... law punish. He practised virtue, and encouraged it in others ; vice he discountenanced by precept and by example. His house, and all he had, were opened freely to the distressed of every condition. He loved his friends, and he held his enemies at... Nashville Business Directory - Page 182by John P. Campbell - 1855Full view
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James Gettys McGready Ramsey - Franklin (State) - 1853 - 744 pages
...in a more private capacity, to benefit his fellowcitizens were disinterested, great and unremitted. "He treated the Indians, when known enemies, as the...a proper extent — those hardened in vice, he let the law punish. He practised virtue, and encouraged it in others ; vice he discountenanced, by precept...