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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 40
by Samuel Miller - 1827 - 476 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 56

Books - 1777
...mean fpirit of coward*, and the fawning affent of fycophants. It renounces no jaft right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed not only confident with a firm mind, but it necefifarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in...
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the monthly review or literary journal

SEVERAL HANDS - 1777
...mean fpirit of cowards, and the fawning aflent of fycophants. It renounces no juft right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed not only confident with a firm mind, but it necefTarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in order...
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Sermons, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - Presbyterian Church - 1784
...mean fpirit of cowards, and the fawning aflent of fycophants. It renounces no juft right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, but it neceffarily requires a manly fpirir, and a fixed principle, in...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 280 pages
...mean spirit of cowards, and the fawning assent of sycophants. It renounces no just right from fear, it 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...
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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
...fpirit of cowards, and the fawning aflent of fycophants.—It renounces no juft right from fear:— it gives up no important truth from flattery :—it is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, E 3 but but it neceflarily requires a manly fpirit and a fixed principle...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...mean fpirit of cowards, and the fawning afsent of fycophants. It renounces no juft right from fear. It gives up no important truth from flattery. It is indeed not only confiftent with a firm mind, bu.t it necefsarily requires a manly fpirit, and a fixed principle, in...
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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
...mean spirit of cowards and the fawning assent of sycophants. It renounces no just right from fear ; it gives up no important truth from flattery ; it is,...harshness and Severity, to pride and arrogance, to violence and oppression ; it is properly that part of charity which makes us unwilling to give pain...
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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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