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" When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to it. Who is this invader? Have I a competent knowledge of him? Is he a man of good character; a man of sense? "
Hail Columbia, the Flag, and Yankee Doodle Dandy - Page 71
by William Thomas Roberts Saffell - 1864 - 123 pages
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Chronicle of the conquest of Granada

Washington Irving - 1859
...but let these be withdrawn, and it may be stifled in its birth, or much stinted in its growth. * * Although we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard. * * * When the fire is beginning to kindle and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to...
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Life of Washington: A Biography, Personal, Military, and Political, Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1860
...Not because there is any diminution in the charms of the lady, but because there is an end of hope. Hence it follows that love may and therefore ought...be under the guidance of reason ; for, although we can not avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard : and my motives for treating...
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Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington

George Washington Parke Custis - Generals - 1860 - 644 pages
...follows, that love may and therefore ought to be under the guidance of reason, for although we can not avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard; and my motives for treating on this subjeet are to show you, while you remain Eleanor Parke Custis, spinster, and retain the resolution...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 pages
...Love is said to be an involuntary passion, and it is therefore contended that it cannot be resisted Although we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard. . . . . When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing warm, propound these questions...
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Wedding Etiquette and Usages of Polite Society

George Danielson Carroll - Etiquette - 1879 - 72 pages
...is rapid in its progress ; but let these be withdrawn, and it may be stifled in its growth. Athough we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard. * * * When the fire is beginning to kindle and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to...
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Treasures of Use and Beauty: An Epitome of the Choicest Gems of Wisdom ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883 - 507 pages
...aliment, it is rapid in its progress; but let these be withdrawn, and it may be stifled in its growth. Although we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard. * * When the fire is beginning to kindle and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to it....
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Irving's Works: Life of George Washington

Washington Irving - 1882
...progress ; but let these be withdrawn, and it may be stifled in its birth, or much stinted in its growth Although we cannot avoid first impressions, we may assuredly place them under guard When the fire is beginning to kindle and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to it :...
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Mary and Martha, the Mother and the Wife of George Washington

Benson John Lossing - 1886 - 348 pages
...not because there is any diminution in the charm of the lady, but because there is an end of hope. Hence it follows that love may and therefore ought...resolution, at least until you have secured your game, or the way by which it may be accomplished. " When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart...
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The Writings of George Washington: 1794-1798

George Washington - 1892
...not because there is any diminution in the charms of the lady, but because there is an end of hope. Hence it follows, that love may and therefore ought...resolution, at least until you have secured your game, and the way by which it may be accomplished. When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing...
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The Writings of George Washington, Volume 13

George Washington - Presidents - 1892
...not because there is any diminution in the charms of the lady, but because there is an end of hope. Hence it follows, that love may and therefore ought...resolution, at least until you have secured your game, and the way by which it may be accomplished. When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing...
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