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|Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little |
attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked ...
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately.
|Not only can these persons make themselves more interesting, but it is |
undoubtedly their duty towards mankind to do so. ... Some, if we remember rightly
, are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon
|Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness |
thrust upon them : all this is well ... A striking illustration of this mode has lately
been announced in the public prints. ... But the tide of honour did not flow thus
high, and that of popularity', which might have afforded some compensation,
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LONDON, \V.C. 7 'ele_g1-apliie ... O\lE,” said the jesting letter to Mal\-'o'io in “
Twelfth Night,” “are born great; some achieve greatness; and some have
greatness thrust upon them. ... In the latest category we stood ourselves when we
were lately called upon to appegr in the \Vestminster County Court in ... But then
came in a dissatisfied competitor, asserting that we had not correctly interpreted
our own rules.
|... or a combination of the two: 'Some are born great, some achieve greatness, |
and some have greatness thrust upon them. ... true; a conjunction of statements
all of which are true is true; and a conjunction of statements not all of which are
true is false. ... and 'qp\ But conjunction was lately observed to enjoy also a third
|We then recognised these great qualities that have since been recognised by the |
Empire and by the world. ... Our noble Chairman quoted the lines from
Shakespeare, " Some are born to greatness ; some have greatness thrust upon
them. ... from no thought of self, but purely because the Empire demanded of you,
you assumed the greatest responsibilities that ... Our Chairman more lately has
occupied a position perhaps of the greatest responsibility that could have been
laid upon any ...
|“Did I not say, when I was arranging that affair of Faust's, that all Man's reason |
has done for him is to make him beastlier than ... Have you walked up and down
upon the earth lately? ... And I tell you that in the arts of life man invents nothing;
but in the arts of death he out-does Nature herself, and produces ... 'Some are
born great'— 'Some achieve greatness'— 'And some have greatness thrust upon
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2,803 307 1,460 This account has no ... Some men are born great, some achieve
greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them : all this is well ... But there
is another mode of attaining greatness, which has been often overlooked. A
striking illustration of this mode has lately been announced in the public prints.
|No Red Sox on TV, in other words. I try the radio. Nothing on the FM but opera |
and Aerosmith, nothing on the AM band but one constant blat of static. I do the
only ... How does that proverb go: some have greatness thrust upon them? ...
Mike Timlin's thrown way too many innings lately, but Francona's got no one else.
|alleys, and Sir George and Lady Warrender meet them with a profound bow of |
recognition. ... A little movement over the floor, if the company keep time and the
silks of the ladies do not rustle too much, will ... Truly may we exclaim with
Malvolio, when we read a list of Philharmonic Members, — " Some have
greatness thrust upon them." Complaints have lately reached us that the
experienced and old members of the orchestra are removed from their places in
favour of new comers.