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|Nigeria Honest Nigerian It is generally much more shameful to lose a good |
reputation than never to have acquired it. Pliny the Younger, Letters (c. 97-110),
8.24, trans. Alfred P. Dorjahn. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft
|Johnson, Samuel For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me |
ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in ... Moody, Dwight L. It is
generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have
|Pliny The Elder It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than |
never to have acquired it. - Pliny The Elder Men are most apt to believe what they
least understand. - Pliny The Elder Compassion and shame come over one ...
|He died without Honour, in an ignominious Old- Age, equally Rtm- lKh despised |
by both Parties (h) much unlike That Baron ... of Foot, in which he got nothing «'
but Shame, with such a loss of his Reputation, *' that he was never since
employed, but ... At the Bottom, he did the Protestants more wrong, than he
thought : and the Bishop of Meaux knew how to take ... r n " any Man acquired Ic
great a Reputation in lo short " a Time ; and never any great Commander lost it "
sooner: For the ...
|Count Mansfield, to make himself amends, as he said, for the ransom which he |
had paid when he was taken prisoner at Montmedy, carried on a most shameful
trade, for he bought from the soldiers all the prisoners which had the ...
demanded exorbitant ransoms for them, much greater than many of them were
able to pay, insomuch that Biron died in hi9 hands. ... and having with many lost
much of his reputation, the Guises, who were princes of great canning and
bravery, got into his ...
|being more useful to his people, or more capable of performing great actions ; |
and the wide difference between genius and ability was never more marked than
in him. ... with his story, while they bring contempt upon his name, are only fitted
to warn men against the shame that attends lost opportunities and prostituted
talents. ... a far more considerable person, and wanted but little from nature,
though certainly much from fortune, to have left behind him a great and lasting
|His Enchiridion, or Manual, is a distillation of his teachings and an instructional manual for a tranquil life as it offers guidelines for those seeking contentment.|
|To lose way, to have the headway or progress checked : said of a ship under sail. |
... He [Temple] never put himself prominently before the public eye, except at
conjunctures when he was almost certain to gain and ... And thaune we had a
grett lose, nor he was a good honest person, on whose Soule Jhu hare mercy. ...
Praise; fame; reputation; credit. .... So down he came ; for loss of time, Although it
grlev'd him sore, Yet los* of pence, full well he knew, Would trouble him much
|To give over to ruin, disgrace, or shame: chiefly in the past participle. ... He [|
Temple] never put himself prominently before the public eye, except at
conjunctures when he was almost certain to gain and ... And thanne we had a
grett lose, ffor he was a good honest person, on whose Soule Jhu have mercy. ...
Without zeal the widow's mites are no better than the rest ; it is the cheerful lose
that doubleth the gift. .... him sore, Yet loss of pence, full well he knew, Would
trouble him much more.