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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...it. TWottan. 6. It is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because that is ft> excel many others ; it is pleasant to grow better, because that is to excel ourselves ; it is pleasant to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victor? ; it is pleasant to command our appetites...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
.... Tilhtsvn. 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 subdue our lusts, because that is victory ; it is pleasant to command our appetites...
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Twenty Discourses on the Most Important Subjects: Calculated for Every Class ...

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1820 - 330 pages
...and trouble: it is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because that is to excel many others: and it is pleasant to grow better, because that is to excel ourselves. It is naturally pleasant to rule over others, but he is the great and the absolute prince who commands himself:...
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Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 166 pages
...subdue our lusts ; became that is victory ■■ it is pleasant to command our appetites and passion", and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason and religion ; because this is empire. CHAP. V. Corrections of the errors in the chapter of promiscuous exercises. section 1. See Exercises,...
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English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ...

Lindley Murray - 1823
...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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...it.—Spectator. 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 subdue our lusts, because that is victory; it is pleasant to command our appetites and...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823
...satisfaction. 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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An English Grammar, Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1824
...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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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the Language ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1829
...pleasant to grow better; becasee that is to excel ourselves: it is pleasant to command our ap┐ potites and passions, and to keep them in due order, within...bounds of reason and religion; because this is empire: nay, it is pleasant even to mortilSr and subdue our lusts; because that is victory. CHAPTER V. VIOLATIONS...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of ..., Volumes 1-2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1829
...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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