posterity would

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  • If the matter had stopped here, posterity would probably have shared Washington's feeling. ...
  • And I was imprudent enough to say that posterity would never know him. ...
  • In the second case the safety of his posterity would be assured. ...
  • In fact, posterity would have to get up early in the morning to know less about play-writing than I have succeeded in knowing. ...
  • Few documents that Cassiodorus could have handed down to posterity would have been more valuable.
  • By no means convinced that posterity would do the right thing, he nevertheless had no grudge against posterity. ...
  • Another quarter of an hour and posterity would have known me as "Garnet." ...
  • Boileau told him, however, that posterity would declare it the best of all his plays, and he was right. ...
  • The finger of scorn would be pointed at our children and our children's children, and posterity would never forget us. ...
  • Had he died, how posterity would have been befooled! ...
  • Just as long as possible the President clearly considered that his main claim on posterity would be for maintaining peace against pressure and clamor. ...
  • Another half hour, and posterity would have known me as "Garnet." ...
  • The consequence of such a war on posterity would be tragic. ...
  • This did not lead him to doubt or distrust his powers, knowing intuitively that posterity would justify him. ...
  • He professed himself pained at the thought of the war of which his act would be the beginning, and of how posterity would judge his conduct. ...
  • Posterity would fling that back in the teeth of men!
  • Believing that posterity would do that justice to his pictures which his contemporaries refused, Vance left to his family no other provision. ...
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