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" Certainly in taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior, for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith : It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence. "
Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ... - Page 21
by Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Salomon,2 I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offense. That which is past is gone,...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence. That which is past is gone, and irrevocable;...
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The Ring of Truth

Joseph O'Day - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 304 pages
...Francis Bacon once said, "In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence."4 By showing mercy, Gandalf revealed the...
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Relfe brothers' model reading-books, in prose and verse, ed., with ..., Volume 6

Richard Fletcher Charles - 1882
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon : and Salomon, I am sure, saith, // is the glory of a man to pass by an offtnce.1 That which is past is gone-...
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