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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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Webster and his master-pieces, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Legislators - 1854
...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, 1 hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Memorials of the Descendants of William Shattuck: The Progenitor of the ...

Lemuel Shattuck - 1855 - 414 pages
...they have performed their respective parts. We believe with Mr. Webster, (Works, Vol. I. p. 6,) that "there is 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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Prose Writers of America: A Collection of Eloquent and Interesting Extracts ...

American prose literature - 1855 - 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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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...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. SltlJJ^t, Shakspeare. r. _ Shakspeare. FRET, till your proud heart break ; Go, show your...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American literature - 1856 - 552 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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 25

1857
...SHAKsrsABE. We are told that the chief office of history is to rescue virtuous actions from oblivion ; that there is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. What has Virginia done to rescue the virtuous actions of her eminent men from ohlivion? Jamestown...
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The Vinton memorial, comprising a genealogy of the descendants of John ...

John Adams Vinton - 1858 - 538 pages
...such were the fact that his ancestors were brave and upright men. We believe with Webster, that " there is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors, which elevates the character, and improves the heart." Burke truly said, "Those only deserve to be remembered by posterity, who treasure up the history...
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The Vinton Memorial: Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John ...

John Adams Vinton - 1858 - 534 pages
...the fact that his ancestors vvece brave and upright men. We believe with Webster, that " there ia a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character, and improves the heart." Burke truly said, " Those only deserve to be remembered by posterity, who treasure up the history...
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The Ladies' Reader: Designed for the Use of Ladies' Schools and Family ...

John William Stanhope Hows - Elocution - 1860 - 425 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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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Secondary) - 1861 - 552 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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