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" pleasant to grow better ; because that is to excel ourselves: it is pleasant even to mortify and subdue our lusts; because that is victory: it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason... "
Playford's Soham Magazine, and Friendly Monitor - Page 141
1847
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...to excel many others: 'Tis pleasant to grow better, " because that is to excel ourselves: Nay, 'tis pleasant " even to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is " victory: 'Tis pleasant to command our appetites and " passions, and to keep them in due order, within the "...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...thou deservest." It is pleasant to be virtuous and good ; because that is to excel many others: it is pleasant to grow better; because that is to excel ourselves : it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason and...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 168 pages
...thou deservest." It is pleasant to be virtuous and good; because that is to excel many others; it is pleasant to grow better ; because that is to excel ourselves ; it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason and...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...to excel many others : 'tis pleasant to grow better, because that is to excel ourselves : nay, 'tis, pleasant even to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victory: 'tis pleasant to command our appetite*and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1811 - 207 pages
...thou deservest." It is pleasant to be virtuous and good ; because that is to excel many others: it is pleasant to grow better; because that is to excel ourselves: it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason and...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...thou deservest." It is pleasant to be virtuous and good ; because that is to excel many others : it is pleasant to grow better ; because that is to excel ourselves: it is. pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason and...
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The Latin Tutor Or, an Introduction to the Making of Latin ...

Latin language - 1813 - 254 pages
...to be, which soon after appeared to every one, when he was less careful to keep on the mask.finj 2. It is pleasant to command our appetites and passions,...the bounds of reason and religion : because this is a kind of empire; this is truly to govern. It is naturally pleasant to have power over others, but...
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Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 171 pages
...virtuous and good; because that it is to excel many others: it is pleasant to grow better; because that it is to excel ourselves: it is pleasant even to mortify...them in due order, within the bounds of reason and religiqn ; because this is empire. CHAP. V. Corrections of the errors in the chapter of promiscuous...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 pages
...thou deservest." It is pleasant to be virtuous and good ; because that is to excel many others: it is pleasant to grow better; because that is to excel ourselves: it is pleasant to command our appetites and passions, and to keep thehi in due order, within the bounds of reason...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...Tillotton. 6. It is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because that is to excel many others ; it is pleasant to grow better, because that is to excel ourselves; it is pleasant to mortify and svibdue our lusts, because that is victory ; it is pleasant to command our appetites...
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