great person

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And nothing doth extinguish envy more, than for a great person to preserve all other inferior officers, in their full lights and pre-eminences of their places.
For which purpose, the wiser sort of great persons, bring in ever upon the stage somebody upon whom to derive the envy, that would come upon themselves; sometimes upon ministers and servants; sometimes upon colleagues and associates; and the like; and for that turn there are never wanting, some persons of violent and undertaking natures, who, so they may have power and business, will take it at any cost.
They walked slowly up the paddock and stood on the edge of the crowd, whilst a great person went out to meet his horse amidst a storm of cheering.
Whoever performs his part with most agility, and holds out the longest in leaping and creeping, is rewarded with the blue-coloured silk; the red is given to the next, and the green to the third, which they all wear girt twice round about the middle; and you see few great persons about this court who are not adorned with one of these girdles.
She is a great person, and she has not just a face of beauty but beauty of heart.
PSRIPJustin" Ex-F1 driver Juan Pablo Montaya wrote: "Tough day in motorsport as we lose another great person and driver.
Organiser Eamon Moore said: "We felt it was an ideal opportunity to start an event in memory of a great person who touched so many lives, even after his death.
Ethel grew up to become a very great mother and overall great person that was always taking care of others.
Karen is a great person and incredible football talent; in my eyes one of the best in the world," said England coach Mark Sampson.
According to Sport24, Nadal said that his friend and rival Murray is a great person and if he chose Mauresmo for now, it is because he thinks that she is the person he really needs and can help him more to find the goals and objectives he wants to achieve.
Son David said: "He was a great father and a great grandfather and I think he was a loving and great person to all his family.
I've always got on well with him and I find him a great person to get on with.

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