Unthinking or uncandid persons, counting those cases alone which are extreme, or which attain publicity, may say that the evils are exceptional; but no one can be blind to their existence, nor, in many cases, to their intensity.

Abilities and virtues are absolutely necessary to raise men from the middle rank of life into notice, and the natural consequence is notorious–the middle rank contains most virtue and abilities.

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