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" I am drawing near to the close of my career ; I am fast shuffling off the stage. I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle,... "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 323
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Here's a Hand

Wallace Bruce - 1893 - 266 pages
...one of his friends in Italy : " I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of my day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which on my death -bed I should 1 84 Heres a Hand. wish...
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The English Church in the Nineteenth Century (1800-1833)

John Henry Overton - Electronic book - 1894 - 350 pages
...fast shuffling off the stage. I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle." His satisfaction was well grounded, if we understand by " faith" the broad, general views of Christian...
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The Border Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 8

Nicholas Dickson, William Sanderson - Scotland - 1903
...regret. " I have been, perhaps," he said, "the most voluminous author of my day; and it is a great comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which on my death-bed I should wish blotted out." Some...
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Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott - 1897
...fast shuffling off the stage. I have been perhaps the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principle." In the social relations of life, where men are most effectually tried, no spot can be detected in him....
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1897 - 478 pages
...last things he uttered was, " I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of my day, and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my deathbed, I would wish blotted out." Although...
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Waverley Novels: The Bride of Lammermoor

Walter Scott - 1898
...most voluminous writer of my day," he said at Rome, " I am fast shuffling off the stage. But it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle...written nothing which on my death-bed I should wish to blot." His genius did not strive to soar where Shakspeare's soars in "Hamlet"; he respected the...
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Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - Asia - 1898
...shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." I have...
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John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with ..., Volume 9

John Lawson Stoddard - Asia - 1898
...fast shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." I have...
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John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - Asia - 1898
...shuffling off the stage. I have been, perhaps, the most voluminous author of the day ; and it is a comfort to me to think that I have tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." I have...
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Scotland. England. London

John Lawson Stoddard - Asia - 1898
...comfort to me to think that I hare tried to unsettle no man's faith, to corrupt no man's principles, and that I have written nothing which, on my death-bed, I should wish blotted." I have often thought, that if I might liken the history of Scotland to its natural scenery: its wild...
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