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" I am afraid my uncle will think himself justified by them on this occasion, when he asserts, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to put a woman right, when she sets out wrong. "
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Page 371
by American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1866
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The correspondence and diary of Philip Doddridge, ed. by J.D ..., Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - 1829
...madam, which I ha*-7e to mention is, that you seem so prejudiced in favour of your own notions, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to fix a conviction upon you, or to procure an acknowledgment that you have been mistaken; nor do you...
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Correspondence and Diary, Volume 1

Philip Doddridge - 1829
...madam, I leave you to judge, whether the answer of prayer be a matter of complaint, or of praise. I know it is one of the most difficult things in the world to apprehend how such a dispensation as this should be for the glory of God. But have we known so little...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 21st Congress, 1st session, pt. 1. Dec. 7 ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1830
...obliged to suppose that he had any other motive than to uphold the honor and purity of the court. Sir, it is one of the most difficult things in the world to judge of men's intentions; and I could not but foci sonic surprise at a remark of my friend from New...
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American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of ..., Volume 1

Education - 1831
...cannot, understand them ; and therefore they seldom take pleasure in reading. ers often suppose. Indeed it is one of the most difficult things in the world to adapt written or spoken language to the capacities of young children, so as to excite their attention,...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 9-11

Religion - 1836
...know it. A repetition of the same thoughts and actions is so apt to ensure their continuance, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to check this habitual operation of the mind, and give it a different direction from that in which it...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 11-12

Religion - 1837
...know it. A repetition of the same thoughts and actions is so apt to ensure their continuance, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to check this habitual operation of the mind, and give it a different direction from that in which it...
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The Tongue of Time, and Star of the States: A System of Human Nature, with ...

Joseph Comstock - America - 1838 - 487 pages
...prevent the fa]], the disobedience, and the misery of man. And this we do certainly know to be the fact. It is one of the most difficult things in the world, to conceive of any being, who has the complete and entire power of having every thing precisely as he...
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Life of Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea: Including the Indian Wars of ..., Volume 1

William Leete Stone - Indians of North America - 1838
...was long a missionary among them at Stockbridge. Heckewelder says their proper name was Mahteanni. It is one of the most difficult things in the world to arrive at any thing like system or certainty in regard to Indian names of persons, places, or things....
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 15

American periodicals - 1840
...you, near V People should be very cautious how they work themselves up into a. "snu ' i passion, as it is one of the most difficult things in the world to descend again to an ordinary level, with ease, and credit to themselves. Mrs. Bates felt the full force...
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Bankrupt Stories

Charles Frederick Briggs - American fiction - 1843 - 381 pages
...the matter dear ?" People should be very cautious how they work themselves up into a high passion, as it is one of the most difficult things in the world to descend again to an ordinary level with ease and credit to themselves. Mrs. Bates felt the full force...
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