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" They do not look for great men at the head of armies, or among the pomps of a court, but often find them out in shades and solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. "
An index to makind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations - Page 24
by Index - 1754
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The rule of life: or a collection of select moral sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...of what little minds call poverty and distress. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works, a generous concern for the good of mankind, and unfeigned...
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The Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

F. S. Wiggins Editors: - 1832
...solitudes, in the prirate walks and bye-paths of life. The evening walk of i wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general, at the head of a victorious army. A. contemplation of God's works ; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works; a voluntary * act of justice to our own detriment: a...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...solitudes, in the private walks and bye paths of life. The evening walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works, a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment, a generous...
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The Martyr of Erromanga: Or, The Philosophy of Missions, Illustrated from ...

John Campbell - Eromanga (Vanuatu) - 1842 - 478 pages
...of the military and the moral character : — " The evening walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand soldiers ! Men are denominated great and glorious, only by an unfeigned exercise of humility...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 11-12

Spectator The - 1853
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment; a generous...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1855
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works ; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ; a...
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A selection of passages from the Spectator for translation into Latin prose ...

John Richardson Major - 1858
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment; a generous...
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Holy thoughts on holy things, selected and arranged by E. Davies

Holy thoughts - 1882
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works, a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment, a generous...
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The SPECTATOR

1898
...Solitudes, in the private Walks and Bypaths of Life* The Evening's Walk of a wise Man is more illustrious in their Sight, than the March of a General at the Head of a hundred thousand Men* A Contemplation on God's Works; a voluntary Act of Justice to our own Detriment ; a generous...
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