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|That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other |
creature has yet contested this claim. If you are ... If all else fails, the character of
a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.
Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
|12 If all else fails, the character ot" a man can be recognized by nothing so surely |
as by a jest which he takes badly. C. C. LICHTENBERG (1 742-99), German
physicist, philosopher. Aphorisms, -Notebook K,' aph. 46 (written 1765-99; tr. by ...
|I am sure we can go pale with fear in the dark, but I don't believe we can blush. |
For we ... 46 I have found throughout my life that, if all else fails, the character of a
man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.
|Lichtenberg, Georg C. If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized |
by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly. - Lichtenberg, Georg C.
The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which
|If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as |
by a jest which he takes badly. - Lichtenberg, Georg C. If you've heard this story
before, don't stop me, because I'd like to hear it again. - Marx, Groucho Jokes are
|“We all know that our townsman, Hank, is in Florida, but in view of his upright |
character we would advise our readers not to be ... telygram from the jedge wich
sez: “Tell Annie that if she confesses her share in plot and gives all particulars
concerning Rev. ... Get written confession from her. Take her to James Hall local
notary. He has instructions. Dont fail. Important.” At noon Annie ... I am so afraid
alone but the pelicans or nothing else could hurt me with a big, strong man like
|And Btill for eighteen couturies saith Softly, " Ye meet again I " If earth another |
grave must bear. ... Waltek approached the fallen man, who was evidently alive,
although badly hurt. " I can do nothing for him, he thought, after a brief
examination, "except to go for assistance. Robber or no .... Hinckley got the gun,
an' he jest lets me have it when I want it." "Yes ... They don't know which way the
stage'll take V they'm ter watch for it in two places, six on 'em in er place, so's ter
|so. I throwed off pretty nigh all the clothes I had on, and was doin' jest my level |
best, when sud- dently I tripped on ... J remembered how I 'd heered Nat Beal say
, that if a grizzly thought a man was dead, he 'd dig a hole and bury him, ... I could
hear him diggin' the hole, and, though my eyes was shet, I could see jest how he
looked, as he handled them paws of his. ... I jest tell you, sir, I was the worst scart
man this side of the San Juan, and 1 did n't git over it neither in a hurry, sure 's
|Furthermore, I intend to do considerable secret buying and selling and I will need |
several dummies— moral character ... "A yacht is too expensive for most men, but
they don't burn money as fast as a grudge." "This one will take his last dollar — or
mine." "We're a ... If I have caused you to infer that I shall employ anything except
legitimate means to effect my purpose, it is my error. ... He's a master crook and
— it'll pay us all to string with him. ... But, of late, things had not been going well.
Maturin Murray Ballou - 1853
|If 'I. BUCHANAN READ"Tls sunrise on Swint Bernard's snow, ''I' is darn within the |
vale below; And in . ... of the lark— And youths are there with jest and laugh,
Each bearing his oft-branded stall' To chronicle, when all is done, ... More than
once had she been approached with offers of marriage, by men who saw the
exccllcnccs of her character, and ... All were girls except the youngest, their ages
ranging from twclvc downwards, and this made the molher's loss so .... I am sure
you willl ...