Notes and References The first difficulty in writing about this subject is that the term 'Jew' has been used during the last years with two rather different meanings. To understand this, let us imagine ourselves in the year
I've spent hundreds of hours tracing down original works for verification as well as culling hundreds more new entries not on any other website. With the help of Google Books' digitization of so many old precious texts and my own collection of dusty books, I've added the results of these efforts to my existing lifelong compilation, and there are now nearly nearly entries.
He is indeed correct, and I am grateful to those who came before me and left clues for where to focus some of my searches. As far as I am aware, this page is by far the world's largest collection of quotations about quotations.
Many will read the book before one thinks of quoting a passage. As soon as he has done this, that line will be quoted east and west. Ad Augustum," s Quotations will tell the full measure of meaning, if you have enough of them.
Reading Henry James, for example, I have muttered to myself, "C'mon, Henry, turn down the brilliance a notch, so I can get some reading done.
Familiar EssaysIt is a pleasure to be able to quote lines to fit any occasion DeVault One of my laws of quotation is that however sure you are that you have attributed a quotation correctly, an earlier source will be pointed out to you. A great man quotes bravely and will not draw on his invention when his memory serves him with a word as good.
Through the centuries quotation collectors have saved quotations that would otherwise be lost. There is such an endless variety of blossoms on every side—so much to charm the eye, and woo the touch, that he who merely aims at arranging a suitable wreath, is apt to fail, from the very profusion of materials that are scattered around him.
A Dictionary of Quotations I fancy mankind may come, in time, to write all aphoristically, except in narrative; grow weary of preparation, and connection, and illustration, and all those arts by which a big book is made.
For, Quotation must not be confined to passages adduced out of authors. He who cites the opinion, or remark, or saying of another, whether it has been written or spoken, is certainly one who quotes; and this we shall find to be universally practiced.
XXII, Quotation is more universal and more ancient than one would perhaps believe. Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, June He wrapped himself in quotations—as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
I am, I may as well face it, more quotatious than an old stock-market ticker-tape machine, except that you can't unplug me. Familiar Essays[T]here is no richer treasure than a collection of the beautiful thoughts and maxims of the world's literati Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind.
James's Library, I'm discovering that everybody is a closet quotesmith. Just give them a chance. Hamilton What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings—they are so trite, so threadbare, that we can hardly bring our lips to utter them.
None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teaching cannot go far wrong. How easy that seems! Has any one ever done so? Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others?
Not since the world began! He must pass through the fire. I got into it originally while trying to break an addiction to candy. I kicked candy and now seem to be stuck with quotations, which are attacking my brain instead of my teeth.
When I find a choice one I pounce on it like a lepidopterist. My day is made. When I lose one because I did not copy it out at once I feel bereft. I think there is wisdom in these pages but I know there is nonsense too.Preface to the 'Home Education' Series. The educational outlook is rather misty and depressing both at home and abroad.
That science should be a staple of education, that the teaching of Latin, of modern languages, of mathematics, must be reformed, that nature and handicrafts should be pressed into service for the training of the eye and hand, that boys and girls must learn to write English.
What is the Benedict Option? Start with this famous paragraph from philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre’s book After Virtue. It is always dangerous to draw too precise parallels between one.
The climax occurs in Act V when Isabella reveals Angelo as a villain (although everyone forgives him), Claudio gains his freedom, and wedding bells ring for three couples.
Isabella does not approve of her brother's actions at all, but she pleads for his life out of loyalty and sisterly devotion.
She is a spiritual person who starts off wanting to become a nun, however her decision to enter a convent is never explained.
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The Spanish “Reconquest” of the Iberian peninsula ends in January with the conquest of Granada, the last city held by the Moors.
(22) In 1 Bla. Com, , it is contended, that, unless in cases where the natural law or conscience dictates the observance of municipal laws, it is optional, in a moral view, to observe the positive law, or to pay the penalty where detected in the breach: but that doctrine, as regards the moral duty to observe laws, has been justly refuted.
See Sedgwick's Commentaries, 61; 2 Box.