1 For he thought that in saving the Capitol, he had himself done as much as Camillus to preserve Rome, and that in respect of his other warlike achievements he was no whit behind him.
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2 Never did any man by the most splendid achievements gain for himself so great a name for wisdom and prudence as is justly due to Junius Brutus for feigning to be a fool.
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3 The Venetians, if their achievements are considered, will be seen to have acted safely and gloriously so long as they sent to war their own men, when with armed gentlemen and plebians they did valiantly.
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4 We have seen the magnificent grandeur and the magnificent achievements of one of the great metropolitan cities of the South.
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5 I am bound to say that in all the accounts which you have been so good as to give of my own small achievements you have habitually underrated your own abilities.
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6 A collection of my trifling achievements would certainly be incomplete which contained no account of this very singular business.
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7 I mentioned the prudent management of our treasury; the valour and achievements of our forces, by sea and land.
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8 My feelings are profound, but I possessed a coolness of judgment that fitted me for illustrious achievements.
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9 Later he began to study his deeds, his failures, and his achievements.
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10 His starched collars and got-up shirt-fronts were achievements of character.
11 Let our remotest posterity recall your achievements this day with pride.
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12 He felt that he had been drawn back in among people, and from the doctor and the locksmith he expected great and surprising achievements - although he did not really distinguish one from the other.
13 And as he felt the frenzy of her achieving her own orgasmic satisfaction from his hard, erect passivity, he had a curious sense of pride and satisfaction.
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14 But the Turkish Knight was denied even the chance of achieving this by the fluttering ribbons which she dared not brush aside.
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15 Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
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