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|Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own |
advantage in all that happens to them. - Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von Common
sense is the genius of humanity. - Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von Common
Sense is ...
|Her own advantage from these proposals was something which no sensible |
person could doubt. To be removed ... It was more difficult for her to conceive
wherein Mr Wither found his own advantage from this proposal. His evident ...
and was certainly very flattering: 'It is something for a woman to be assured, in
her eight-and-twentieth year, that she has not lost one charm of earlier youth.'48
And, even if ...
|The advantages they found upon enlarging the sphere of their ideas, whether by |
their own endeavours, or the assistance ... too many simple ones ; examine them
on all sides, and, lastly, to lay them before others in the most intelligible manner.
... was doubtless, at first, no more than a miscellaneous collection of marks ; and
consequently sensible bodies were the first ... sometimes produces upon a whole
people, form the most glaring instance of the power of one person over another.
|\Ve have in vain puzzled ourselves to find a word by which to describe this quality|
, or the absence of a quality. ... not long escape the penetration of that order
always on the watch to improve the mistakes of men in ppwer to their own
advantage. ... of them most respectable yeomen, with large families, whose
ancestors had maintained their ground through all the ... a sensible man, who
confines his criticism to the frothy productions of 'hitbread, Calvert, and others-
indeed, he may be ...
|We have in 'ain puzzled ourselves to find a word by which o describe this quality, |
or the absence of a luality. ... The priests ither gave pretty broad hints or spoke
boldly ut, according to the commands of their supe- ior» or their own hostile
feeling. ... in this spring one hundred and thirty-five individuals from the parish of
Kathallan, young and old- many of them most ... true that all printers are critics
that is, the compositors ; for the pressman is a being of a distinct caste a
sensible man, ...
|The wrong education of their princes another cause of the declension of the |
Persian Empire. ... Never had any man more reason than Cyrus to be sensible
how highly necessary a good education is to a young prince. He knew the whole
value of it with regard to himself, and had found all the advantages of it by his
own experience. What he most earnestly recommended to his ofncers,f in that
fine discourse which he made to them after the taking of Babylon, ... happened to
|Compared, indeed, with the more extravagant luxury of the great, his |
accommodation must no doubt appear ... It is common to all men, and to be found
in no other race of animals, which seem to know neither this nor any other
species ... When an animal wants to obtain something either of a man, or of
another animal, it has no other means of persuasion, but ... He will be more likely
to prevail if he can interest their self-love in his favour, and show them that it is for
their own advantage to ...
|If the subjects on the different sides of the Atlantic have different and opposite |
ideas of "justice and propriety," no one ... The bell will be to let each enjoy their
own opinions, without disturbing them when they do not interfere with the
common good. ... this sentiment by all the letters I have received from America,
and by the opinions of all the sensible people who have ... and that the
commission also will be either dissolved if found useless, or filled with more
temperate and prudent men, ...
|TBI WRONG EDUCATION OF THEIR PRINCES ANOTHER- CAUSE OF THE |
DECLENSION OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE. ... Never had any man more reason
than Cyrus to be sensible bow highly necessary a good education is to a young
prince.- He knew the whole value of it with regard to himself, and had found all
the advantages of it by his own experience*.. What he most earnestly
recommended to his officers, in that fine discourse he made to them after the
taking of Babylon, ...
|Almost all the ridicule we see in the world takes its rise from self-ignorance : and |
to this, mankind, by common assent, ascribe it ... As he does not over-esteem
them for those little accidental advantages in which they excel him, so neither
does he ... they happen to hear something not quite agreeable to their former
sentiments, would betake themselves more diligently to ... and infirmities of their
hearers, better than to domineer over their faith, or shoot over their heads, and
seek their own ...