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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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the new england

john ward dean - 1863
...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 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 17

Genealogy - 1863
...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...
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History of North Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: From Its First ...

Bradford Kingman - Brockton (Mass.) - 1866 - 696 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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Root Genealogical Records. 1600-1870: Comprising the General History of the ...

James Pierce Root - 1870 - 525 pages
...said Daniel Webster, " a regard for ancestry which nouiishes only a weak pride ; 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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History and Directory of Yates County: Containing a Sketch of Its ..., Volume 1

Stafford Canning Cleveland, Thelma E. Burton Bootes - Yates County (N.Y.) - 1873 - 766 pages
...seems required to satisfy the promptings of our nature." He also quotes Daniel Webster as follows : " 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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The Upton Memorial: A Genealogical Record of the Descendants of John Upton ...

John Adams Vinton - 1874 - 547 pages
...1853. fore 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." " Those who are regardless of their ancestors, do not perform their duty to the world." The...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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 Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 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 Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1879 - 707 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 heurt. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral fueling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the wnrking« 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 bhould bear with stronger...
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