Grinning at his friends, he continued, “Except for the stomach-turning twists and turns, and the ‘scream-like-you’re-going-to-die’ plunge through complete darkness, it’s just like being blown through a hollow reed.”
The Peasants’ Soviets remained still conservative, because in the sluggish rural districts political consciousness developed slowly, and the Socialist Revolutionary party had been for a generation the party which had agitated among the peasants….
What excellent game, especially in a stew!
It was deep humiliation to realize that my eyes were blind to Her who even at this moment was perceptible to the faultless gaze of the saint.
Where Thy templestood will rise a new building; the terrible tower of Babel will bebuilt again, and though, like the one of old, it will not be finished,yet Thou mightest have prevented that new tower and have cut short thesufferings of men for a thousand years; for they will come back tous after a thousand years of agony with their tower.
To dream of flour, denotes a frugal but happy life.
She is very healthy.
Our newborn and still timid press has done goodservice to the public already, for without it we should never haveheard of the horrors of unbridled violence and moral degradation whichare continually made known by the press, not merely to those whoattend the new jury courts established in the present reign, but toeveryone.
In the ancient philosophy, the perfection of virtue was represented as necessarily productive, to the person who possessed it, of the most perfect happiness in this life.
For that is not pure and perfect which is tainted with thine own self-seeking.
From the Thayers' summer home--a glorified bungalow, broad of veranda and shingled silvery-olive, atop a long, terraced bank--it had the appearance of a limitless mirror, reflecting the unblemished blue infinity of the sky.