But if a Lady of Heaven do move and rule thee, As thou dost say, no flattery is needful; Let it suffice thee that for her thou ask me.
His wealth enough to suffice nature, and sufficient to make him happy, if he were sure of it, for he hath little, and wants nothing; he values himself higher or lower as his master is.
Shew your small Talent, and let that suffice ye; But grow not vain upon it, I advise ye.
It is, doubtless, very exciting to drive at the rate of twenty miles an hour, and though the horses' hoofs throw more gravel down your throat in five minutes than would suffice a poultry-yard for a week, one does not think of it at the time.
A few moments sufficed to relieve a portion of her passengers, sad wretches who for two days had stared death in the face, and they pulled back toward the Osprey.
You are only trying to prove a fourth dimension, when three have sufficed the world up to date."
One brief despatch (27) in cipher will suffice to procure a dutiful subservience to your every wish in that quarter, provided only you will take as kindly an interest in us as we in you."
Nothing but a high sense of independence could have prompted this refusal; for, though no courtier, he was not wanting in loyalty; and the stipend would have been a welcome addition to an income which barely sufficed his own moderate wants and his liberal contributions to the necessities of others.
You would take nay, but our King John says no; No nay, no answer will suffice his turn: He, for he cannot tempt true chastity, Fills all the land with hostile cruelty.
It did not suffice the Sugambri, however, to make spoil of Gallic territory, but they attacked the Romans themselves.
One of her panegyrists has written thus of Princess Isabella: "Suffice it to say, that she was esteemed by all--strangers as well as those about her--a perfect casket of virtue and knowledge.
Cluseret has fallen a victim to his taste for simplicity, but he carries with him the regrets of all the illused cab-horses which, in the absence of thoroughbreds, have to suffice the gallant staff, and who, poor creatures, were only too delighted not to gallop.
This was easily effected, jerks of the rope sufficing for the necessary signals to haul in the line.
A couple of hours sufficed Rochester to sleep off the effects of his carouse.
A very little sufficed the poor; the rich were housed in palaces and panoplied in gems.
20:10 And Benhadad sent unto him, and said, The gods do so unto me, and more also, if the dust of Samaria shall suffice for handfuls for all the people that follow me.
The buergerschaft will be sufficient for all the purposes of office and political privileges, but will it suffice for the opinions of our equals, for the prejudices of society, or for your own perfect contentment, when the freshness of gratitude shall have passed?"
But we then fought in the open field, where numbers were necessary; and we now propose only to fight in narrow passes, in which a small number will suffice as well as a multitude.
"The allowance is a princely one," Mr. Hornblower continued, "but it does not suffice Monsieur X. No allowance would suffice him--the more money he had, the more ways he would find of spending it.
The world advances; Greek or Roman rite Suffices not the inquiring mind to stay; The searching soul demands a purer light To guide it on its upward, onward way; Ashamed of sculptured gods, Religion turns To where the unseen Jehovah's altar burns.
The granaries of Rome not sufficing to meet a famine with which the city was visited, a certain Spurius Melius, a very wealthy citizen for these days, privately laid in a supply of corn wherewith to feed the people at his own expense; gaining thereby such general favour with the commons, that the senate, apprehending that his bounty might have dangerous consequences, in order to crush him before he grew too powerful, appointed a dictator to deal with him and caused him to be put to death.
A horse was valued at about thirty-six shillings of our money, or thirty Saxon shillings u; a mare a third less A man at three pounds w. The board wages of a child the first year was eight shillings, together with a cow's pasture in summer, and an ox's in winter x. William of Malmesbury mentions it as a remarkably high price, that William Rufus gave fifteen marks for a horse, or about thirty pounds of our present money y. Between the years 900 and 1000, Ednoth bought a hide of land for about a hundred and eighteen shillings of our present money z. This was little more than a shilling an acre, which indeed appears to have been the usual price, as we may learn from other accounts a. A palfrey was sold for twelve shillings about the year 966 b. The value of an ox in King Ethelred's time was between seven and eight shillings; a cow about six shillings c. Gervas of Tilbury says, that in Henry I.'s time, bread which would suffice a hundred men for a day was rated at three shillings, or a shilling of that age; for it is thought that, soon after the Conquest, a pound sterling was divided into twenty shillings: a sheep was rated at a shilling; and so of other things in proportion.
Would God it had been cast a savage prey To beasts and birds: but lo, that dreadful thing Which e'en the tiger would not work, but to Suffice his hunger, that hath the tyrant king Withouten ruth commanded us to do, Only to please his wrathful heart withal.
The faith that has carried them to national unity will suffice neither the Greeks nor any other Balkan people for the new era that has dawned upon them, and the future would look dark indeed, but for a strange and incalculable leaven, which is already potently at work in the land.
To buy the gems of India's coast, What gold, what treasure will suffice, Not all their fire can ever boast The living lustre of her eyes.
The heat and light daily lavished by that orb of incomparable splendor would suffice to warm and illuminate, quite as efficiently as the earth is warmed and lighted, more than two thousand million globes each as large as the earth.
To add to a sentence for a very venial offence for which a nominal punishment ought to suffice an extra fine or term of imprisonment by way of example or warning to others would be unreasonable and unjust.
CHAPTER XV THE WAR OF THE DITCH "And God drove back the Infidels in their wrath; they won no advantage; God sufficed the Faithful in the fight, for God is strong, mighty.
Meantime faith in life, voluntary and regular labor, would suffice for health.
So may you paint your picture, twice show truth, Beyond mere imagery on the wall,-- So, note by note, bring music from your mind, Deeper than ever the Adante dived,-- So write a book shall mean, beyond the facts, Suffice the eye, and save the soul besides.
"A few days, it seems, would not suffice our cousin John's notions.
It would have sufficed to tell all the causes of her misfortunes,--loneliness and poverty from the age of fourteen years, the corruption of the rich, who are there to lie in wait for hunger and to blight the flower of innocence, the pitiless rigorism of opinion, which allows no return and accepts no expiation.
The Greeks and Romans no longer sufficed his omnivorous appetite and his "panoramic ability."
These achievements sufficed Agesilaus for the present; he disbanded the army of the allies and led the state troops home.