The body of Greeks, immortalized under the name of the Ten Thousand, ... though embarking on a foreign ---- service, were by no means outcasts, or even men of extreme poverty.
In this view belief is not a positive phenomenon, though doubt and disbelief are so.
Occasionally she astonishes you by ignorance of some fact which no one happens to have told her; for instance, she did not know, until her first plunge into the sea, that it is salt.
So out he went for the Bible, and soon he stalked into my office with the Bible open, with all the bigoted pride of the narrow sectarian, or of one who founds his Christianity on some misinterpretation of Scripture.
He is, at best, a poor plagiarist; all he can do is to follow slavishly the lead given him by Cervantes; his only humour lies in making Don Quixote take inns for castles and fancy himself some legendary or historical personage, and Sancho mistake words, invert proverbs, and display his gluttony; all through he shows a proclivity to coarseness and dirt, and he has contrived to introduce two tales filthier than anything by the sixteenth century novellieri and without their sprightliness.
To have a misunderstanding with your uncle, denotesthat your family relations will be unpleasant, and illness will be continually present.
Since the 1960s, the world of the telephone has cross-bred itself with computers and television, and though there is still no substance to cyberspace, nothing you can handle, it has a strange kind of physicality now.
I repeat, it was notstupidity-the majority of these fantastical fellows are shrewd andintelligent enough-but just senselessness, and a peculiar nationalform of it.