There are few in the world who attain to the teaching without words, and the advantage arising from non-action.
Even as it is, she was quite right: she was suffering and that was her asset, so to speak, her capital which she had a perfect right to dispose of.
To compare small things with great: if the principal living and extinct races of the domestic pigeon were arranged as well as they could be in serial affinity, this arrangement would not closely accord with the order in time of their production, and still less with the order of their disappearance; for the parent rock-pigeon now lives; and many varieties between the rock-pigeon and the carrier have become extinct; and carriers which are extreme in the important character of length of beak originated earlier than short-beaked tumblers, which are at the opposite end of the series in this same respect.
Faith may be produced by charity, or charity by faith, but the inducements to hope must arise either from one or other of these.
All Greece knoweth of her chastity.
There was another consideration which militated against the said clemency.
But if they be against nature, seek thou that which is according to thine own nature, and whether it be for thy credit or no, use all possible speed for the attainment of it: for no man ought to be blamed, for seeking his own good and happiness.
Compare Aristotle, Ethic.
Confucius is thus, in the empire of China, the one man by whom all possible personal excellence was exemplified, and by whom all possible lessons of social virtue and political wisdom are taught.
It is also conscientiousness in a measure; for an appointment is a contract, express or implied, and he who does not keep it breaks faith, as well as dishonestly uses other people’s time, and thus inevitably loses character.
But she really loves us all, and would be miserable to leave us, I am sure—especially in this change; so, for mamma’s sake, and for the sake of her faithfulness, I do think she must go.’
Tip has nearly the same meaning as extremity, but is said of small or slight and tapering objects; as, the tip of the finger; point in such connections is said of that which is drawn out to exceeding fineness or sharpness, as the point of a needle, a fork, or a sword; extremity is said of something considerable; we do not speak of the extremity of a needle.
I saw that my own feelings had prepared my sufferings, and that my want of fortitude under them had almost led me to the grave.
said Sancho; "take him away at once where he'll see his mistake with his own eyes, even if the gaoler is willing to exert his interested generosity on his behalf; for I'll lay a penalty of two thousand ducats on him if he allows him to stir a step from the prison."
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Gentle Father Iosif, the librarian, a great favourite of thedead man’s, tried to reply to some of the evil speakers that “thisis not held everywhere alike,” and that the incorruptibility of thebodies of the just was not a dogma of the Orthodox Church, but only anopinion, and that even in the most Orthodox regions, at Athos forinstance, they were not greatly confounded by the smell of corruption,and there the chief sign of the glorification of the saved was notbodily incorruptibility, but the colour of the bones when the bodieshave lain many years in the earth and have decayed in it. “
Steve Jackson was a notable exception, of course, and had strongly protested his innocence from the very beginning.
Some explanation of the position in which Mr. Blake’s interference has placed her as an authoress, seems due on the ground of common justice.
per annum; and yet, while he was able to bestow substantial aid on criminals, to whom he owed no more than the service of kindness which every human being owes to another, he also maintained his family in comfort, and was, by frugality and carefulness, enabled to lay by a store of savings against his approaching old age.
Are you allied by blood or love?"
It is a great thing, yea very great, to be able to bear the loss both of human and divine comfort; and for the love of God willingly to bear exile of heart, and in nought to seek oneself, nor to look to one's own merit.
In my "Genealogy of Morals" I give the first psychological explanation of the concepts underlying those two antithetical things, a noble morality and a ressentiment morality, the second of which is a mere product of the denial of the former.
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The university at the same time, cannot help expressing their sincere regret at the removal of Dr. Smith, whose distinguished probity and amiable qualities procured him the esteem and affection of his colleagues; whose uncommon genius, great abilities, and extensive learning, did so much honour to this society.
Southern customers objected to its blue color, which is the evidence of its purity, as if it were muddy, and preferred the Cambridge ice, which is white, but tastes of weeds.
To be sure, that terror would have to be inhibited and subdued, otherwise we should have a passion too acute to be incorporated in any object; the sublime would not appear as an aesthetic quality in things, but remain merely an emotional state in the subject.
The sincerity, rectitude, firmness, and sweetness of this soft glance of a noble woman, who could dare all to save him to whom she owed all, at first astonished, then penetrated him.
He surrounded himself with an atmosphere of respectability, and walked secure in it.
23:048:001 Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.
Graham faced him in a burst of temper.
Because I think that this is the only virtue which remains in the State when the other virtues of temperance and courage and wisdom are abstracted; and, that this is the ultimate cause and condition of the existence of all of them, and while remaining in them is also their preservative; and we were saying that if the three were discovered by us, justice would be the fourth or remaining one.
He resembled a pilot, which to a seaman is trustworthiness personified.
I do not value chiefly a man’s uprightness and benevolence, which are, as it were, his stem and leaves.
In June 2005 the National Parliament unanimously approved the creation of a Petroleum Fund to serve as a repository for all petroleum revenues and preserve the value of Timor-Leste's petroleum wealth for future generations.
His guest then said, ‘In the eastern borders of your State, there is one Li Yin, who is a man of real worth.’ ‘
For thirteen is a convent as I guess;<25>Your confessor here, for his worthiness, Shall perform up the number of his convent.