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|Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took |
the trouble to be born, but no more. - Beaumarchais, Pierre De The dullard's envy
of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a ...
|2 3 Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius!...You |
took the trouble to be born, but no more. Le Mariage de Figaro (1785) act 5, Sc. 3
Lord Beaverbrook 1879-1964 Canadian-born British newspaper proprietor and ...
|'Oh! No! We Never Mention Her' (1844) Beachcomber sec j. B. Morton James |
Beattie 1735-1803 Scottish philosopher ... Because you are a great lord, you
believe yourself to be a great genius! . . . You took the trouble to be born, but no
|Historians, to be sure, have their locus in space and time but history as thought |
transcends these particular considerations. "The Historian ... The Barber of
Seville (1775), Act 3, Scene 13 4 Because you are a great lord, you believe
yourself to be a great genius! You took the trouble to be born, but no more. The
Marriage of ...
|No, my noble master, you shall not succeed ; I will prevent it. Because you are a |
great lord you think yourself a great genius ! ... You gave yourself the trouble of
being born, nothing more. ... damned, to please Mahometan princes, of whom not
one, I believe, knew how to read, and who politely call us dogs of Christians.
|Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price The original play on which Mozart based his opera. Figaro discovers that his master the Count intends to exercise droit de seigneur over Suzanne, Figaro's bride-to-be.|
|sordid meanness of a small condition, that never can emerge into anything better. |
... 'But you seem to forget,' added she, with a very faint curl of scorn on her lip, '
that I had no more to guide me to the discovery of Mr. Atlee's affection than that of
James Rees - 1842 - Read
|were rnine not good, The money was that bought it / — but no foresight Is match |
against mishap ! — a bottle may Be ... Oh, yes ! promotion certainly — Lord John,
Where have you the most interest ? in church Or state > Stephen. 'Tis difficult to ...
|I I thought to have seen you where you are, or perhaps nearer ; but this aliter |
uisum. ... Think upon lord Bacon, \Villiams, Stratl'ord, Laud, Clarendon,
Shaflesbtiry, the last duke of Buckingham ; and of my own acquaintance, the earl
of Oxford and yourself; all great geniuses in their several ways; and, if they had
not been so great, would have been ... of atTairs, can sally into the highest
cxorhitnncies with much more safety than a man of great talent: can make the
least step out of the way.
|what you believe ! ... You threatened me in the presence of my ward; you spoke |
of cowardice, and hinted at danger. ... I have been but as all other men have
been who struggle against fortune, to be rich and great: — ambition must make
use ... it is yet time; wrap not yourself in these paltry sophistries; look back to your
past career; see to what heights you might have ... You, my superior in fortune;
you, infinitely above me in genius; you, born to command and never to crouch;
how do we ...