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" It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had one thing to do, and that he who would do some great thing in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces, as, to idle spectators who live only... "
Mental Discipline: With Reference to the Acquisition and Communication of ... - Page 106
by Davis Wasgatt Clark - 1847 - 320 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 1, Part 1

1805
...commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had owe thing to do; and that he, who would do some great thing in this short life, must...his forces, as, to idle spectators who live only to amu$e themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...CHARACTER. plied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do ; and that he, who would do some great thing in this short life, must...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly nnd tenaciously fixed on his object, that even at the greatest distance,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...thing to do ; and that he, who would do some great tiling in this short life, •last apply hiaiself to the work with such a concentration of his forces,...idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, kicks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object, that even at...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 5

1806
...Foster's Essays. short life, muÑt apply himself to the woik with such a concentration of bis force«, as to idle spectators who live only to amuse themselves, looks like ¡inanity. " His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed nit his object, that even at toe greatest...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 3

1808
...inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had ont thin:; to do, and that he who would do some great tiling in this short life, must apply himself to the work...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object, that even at the greatest distance,...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 3

1808
...thing to do, and that he who would do some great thing in this short life, mast apply himself to U)e work with such a concentration of his forces, as,...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object, that even at the greatest distance,...
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The Life of David Brainerd: Missionary to the Indians; with an Abridgment of ...

John Styles - 1812 - 322 pages
...conduct "Implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do; and that he who would do some great thing in this short life, must...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, "Displayed a memorable example of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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Essays in a series of letters to a friend

John Foster - 1813
...inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do, and that he who would do some great thtng in this short life, must apply himself to the work...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object, that even at the greatest distance,...
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A Sketch of Missions: Or, History of the Principal Attempts to Propagate ...

Miron Winslow - 1819 - 432 pages
...conduct implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had one thing to do ; and that he who would do some great thing, in this short life, must...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, displayed a memorable example, of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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A Sketch of Missions: Or, History of the Principal Attempts to Propagate ...

Miron Winslow - 1819 - 432 pages
...that he had one thing to do ; and that he who would do some great thing, in this short life, mustapply himself to the work, with such a concentration of...his forces, as, to idle spectators who live only to atnuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, displayed a memorable example, of this dedication...
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