It is a Yorkshire habit to say what you think with blunt frankness, and old Ben Weatherstaff was a Yorkshire moor man."
Would it have helped ben Hur if Christ had not been crucified?
For of fortunes sharpe adversitee The worst kynde of infortune is this, A man to han ben in prosperitee, And it remembren, whan it passed is.Geoffrey Chaucer
Però ne la giustizia sempiternala vista che riceve il vostro mondo,com' occhio per lo mare, entro s'interna;che, ben che da la proda veggia il fondo,in pelago nol vede; e nondimenoèli, ma cela lui l'esser profondo.dante alighieri
Chi alloggia alia prima osteria in ch’ ei avviene, trova ben spesso la mala notte.filippo baldinucci
For fro what partie of the Erthe, that men duelle, outher aboven or benethen, it semethe always to hem that duellen, that thei gon more righte than ony other folk. And righte as it semethe to us, that thei ben undre us, righte so it semethe hem, that wee ben undre hem.john mandeville
Prendiam il dolce ognihor che torlo accade,Se ben d’amar alquanto ivi gustiamo;Ch’ al mondo huom mai non è beato a pieno.alessandro piccolomini
Io per mi pensava che in un giovine l’esser innamorato fusse il condimento di tutte le sue virtù, e che se ben alcun fusse una profonda sentina di vitii, Amor fusse bastante a sollevarlo in un momento fino a le stelle.alessandro piccolomini
È ver quel che si diceIl ben e ’l mal comincia nolle fasce.giovanni rucellai
Non hanno gli huomini maggior nimico che la troppa prosperità, perchè gli fa impotenti di se medesimi, licentiosi et arditi al male, e cupidi di turbare il ben proprio con cose nuove.francesco sansovino
Rimembrar il ben perduto Fa più meschino lo presente stato.niccolò forteguerri
On a nygth, as this creatur lay in hir bedde wyth hir husbond, sche herd a sownd of melodye so swet and delectable, hir thowt, as sche had ben in paradyse. And therwyth sche styrt owt of hir bedde and seyd, "Alas, that evyr I dede synne, it is ful mery in hevyn."margery kempe
It hath and schal ben everemor That love is maister wher he wile.
Rimembrar il ben perduto Fa più meschino lo presente stato.
È ver quel che si dice Il ben e ’l mal comincia nolle fasce.
È poco male Quel fallo poi che al fin in ben riesse.
On the platform stood a policeman of normal proportions, and instead of a revolver and a truncheon he carried a copy of ben Hur translated into Irish, which he was evidently studying for an examination important to his professional advancement. MrThewless realised that the imperial might of Great Britain lay behind him and that in front was the philosophic republic of Mr de Valera.John Innes Mackintosh Stewart
Under bare ben Bulben's head In Drumcliffe churchyard Yeats is laid, An ancestor was rector there Long years ago; a church stands near, By the road an ancient Cross. No marble, no conventional phrase, On limestone quarried near the spot By his command these words are cut: Cast a cold eye On life, on death. Horseman, pass by!
Don't you remember sweet Alice, ben Bolt?Sweet Alice, whose hair was so brown;Who wept with delight when you gave her a smile,And trembled with fear at your frown!thomas dunn english
What do you think of Puccini ? [ Britten : "I think his operas are dreadful." ] No, ben, you are wrong. He wrote marvellous operas, but dreadful music.dmitri shostakovich
Polonius asked Hamlet what he was reading. 'Words, words, words,' said Hamlet, and called the writer a ' satirical rogue.' ben Butler was seen in a railroad train reading what appeared to be a law book, and was asked, 'Are you reading law, general?' 'No,' said he; 'only a volume of Massachusetts reports.'
There are 166 volumes of Massachusetts reports, 165 volumes of United States Supreme Court reports, and hundreds and thousands of reports of other States. Every year adds to the reports of the Courts of this country about 250 volumes and about sixty volumes of text-books. 'Words, words, words.' ben Butler to the contrary notwithstanding, all of these words are law unless they have been pronounced obiter dicta .
Abou ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace.leigh hunt
ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms.thomas hood
Go ben, and forgive me...
Yeshua 's mother was Miriam [Mary] … This is as they say about her in the Pumbeditha: This one strayed from [was unfaithful to] her husband. … He is guilty as a beguiler who says, "I will worship (other gods)," … In the case of any one who is liable to death penalties enjoined in the Law, it is not proper to lie in wait for him except he be a beguiler … [as] they did to ben Stada whom they hanged on the eve of the Passover. … The husband of his mother was called Stada, and her seducer Pandera.
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