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|3 No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. COLETTE (1873|
-1954). French aulhor. 'Tern pi a lions," in Earthly Paradise, pi. 4. "Human Nature"
(ed. by Robert Phelps, 1 966). 4 You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well ...
|Bunting, Basil Temptations, when we first meet them, are like a lion that roared at |
Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest
... Bunyan, John No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
|Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness |
in their lives every time they light a cigarette. - Colette ... Colette, Sidonie
Gabrielle No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. - Colette
|The Bank might continue to issue their notes, and the specie be exported with |
advantage to the country, while their notes ... because they could never issue
more notes than the value of the coin which would have circulated had there
been no bank. ... All advantage from the exportation of gold bullion would then
cease, and there would be no temptation to exchange ... the main object of my
enquiry, it is necessary that I should shew what is the standard measure of value
in this country, ...
Colette, Robert Phelps - 1966 - Snippet view
|Doubtless so that I should not appear conspicuous, I too used to wear a modest |
pearl necklace in those days. Its modesty seemed to me even ... No temptation
can ever be measured by the value of its object. Perhaps we shall discover one ...
|'l'he ncome Tax may be forced down the throat of the country by Sir Robert Peel's |
party majority, but it will never be di ested. ... The large properties will not
contribute their share according to their means, and the small properties and
small incomes are .... but Sir Robert lays- on a surplus burden first, and then
promises by another measure to take some of it off again. ... and by placing the
Income Tax between the public and the Tariff, he has reckoned on tempting
members to hasten the ...
|nice, Jitbi spring And indeed, if we consider the great Objects of our Faith, the |
BleJJings pro- »f w Qbtii- jpifej to the ... than any Thing we here can suffer ; and if,
at the same Time, we believe that Christ our Saviour, who promised these
Blessings, and ... It would be impossible for Men to value any Thing, in
Comparison to the Joys of Eternity, supposing that they had a ... which the Damn'
d endure ; no Temptation, though otherwise never so insinuating, would be able
to make its Way, and ...
|from a given range issued in sequence), need bear no relationship to the object's |
properties. ... A program or a user who knows the identifier can find the object by
consulting a numerical index. ... and unique zero value, and there is no difliculty
in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing those quantitative measurements.
... It is tempting to wonder how far this mode of thinking can extend. ... Before
collecting measurements, it makes sense to consider their intended applications.
|Ai tit tyring And indeed, if we consider the material Objects of our Faith, the |
Blessings proof *»rOWi- mised tQ the obedient, and the Evils ... entail'd upon the
Wicked, are far more lasting and intolerable, than any thing we here can suffer ;
and if, at the same time, we believe that Christ our ... It would be impossible for
Men to value any thing, in Comparison to the Joys of Eternity, supposing they had
a distinct Sight and Feeling of them ... No Temptation, tho' otherwise never so
|November 26, Ramsgatf. December 5, Chatham. December 8, December 9. |
London. December (?). London. No date. ... The Executive Council at Quebec will
render all plans for the conversion of tenure abortive. ... The object of the clause
was to encourage the mutation and if there ˇч no temptation todo so the object of
the ... merely amount to a recommendation to reduce the rate of tine suggested
by the Executive Council from a third toa fifth of the value of the property
commuted, and ...