That poisoning is mainly a feminine crime is a familiar fact of which modern medico-legal writers have spoken much; even the ancient authors, not medical, like Livy, Tacitus, etc.,
A celebrated American author, Oliver Wendall Holmes, in one of his books makes mention of these duels of psychic force between individuals, as follows: "There is that deadly Indian hug in which men wrestle with their eyes, over in five seconds, but which breaks one of their two backs, and is good for three-score years and ten, one trial enough--settles the whole matter--just as when two feathered songsters of the barnyard, game and dunghill, come together.
What ravages I committed on my favourite authors in the course of my interpretation of them, I am not in a condition to say, and should be very unwilling to know; but I had a profound faith in them, and I had, to the best of my belief, a simple, earnest manner of narrating what I did narrate; and these qualities went a long way.
Look what book that is,' said one devil to another, and the other replied, 'It is the "Second Part of the History of Don Quixote of La Mancha," not by Cide Hamete, the original author, but by an Aragonese who by his own account is of Tordesillas.' '
The Chinese author relates: "Throughout the country no one kills any living thing, nor drinks wine. . . .
James Postlethwaite's History of the Public Revenue, p. 301 Some French authors of great learning and ingenuity have used those words in a different sense.
Most viruses are written abroad, by unknown and certainly untraceable authors,often in countries such as Bulgaria where the act itself is not a criminaloffense.
But the expense occasioned by the war did not end with the conclusion of the peace; so that, though on the 5th of January 1764, the funded debt was increased (partly by a new loan, and partly by funding a part of the unfunded debt) to L.129,586,789 : 10 : 1-3/4, there still remained (according to the very well informed author of Considerations on the Trade and Finances of Great Britain) an unfunded debt, which was brought to account in that and the following year, of L.9,975,017, 12s.
Fortunately for me, there are very few questions this year on English authors, whose lives are wrapped in deep mystery so far as I am concerned!"
Now therefore the artful Irregular whom I described above as the real author of this diabolical Bill, determined at one blow to lower the status of the Hierarchy by forcing them to submit to the pollution of Colour, and at the same time to destroy their domestic opportunities of training in the Art of Sight Recognition, so as to enfeeble their intellects by depriving them of their pure and colourless homes.
A well-known author and publisher, William Chambers, of Edinburgh, speaking before an assemblage of young men in that city, thus briefly described to them his humble beginnings, for their encouragement: “I stand before you,” he said, “a self-educated man.
In what manner, according to this system, the sum total of the annual produce of the land is distributed among the three classes above mentioned, and in what manner the labour of the unproductive class does no more than replace the value of its own consumption, without increasing in any respect the value of that sum total, is represented by Mr Quesnai, the very ingenious and profound author of this system, in some arithmetical formularies.
It proved to be my old favorite author, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, in Dutch, finely printed on good paper, with copper cuts, a dress better than I had ever seen it wear in its own language.
In order that we may better realize the behavior and environment of well-bred people, the distinguished author has introduced actual persons and places in fictional guise.
If you could look inside her desk, you wouldn't find it full of classical authors; there'd be novels and beauty recipes instead."
I might have seen Mrs. Wiggin, the sweet author of “Birds’ Christmas Carol,” but she had a dangerous cough and could not come.
Lysander, one of his biographers, says of him that he was exceptionally well educated, known as a fine orator and noted as a successful author and translator.
Such a man is altogether unfitted for prosperity, and when he finds himself bankrupt, both as regards reputation and riches, he blames circumstances, not knowing that he is the sole author of his condition.
The same most respectable and well-informed authors acquaint us, that when any person undertakes to work a new mine in Peru, he is universally looked upon as a man destined to bankruptcy and ruin, and is upon that account shunned and avoided by every body.--Mining, it seems, is considered there in the same light as here, as a lottery, in which the prizes do not compensate the blanks, though the greatness of some tempts many adventurers to throw away their fortunes in such unprosperous projects.
Not long ago we attended a meeting of two and three hundred of the most prominent authors, poets, and playwrights in America.
King Beder, who was present at the time, was the more concerned, as he looked upon himself as the principal author of the mischief that might ensue: therefore, not caring to abide the queen's presence any longer, whilst she was giving the orders necessary at that conjuncture, he darted up from the bottom of the sea; and not knowing how to find his way to the kingdom of Persia, happened to land on the island where the Princess Jehaun-ara had saved herself.
Such a dreamer, when dissatisfied with the course taken by the dream, breaks it off without awakening, and begins it anew in order to continue it with a different turn, like the popular author who, on request, gives a happier ending to his play.
To dream of spending great study and time in solving some intricate subjects, and the hidden meaning of learned authors, is significant of honors well earned.
Such slight observations, however, upon the prices either of corn or of other commodities, would not probably have misled so many intelligent authors, had they not been influenced at the same time by the popular notion, that as the quantity of silver naturally increases in every country with the increase of wealth, so its value diminishes as its quantity increases.
