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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... "
Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ... - Page 202
1804
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...-We follow the world in approving others ; we go far before it in approving ourselves. Colton. A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches...censures of the world. If the last interferes with tue former, it ought to be entirely neglected ; but otherwise there cannot be a greater satisfaction...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1908 - 64 pages
...world. If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected; but otherwise there 20 cannot be a greater satisfaction to an honest mind...which it gives itself seconded by the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of his conduct when the verdict which he passes upon his own behavior is...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...deserving it. If it follow them it is well, but they will not deviate to follow it. Cotton. and next to encape the censures of the world. If the last interfere with the first it should be...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - 1910 - 966 pages
...55 Monday, July 9, 1711. walks down from his seat in the chancel [No. 122.] SIR ROGER AT THE ASSIZES liam Cunliffe public: a man is more sure of conduct, when the verdict which he passes upon his own behavior is thus...
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Practical Lessons in English Grammar and Composition

Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida Catherine Bender - 1911 - 376 pages
...distant waters roar. 50. Must we in all things look for the how and the why and the wherefore ? 51. A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart. 52. He would carry a fowling piece on his shoulder for hours together. 53. It was the verger, who came...
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Exercises for Parsing and Analysis

Augusta Choate, Gertrude Hartman - 1912 - 157 pages
...ought to be the simplest affair in the world to light up a smudge. If thou wilt, we must hear thee. A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart; his next, to escape the censure of the world. We used to fix a little board outside the parlor window, and cover it with bread...
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An Advanced English Grammar: With Exercises

George Lyman Kittredge, Frank Edgar Farley - 1913 - 333 pages
...I was wonderfully pleased to see the workings of instinct in a hen followed by a brood of ducks. 5. A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart. ADDISON. 6. I was highly entertained to see the gentlemen of the county gathering about my old...
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The Essence and the Ethics of Politics: Individual Messages to the Public ...

Silas Arthur Cook - 1915 - 348 pages
...praiseworthy. Joseph Addison in The Spectator gave expression to a large measure of truth when he wrote : "A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches...which it gives itself seconded by the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of his conduct when the verdict which he passes upon his own behavior is...
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The Spectator, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1915
...L No, 122, [ADDISON,] Friday, July 20, Comes jucuadus in via pro vehiculo cst Publ, Syr., Frag, A MAN'S first Care should be to avoid the Reproaches...own Heart ; his next, to escape the Censures of the Worlds If the last interferes with the former, it ought to be entirely neglected; but otherwise, there...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pages
...via pro vehiculo est. Publ. Syr. Frag. An agreeable companion upon the road is as good as a coach. A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches...which it gives itself seconded by the applauses of the public. A man is more sure of conduct, when the [10 verdict which he passes upon his own behavior is...
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