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Nor have I, for that matter," replied the duke, with some pride.
Tis but a little golden ring, I give it to thee with pride, Wear it for your mother's sake When you are on the tide.
Bill Starkey," continued John, "did not mean to frighten his brother into fits when he dressed up like a ghost and ran after him in the moonlight; but he did; and that bright, handsome little fellow, that might have been the pride of any mother's heart is just no better than an idiot, and never will be, if he lives to be eighty years old.
They are full of admiration of his vast bulk and his prodigious strength; they speak with pride of the fact that he can do a hundred marvels which are far and away beyond their own powers; and they speak with the same pride of the fact that in his wrath he is able to drive a thousand men before him.
For your sake, and for Norah's, I am going to let you know what the scruple really is which has misled her into the pride and folly of refusing you.
He was now, I gathered, living partly on his pension, and spoke of this daughter married, this daughter in service here, and that daughter in service there, one son settled in London and another in the States, with something of a patriarchal pride, with the independent air too of a man who could honestly say to himself that, with few advantages from fortune, having had, so to say, to work his passage, every foot and hour of it, across those twenty-two thousand miles and those sixty-seven years, he had made a thoroughly creditable job of his life.
I have my pride for men -- serpents always ready to threaten every one who would pass without crushing them under foot.
The little bud's lesson shall teach us how sad a thing is pride, and that humility alone can bring true happiness to flower and Fairy.
His pride," said Miss Lucas, "does not offend ME so much as pride often does, because there is an excuse for it.
Judging from many traditionary anecdotes, this peculiar temper was hardly less than a monomania; or, if the acts which it inspired were those of a sane person, it seemed due from Providence that pride so sinful should be followed by as severe a retribution.
It is made up of accumulated tradition, kept alive by individual pride, rendered exact by professional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise.
if I had acted up to his idea, father, that would have been the vice of pride -- another sin.