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" ... what we really are. But then, as the world offers more trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties. If we are called to battle oftener, we have more opportunities of victory. "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 252
by Hannah More - 1836
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Famous Battles of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 4

Charles Welsh - 1904
...the fact that war is a manifestation of the baser passion of human nature. True it is that " he who ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," and yet war with all its horrors calls for the exercise of all that self-restraint, and all that strength...
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The Story of Camp Chase: A History of the Prison and Its Cemetery, Together ...

William H. Knauss - 1906 - 407 pages
...live with the determination that the nation's life shall be animated by the philosophy that "He who ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." It is only when the positive force is supplemented by what might be called the negative force that...
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Union University: Its History, Influence, Characteristics and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Van Vranken Raymond - 1907
...of the fashionable or ambitious. It must have pondered well and wisely that saying of the wise man, 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' It must know how to poise itself on its own convictions of truth and duty, and stand undismayed, though...
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Union University: Its History, Influence, Characteristics and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Van Vranken Raymond - 1907
...of the fashionable or ambitious. It must have pondered well and wisely that saying of the wise man, 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' It must know how to poise itself on its own convictions of truth and duty, and stand undismayed, though...
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The Darjeeling Disaster, Its Bright Side: The Triumph of the Six Lee Children

Ada Lee - 1949 - 162 pages
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A Man's Reach: Or, Some Character Ideals

Charles Edward Locke - 1914 - 278 pages
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Rose Cottingham: A Novel

Netta Syrett - 1915 - 399 pages
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The Elevator Constructor, Volumes 13-14

1916
...established in strength in the relations they must bear to the affairs of the world of which they are a part. "He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx X Retirement of Superannuated x Government Employees...
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Noontime Messages in a College Chapel: Sixty-nine Short Addresses to Young ...

1917 - 181 pages
...light and does the right " is always greater than the man who thinks and plans for personal success. " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Facts are dead; truth lives and is personal; worth reveals the complete person, the perfect model....
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Teaching Shop Work: A Handbook for Instructors in Vocational Schools, and ...

Merritt Way Haynes - 1924 - 238 pages
...weaknesses and peculiarities, as we have already mentioned. In all situations, no matter how exasperating, " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." The teacher should always respect the feelings of his students and in dealing with them should always...
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