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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? "
Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English ... - Page 147
by Lyman Cobb - 1835 - 168 pages
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Charles Palmer (Deputy Serjeant of the House of Commons.) - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...it does but offend the law j but the revenge of that wrong puts the law out of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in pafling it over he is fuperior, for it is only a prince's part to pardon. 1104. To confider purely...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Apothegms and maxims for the good conduct of life ...

Gorges Edmond Howard - 1782
...He that ftudieth revenge, keepeth his own wounds open, which otherwife would clofe of themfelves. In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in paffing it over, he is fuperior i for it is a prince's part to pardon. None more impatiently fuflfer...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...bofom of fools. NONE more impatiently fuffer injuries, than thofe that are moft forward in doing them. BY taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but hvpaffing it over, he is fuperior. To err is human ; to forgive, divine. A MORE glorious viftory cannot...
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The rudiments of English grammar

T. Bowen - 1799
...took it to be him. Thought meeting thought, and will preventing will, With botindlefs confidence—— By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in pafling it over he is fuperior. IX. Nor fliall grear Bettor ceafe the rage of The navy flaming and...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...leave them. Anger may glance into the breast of a 'wise man , but rests only in the bosom of fools. By taking revenge , a man is but even .'with his enemy , but in passing it over , he is superior. To err is human ; to forgive , divine. A more glorious victory cannot be gained over another...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
.../ :*---• None more impatiently suffer injuries than thofe that are IBoft forward in rfo/Vg'them. By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it ovr.r, he is superior. .To err, is human; to forgive, divine. .• A more glorious viftory cannot be...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...secretly. He that waits for an opportunity of afilinú his revenge, watches to do himself a mischief. By taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy, but by passing it over he is superior. — It is the only valor to remit a wrong ; and the greatest applause...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...bosom of fools. None more impatiently suffer injuries , than those who are most forward in doing them. By taking revenge , a man is but even with his enemy > but in passing it over , he is superior. To err is human ; to forgive , divine. A more glorious victory cannot be gained over another...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...her fav -#'╗*, None more impatiently mffir injuries than thoi: that are most forward in living them. By taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in /outing it over, he is sufimyr, To err, is human; to forgive, div.lri', A more glorious victory cannot...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...bofom of fools. NOSE more impatiently fuffer injuries, than thofe that are moft forward in doing them. B,Y taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in psffing it over, he is fuperior. To err is human : to forgive, divine. ' A MORE glorious viftory cannot...
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