The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference

Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1859 - 899 Seiten

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Seite 1 - ... studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. 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 27 - Gyges' wealthy diadem. To-day is ours ; what do we fear ? To-day is ours ; we have it here : Let's treat it kindly, that it may Wish, at least, with us to stay. Let's banish business, banish sorrow ; To the Gods belongs to-morrow.
Seite 1 - 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 1 - To spend too much time in studies, is sloth; to use them too much for ornament, is affectation...
Seite 27 - That never set a squadron in the field, Nor the division of a battle knows More than a spinster...
Seite 28 - Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury 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 32 - In that Lond, ne in many othere bezonde that, no man may see the Sterre transmontane, that is clept the Sterre of the See, that is unmevable, and that is toward the Northe,. that we clepen the "Lode Sterre.
Seite 27 - ... 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 20 - M one may be little the wiser for reading," " for aught that 1 can understand." " it cometh to naught," " are there any with you?" " the virtue and force of every of ihe>e three is shrewdly allayed," " they say thai he has died immensely rich." Adverbs. These words do not admit of inflexion, and of them some are found only in the adverbial form, others are used as prepositions or conjunctions also; some are pronouns or adjectives ; and many are derived from adjectives and even from substantives....
Seite 417 - ... what means we may prevail against him, that we may bind him to afflict him ; and we will give thee every one of us eleven hundred pieces of silver." And Delilah said to Samson, " Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee." And Samson said unto her, " If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

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