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" ... accomplish anything great or useful. Instead of being progressive in anything, he will be at best stationary, and more probably retrograde in all. It is only the man who carries into his pursuits that great quality which Lucan ascribes to... "
District School Journal, of the State of New-York - Page 185
1843
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Self-improvement: Chiefly Addressed to the Young...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1799 - 192 pages
...best stationary, and more probably retrograde in all. It is only the man who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...his time, and that, • instead of obsolete words, he had much better employ himself in acquiring new ideas. He changes his plan, and sets to work at...
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1835 - 392 pages
...quality which Lucan ascribes to Cresar, — nescia virtus stare loco, — who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...wasting his time, and that, instead of obsolete words, he had much better employ h'mself in acquiring new ideas. He changes his plan, and sets to work at...
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1835 - 392 pages
...great quality which Lucan ascribes to Caesar,—nescia virtus stare loco,—who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...undismayed by those petty difficulties which daunt a weaker spirit,—that can advance to eminence in any line. Let us take, by way of illustration, the case of...
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An Address Delivered Before the Peithessophian and ..., Volume 47, Issue 2

William Wirt - Character - 1838 - 34 pages
...Lucan ascribes to Caesar — the nescia virtus stare loco — who first consults wisely, then resolvesx firmly, and then executes his purpose with inflexible...daunt a weaker spirit, that can advance to eminence on any line. Let us take, by way of illustration, the case of a student. He commences the study of...
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The student's manual

John Todd - 1839
...quality which Lucan ascribes to Caesar — nescia virtus stare leco* — who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...study of the dead languages: presently comes a friend, * Whilst we are talking, the time is flying. t Virtue that knows not how to be inactive. who tells...
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The London Saturday journal, Volumes 1-4

1841
...best stationary, and more probably retrograde, in all. It is only the man who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...student. He commences the study of the dead languages ; but presently a friend comes, and tells him that he is wasting his time, and that, instead of obsolete...
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Irish Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1841
...best stationary, and more probably retrograde, in all. It is only the man who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...student. He commences the study of the dead languages ; but presently a friend comes, and tells him that he is wasting his time, and that, instead of obsolete...
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ...

John Todd - College students - 1841 - 392 pages
...quality which Lucan ascribes to Caesar, — nescia virtus stare loco, — who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his pu'rpose...illustration, the case of a student. He commences the stud} of the dead languages: presently comes a friend,. who tells him he is wasting his time, and that,...
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The Irish Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1841
...stationary, and more probably retrograde, in all. It is only the man •who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...undismayed by those petty difficulties which daunt a weaker spirit—that can advance to eminence in any line. Let us take, by way of illustration, the case of...
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Handbook for Readers and Students, Intended as a Help to Individuals ...

Alonzo Potter - Best books - 1843 - 330 pages
...great quality which Lucan ascribes to Csesar, nescia virtus stare loco, who first consults wisely, then resolves firmly, and then executes his purpose...wasting his time, and that, instead of obsolete words, he had much better employ himself in acquiring new ideas. He changes his plan, and sets to work at...
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