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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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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...pleasant," says Dr. Tillotson, " 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 appetites, because that is victory. It is pleasant to command our passions,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...it, Spectator. 6. It is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because thai 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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Murray's English exercises, adapted to his English grammar, enlarged by J. Davis

Lindley Murray - 1830
...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 doe order, within the bounds of reason and...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry, Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Recitations - 1830 - 312 pages
...creation. 25. 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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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...as it regards even this life, is incalculable. " It is pleasant," observes Archbishop Tillotson, " to command our appetites and passions, and to keep...order, within the bounds of reason and religion."—" Rightly to manage our appetites," says Dr. Beattie, " so as to keep them in a due subordination to...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar ...: Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1833 - 196 pages
...deservest." It iť pleasant to be virtuous anc' good; because that is to excel many others : It is pleasa it 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 boundi of reason and...
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English Exercises: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False ...

Lindley Murray - 1835
...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 appetitc.s and passions, and to keep them in due order, within the bounds of reason...
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The National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1836 - 336 pages
...about him. 25. 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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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...about him. 25. 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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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...them in due order, within the bounds of reason and religion, because that is empire; it is pleasant to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victory; it is pleasant to be virtuous and good, because that is to excel many others ; it is pleasant to grow better, because...
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