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" Why then should any man wish to be a prig, or where is his greatness? I answer, in his mind: 'tis the inward glory, the secret consciousness of doing great and wonderful actions, which can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR,... "
The Complete Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: The history of the life of the ... - Page 67
by Henry Fielding, William Ernest Henley - 1902
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The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume 5

Henry Fielding - 1902
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYKANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...satisfaction as this could inspire men possessed of power, wealth, of every human blessing which pride, avarice, or luxury could desire, to forsake their homes,...
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The Works of Henry Fielding: Jonathan Wild. 1893

Henry Fielding - 1893
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...satisfaction as this could inspire men possessed of power, wealth, of every human blessing which pride, avarice, or luxury could desire, to forsake their homes,...
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Jonathan Wild

Henry Fielding - 1893
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...satisfaction as this could inspire men possessed of power, wealth, of every human blessing which pride, avarice, or luxury could desire, to forsake their homes,...
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The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

Henry Fielding - 1902 - 227 pages
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...satisfaction as this could inspire men possessed of power, wealth, of every human blessing which pride, avarice, or luxury could desire, to forsake their homes,...
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The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild: And A Journey from ...

Henry Fielding - 1902 - 343 pages
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, r. TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...he is hated and detested by all mankind, must make hm inwardly satisfied with himself. [For what but some such inward satisfaction as this could inspire...
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The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild, the great

Henry Fielding, Howard Maynadier - 1907
...be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private cui-se and public imprecation, and, while he is hated and...satisfaction as this could inspire men possessed of power, wealth, of every human blessing which pride, avarice, or luxury could desire, to forsake their homes,...
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The Works of Henry Fielding: The history of the life of the late Mr ...

Henry Fielding - 1903
...can alone support the truly GREAT an, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TV-RANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...and detested by all mankind, must make him inwardly satisfied_with himself. For what but some such inward satisfaction as ^his could inspire men possessed...
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The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume 10

Henry Fielding, Howard Maynadier - 1903
...can alone support the truly GREAT man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a STATESMAN, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private curse and...public imprecation, and, while he is hated and detested bv all mankind, must make him inwardly satisfied with himself. For what but some such inward satisfaction...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 28

Modern Language Association of America - Languages, Modern - 1913
...support the truly GREAT Man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a MINISTER [1754 STATESMAN], or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private Curse and...Mankind, must make him inwardly satisfied with himself. . . ." In his one moment of weakness (rather elaborately shown to be notable), as he contemplates the...
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Miscellanies, Volume 3

Henry Fielding, Hugh Amory, Bertrand A. Goldgar - 1997 - 416 pages
...can alone support the truly GREAT Man, whether he be a CONQUEROR, a TYRANT, a MINISTER, or a PRIG. These must bear him up against the private Curse and...Satisfaction as this could inspire Men possessed of Wealth, of Power, of every human Blessing, which Pride, Avarice, or Luxury could desire, to forsake...
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