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" This advice, thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me; and I often think of it, when I see pride mortified, and misfortunes brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high. "
Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ... - Seite 143
1837
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Anecdotes: Social Life

1849 - 223 Seiten
...to stoop as you go through it, and you will avoid many hard thumps." This advice, thus beat into niy head, has frequently been of use to me ; and I often...upon people by their carrying their heads too high. FULLER, THE HISTORIAN. Old Dr. Thomas Fuller, so celebrated for his great memory, had once occasion...
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The Clergy of America: Anecdotes Illustrative of the Character of Ministers ...

Joseph Belcher - 1849 - 480 Seiten
...are young, and have the world before you ; learn to stoop as you go through it, and you will avoid many hard thumps." This advice, thus beat into my...often think of it, when I see pride mortified, and misfortune brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high. Dr. Mather was remarkable for...
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A Journal of Summer Time in the Country

Robert Aris Willmott - 1849 - 235 Seiten
...struck sharply against the beam. " You are young," said his friend, " and have the world before you ; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps." Franklin recollected the caution, especially when he saw people mortified by carrying their heads too...
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The Juvenile instructor and companion, Bände 3-5

Young people - 1852
...giving instruction; and upon this he said to ] me : * You are young, and have the world before you ; hum to stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps.' This advice, tims beat into ray head, has frequently been of use to me ; and I often think of it when I see pride...
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The Christian Treasury, Band 5

1850
...it, and you will avoid many hard thumps.1 ThU »dvice, thus beat into my head, has frequently be«n of use to me; and I often think of it when I »ее pride mortified, and misfortune brought upon people by their carrying their heads too high"...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851
...sharply against the beam ; when his friend remarked, ' You are young, and .have the world before you ; stoop as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps \' " The greatest effort of friendship is, not to hear the faults of our friends, but to pardon the...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Band 6

1852
...to me, '•You are young, and have the world before you; STOOP as you <jo through it, and you ivill miss many hard thumps? This advice, thus beat into...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." This moral, so essentially good in itself, does not need the high recommendation of a Franklin, though...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 Seiten
...said to me, " You are young, and have the world before you: STOOP as you go through it, and you may miss many hard thumps." This advice, thus beat into...upon people, by their carrying their heads too high. I long much to see again my native place, and to lay my bones there. I left it in 1723; I visited it...
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The Bible in the Counting-house: A Course of Lectures to Merchants

Henry Augustus Boardman - 1853 - 408 Seiten
...and have the world before you: STOOP as you go through it, and you Kill miss many hard thumps' The advice thus beat into my head, has frequently been...upon people by their carrying their heads too high." People of every avocation may profit by this lesson ; and the clerk who is disposed to take it voluntarily,...
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The Bible in the Counting-house: A Course of Lectures to Merchants

Henry Augustus Boardman - 1853 - 408 Seiten
...giving instruction ; and upon this he said to me, ' You are young, and have the world before you : STOOP as you go through it, and you will miss many hard thumps' The advice thus beat into my head, has frequently been of use to me, and I often think of it when I...
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