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In the near future I had reason to regret the ex - travagant expenditure of my first earnings.
The Story of a Pioneer Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1929
Virtue forbids only the wild and ex - travagant gratification of our defires: That is, it forbids only fuch a gratification of them as goes beyond the bounds of nature, and lays the foundation of pain and mifery.
Sermons on the security and happiness of a virtuous course, on the goodness of God, and the resurrection of Lazarus : to which are added, sermons on the Christian doctrine as received by the different denominations of Christians 1794
Do not think me ex - travagant or a voluptuary, faid my landlord — This is not my daily fare — But Sunday is always with me a feftival — My wife, Sir, is an excellent houfewife —
Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces ... William Creech 1791
There was none of the fhip's crew, though ever fo hardened, that could help Ibedding tears at the fight of thefe poor people's ex - travagant behaviour.
Such ex - travagant praise requires no com - ment.
Hotel d'Anglejterrc, or Table Royal; ex - travagant houles all L therefore let your ftay in this town be as fhort as poflTble; walk round the rampants * and when you. have examined the Fortifications,, (which you may do without interruption, if you? have a cockade in your hat,.) you will have feen every thing worthy a* Granger's.
Froth the count's writings, it was attempted to be proved that he had advanced the most pernicious notions, and recom - mended the most abominable practices; - and with respect to the brethren at large, the language of their devotions was said to be licentious and obscene; and it was added, that no examples could be found of a fanaticism more ex - travagant, and a mysticism more gross and scandalous, than those of the Herrnhutters.
Now, upon the Presbyterian hypothesis, we must say that Timothy had no authority or jurisdiction over that Presbyter, against whom he had power to receive accusations, examine witnesses, and pass censures upon him; and that such a Presbyter had the same authority over Timothy; which is so ex - travagant and against common sense, that I will not stay longer to confute it, and think this enough to have said concerning the Presbyterian argument from the etymology of the words Bishop and Presbyter.
The Scholar armed against the errors of the time, or, A collection of tracts on the principles and evidences of Christianity, the constitution of the Church, and the authority of civil government .. 1812
"I am. alarmed and difconcerted at every ftcp: I am difguftcd with the eic - travagant levity of the women, and the fulfome adulation of the men j who, in prai&ng others, feem to be wholly en - grofled by the care of difplaying thrir own talents, and placing their fUperfi - cial accompliftiments in the moft ad - vantageous light. —