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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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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1843
...risen around us. 3. 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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Knowles's Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1844 - 322 pages
...subject. EXAMPLES. It is pleasant to be rirtuous 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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...excel many others;—it is pleasant to grow better; because that is to excel oursctvca ; it is pleasant to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victory...them in due order, within the bounds of reason and religion,—because—that is empire. Varieties. 1. Are Rail-Roads and Canals, a benefit to the country...
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Key to the Questions and exercises adapted to Hiley's English grammar

Richard HILEY - 1846 - 12 pages
...aspect of spring. 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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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...excel many others'; it is pleasant 10 grow better, because that is to excel ourselves'; it is pleasant to mortify and subdue our lusts, because that is victory';...within the bounds of reason and religion", because that is empire v . See, what a grace was seated on this brow! Hyperion's curls'; the front of Jove...
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A manual of rhetoric, with exercises for the improvement of style or diction, &c

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1848 - 98 pages
...which is the best 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 aud...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...but immortal. 2. 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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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1851 - 428 pages
...social, but immortal. 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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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1851 - 460 pages
...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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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1852 - 460 pages
...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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