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|As for the truth, it endureth, and is always strong : it liveth and conquereth for |
evermore. Blessed be the God of Truth. ... Open not thy heart to every man, lest
he requite thee with a shrewd turn. But what is ... Be not curious in unnecessary
matters, for more things are shewed unto thee than men understand. For many
|The more things you love, the more you are interested in. - Barrymore, Ethel Be |
not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shrewd unto thee than
men understand. - Bible Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our ...
|How does it happen that a man so keen and shrewd is deluded by such a |
whimsical fad as that of " unearned increment " ? ... There is really no more
urgent bit of business before him at this moment, no matter what the most urgent
may be. ... It is simply untrue to say that things are worse than at any previous
time in this country, and it is quite unnecessary to apply these ... Quite recently we
had from Mr. Qiffen an elaborate inquiry into the distribution of wealth, which will
not, indeed, ...
|The smile held to its place during a large part of each .day's business; yet a |
shrewd person might have declared that the hard ... riles and catching up with
numerous other matters of detail that bad been pushed into the background by
the exigencies of the . ... This concern quotes the stuff at twenty per cent better,
and promises results even more satisfactory than the other. ... He was not in the
least a timid man, and therefore felt a rising self-contempt when he realized that
his eyes were ...
|There is little to recommend in either story but a certain cynical shrewdness of |
observation, which saves Lucas Cleeve's ... Lady Sykes is a curiously uneven
and fiighty writer, vehement and impetuous—she darts from place to place, from
one set ... and Mysteries, and the few attempts made in the direction of more truly
dramatic enterprise were not of sufficient merit to ... Casanova and Philemon
Holland ; and in discussing them he rather puts together readable accounts of the
men than ...
|In his Perfect Narrative is a really graphic account of his efforts to obtain |
admittance to the House on May 7 and 9, 1659. ... but theTe was some difficulty in
finding suitable employment for " busie Mr. Prynne," till the King shrewdly
suggested that he should be ... He was narrow, pedantic, and absurd ; but from
other meanness than revenge he was free. ... Macquoid offers us is quite
unnecessary, and naturally, as was only to be expected, the real characteristics
of Nantes are not grasped.
|Warraxoarra, the Carib Chief, is a curious book, which, but for the avowal of |
authorship, we should have imagined to be, in parts at least, a translation from
the French. ... called Sidonie (it would seem that Martinique is intended, and we
do not quite understand the reason of the alias), the ... the trouble to mention the
fact to anybody, whereby he not unnaturally gets into trouble ; fights a duel and
kills his man ... A still rarer quality than its practical shrewdness is its pure and, so
to speak, ...
|It is a curious fact that this useful order of workmen seems not to have improved |
its social status since the days of Henry III, ... In 1666 John Bunyan alludes to the
practitioners of this trade as belonging to "that Rank that is meanest and most
despised of ... picture of present-day Germany, by a shrewd, well-informed, and,
on the whole, kindly observer of men and things. ... less than justice to German
railways in his remark that "were the system [of "inefficient and unnecessary
|Next to the advocate's willingness to seize upon, analyze and understand the |
details' of the case which he is ... put next in the armory of the advocate the power
to select out of this vast mass of detail the things thai really matter, and the
courage ... in the face of the client's reiterated desires, in the face of every other
temptation, the accumulation of unnecessary material, ... an argument at least
three times, especially if you are addressing a tribunal which consists of more
than one judge.
|We do not want it for ourselves, and on commercial grounds would far rather see |
the Germans developing than the Turks ruining ... rich and fertile 7 A very curious
attempt is being made in Paris to convert Major Marchand into a new Boulanger.
... that the attempt should be made to utilise a Major of Marines as a saviour of
society, but apparently all things are now ... During the past week there has been
a great deal of most unnecessary and mischievous tall talk owing to the fact that ...