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" HE appeared in countenance to be of a stern and rough temper; but in his conversation mild and affable; not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing never to boast of himself, or his parts, but... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 289
by Alexander Chalmers - 1813
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Life of John Bunyan, Volume 19

Edmund Venables, John Parker Anderson - 1888 - 195 pages
...But in his conversation he was mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it. Observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes and submit himself to the judgment of others. Abhorring lying and swearing,...
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Psychological Review, Volume 1

James Mark Baldwin, James McKeen Cattell, Howard Crosby Warren, John Broadus Watson, Herbert Sidney Langfeld, Carroll Cornelius Pratt, Theodore Mead Newcomb - 1894
...temper, but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes and submit himself to the judgment of others. . . . He had a sharp quick...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - 1895 - 231 pages
...temper, but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity or to much discourse in company unless some urgent occasion required it; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others ; abhorring lying and swearing,...
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Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress: In Modern English

John Bunyan - 1896 - 168 pages
...some urgent occasion required it, careful never to boast of himself or of his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the...just in all that lay in his power to his word; not seeming to revenge injuries ; loving to reconcile differences and to make friendship with all. He had...
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Studies of Good and Evil: A Series of Essays Upon Problems of Philosophy and ...

Josiah Royce - 1898 - 384 pages
...some urgent occasion required it ; observing never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes and submit himself to the judgment of others. . . . He had a sharp quick eye, accomplished with an excellent discerning of persons, being of good...
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1899 - 697 pages
...temper ; but in his conversation, mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word ; not seeming to revenge injuries, loving to reconcile differences, and make friendships with all. He had...
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Book News, Volume 19

1901
...temper; but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word; not seeming to revenge injuries; loving to reconcile differences, and make a friendship with all. He had...
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Studies of Good and Evil: A Series of Essays Upon Problems of Philosophy and ...

Josiah Royce - 1902 - 384 pages
...temper, but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes and submit himself to the judgment of others. . . . He had a sharp quick...
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John Bunyan

Willam Hale White - 1904 - 222 pages
...temper; but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it: observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word, not seeming to revenge injuries, loving to reconcile differences, and make friendship with all; he had...
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John Bunyan, by the author of 'Mark Rutherford' [signing himself W.H.W.].

William Hale White - 1905
...temper ; but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it : observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word, not seeming to revenge injuries, loving to reconcile differences, and make friendship with all ; he had...
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