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" A MAN'S first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart; his next, to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected; but otherwise there cannot be a greater satisfaction to an... "
The Spectator ... - Page 193
by Joseph Addison - 1803
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...the Applaufei of the Puhlick : A Man it more Cure of his Conduct, when the Verdift which he paflet upon his own Behaviour is thus warranted and confirmed...the Opinion of all that know him. My worthy Friend SirRooRR is one of thofe who n not only at Peace within himfclK, but beloved and «ftcen>c4 by all...
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The Spectator ...

1739 - 313 pages
...fecondedby the Applaufes of the Publick: A Man is more fure of his Conduit, when the Verdift which he paffes upon his own Behaviour is thus warranted and confirmed...Opinion of all that know him. MY worthy Friend Sir Roc ER is one of diofe who is not only at Peace within himfelf,but beloved and efteemed by all about...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected ; but otherwise there cannot be a greater...the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of hisconduct, when the verdict which he passes upon. his own behaviour is thus warranted and confirmed,...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected ; but otherwise there cannot be a greater...which it gives itself seconded by the applauses of the publie. A man is more sure of his conduct, when the vertlict which he 5 passes \ passes upon his own...
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The English and French Languages Compared in Their Grammatical Constructions ...

William Driverger - 1820
...escape the censures of the world. If the test interferes with the former, it ought to* be entirely neglected. But, otherwise, there cannot be a greater...behaviour, is thus warranted and confirmed by the opinions of all about him. When men are not fired by emulation, they are like asses which move sluggishly...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...tq escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely gi>cs itself, seconded by the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of his conduct, when the...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected : but otherwise there cannot be a greater...conduct, when the verdict which he passes upon his own behaviouris thus warranted and confirmed by the opinion of all that know him. My worthy friend Sir...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected ; but otherwise there cannot be a greater...itself seconded by the applauses of the public. A man in more sure of his conduct, when the verdict which he passes upon his own behaviour is thus warranted...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

1824
...the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected; but otherwise there can not be a greater satisfaction to an honest mind than to...applauses of the public. A man is more sure of his coilduct, when the verdict which he passes upon his own behaviour is thus warranted and confirmed by...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...to escape the censures of the world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected; but otherwise there cannot be a greater...and confirmed by the opinion of all that know him. — Jlddison. MCCCXXXIX. He who, being master of the fittest moment to crush his enemy, magnanimously...
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