Half a dozen men were about the man who crouched in the centre of the dying fire.
Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances.
Is man ever a creature to be trusted with wholly irresponsible power?
If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him."
The father's reply to this was founded upon the information which he had got in the City: that the West End chaps would infallibly catch hold of the heiress if any delay took place: that if he didn't marry Miss S., he might at least have an engagement in writing, to come into effect when he returned to England; and that a man who could get ten thousand a year by staying at home, was a fool to risk his life abroad.
She trusted He was as trustworthy a man as his father, and while he wasn't himself a soldier, he was an accomplished woodsman.
But all the men, like good fellows as they were, rallied round their comrade's pretty wife, and paid her their court with soldierly gallantry.
I wonder is it because men are cowards in heart that they admire bravery so much, and place military valour so far beyond every other quality for reward and worship?
Temperance, I replied, is the ordering or controlling of certain pleasures and desires; this is curiously enough implied in the saying of 'a man being his own master' and other traces of the same notion may be found in language.
Trusting no man as his friend, he could not recognize his enemy when the latter actually appeared.
The Misses Dobbin kept Miss Osborne acquainted with the state of Amelia's affairs; how she was living with her father and mother; how poor they were; how they wondered what men, and such men as their brother and dear Captain Osborne, could find in such an insignificant little chit; how she was still, as heretofore, a namby-pamby milk-and-water affected creature--but how the boy was really the noblest little boy ever seen--for the hearts of all women warm towards young children, and the sourest spinster is kind to them.
I doubt, I say, that Becky would have selected either of these young men as a person on whom she would bestow her special regard.
The man they had got now was a jolly, light-hearted, thick-headed sort of a chap, with about as much sensitiveness in him as there might be in a Newfoundland puppy.
He had been able to repress every disrespectful word; but the flashing eye, the gloomy and troubled brow, were part of a natural language that could not be repressed,—indubitable signs, which showed too plainly that the man could not become a thing.
Every man that is willing to put forth the necessary effort can be a success.
But by the thirteenth century the first intimations had already dawned of an ideal of government which is still making its way to realization, the modern ideal, the ideal of a world-wide educational government, in which the ordinary man is neither the slave of an absolute monarch nor of a demagogue-ruled state, but an informed, inspired, and consulted part of his community.
A sleepy old man, in a sunny back yard, is not an interesting object, I am well aware.
And without attempting any farther remonstrance, she left Fanny to her fate, a fate which, had not Fanny's heart been guarded in a way unsuspected by Miss Crawford, might have been a little harder than she deserved; for although there doubtless are such unconquerable young ladies of eighteen (or one should not read about them) as are never to be persuaded into love against their judgment by all that talent, manner, attention, and flattery can do, I have no inclination to believe Fanny one of them, or to think that with so much tenderness of disposition, and so much taste as belonged to her, she could have escaped heart-whole from the courtship (though the courtship only of a fortnight) of such a man as Crawford, in spite of there being some previous ill opinion of him to be overcome, had not her affection been engaged elsewhere.
The times were lawless, and men who had flouted the King’s revenue forces for years were not the ones to balk at sterner things when duty impelled.
"A man who has this mark, branded in this place," he said, covering his arm again, "is a member of the Brotherhood.
For instance, we enjoy Homer once more: it is perhaps our happiest acquisition that we know how to appreciate Homer, whom men of distinguished culture (as the French of the seventeenth century, like Saint-Evremond, who reproached him for his ESPRIT VASTE, and even Voltaire, the last echo of the century) cannot and could not so easily appropriate--whom they scarcely permitted themselves to enjoy.
Yet it is upon feeling, more often than thinking, that animals act; and every act White Fang now performed was based upon the feeling that the white men were the superior gods.
Every man is a hero in his own story, Princess.
Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.
See there, Auguste,’ she would say; ‘the blind man was a beggar, poor and loathsome; therefore, he would not heal him afar off!
A great many men are failures because they doubt their own capacity.
It is even less possible to assert that all these men are suchbrutes that it is natural and not distasteful to them to do suchdeeds.
When the girl is gained over, and acts openly with the man as his wife, he should cause fire to be brought from the house of a Brahman, and having spread the Kusha grass upon the ground, and offered an oblation to the fire he should marry her according to the precepts of the religious law.
Every man may be a scoundrel,and perhaps every man is a scoundrel, but not everyone can be a thief;it takes an arch-scoundrel to be that.
01:002:007 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
The men were violently opposed types.
He continued in a more agitated voice: -- "My opinion is (since you ask it) that you are greatly to blame for playing pranks upon a man like Mr. Boldwood, merely as a pastime.
'No, that man is not my son,' answered Heathcliff, pushing me aside.
According to the social custom of that time, the man was also the owner of the new source of existence, the cattle, and later on of the new labor power, the slaves.
There is some evidence then, that this man who entered the house and killed its master was an American."
Man is the measure.
He then told her of Sir Joshua’s remark—whose opinion was well known, and had often been expressed, that if students would excel they must bring the whole powers of their mind to bear upon their art, from the moment they rose until they went to bed; and also, that no man could be a great artist unless he studied the grand works of Raffaelle, Michael Angelo, and others, at Rome and Florence. “
A man, devoid of other knowledge, but well acquainted with the sixty-four divisions, becomes a leader in any society of men and women.
26:027:015 The men of Dedan were thy merchants; many isles were the merchandise of thine hand: they brought thee for a present horns of ivory and ebony.
By eating the powder of the nelumbrium speciosum, the blue lotus, and the mesna roxburghii, with ghee and honey, a man becomes lovely in the eyes of others.
The only man who never moved was the servant.
And Katerina Ivanovna will not in the end refuse sucha fascinating man as Ivan.
But when a prince acquires a new state, which he adds as a province to his old one, then it is necessary to disarm the men of that state, except those who have been his adherents in acquiring it; and these again, with time and opportunity, should be rendered soft and effeminate; and matters should be managed in such a way that all the armed men in the state shall be your own soldiers who in your old state were living near you.
History has recorded several large-scale returns led by such men as St. Francis, Martin Luther and George Fox.
The white men were no exception to this.
A second very obvious one is that this young man really is the heir of a great property, however modest his means may at present be, and it is not impossible that a plot to hold him for ransom might be concocted.”
The Reindeer men were a, horse-people, but the Neolithic Aryans were a cow-people.
The most numerous religious denomination are the Presbyterians; but no one sect is established above another, and all men are equally citizens.
For a time this fair, not very intelligent-looking young man with the thick upper lip and long, clumsy chin-features which still afflict his descendants-was largely a puppet in the hands of his ministers.
But every man of one class is by birth the husband of every woman of the other class, and vice versa.