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|Pierre Corneille “If a man could have half of his wishes he would double his |
troubles.” — Benjamin ... Alexander Woollcott “Those who cannot tell what they
desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes.
|My hands and feet move when I will, and they cannot avoid it. ... My feelings vary |
with my thoughts, and refuse to obey my will. ... another and a better dispensation
of philosophy has been introduced, with promise of peace and good will to men ;
a ... and it smote upon the feet of the image of Infidelity which were part of iron
and part of clay, and brake them in pieces. ... eyes away from mere opinions, or
outward forms and deeds, or inward feelings, and bid the inquirer look deeper
|Even the thought that we must die should give more intensity to our sensations |
and sentiments, as we often see in the case of ... Thus, far from discouraging one
from life, pessimism only excites those who love to love more; those who struggle
to ... for we can indefinitely enlarge our ephemeral existence, multiplying our life,
our soul, our powers by the life, the soul, ... for the optimist, being satisfied, what
does he wish to change in himself or in the world, which seems to him the best of
|These were not symbolic, but represented an attempt to build allies who could be |
called upon to support our struggle for ... CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST
WISHES TO COLONEL ALAN R. LYNN HON. ... and the American people cannot
continue to indefinitely fund this administration's gross incompetence, particularly
without ... And there still is little to no oversight — there still is no open and honest
accounting — to keep this administration in check, as they have repeatedly
|the boy stood for the good nature of the American peo 19, who are glad to help |
any set of men defend themse ves against ... I do not wish to excuse the
lawlessness of idle rufiians; nor do I praise the barbaric instincts that came to the
surface during ... this very crowd of ruffians to carry their wards on election day,
we cannot expect they will ever control them successfully. ... These still remain in
the pub ic edifices of that city. open to all —an encouragement and relief from the
struggle for ...
|We do not wish to quench this burning altruism, but we do think that, while it is |
right that a nation, like an individual, should ... ease is not best for the mind or
character, and that each generation should, while being helped by those which
come before, ... Certainly, the ages of struggle in England, as in the case of most
individuals, have been the ages of England's ... We cannot expand continually, if
by expansion is meant constant taking of new territory, because our globe is, after
|Religion, to such a one, has thoughts and visions and sensations, tinged, as it |
were, with a holier and brighter light than fulls on other men. ... it ceitainly was to
be expected that i is affairs would be conducted with becoming dignity and that its
articles woald be free from prejudice and ... them : not that it has openly
condemned them with a decisive " This won't do" — for tho fact could not be
concealed that they did possess real ... Paul and Esther;— I wish they were
growing there still !
|In view of _ these favourable circumstances, existent and in prospect, it will be a |
safe prediction to assert that before the ... be to other nations, to us they must be a
cause of considerable gain for a time in iron, and for an indefinite period in coal.
... He finds ahead only intenser struggle, domestic and international, and nothing
but an increasing accumulation of ... not undersell us at our own door, we do not
wish the street deserted, for we know very well that desertion would mean ruin.
|We cannot affect to treat these utterances with indifference or as signs of little |
moment. ... history of the struggle has shown that these newspapers are
habitually conducted with remarkable judgment and self-restraint. ... But there are
limits in this respect beyond which they cannot reasonably be expected to go,
and beyond which those who know them intimately are ... There is reason to
believe that Lord Lansdowne, whose good wishes to France and whose anxiety
to preserve the ...
|Not only we have no right to expect revelation to tell us everything, but we have |
no right to expect it to be infallible in ... last year in his “Placita Anglo-Normanica”
from the various published chronicles and records in which they were dispersed.
... so formidable a mass of details, and should present the outcome of them in the
best and most manageable literary form. ... and with every desire to profit by what
he has to tell us, we still cannot escape a certain feeling of not being able to see ...