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... or concerning a question in antiquities , or any other subject in which human happiness is not deeply interested , a man may treat his antagonist with politeness and even respect . But where the controversy is concerning the truth ...
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 will always purchase respect ...
When we had done with criticism , we walked over to Richardson's , the authour of Clarissa , ' and I wondered to find Richardson displeased that I did not treat Cibber with more respect . ' Now , Sir , to talk of respect for a player !
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