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Suspicion and vainglory, as Ronald Grigor Suny shows, were present from the start in Stalin’s approach to politics.
Vainglory is not nearly so bad in a private person or even in an official as it is in a minister.
To desire vainglory is to desire lies, because when one person praises another he tells lies.
France, by vainglory and the old literary pretensions of Anjou, had also a balancing claim upon Italy.
A contemptuous designation, expressive of the combination of folly and vainglory.
I wish you well, for a pride founded on self-respect is pleasing in mine eyes; but take heed lest pride degenerate into vainglory.
Will not that inflame our pride, and increase our natural vainglory?
SERMONS PREACHED AT BRIGHTONFREDERICK W. ROBERTSON
Think on his pride and vainglory, whilk Scripture says shall be brocht low.
THE BLACK DOUGLASS. R. CROCKETT
We thought of it all as our duty toward life; there was no wish for vainglory—no longing for riches.
I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD
Now and then without vainglory I can say I know their hearts; but Madame penetrates to and holds commune with their souls.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE

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