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" There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry, which nourishes only a weak pride; as there is also a care for posterity, which only disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also... "
A Book of Strattons: Being a Collection of Stratton Records from England and ... - Page 229
1918 - 402 pages
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A Discourse, Delivered at Plymouth, December 22, 1820: In ..., Issue 2

Daniel Webster - Massachusetts - 1825 - 70 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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The American common-place book of prose: a collection of eloquent and ...

George Barrell Cheever - American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is, also, a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Specimens of American eloquence, consisting of choice selections from the ...

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1837 - 383 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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The Statesmen of America in 1846

Sarah Mytton Maury - Statesmen - 1847 - 261 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Book of the Lockes: A Genealogical and Historical Record of the Descendants ...

John Goodwin Locke - Philosophy - 1853 - 406 pages
...looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. There is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Book of the Lockes: A Genealogical and Historical Record of the Descendants ...

John Goodwin Locke - Philosophy - 1853 - 406 pages
...looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. There is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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The Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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The Great Orations and Senatorial Speech of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853 - 112 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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The Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and grovelling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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