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|how great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little! (Horace) quae volumus |
et credimus libenter, et quae sentimus ipsi, reliquos sentire speramus: what we
desire we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we expect the rest to
|Quackery has no friend like gullibility. ... How great, my friends, is the virtue of |
living upon a little 1 Nor. ... Pr. Quaerenda pecunia primum, / Virtus post num-
mos — Money must be sought for in the first instance ; virtue after riches. Hor.
|Horace How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little! - Horace If you |
would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself. - Horace He will be
loved when dead, who was envied when he was living. - Horace What fugitive
|The inherent difficulties of the subject would be great enough in any case, but |
they are multiplied a thousandfold by a factor that is insignificant in , say, physics,
... Hicks, John How great, my friends, is the virtue of living upon a little! - Horace ...
|Meditations is a series of writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161-180 CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy.|
|The commentary is noteworthy for its frequent citations of relevant passages from other works in Aristotle’s corpus, which often shed new light on the texts.|
|In half a minute's time I heard the joyful cry, * It's all right, he's safe,' upon which I |
put my lamp in its place. ... He felt that sin, temper, pride, vanity, was not dead but
living in him, and making him often grieve Jesus, the Holy One, who ... The old
man said, " Do you remember your friend who died the other day, and was laid in
yonder graveyard 1 " " Yes," replied the young ... Tell him how great were his
virtues, how noble his aims, how men loved and esteemed him, and come back
and tell ...
|This knack, towards the year 1740, suggested to some enterprising publishers |
the idea of a homely little work, such as might ... my particular friends, entreated
me to write for them a little volume of letters, in a common style, on such subjects
as might ... laid against their virtue, the above story (one of structure somewhat
similar to that of ' Painela ') recurred to my thoughts. ... What the fatherly good
soul meant was to assume in print the rdle which he had evidently come to by
nature in the ...