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As an instance that this was his endeavour , it may be worth while to mention a
method he took in regulating a proper allowance of malt liquor to be drunk in his
family , that there might not be a deficiency or any intemperate profusion : On a ...
A man , to be sure , is criminal in the sight of God ; but he does not do his wife a
very material injury , if he does not insult her ; if , for instance , from mere
wantonness of appetite , he steals privately to her chambermaid . Sir , a wife
ought not ...
... country , though it has been well observed , that “ it has been of no small use to
him ; as it rouses the attention of the House by its uncommonness : and is equal
to tropes and figures in a good English speaker . ” I would give as an instance ...
... a learned gentleman who holds a considerable office in the law expatiated on
the happiness of a savage life ; and mentioned an instance of an officer who had
actually lived for some time in the wilds of America , of whom , when in that state ...
His fear , in that one instance , was the result of philosophical and religious
consideration . He feared death , but he feared nothing else , not even what might
occasion death . Many instances of his resolution may be mentioned . One day at
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