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|Of all the things I could know, my own faults and weaknesses are pretty much the |
most important. The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults
and our misfortunes. Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small
|Langbien Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting |
his thumb on the scales. - Langenfield, Byron J. Trust no ... Martial, Marcus
Valerius Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones. - Paul,
Jean The ...
|As former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski says in his new foreword to the book, it “has earned a place on the shelf of only about a dozen or so truly enduring works that provide the quintessential insights necessary for a ...|
|One of the chief faults in Mr. Benedict's novels is the tediousness of his dialogues|
. ... A writer who aspires to be reckoned a representative American novelist
should not put forth so slovenly a sentence as this : “ Vaughan had his choice ...
sons; that the age of the parents has little influence on the nature of the child; and
that the elder sons have decided advantages of nurture over the younger; that ...
an observer and painter of humankind, their author is often compared to
|In the year of his birth occurred the so-called “Glorious Revolution”: England's |
Catholic monarch James II was displaced ... and the prevailing anti-Catholic laws
constrained many areas of Pope's life; he could not obtain a university education,
hold ... Pope's family, in fact, moved to a small farm in Windsor Forest, a
neighborhood occupied by other Catholic families of the ... While An Essay on
Man identifies the chief fault of humankind as the original sin of “pride” and
espouses an ethic ...
|Any one familiar with Senator Lodge's Certain Accepted Heroes and hia many |
published addresses will expect to find the ... the same systematic avoidance of
all extraneous matter which has made this author's prose so well worth the
reading. ... to an ill-concealed hatred of the Spaniard, — an animosity at once ill-
judged and unworthy, — is the book's chief fault. ... are thoroughly good; while on
a plane but a little lower than these can be placed the closing lines of the tenth
|But then reality stabilized, and they were in a new stellar system, God knew how |
many light-years away in Einsteinian ... Survey Flotilla 19, and Captain Feridoun
Hafezi, her chief of staff. Not that the flotilla was much of a command anymore. It
had escaped—barely, and with hideous losses—from the most horrifying enemy
humankind had ever faced, or dreamed of facing. ... The Arachnids had
witnessed their transit, and so should have little trouble locating the warp point
|Just as the average person has had a curious misconception about the real |
character of the great captains of the war, so has he ... and war shock— ers
generally, he seems to think that the headquarters of the commander in chief of
an army must be a ... It was a much smaller building than the chateau occupied
by Petain, or the quarters of Foch, who had a cluster of houses. ... Out of a long
experience, not so much with eating as with men, I have found that men talk best
when they eat.
|a comprehensive inquiry into, and a brief history of the chief events which have |
marked white intercourse with the red race ... both sexes go entirely nude (save
for a little shoulder wind-shield of i-kir) in the damp and bitterly cold country they
inhabit: ... and many other savages in various lands often display extraordinary
indifference to cold or heat similarly evinced by ... A Cacausian would h"nd a
loose shirt — especially a thin white one lined inside with black — to be much
cooler than ...