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" Those who quit their proper character, to assume what does not belong to them, are, for the greater part, ignorant both of the character they leave, and of the character they assume. "
The Saturday Magazine - Página 90
1835
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volumen1

Edmund Burke - 1860
...charity. The cause of civil liherty and civil government gains as little as that of religion hy this disgrace. Besides, Sir, to speak the plain truth, I have in general no very exalte helong to them, are, for the greater parl, ignorant hoth of the character they leave, and of the character...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volumen7

Charles Knight - 1861
...ought to be heard in the Church but the healing voice of Christian charity," that political divines, "wholly unacquainted with the world in which they...of meddling, and inexperienced in all its affairs, have nothing of politics but the passions they excite." But he addressed these juat remarks to " political...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...not rejoice in the knowledge of, were it not for our pride ! * Ricit-.r. CHAHACTER— Assumed. Thaee who quit their proper character to assume what does...belong to them, are for the greater part ignorant of both the character they leave and of the character they assume. B*rkt. CHAKACTEH— Decision of....
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1863 - 240 páginas
...confusion of duties. Those who quit their clerical character to assume that which does not belong to it, are for the greater part, ignorant both of the character they leave, and that which they assume." Edmund Burke. OLD EPITAPHS. " WHAT I kept, I lost : what I gave away I retained."...
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The Danville Quarterly Review, Volumen4

1864
...what Mr. Burke further says of ministers, which the reviewer intended of course to apply, -viz : " Those who quit their proper character to assume -what...part, ignorant both of the character they leave and the character they assume. Wholly unacquainted with the world in which they are so fond of meddling,...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volumen3

Henry Stephens Randall - 1868
...civil liberty and civil government gains ag little as that of religion by this confusion of dutiea Those who quit their proper character to assume what...does not belong to them, are for the greater part both ignorant of the character they leave, and of th'> character they assume. Wholly unacquainted with...
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Reflections; Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims

François duc de La Rochefoucauld - 1871 - 110 páginas
...become so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that at last we are disguised to ourselves. [ " Those who quit their proper character to assume what...character they leave and of the character they assume." — BCRKE, Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents.] 120. — We often act treacherously more...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1872 - 239 páginas
...charity. The cause of civil liberty and civil governmentgainsas little as that of religion by this confusion of duties. Those who quit their proper character,...greater part, ignorant both of the character they * Psalm cxlix. ived after so long a discontinuance, had to me lure, may be proper and seasonable, though...
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The Biblical Museum: A Collection of Notes Explanatory, Homilectic, and ...

James Comper Gray - 1872
...which it may become visible to others, and so extend its infl uen с e." — R. Hali. с JH Hughee. " Those who quit their proper character to assume what does not belong to them,, are for the greaterpart ignorant of both the character they leave and of the cliaracter they assume."— Лиг*"....
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An Original and illustrated physiological and physiognomical chart

Joseph Simms - 1873 - 238 páginas
...freakish, you are moderate in your endeavour to make a point. Keep in mind the observation of Burke: — " Those who quit their proper character to assume what...belong to them, are for the greater part ignorant of both the character they leave and of the character they assume." 6. Inherently ready to retreat...
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