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|We always love those who extend a word of admiration to us (Francois de la |
Rochefougauld). Many kings and sultans of the ... is despised by his own dog.
Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt (Minna
|Enthusiasms, like stimulants, are often affected by people with small mental |
ballast. Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills. Between
flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt. Satiety is a mongrel
Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
|There wasn't much other life during those times than to what his pen paid the |
tribute of poetic tragic glamour and offered the reconciliation of the familiarities ...
FLATTERY 1 Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of
2003 - 163 pages
|Contempt. 389. Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of |
contempt. Minna Thomas Antrim Envy 390. Envy always implies conscious
inferiority wherever it resides. Pliny the Elder 391. Fools may our scorn, not envy,
Diana J. Dell - 2000 - 328 pages
|Between condolence and consolation there flows an ocean of tears. Between |
flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt. Doing all we can to
promote our friends happiness is better than to continually drink to his prosperity.
|They say that between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of |
contempt. Amin said. He knew he had Tartus. They were speaking as equals!
Still, Tartus continued, I am an introspective man. He leveled his gaze on
|Quotes about Flattery from QuotationsBook.com Between flattery and admiration |
there often flows a river of contempt. - Antrim, Minna Flattery is a form of hatred. -
Bible Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed. - Billings, Josh A ...
|Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth i|iihings light and swoln, and drowns |
things weighty ud solid: but if persons of ... Some praises proceed merely of
flattery; and if he be an ordinary flatter, he will have certain common attributes, »
hv:h may ... The cardinals of Rome, which are '"'"'"bum, and friars, and schoolmen
, have a phrase ""'able contempt and scorn, ... Stolians, there are sometimes
great effects of cross lies; as if a man that negotiates between two princes, to
draw them to join ...
John Saunders - 1848
|Could Ireland droop after such visitors f Might there not be virtue in queenly |
councils held in Dublin ? ... The soil is happy, the climate is happy, the rivers flow
on joyously, and the valleys and mountains smile as if with gladness. ... But he
would have been a greater man had he not over flattered the ignorant; and more
honest and true had he told them what they most ... In the neighbourhood of the
Bank (that splendid building which O'Connell so often, with his characteristic
contempt for ...
|That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee |
and it is generally admired for its simple ... poetry, in so far as poetry contains the
eloquence and music of dramatic passion and fine word painting, you may often
find it by ... If he is cultured, the ignorant are afraid of him ; if rich, the poor are
afraid of him ; if poor the rich avoid him ; if unlearned, the scholars hold him in
contempt. ... conversational method made Plato's words flow from his pen "like
rivers of oil.