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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 Bicknells: Proceedings and Addresses at the Second Family Reunion, at ...

Bicknell Family Association - 1880 - 56 pages
...such chances as these were have been already taken. A great statesman of this country once said that "there is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart." The Bicknell family to-day recognize this truth, and their outside friends gladly unite with...
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REMINISCENCES AND MEMORIALS OF MEN OF THE REVOLUTION AND THEIR FAMILIES

A. B. MUZZEY - 1882
...or pre-natal alone. Daniel Webster says with truth • " There is a singular disregard of ancestry. There is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart. I hardly know what should bear with stronger obligation on a liberal and enlightened mind, than...
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A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs of America ...

Charles Elihu Slocum - 1882 - 643 pages
...— are not connected with their ancestors on these pages for want of proper reports. See Appendix. " There is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart." "Any labor that adds to our knowledge of the descent of a family or gathers the scattered facts...
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Samuel Davis, of Oxford, Mass., and Joseph Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and ...

George Lucien Davis - 1884 - 610 pages
...ANDOVER, MASS. : GEORGE L. DAVIS, COMPILER AND PUBLISHER, 1884PRESS OF CHARLES HAMILTON, WORCESTER, MASS. "THERE IS A MORAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL RESPECT FOR OUR...ANCESTORS, WHICH ELEVATES THE CHARACTER AND IMPROVES THE HKART." — Daniel Webster. EDITOR'S PREFACE. THE collecting of the materials of this volume began...
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Memorial of Josiah Kendall: one of the first settlers of Sterling, Mass ...

Oliver Kendall - 1884 - 135 pages
...Co Q n O DJ ; "There is a regard for ancestry which nourishes 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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The wisdom and eloquence of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1886 - 227 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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Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Landing of Samuel Packard in ...

Packard Memorial Association - Reference - 1888 - 72 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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Joseph Atkins: the Story of a Family

Francis Higginson Atkins - 1891 - 153 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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Genealogy of the Loveland Family in the United States of America ..., Volume 1

John Bigelow Loveland, George Loveland - 1892
...ever felt any interest in his ancestors or made any efforts to rescue their history from oblivion. There is a moral and philosophical respect for our...ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart. The pride of ancestry is the foundation of the pride of character, without which no man can...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Quotations, English - 1894 - 579 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. — Daniel Webster. If it is fortunate to be of noble ancestry, it is not less so to be such...
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