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|Seneca Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, |
free without indecency, learned without ... Shaw, George Bernard Never talk for
half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in. - Smith ...
|Remember how possible it is for ingratitude to show itself when you become a |
burden, because no more is to be got out of you. Don't talk ... to invite friends to
dinner, and then eat all yourself ; but it is equally bad to talk without ceasing, and
give no one a chance of being heard. Sydney Smith said, " Never talk more than
half a minute without pausing and giving others an opportunity to strike in." Don't
|There was but one chance of escape. ... The book-agent who infests small towns |
and villages, bent on making his five or ten dollars per day, who will talk you ...
Swift's maxim was: "Take as many half minutes as you can get, but never talk
more than half a minute without pausing, and giving others an opportu nity to
|QuotationsBook.com. Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked |
gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship. - Smith, Sydney Never talk for
half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in. - Smith,
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|It's useless to talk about it ; we never can understand each other, or change our |
natures so as to make them ... give it up 1" He looks at me — a look that makes
me afraid for half a minute of what I have done — and he has no chance to
answer, for the crowd, gathering baok in the room, .... Call it selfishness, if you will
— I am selfish — but, Nannie, don't say or think that I haven't faith in you I" "
Whatever it is," I cry, "it has made me wretched 1" 'There is a little pause ; he does
not answer, ...
|It's useless to talk about it; we never can understand each other, or change our |
natures so as to make them ... had better give it up i" He looks at me—a look that
makes me afraid for half a minute of what I have done-and he has no chance to ...
|Now you'll have another chance. ... thorough-bred raccoons too, 'n not one of 'em |
dare speak when he could make fifty dollars in half a. minute. Now ... Next time
you hear me talk, mebbe you'll know all about it. ... Do you want to send a man to
Congress whose pond will run dry; give plum out jes' when it's needed most ?”
Without pausing for an answer, Eph Twitchell stepped off the platform, and the
crowd slowly separated, and Eph's auditors laughingly quoted his quaint
|No. 36. ORIGINAL TALES. TOO FAST AND TOO SLOW OR, CHANCE AND |
CALCULATION. Frank Hairbrain and Moses ... Moses never opened his lips, or
put one foot before the other, without pausing to consider what he was about —
while ... ship intolerable — and to see nothing but dolphins and flying fish for a
month, was enough to give a man the blue-devils. ... 1" " Not I — for see what
your pros and cons have come to — you have lost half a year already in choosing
|Not I—for see what your pros and cons have come to—you have lost half a year |
already in choosing a profession. ... Part of the occupation of the students
consisted in transcribing various legal instruments for the purpose of giving ...
Moses never opened his lips, or put one foot before the other, without pausing to
con~ sider what he was ... Not I—I am resolved to attack Coke upon Littleton,
Blackstone, and Barlamaqui tooth and nail, and take my chance for becoming a