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|Long before I read Thoreau or Muir, I was required to read for an English class an |
essay about going on walks alone. I never ... I am then never less alone than
when alone. ... I like solitude, when I give myself up to it, for the sake of solitude.
|Alone. Never less alone than when alone. Cicero originated this apt and striking |
paradox in his " De Officiis," lib. iii. ch. i. ... Gibbon in his "Memoirs," vol. i., page
117, has borrowed the expression : " I was never less alone than when by myself.
|730 SOLITUDE SOLITUDE 1 am as one who is left alone at a banquet, the lights |
dead and the flowers faded. Bdlwer-Lytton — Last Days ... That he was never
less at leisure than when at leisure; nor that he was ever less alone than when
alone. Cicero— De Officiis. ... 21 Nobody with me at sea but myself. Goldsmith —
|One can feel very lonely in a large group of people or in an intimate relationship |
yet feel quite content and selfsufficient alone. Edward Gibbon said, “I was never
less alone than when by myself.” We are born alone and shall die alone, so we ...
|I was never less alone than when bv myself. Uibbon. Life of Eduani Gibbon, f>>/ |
Milman. rli, v. They are never alone thai are accompanied with noble thought*. Sir
Philip Sidney. The Arcadia. Bk. i. () ! lost to virtue, lost to manly thought, Lost to ...
|My father could never inspire me with his love and knowledge of farming. ... |
apartment; the library on the same floor was soon considered as my peculiar
domain; and I might say with truth that I was never less alone than when by
|I can very justly say with the sage, " I am never less alone than when alone." As I |
am insignificant to the company in public places, and as it is visible I do not come
thither as most do, to show myself, I gratify the vanity of all who pretend to make ...
|“Only when I'm alone,” the famous movie actor replied. Carl Sandburg ... I sit on a |
rock or stump and say to myself, 'Who are you, Sandburg? Where have ... Edward
Gibbon said, “I am never less alone than when I am with myself.” I'd say, “I'm ...
|... I glanced at the bottom line and read, "Nunquam minus solus quam cum solus" |
(Never less alone than when alone). ... Take myself, for instance; I am the sole
occupant of this apartment ; I am alone, and yet you say in so many words that I ...
|I seemed to myself two persons, and I quickly said aloud, as if addressing my |
double, "If I cannot quiet you, turbulent Spirit, ... I glanced at the bottom line and
read, "Nunquam minus solos quam cum solos" (Never less alone than when