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" That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate perfection. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 416
1809
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall - Presidents - 1804
...it? " That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny ; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fall, according to evidence, than to stigmatize me behind my back. CHAP. i. capable of feeling,...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

John Marshall - Generals - 1804
...to it? " That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fall, according to evidence, than to stigmatize me behind my back. • CHAP. i. capable of feeling,...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

John Marshall - Presidents - 1804
...it ? ** That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny ; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...should appear to be wilful ; and then I conceive it will be more generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fait 62 THE UFE OF CHAP. i....
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 2

1805
...to it ? "That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fall, according to evidence, than to stigmatize me behind my back. "It is uncertain in what light...
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 2 pages
...gave rise to it. " That I have foibles, and perhaps many, I shall not deny. I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...have, erred, great allowance should be made for my errours for want of them, unless those errours should appear to be wilful ; and then I conceive it...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...rise to it ? " That I have foibles, and perhaps many, I shall not deny. I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fall according to evidence/than to stigmatize me behind my back. " It is uncertain in what light...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...rise to it ? " That I have foibles, 'and perhaps many, I shall not deny. I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...made for my errors for want of them, unless those error* should appear to be wilful; and then I conceive it would be more generous to charge me with...
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians - 1819 - 341 pages
...have foibles, (he continues,) and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny; I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...generous to charge me with my faults, and let me stand or fall, according to evidence, than to stigmatize me behind my back. ' It is uncertain in what light...
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The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

Aaron Bancroft - 1826
...gave rise to it. " That I have foibles, and perhaps many, I shall not deny. I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate...have erred, great allowance should be made for my errours for want of them, unless those errours should appear, to bo wilful ; and then I conceive it...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

Bookbinding - 1832
...to it? " That I have foibles, and perhaps many of them, I shall not deny. I should esteem myself, as the world also would, vain and empty, were I to arrogate perfection. want of them; unless my errors should appear to be wilful; and then, I conceive, it would be more generous...
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