DROWNING is not so pitiful As the attempt to rise. Three times, ’t is said, a sinking man Comes up to face the skies, And then declines forever To that abhorred abode Where hope and he part company, For he is grasped of God. The Maker’s cordial visage, However good to see, Is shunned, we must admit it, Like an adversity.
That cordial drop heaven in our cup has thrown To make the nauseous draught of life go down.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of
For gold in phisike is a cordial; Therefore he loved gold in special.Geoffrey Chaucer
If you have nothing of the spirit of prayer, nothing of the love of the brotherhood, nothing of mortifying the spirit of the world, nothing of growth in grace, of cordial, habitual, persevering obedience to the Divine commands, how can it be that you have been brought nigh by the blood of Christ?gardiner spring
I've always maintained a cordial dislike for indent, because it's usually right.larry wall
It is a subject for congratulation that the great Empire of Brazil has taken the initiatory step toward the abolition of slavery. Our relations with that Empire, always cordial, will naturally be made more so by this act. It is not too much to hope that the Government of Brazil may hereafter find it for its interest, as well as intrinsically right, to advance toward entire emancipation more rapidly than the present act contemplates.ulysses s. grant
To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.thomas fuller
Encounters between strangers in the desert, while rare, were occasions of mutual suspicion , and masked by initial preparations on both sides for an incident that might prove either cordial or warlike.
For gold in phisik is a cordial; Therefore he lovede gold in special.Geoffrey Chaucer
Hope, like a cordial, innocent, though strong, Man's heart, at once, inspirits, and serenes, Nor makes him pay his wisdom for his joys.Edward Young
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