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" It renounces no just right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. ( It is indeed not only consistent with a firm mind, but it necessarily requires a manly spirit, and a fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this solid... "
Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits: Addressed to a Student in the ... - Page 42
by Samuel Miller - 1827 - 476 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 56

Books - 1777
...flattery. It is indeed not only confident with a firm mind, but it necefifarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this folid ground only, the polifh of gentlenefs can with advantage be fuperinduced. ' It (lands...
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the monthly review or literary journal

SEVERAL HANDS - 1777
...flattery. It is indeed not only confident with a firm mind, but it necefTarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this folid ground only, the poliih of gentlenefs can with advantage be fuperinduced. common mifery....
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Sermons, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - Presbyterian Church - 1784
...flattery. It is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, but it neceffarily requires a manly fpirir, and a fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this folid ground only, the polifh of gentlenefs can with advantage be fuperinduc,ed. It ftands...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 280 pages
...gives up no important truth from flattery : it is, indeed, not only connected with a firm mind, but necessarily requires a manly spirit, and a fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Gentleness stands opposed, not to the most determined regard to virtue and truth, but to harshness...
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Sentimental Beauties from the Writings of Dr. Blair: Selected with a View to ...

Hugh Blair - Conduct of life - 1798 - 326 pages
...is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, E 3 but but it neceflarily requires a manly fpirit and a fixed principle in order to give it any real value. It ftands oppofed to harfhnefs and feverity,-— to pride and arrogance,—to violence and oppreffion:—it...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...flattery. It is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, bu.t it necefsarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in order to give -it any real value. Upon this folid ground only, the polifli of gentlenefs can with advantage be fuperinduced. It ftands...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...It renounces no just right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed hot only consistent with a firm mind, but it necessarily requires a manly spirit, and a SERMON fixed principle, in order to give it any real v Vl' value. Upon this solid ground only, the...
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A Theological Dictionary, Volume 1

Charles Buck - Theology - 1810
...fawning assent of sycophants. It renounces no just right from fear ; it gives up no important truth from flattery ; it is, indeed, not only consistent...arrogance, to violence and oppression ; it is properly that part of charity which makes us unwilling to give pain to any of our brethren. Compassion prompts...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1810 - 231 pages
...sycophants. It renounces no just right Trom ftfar. It give? Up HO iwrportant troth from flattens. ' K is indeed not only consistent with a firm mind, but...fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this solid ground only, the polish of gentleness can with advantage be superinduced. ^ '• It...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...just right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed not onlyconsistent with a firm mind, but it necessarily requires a manly...fixed principle, in order to give it any real value. Upon this solid ground only, the polish of gentleness can with advantage be superinduced. It stands...
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