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" Perpetual failure, even though nothing in that failure can be fixed on the improper choice of the object or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without success and without reputation.... "
Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Page 47
by Thomas Moore - 1825
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfeild: Earl ..., Volume 2

Francis Hardy - 1812 - 492 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of the object, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...•something from the opinion of a man's judgment. This, I trunk, may be, m part, the cause of ^are inactivity of others of our friends, who are rti the vigour...
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfeild: Earl ..., Volume 2

Francis Hardy - 1812 - 488 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of the object, or the injudicious choice of means^ will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...reputation. In fact, a constant pursuit even of the best c*bjeets, without adequate instruments, detracts something from the opinion of a man's judgment. This,...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

Sir James Prior - 1824 - 618 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of objects, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...possession of a great degree of lead and authority. * * * . " My particular province has been the East Indies. We have rest, or something like it, for...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1826 - 570 pages
...injudicious choice of means}, will detract every ilay more and more from a man's credit, until he end* without success and without reputation. In fact, a...inactivity of others of our friends who are in the vigour of.life and in possession of a great degree of lead and authority. I do not blame them, though I lament...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

sir James Prior - 1826 - 1108 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of objects, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...fact, a constant pursuit even of the best objects, witfiout adequate instruments, detracts something from the opinion of a man's judgment. This I think...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 6, Parts 11-12

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 412 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of the object, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...from the opinion of a man's judgment. This, I think, may'be, in part, the cause of the inactivity of others of our friends, who are in the rigour of life,...
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The Life and Times of His Late Majesty, George the Fourth: With Anecdotes of ...

George Croly - 1830 - 576 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of the object, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...the opinion of a man's judgment. This, I think, may in part be the cause of the inactivity of others of our friends who are in the vigour of life, and...
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Life and Times of His Late Majesty George the Fourth: With Anecdotes of ...

George Croly - 1831 - 422 pages
...instruments, detracts something from the opinion of a man's judgment. This, I think, may in part be the cause of the inactivity of others of our friends...possession of a great degree of lead and authority. Such are the bitter fruits of political ambition even in a noble mind, instinctively repellent of all...
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The works of Thomas Moore, Volume 13

Thomas Moore - 1832 - 520 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of the object or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...instruments, detracts something from the opinion of a Vs judgment. This, I think, may be in part the cause of tie inactivity of others of our friends who...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 34

1833 - 1032 pages
...fixed on the improper choice of objects, or the injudicious choice of means, will detract every day more and more from a man's credit, until he ends without...possession of a great degree of lead and authority." A year now elapsed of Parliamentary intermission and public tranquillity. The struggles of party had...
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