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Sayings of the Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, ... Nihil morosius hominum
judiciis— Nothing so peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
|Howard Thurman Men are more easily governed through their vices than through |
their virtues. Napoleon Bonaparte Men ... Max Lerner Nothing is as peevish and
pedantic as men's judgments of one another. Desiderius Erasmus Certainly the ...
|Emerson, Ralph Waldo Men over forty are no judges of a book written in a new |
spirit. - Emerson, Ralph Waldo If evil be ... Epictetus Nothing is as peevish and
pedantic as men's judgments of one another. - Erasmus, Desiderius The artist ...
|Erasmus, Desiderius Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of |
one another. - Erasmus, Desiderius [Only by] the good influence of our conduct
may we bring salvation in human affairs; or like a fatal comet we may bring ...
|the play of humoursome children, who, at the same instant, are both peevish and |
wanton, and can laugh and cry almost in one and the same breath. ... Pedantry
and bigotry are millstones, able to sink the best book which carries the least part
of their dead weigth The temper of the ... If a philosopher speaks, men hear him
willingly, discriminate the application ... And this instinct is a just one. Formalism
and dogmatism are exclusive and care for nothing but their own acceptance.
|ing ken through their system, ami beheld nothing in the Pope but a Roman |
bishop. " slut as, since Samuel the prophet's days, no one came to a fortunate
end who quant lied with the church, ~Wal. ... that hi judgments of books and men
are not impartial, but directed by his political prejudices and his private dislikes;
that his sentiments on politics and religion arc illiberal and bigotted ; and that he
is every where peevish, pedantic, and ... There are other things required of a
|Manufactures. Climate. PEER. PEEVISH. PEGU. hide. PK'DANT, "1 Fr. pedant; It. |
and Sp. pe- Peua'ntick, I dante ; one who acts ... As nothing illustrates better than
exnmple, I shall here present my reader with a letter of pedantic humour, which
was written ... part from the mist of superstition, may at one time or other look with
good judgement into these their deceitftd pedleries. ... Men conceive they never
lie down, and enjoy not the position of rest ordained unto all pedestrious animals.
|It is another question whether it might not have been more fortunate if the original |
Saxon body of the national speech had ... The language, while it subsists, must
continue to be the produce of that union, and nothing else. ... or yet in universities
, where scholars use much peevish affectation of words out of the primitive
languages ;" and he warns his readers that ... brought in by men of learning, as
preachers and schoolmasters, and many strange terms of other languages by
|... died a useless thing, The dry remains of stupid life, A drone to country, church |
and king, Without all judgment, »it, pr wife. ... Soured by age, by sloth made dull,
Rusty in temper, as in gown, With pride, and narrow notions full, A peevish. surT,
pedantic clown. If these lines have been in print, perhiips one of your readers can
oblige me with the name of their author or a ... is allowed to be liberty; but our
criminal laws seem rather calculated to keep slaves in awe than to govern free
|Ilere an there one may meet with a passage, a sentence, ora thou ht, which may |
be capable of arresting one's ... His princi al fault, in m judgment, arises from a
pedantic imitation of t e ancients. lbs prose dialogue is elegant ; his ... In another
letter, the noble writer thus follows up'his criticism on the dramatic poet :— “ He
thought admirably, but was ... He least of all men that ever stood forth for public
patronage, could be accused of fawning before the great, ort rannising over his