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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 grovelling vanity. "
The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 3997
edited by - 1900
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A Discourse, Delivered at Plymouth, December 22, 1820. In Commemoration of ...

Daniel Webster - Massachusetts - 1825 - 70 pages
...future, and terminating at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

American prose literature - 1832 - 468 pages
...future, and terminating, at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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Specimens of American Eloquence: Consisting of Choice Selections from the ...

Orators - 1837 - 383 pages
...things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard for an. cestry, which nourishes only a weak pride ; as there is also...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...
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The Statesmen of America in 1846

Sarah Mytton Maury - Statesmen - 1847 - 261 pages
...future, and terminating at last with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...and philosophical respect for our ancestors which ele-. vates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of religious duty and moral feeling,...
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Commerce, Literature and Art: A Discourse

Brantz Mayer - Culture - 1848 - 52 pages
...nor the spot of earth, in which we physically live, bounds our rational and intellectual enjoyments. There may be and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry which nourishes a weak pride; as there is, also, a care for posterity which only disguises habitual avarice or hides...
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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851
...future, and terminating at last, with the consummation of all tilings earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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The Great Orations and Senatorial Speech of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853 - 112 pages
...future, and terminating at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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The Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...future, and terminating at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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The Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...future, and terminating at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard...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...
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The Life, Eulogy, and Great Orations of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - United States - 1854 - 221 pages
...terminating at last, with the consummation of all things earthly, at the throne of God. There may bo, and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry,...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...
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