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There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant. Prominent among them are probity, industry, good s ...
Marvellous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by on ...
Their manners, speech, dress, friendships,--the freshness and candor of their physiognomy--the picturesque looseness of their carr ...
Good Nature, and Evenness of Temper, will give you an easie Companion for Life; Vertue and good Sense, an agreeable Friend; Love a ...
unable
To conceive a god whose temper-tantrums are moral
And not to be pacified by a clever line
Or a good lay:
The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
'Tis a barbarous temper, and a sign of a very ill nature, to take delight in shocking any one: and, on the contrary, it is the mar ...
[A] sullen-wise Man is as bad as a good-natured Fool. Knowledge, softened with Complacency and good Breeding, will make a Man equa ...
My father was a gentleman of many virtues,--but he had a strong spice of that in his temper which might, or might not, add to the ...
No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.
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