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" Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions will become mutinous and headstrong. Desire, not reason, will be the ruling principle of our conduct. "
English Grammar, with an Improved Syntax - Page 148
by J. M. Putnam - 1831 - 162 pages
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Sermons, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1785
...fucceed one another in the human courfe, like troops of pilgrims on their journey. Abiurdly we fpend our time in contending about the trifles of a day, while we ought to be preparing for » higher exiftence. Eternity is juft at hand to clofe this introductory fcenc. It is faft rolling...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...self goTernment, we shall be the prey of every loose inclination that chances to arise — pampered by indulgence, all, our passions will become mutinous...reason, will be the ruling principle of our conduct. No man is master of himself) so long as he Is ft slave to any thing else. Passion is a sort of fever...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 3, Part 2

1807
...expressed first, and the agent or subject itself is put to bring up the latter clause. For instance, " Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions will become mutinous and headstrong." " Practised in the ways of men, they are apt to be suspicious of design and fraud, &c." " Injured or...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1808
...around us. We succeed one another in the human course, like troops •-of pilgrims on their journey. Absurdly we '•spend our time in contending about...while we ought to be preparing for a higher existence. Eternity is just at hand to close this introductory scene. SERMON It is £ist rolling towards us, like...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...If we possess not this power, we shall be the prey of every loose inclination that chances to arise. Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions...reason, will be the ruling principle of our conduct. As, therefore, you would keep your passions within due bounds, you must betimes accustom them to know...
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Abridgement of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 107 pages
...become mutinous and heutlstrong. Desire, not reason, will be the ruling principle of our cor duct. Absurdly we spend our time in contending about the...existence. How little do they know of the true happiness oS life, who are strangers to that intercourse of good offices and kind affections, which, by a .pleasing...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1810 - 107 pages
...and headftrong. Defire, not reafon, will be the ruling principle of our conduct. Abfurdly we fpend our time in contending about the trifles of a day, while we ought to be preparing for a higher exiftence. How little do they know of the true happinefs of life, who are ftrangers to that intercourfe...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...the power of self-government, we shall be the prey of every loose inclination that chances to arise. Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions...Desire, not reason, will be the ruling principle of o\ir conduct. / Absurdly we spend our time in contending about I the trifles of a day, while we ought...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 5

1815
...expressed first, and the agent or subject iiself is put to bring up the latter clause. For instance, "Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions will become mutinous and headstrong." "Practised in the ways of men, they are apt to be suspicious of design and fraud," &c. " Injured or...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 pages
...every loose inclination that chances to arise. Pampered by continual indulgence, all our passions wi|l become mutinous and headstrong. Desire, not reason, will be the ruling principle of ourxonduct. Absurdly we spend our time in contending about the trifles of a day, while we ought to...
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