I wish you well, for a pride founded on self-respect is pleasing in mine eyes; but take heed lest pride degenerate into vainglory.
In performing their funerals, they show no state or vainglory.
It is true, however, that avarice also is an evil characteristic of false teachers, being found hand in hand with vainglory.
The temptations of vainglory are mightier than those of adversity.
Indeed, for the monk ever to have been satisfied with himself would have meant a fall from humility to vainglory.
And how quietly and simply he has done it, without parade or pomp or vainglory.
However many of his fellows may be put to death for thieving, the Tcherkess continues to steal out of vainglory.
He said he saw nothing in it but foolhardiness and vainglory.
"But I'm the worst snag that ever either of you struck," he went on in his vainglory.
Hence there is less danger of vainglory, and all their merit is preserved in the sight of God.