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|Be virtuous and you will be eccentric. - Twain, Mark Virtue has never been as |
respectable as money. - Twain, Mark Every one suspects himself of at least one
of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I
|Common virtues are often maligned also by persons who are desirous of living |
after the manner of past, or of what they imagine future times will require. ...
Whether individuals may really, as Fichte supposes, belong to one or other of all
the epochs through which humanity has passed or will have to pass, ... has such
a common-place character ; she so admires eccentric people ; she would like to
be eccentric, but cannot. ... Every body says, — ' Sure you could not be unkind or
|Look, and you shall see me go with as much courage as Curtius, when he leapt |
into the gulf to save his country from destruction. What then will you see of me?
You say, that no man without virtue can be courageous. You see I am
|... To tarnish my laurel crown — my greatest glory — But your good sense will |
teach this would-be rhymer Never to set up ... within your hands; Trusting that
your decision will this night prove How much you honor virtue, and true justice
|Taste life's glad moments whilst you may, is sound Epicurean and Bohemian |
philosophy. ... The reverend relative conjured Bamfylde Moore Carew to
abandon his lawless life, and return to the paths of virtue, at the same time
promising that ...
|Well, I cannot help it," continued Justine in a spiteful tone, "I try to say what will |
console you, and if I don't do it, 'tis not my fault ; I see it's no use trying any more.
You are too ... See what it is to be virtuous, and to know how to behave oneself.
|Yes, as far as is expedient, b ut no farther, if you do not wish to forfeit your wife's |
confidence. ... What conclusion can she more rationally draw than this : My
company is disagreeable to him, therefore he is ... Here grounds are given for her
to suspect his virtue ; and it is very common for women to think such men have
|Of that inscription, you may think 'Pass the sickbag', but, yo, way to go Hans, baby|
, I'd say (if I were in an American film): ... I haven't time to go into all that, but if you
believe in astrology, corn circles, UFOs, pyramid power and Atlantis, you'll love ...
|Kirby's wonderful and eccentric museum. and said, " Now, my lady, I will be |
revenged of you ; I have a knife in my pocket, and I will have both your lives and
your money." Mrs. H. ... He took up bis station uear the pound, and delivered a
long discourse on the virtues and heavenly attributes of Johanna ; after which
344 kirby's ...
|what is it that we're asking for when we require the eccentric to tell us what “the |
point” of the new virtue which condones ... But, of course, because of the way that
Foot has set up her thought experiment there is no answer the eccentric can give
'that would satisfy us. ... that moral virtues must be connected with human good
and harm, and that it is quite impossible to call anything you like good or harm.