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" In former times, as there was a greater propensity, and freer scope, for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance, so every person of distinguished abilities was induced by the consciousness of doing right alone, without regard to favour or interest,... "
Memoirs of the life of Peter Daniel Huet, bishop of Avranches, written by ... - Page 384
by Pierre Daniel Huet (bp. of Avranches.) - 1810
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Memoirs of the Life of Peter Daniel Huet, Bishop of Avranches, Volume 2

Pierre-Daniel Huet - Theologians - 1810
...transcribe. " In former times, as there was a greater propensity, and freer scope, for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance, so every person...arrogance, to become their own biographers. Of this, Rutihus and Scaurus were instances, who yet neither underwent reproach, nor suspicion of want of fidelity,...
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A Treatise on the Situation, Manners and Inhabitants of Germany

1815 - 224 pages
...infested. In former times, however, as there was a greater propensity, and freer scope, for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance ; so every person of distinguished abilities was induced through conscious satisfaction in the task a This work was composed in the year of Rome 850, and in...
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A Treatise on the Situation, Manners, and Inhabitants of Germany

Cornelius Tacitus - Germanic peoples - 1823 - 224 pages
...Jin former times, however, as. there was a greater propensity, and freer scope, for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance ; so every person of distinguished abilities was induced through conscientious. 1 This work was composed in the year of Rome 850, and in that from the birth...
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The Works of Tacitus, Volume 2

Cornelius Tacitus - Rome - 1854
...infested. In former times, however, as there was a greater propensity and freer scope for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance, so every person of distinguished abilities was induced through conscious satisfaction in the task alone, without regard to private favour or interest, to...
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The Works of Tacitus: The Oxford Translation, Revised, with Notes, Volume 2

Cornelius Tacitus - 1874
...infested. In former times, however, as ihoro was a greater propensity and freer scope for tho performance of actions worthy of remembrance, so every person of distinguished abilities was induced through conscious satisfaction in the task alone, without regard to private favor or interest, to record...
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The Autobiography: A Critical and Comparative Study

Anna Robeson Brown Burr - Autobiography - 1909 - 451 pages
...toward them: "In former times, as there was a greater propensity and freer scope for the performance of actions worthy of remembrance, so every person...consciousness of doing right alone, without regard to favor or interest, to record examples of worth. And many considered it rather as a proof of the confidence...
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