worthy of imitation

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There was another of the same place and qualifications who also sought her, and this made her father's choice hang in the balance, for he felt that on either of us his daughter would be well bestowed; so to escape from this state of perplexity he resolved to refer the matter to Leandra (for that is the name of the rich damsel who has reduced me to misery), reflecting that as we were both equal it would be best to leave it to his dear daughter to choose according to her inclination- a course that is worthy of imitation by all fathers who wish to settle their children in life.
But as this tract is put forth merely as a history, or, if you will, as a tale, in which, amid some examples worthy of imitation, there will be found, perhaps, as many more which it were advisable not to follow, I hope it will prove useful to some without being hurtful to any, and that my openness will find some favor with all.
"WORTHY OF IMITATION.--A distinguished gentleman of this city, H H , Esquire, having been compelled to SUSPEND, in consequence of the late robbery of the Bank of the United States by the cold-blooded miscreant whose hoary head disgraces the White House, felt himself bound to return an article of dress, purchased as recently as yesterday by his lovely daughter, and who, in every respect, was entitled to wear it, as she would have adorned it, receiving back the price, with a view to put it in the fund he is already collecting to meet the demands of his creditors.
It would be superfluous to go through all particulars; for the rule of conduct which the tyrant ought to pursue is evident enough, and that is, to affect to appear not the tyrant, but the king; the guardian of those he governs, not their plunderer, [1315b] but their protector, and to affect the middle rank in life, not one superior to all others: he should, therefore, associate his nobles with him and soothe his people; for his government will not only be necessarily more honourable and worthy of imitation, as it will be over men of worth, and not abject wretches who perpetually both hate and fear him; but it will be also more durable.
"The citizens of the United States of America," Washington observed in the letter, "have a right to applaud themselves for having given to mankind examples of an enlarged and liberal policy--a policy worthy of imitation. All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship.
Bowman will be declared venerable, worthy of imitation by the faithful, if the tribunal finds in Bowman's favor and the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in Rome endorses the decision.
After all, we still can practically impose almost any stupidity and bad fashion, and therefore we have very few achievements and characters coming out into the world, becoming recognized there, respected, worthy of imitation, Mikhail Nenashev summed up the results of the conversation-conference.
The exemplary leader is a leader who is worthy of imitation. He serves as a model.
The award wasgiving for the firm's work on the Waunakee Intermediate School, specifically for its architectural and interior design and for having benchmark-type attributes worthy of imitation. [divider] raSmith updates brand, website R.A.
EXEMPLARY IS DEFINED AS "WORTHY OF IMITATION; COMMENDABLE"
Limbaugh remains a frightened, comical figure while Price has made a uniquely admirable decision to share the wealth of his company - something worthy of imitation, not scorn.
He also wants to underline continuously that, in his view, the West is not as good and worthy of imitation as it claims to be.