PRIDES


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PRIDESPreferred Redeemable Increased Dividend Equity Security
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"His pride," said Miss Lucas, "does not offend ME so much as pride often does, because there is an excuse for it.
"The little bud's lesson shall teach us how sad a thing is pride, and that humility alone can bring true happiness to flower and Fairy.
"Very tired," replied Pride, seating himself on a stone by the wayside and mopping his steaming brow.
I exulted to have Thackeray attack the aristocrats, and expose their wicked pride and meanness, and I never noticed that he did not propose to do away with aristocracy, which is and must always be just what it has been, and which cannot be changed while it exists at all.
"I'm not talking of that kind of pride. So far as THAT is concerned, I'd go from here there on my knees--or on my head--if that would do any good.
But whether I am right or wrong, that pride you so despise makes any thought of Katerina Alexandrovna out of the question for me,-- you understand, utterly out of the question."
Know thou the secret of a spirit Bow'd from its wild pride into shame.
Perrault was carrying despatches if anything more urgent than those he had brought in; also, the travel pride had gripped him, and he purposed to make the record trip of the year.
They are full of admiration of his vast bulk and his prodigious strength; they speak with pride of the fact that he can do a hundred marvels which are far and away beyond their own powers; and they speak with the same pride of the fact that in his wrath he is able to drive a thousand men before him.
She had hoped better things from their high ideas of their own situation in life, and was reduced to form a wish which she had never foreseen; a wish that they had more pride; for "our cousins Lady Dalrymple and Miss Carteret;" "our cousins, the Dalrymples," sounded in her ears all day long.
I have no patience with the pride and perversity of the young women of the present day.
It is too great for mere pride. It should make the seamen of to- day humble in the secret of their hearts, and indomitable in their unspoken resolution.