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He belongs to posterity as the instructor of future generations in the principles of liberty and freedom.
All presidential communication must be stored for posterity.
The flattering moniker perhaps suited the ecstasy and pomp of the occasion, but posterity will be the judge.
He read poems composed in his honour, he read histories of his achievements, and was himself witness of his fame among posterity.
The only real question is whether or not our behaviors are leading towards creating an unlivable environment for our posterity.
Our Founders saw themselves in the light of posterity.
He says he wants to preserve for posterity the increasingly rare sound of a sunrise without us, without any man-made noises.
The earth and the fulness of it belongs to every generation, and the preceding one can have no right to bind it up from posterity.
And unlike many live talks held by traditional student clubs, the events are archived online for posterity.
But he is hardly ready to be relegated to posterity.
And though he has been offered $75 million for the place, he has decided to keep it for posterity.
If family pictures are that valuable, you might want to consider investing in them for posterity's sake.
At best, they dress for short-term success, not posterity.
All in all, the books tell a tale nearly lost to posterity.
But great writing from a really great writer will live on in posterity.

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