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|When you study James 3 you find out that you can be perfect if you do not |
stumble in what you say (v2), that the tongue is ... Franklin “You will find that
silence or very gentle words are the most exquisite revenge for insult” —
Unknown Evening, ...
|On the road of agitation, silence drives with a license of dignity and moderation, |
whereas rash speech is overtaking, over speeding and ... -Gershond You will find
that silence or very gentle words are the most exquisite revenge for insult.
|It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as |
insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion ... Gallico, Paul
You will find that silence or very gentle words are the most exquisite revenge for
|Alice had found it very pleasant, and when a reproving thought made advance |
she had indignantly told herself that ... How dare you insult me with such words !
... Is it an insult to tell the beautiful idol of my life that I love her? ... Remember all
the past—all you have been to me l How can you resist me so ? ... For the sake of
him who has been more than father to you i " “Silence 1" he cried; “it is too late.
|Infinite advantages, too numerous to describe, but a few of which 1 will notice, |
take their origin from hence. ... If these thoughts obtain a place in your publication
, I shall be induced, occasionally, to transmit you others, on such subjects as ... It
is the most exquisite and in- " nocent revenge in the world to return " gentle words
, or none at all, to ill lan- " guage. ... desires, but also puts a " discomposedness
and impatience upon " thee, so that thou becomest unable, " either to keep
|Flora must be his, at any price ; and after all, it surely will not be so very difficult to |
obtain her? ... too gentle and tender-hearted 1 Did he not absolutely faint from
excess of emotion when Herbert Lindsey so nairowly escaped death for .... But
that word revenge poinied out a way — dark and tumultuous, but still the only
way ; so raising his voice Lbove tiie soft ... You promise m Flora, and to-morrow /
Y u will need very little preparation, for you are more beautiful in this morning
dress than ...
|there indeed find death ; but we never, never can find honor." " And should ... do |
you think so Emma f " Eugene, infamy is the meed of him who gives the
provocation. A duel ! — it is horrible — that two persons should go out, and cut
each other's throats, for a word, a look, often for nothing ! In an instant ... He
almost wished to scold at his beautiful and gentle Emma. ... But the point of honor
does not permit us to receive an insult in silence, and to bear and retain the
stigma of the outrage.
|You will find in me," she said, her anger flashing up at some peremptory order of |
the baronet'e, “ no tame domestic slave, such as ... in a tone she had never heard
him use before, exclaimed, as he struck his hand down upon the table— “
Silence! silence! ... Compare you to her! it would be indeed to insult the memory
of one too cruelly wronged while living. ... The last words she uttered were the
names of Walter and Ada, imploring a blessing upon the one and a hope to meet
|"You haVe only been waiting an hour and a half," said she ; " what do you |
complain of? ... I was very willing to believe what I was told and to wait
complacently ; but if she wishes to insult me, I will wait no longer ; I am not the
man to allow ...