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Fronde. Breed is stronger than pasture. George ' Eliot. It is, indeed, a when the virtues blessing, of noble races are hereditary. Nabb. How poor are all hereditary honors, those poor possessions from another's deeds, unless our own just virtues form our title, and give a sanction to our fond assumption. Shirley. It is a noble faculty of our nature which enables us to connect our thoughts, sympathies, and happiness, with what is distant in place or time ; and looking before and after, to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity.
Nothing is more disgraceful than for a man who. is nothing, to hold himself honored on account of his forefathers ; and yet hereditary honors are a noble and splendid treasure to descendants. Plato. Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name. Lucan. Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit. man. The man of the true quality who and ZiniTneris not he labels himself with genealogical tables, lives on the reputation of his fathers, but he in whose conversation and behavior there are references and characteristics unaccountable except on the hypothesis that his descent is pure and Theodore Parker.
T. T. Munger. ALCHEMY. Alchemy may be compared to the man who told his sons of gold buried somewhere in his vineyard, where they by digging found no #old, but by turning up the mould about the roots of their vines, procured a plentiful vintage. So the search and endeavors to make gold have brought many useful inventions and instructive experiments to light. Bacon. I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy, to be like over enthu- siasm in divinity, and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose.
A DICTIONARY OF THOUGHTS by Tryon Edwards