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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Cecil
 
  Duties are ours; events are God’s.  1
  Example is more forcible than precept. People look at me six days in the week, to see what I mean on the seventh.  2
  Nothing seems important to me but so far as it is connected with morals.  3
  Self-will is so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.  4
  The world looks at ministers out of the pulpit to know what they mean when in it.  5
 
 
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