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  • Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
  • But to achieve this aim it is necessary that you should add your efforts and should, if possible, forget the misfortunes you have suffered, should entertain the hope of a less cruel fate, should be certain that inevitable and ignominious death awaits those who make any attempt on your persons or on what remains of your property, and finally that you should not doubt that these will be safeguarded, since such is the will of the greatest and most just of monarchs.
  • The Swansea Yeomanry had been severely shaken by its ignominious defeat on the 4th.
  • She was in need of a lot of attention, but was saved by them from an ignominious fate.
  • Its two-year military campaign ended with the death of over 1000 Indian soldiers and an ignominious retreat.

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