Second steps to Greek prose composition. [With] Key


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Seite 71 - IT had been hard for him that spake it to have put more truth and untruth together in few words, than in that speech, ' Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Seite lv - Sheriff, and said the young Pretender was so sweet a Prince that flesh and blood could not resist following him; and, lying down to try the block, he said, "If I had a thousand lives, I would lay them all down here in the same cause.
Seite liv - We stayed till, it being darkish, we saw the fire as only one entire arch of fire from this to the other side of the bridge, and in a bow up the hill for an arch of above a mile long : it made me weep to see it.
Seite 88 - Being angry with one who controverts an opinion which you value, is a necessary consequence of the uneasiness which you feel. Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy. And I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.
Seite lv - Tower, for his ill usage of him. He took the axe and felt it, and asked the headsman how many blows he had given Lord Kilmarnock ; and gave him three guineas. Two clergymen, who attended him, coming up, he said, ' No, gentlemen, I believe you have already done me all the service you can...
Seite 100 - He lay fifteen days earnestly expecting his hourly change; and in the last hour of his last day, as his body melted away, and vapoured into spirit, his soul having, I verily believe, some revelation of the beatifical vision, he said, " I were miserable if I might not die "; and after those words, dosed many periods of his faint breath by saying often, " Thy kingdom come, Thy will
Seite lxi - ... examples, that is to say, particular or individual truths. Now all the examples, which confirm a general truth, how numerous soever they may be, are insufficient to establish the universal necessity of this same truth ; for it does not follow, that what has happened will happen always in like manner. For example : the Greeks and Romans and...
Seite liv - So near the fire as we could for smoke; and all over the Thames, with one's face in the wind, you were almost burned with a shower of fire-drops. This is very true ; so as houses were burned by these drops and flakes of fire, three or four, nay, five or six houses, one from another.
Seite 71 - Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little : Magna civitas, magna solitudo...
Seite 74 - Sheriff's guard of halberdiers were ranged on the floor below on the four sides to keep off the crowd. On the scaffold was the block, black like the rest; a square black cushion was placed behind it, and behind the cushion a black chair; on the right were two other chairs for the Earls. The axe leant against the rail, and two masked figures stood like mutes on either side at the back.

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