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" Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet, perhaps, as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows not of. "
A Brief Topographical and Statistical Manual of the State of New-York ... - Page 23
by Sterling Goodenow - 1822 - 72 pages
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...best. Censure, is the tax a man pays to the publick, for being eminent. Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...mankind will take advice , when they will not so much as take warning. Although men are accused for not knowing, their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils , where sometimes there is a vein of gold whieh' the owner knows...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...mankind will take *d^ vice, when they will not so much as take warning ? Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...loves best. Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1814 - 230 pages
...possible to expect that mankind will take advice, when they will not so much as take warning- ? 4. Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...loves best. Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...mankind will take advice, when they will not so much as take warning ? • Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829
...and scarcely leave a back where it found an edge. — Cotton. DCCCIV. Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...and scarcely leave a back where it found an edge. — Colton. DCCCIV. Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 120 pages
...man can rise above the infirmities of nature unless assisted by God. — Although men are accused for not knowing their own weakness yet perhaps as few know their own strength. — Because he was proud he ought to suffer. — Eobert is not so wise as his brother. —...
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