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" If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to... "
Select British Classics - 99. oldal
1803
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - 1834 - 264 oldal
...of pensive looks and solemn faces. Dr. Scott. The true spirit of religion cheers and calms the soul. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to regulate them. Spectator. All virtues are in agreement ; all vices are at variance. Seneca. Were there but one virtuous...

The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1845 - 448 oldal
...should be called the sons of God ! therefore the world knoweth us' not, because he knew him* not. 8. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate' the affections of the mind, but to regulate* them. 9. It may moderate and restrain', but was not designed to banish* gladness from the heart of man. 10....

The School Reader. Fifth Book: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fouth Reader ...

Charles Walton Sanders, Joshua Chase Sanders - 1848 - 456 oldal
...thinks most, — feels the noblest, — acts the best. 3. I come to bury' Cesar, not to praise' him. 4. It is not the business of virtue. to extir'pate the affections of the mind, but to reg'ulate them. REMARK. — The reason of the rising inflection on the word contrasted in the negative clause, is because...

Elements of English grammar

Daniel Macintosh - 1852
...voluntarily continued. I am determined no one shall have no reason to complain of my want of application. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to regulate them. Not to extirpate the affections of the mind is the negative proposition ; to regulate them if the affirmative...

The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...there was never any such man as Plutarch, than that Plutarch was ill-natured, capricious, or inhuman.' If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished...designed to banish gladness from the heart of man. Beligion contracts the circle of our pleasures, but leaves it wide enough for 1 Plut Hepl AtunSoi/toi/fai....

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Spectator [no. 487-600 ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 oldal
...mind is, in a virtuous person." Plutarch, than that Plutarch was ill-natured, capricious, or inhuman." If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished...designed to banish gladness from the heart of man. Eeligion contracts the circle of our pleasures, but leaves it wide enough for her votaries to expatiate...

The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...there was never any such man as Plutareh, than that Plutareh was ill-natured, capricious, or inhuman.' If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other ereatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it....

Live and learn: a guide for all who wish to speak and write correctly

Live - 1855 - 154 oldal
...they are first chosen, and then voluntarily continued." The following sentence is also faulty : — " It is not the business of virtue, to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to regulate them." Corrected : — " The business of virtue is, not to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to regulate...

The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1855 - 444 oldal
...should be called the sons of God ! therefore the world knoweth us' not, because he knew A»m* not. 8. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate' the affections of the mind, but to regulate* them. 9 It may moderate and restrain', but was not designed to banish* gladness from the heart of man. 10....

The Fifth, Or, Elocutionary Reader, in which the Principles of Elocution are ...

Salem Town - 1855 - 480 oldal
...a natural one. 6. Our heavenly Benefactor claims, not the homage of our lips, but of our hearts. 7. It is not the business of virtue to extirpate the affections of the mind, but to regulate them. 8. This is the main point ; not universal progress, but human progress; not progress, everywhere, but...




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