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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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Concerning the forefathers: being a memoir, with personal narrative and ...

Charlotte Reeve Conover - Patterson family (Robert Patterson, 1753-1827) - 1902 - 432 pages
...AND 34 LAFAYETTE PLACE, NEW YORK, USA DECORATIVE DESIGNS BY DAVIS SCHWARTZ, DAYTON, OHIO : : : : : '""THERE is a moral and philosophical respect for...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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced ..., Volume 10

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...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 Treasury: An Evangelical Monthly for Pastor and People, Volume 19

Christianity - 1902
...good to talk. Bacon says, "Histories make men wise" ; we are in search of histories. Webster says, "There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which elevates the character and refines the heart," we are in search of that moral and philosophical respect. We have the heritage...
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Famous American Statesmen & Orators, Past and Present: With ..., Volume 3

Alexander Kelly McClure, Byron Andrews - Orators - 1902
...disguises a 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 Robinsons and Their Kin Folk

Reference - 1902
...fact that his ancestors were brave and upright men." We believe with Webster, that ' ' there is 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 memory...
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Daniel Webster, a Character Sketch

Elizabeth Armstrong Reed, Graeme Mercer Adam - 1903 - 180 pages
...disguises a 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 Jones Fifth Reader

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1903 - 496 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. 10 Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with...
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The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster: Memoir [by Edward Everett] and ...

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - United States - 1903
...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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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1903
...disguises a 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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Makers of the American republic: a series of patroitic lectures

David Gregg, William Winton Goodrich, William Winton Goodrich (d 1833-), Sidney Howard Carney (Jr), Sydney Howard Carney - United States - 1904 - 507 pages
...good to talk. Bacon says, " Histories make men wise"; we are in search of histories. Webster says, " There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which elevates the character and refines the heart," we are in search of that moral and philosophical respect. We have the heritage...
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