To its illustrious author, whom I have had the pleasure of knowing both in India and America, may every reader render due appreciation and gratitude.
I've decided to sit down by the way and pile up a lot of little happinesses, even if I never become a Great Author.
I cannot help feeling as if I knew its gifted author.
This contained a well balanced selection of the old hymns and about twenty new hymns by himself and various German authors, but not a single hymn by Kingo.
This isn't Jerusha Abbott, the future great author, writing to you.
The famous author of the “Imitation of Christ,” Thomas <a!
I was looking back to the name of Doctor Mell, pleased to have discovered, in these happier circumstances, Mr. Mell, formerly poor pinched usher to my Middlesex magistrate, when Mr. Peggotty pointing to another part of the paper, my eyes rested on my own name, and I read thus:‘TO DAVID COPPERFIELD, ESQUIRE,‘THE EMINENT AUTHOR.
Sixty people attended, myself included—in this instance, not so much as a journalist as a cyberpunk author.
The credit required by this Section 4(d) may be implemented in any reasonable manner; provided, however, that in the case of a Adaptation or Collection, at a minimum such credit will appear, if a credit for all contributing authors of the Adaptation or Collection appears, then as part of these credits and in a manner at least as prominent as the credits for the other contributing authors.
They took their place beside the Holy Scriptures and the ancient classic authors, in the minds of the great students of that day.
Needless to say, the anonymous authors of this report have never been traced.
Western authors have treated the subject either jocularly, or with a tendency to hymn the joys of immorality.
From clergyman, British naval officer, wellknown author, city man, hospital nurse, lady, mother of five, absentminded beggar.
Nevelet intimates an opinion, that a writer named Babrias would be found to be the veritable author of the existing form of Aesopian Fables.
Shakspere-Bacon's Cipher I doubt it not--then more, far more; In each old song bequeath'd--in every noble page or text, (Different--something unreck'd before--some unsuspected author,) In every object, mountain, tree, and star--in every birth and life, As part of each--evolv'd from each--meaning, behind the ostent, A mystic cipher waits infolded.
No doubt some half million unsuccessful authors will jump to their feet on the instant and offer their services.
Lollius: The unrecognisable author whom Chaucer professes to follow in his “Troilus and Cressida,” and who has been thought to mean Boccaccio.
But, whether true or false, my opinion is that in the world of knowledge the idea of good appears last of all, and is seen only with an effort; and, when seen, is also inferred to be the universal author of all things beautiful and right, parent of light and of the lord of light in this visible world, and the immediate source of reason and truth in the intellectual; and that this is the power upon which he who would act rationally, either in public or private life must have his eye fixed.
It makes the impartialAuthor of our existence unequal and tyrannical.
Of his end and death he could learn no particulars, nor would he have ascertained it or known of it, if good fortune had not produced an old physician for him who had in his possession a leaden box, which, according to his account, had been discovered among the crumbling foundations of an ancient hermitage that was being rebuilt; in which box were found certain parchment manuscripts in Gothic character, but in Castilian verse, containing many of his achievements, and setting forth the beauty of Dulcinea, the form of Rocinante, the fidelity of Sancho Panza, and the burial of Don Quixote himself, together with sundry epitaphs and eulogies on his life and character; but all that could be read and deciphered were those which the trustworthy author of this new and unparalleled history here presents.
Know then, that the true author is the brother of the African magician, your enemy, whom you have destroyed as he deserved.
It is now many years since I have read this exposition by the much-traveled and experienced author, and I have thought countless times how right he was, but also, how there may be numberless similar L. Meyer: <U:>ber k<u:>nstliches Err<o:>ten.
In view of the utter darkness that enwraps the whole legendary origin of Rome's historical beginning--a darkness that was rendered still more intense by the rationalistic and overofficious interpretations and reports of the juristically trained authors that wrote on the subject--it is impossible to make any definite statements about the time, the course and the motive of the revolution that put an end to the old gentile constitution.
The threadbare author hates the gaudy coat; And swears at the gilt coach, but swears afoot: For ‘tis observed of every scribbling man, He grows a fop as fast as e’er he can; Prunes up, and asks his oracle, the glass, If pink or purple best become his face.
And a prominent Swedish author, P. Wisselgren, writes: "Some years ago I spent one of the most delightful evenings of my life with Bishop Grundtvig.
In Liu Hsin’s Catalogue of the Classical Works, we find ‘Two p’ien of Observations on the Chung Yung l.’ In the Records of the dynasty of Sui (A.D. 589-618), in the chapter on the History of Literature , there are mentioned three Works on the Chung Yung;— the first called ‘The Record of the Chung Yung,’ in two chuan, attributed to Tai Yung, a scholar who flourished about the middle of the fifth century; the second, ‘A Paraphrase and Commentary on the Chung Yung,’ attributed to the emperor Wu (A.D. 502-549) of the Liang dynasty, in one chuan ; and the third, ‘A Private Record, Determining the Meaning of the Chung Yung,’ in five chuan, the author, or supposed author, of which is not mentioned .