft-eyed Pity once led down from Heaven To bleed for man, to teach him how to live, And, oh! still harder lesson! how to die.

Christ Quotes, by Bishop Beilby Porteus , Source: Death (l. 316)

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