The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference

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Longmans, Green, & Company, 1866 - 899 Seiten
 

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Seite 3 - Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use ; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation.
Seite 3 - To spend too much time in studies is sloth ; to use them too much for ornament is affectation ; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar. They perfect nature, and are perfected by experience...
Seite 3 - STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business.
Seite 26 - For, by the sacred radiance of the sun, The mysteries of Hecate, and the night ', By all the operation of the orbs From whom we do exist, and cease to be, Here I disclaim all my paternal care, Propinquity and property of blood, And as a stranger to my heart and me, Hold thee from this for ever.
Seite 29 - ... to it. As it shall ever be my study to make discoveries of this nature in human life, and to settle the proper distinctions between the virtues and perfections of mankind, and those false colours and resemblances of them that shine alike in the eyes of the vulgar ; so I shall be more particularly careful to search into the various merits and pretences of the learned world.
Seite 32 - Caesar, not to praise him: The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious; If it were so, it was a grievous fault, And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it.
Seite 33 - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Seite 23 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Seite 8 - God having designed man for a sociable creature, made him not only with an inclination, and under a necessity, to have fellowship with those of his own kind; but furnished him also with language, which was to be the great instrument and common tie of society.
Seite 27 - Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness...

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