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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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Indian Summer Calendar

Aging - 1904 - 8 pages
...there often is, indeed, 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. Daniel Webster. TAKE a man determined to make his way in the world. Give him health and education...
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The Jones Readers by Grades: Book one-[eight], Book 8

Lewis Henry Jones - Readers - 1904
...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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A Selection from the World's Great Orations Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - Orators - 1904 - 518 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 Ogden family in America, Elizabethtown branch, and their English ...

Lawrence Van Alstyne, Charles Burr Ogden - History - 1907 - 531 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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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...time ; and looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. g continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible. heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear with stronger...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...time ; and looking before and aft«r, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. s a more level surface than we imagine. Wise men or absolute fools are hard to be met with anil improves the heart. Next to the sense of religions duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what...
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Volume 6

Kentucky Historical Society, Jennie (Chinn) Morton, Harry Vernon McChesney, Bayless Evans Hardin - Kentucky - 1908
...of their ancestry and their birthplace. The explanation is better than silence. Daniel Webster said, "There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which elevates character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling I hardly know...
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A Family Retrospect

Mary Ellen Graydon Sharpe - Abolitionists - 1909 - 74 pages
...time; and looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. 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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Old Silltown, something of its history and people: being principally a brief ...

Sarah Sill Welles Burt - History - 1912 - 148 pages
..."Our ancestors, a gallant Christian race of every virtue, every grace." * * * * " — There is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart. — " — Daniel Webster. * * * * The Divine command to "remember the days of old and consider...
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Annual Report ..., Volumes 111-114

New England Society in the City of New York - 1916
...deep feeling in which he was held. Permit me to quote a sentiment once expressed by Daniel Webster : "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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