Most employees make the serious mistake of taking criticism or censure as a personal matter.
The papers are soconscious of the uselessness of everything in the shape ofcriticism or personal opinion, that they have reached the pointof suppressing literary criticism, confining themselves to citingthe title of a book, and appending a “puff” of two or threelines.
Grundtvig felt his exclusion very keenly, but he knew that even friendly pastors hesitated to invite him for fear of incurring the disapproval of superiors or the displeasure of influential parishioners.
He attracted men and women of the poorer classes, whom he used as missionaries; and the neglect of the pulpit by the clergy caused these lay preachers to find ready listeners in the streets and even in the churches of Lyons.
Again he fell into inscrutable silence.
She was in a very paroxysm of self-castigation, and, concluding,she looked with defiant resolution at the elder.
While, therefore, prudence forbade him to throw down a distinct challenge to the English King, it was impossible that he should comply with Henry's demand for the condemnation of the refractory Archbishop.
That must explain the wild reference and denunciation in the youth’s last frantic letter.
Some of them--the pioneers in this, I noticed with some surprise, were all females--began to disregard the injunction of decency, deliberately for the most part.
Dorothea, who was shrewd and sprightly, and by this time thoroughly understood Don Quixote's crazy turn, and that all except Sancho Panza were making game of him, not to be behind the rest said to him, on observing his irritation, "Sir Knight, remember the boon you have promised me, and that in accordance with it you must not engage in any other adventure, be it ever so pressing; calm yourself, for if the licentiate had known that the galley slaves had been set free by that unconquered arm he would have stopped his mouth thrice over, or even bitten his tongue three times before he would have said a word that tended towards disrespect of your worship."