which posterity

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  • We must take our chance, Sir, as to the light in which posterity will regard us. ...
  • Never did a man have such popularity; never did a famous writer leave so little to posterity which posterity can value. ...
  • His works shall serve as a clue, produced century after century, along which posterity shall feel its way back to his studio and heart. ...
  • C.'s fame among his contemporaries was much greater than that which posterity has accorded to him. ...
  • As to the opinion of mankind in general, and the judgment which posterity will pass on these matters, I am under no great concern. ...
  • Your life is that which shall continue fresh in the memory of ages to come, which posterity will cherish and eternity itself keep guard over. ...
  • I need hardly write how entirely malice was balked in the verdict to which posterity has set its seal. ...
  • Something I hope to achieve which will interest the thinkers of this age; and, something, perhaps, on which posterity may build. ...
  • If you see that after his arrest they take severe measures against him, you will have a thousand ways of parrying the blame which posterity might throw upon you. ...
  • The position primarily held by Tennyson in his lifetime, and the only position in which posterity will regard him, is the position of the poet. ...
  • Rhetorical exhibitions, however brilliant, are not those which posterity most highly value, and lose their charm when the occasions which produced them have passed away. ...
  • They called the citizen as a witness, and gave the criminal a reminder which posterity held in awe. ...
  • The progeny of his own will is his truest child; what is born in the secret recesses of his own heart is that by which posterity will know him best.
  • Biographical research has, moreover, destroyed many picturesque legends, with some of which posterity cannot part without a pang of regret. ...
  • But it must now be owned that these astonishing results were bought by some intellectual sacrifices which his nearer friends do not all recognize, but which posterity will mourn. ...
  • How could I resist the temptation to adorn my discourse with names which posterity will repeat, as we are not favoured with their presence?
  • Not only is no attempt made to rate them at their true value, at the value which posterity puts upon their work; but they are continually treated as outcasts and denied the most ordinary justice. ...
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