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They who stand forth the foremost in danger , for the community , have the respect of mankind . An officer is much more respected than any other man who has as little money . In a commercial country , money purchase respect .
“ No , Sir : but we respect a great player , as a man who can conceive lofty sentiments , and can express them gracefully . ” JOHNSON . “ What , Sir , a fellow who claps a hump on his back , and a lump on his leg , and cries , ' I am ...
I never thought confidence with respect to futurity , any part of the character of a brave , a wisė , or a good man . Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing ; wisdom impresses strongly the consciousness of those faults ...
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