There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry, which nourishes only a weak pride; as there is also a care for posterity, which only disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also... Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Página 26por Daniel Webster - 1835Visualização integral
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...to consider the "Farie Queen" as the most precious jewel in their coronet. DANIEL WEBSTER: There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors...which elevates the character and improves the heart. RALPH WALDO EMERSON : We sometimes see a change of expression in our companion, and say, his father...
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