A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses.
Si tengo la fortuna de que con tu alma mi dolor se integre, te dire entre melanco lico y alegre las singulares cosas de la luna. If I am fortunate enough for your soul to mix with my sorrow, I will tell you, half with melancholy, half with gladness, Unique things about the moon.
Every time the Secretary of Defense tries to get a hand on his many intelligence programs, we hear warnings about the dire consequences to liberty. When you look behind those warnings, what you really see is the CIA trying to preserve its perks.
What dire offence from am'rous causes springs, What mighty contests rise from trivial things.Alexander Pope
Le premier qui, ayant enclos un terrain, s'avisa de dire: 'Ceci est a' moi'et trouva des gens assez simples pour le croire, fut le vrai fondateur de la socie te civile. The first person who fenced in a piece of land, ventured to say: 'This is mine,'and found others simple enough to believe him, was the true founder of civil society.
Canada has an experience of governance of which much of the world stands in dire need. It is a world of increasing dissension and conflict in which a significant contribution is the failure of different ethnic, tribal, religious, or social groups to search for, and agree upon, a common space for harmonious co-existence.aga khan iv
The monk, the inquisitor, and the Jesuit were lords of Spain,— sovereigns of her sovereign, for they had formed the dark and narrow mind of that tyrannical recluse. They had formed the minds of her people, quenched in blood every spark of rising heresy, and given over a noble nation to a bigotry blind and inexorable as the doom of fate. Linked with pride, ambition, avarice, every passion of a rich, strong nature, potent for good and ill, it made the Spaniard of that day a scourge as dire as ever fell on man.francis parkman
Il est plus facile d'être amant que mari, par la raison qu'il est plus difficile d'avoir de l'esprit tous les jours que de dire de jolies choses de temps en temps.honoré de balzac
Il y a une manière de dire ce mot rien entre amants, qui signifie tout le contraire.honoré de balzac
Simone Weil, I maintain this now, is the only great spirit of our times and I hope that those who realize this have enough modesty to not try to appropriate her overwhelming witnessing.
For my part, I would be satisfied if one could say that in my place, with the humble means at my disposal, I served to make known and disseminate her work whose full impact we have yet to measure.
Third, as has often been noted, the pronouncements of the ultra-Darwinists can shake with a religious fervour. Their texts ring with high-minded rhetoric and dire warnings not least of the unmitigated evils of religion all to reveal the path of simplicity and straight thinking.simon conway morris
On aime mieux dire du mal de soi-même que de n'en point parler.françois de la rochefoucauld
Comme c’est le caractère des grands esprits de faire entendre en peu de paroles beaucoup de choses, les petits esprits au contraire ont le don de beaucoup parler, et de ne rien dire.françois de la rochefoucauld
Dans toutes les professions chacun affecte une mine et un extérieur pour paraître ce qu'il veut qu'on le croie. Ainsi on peut dire que le monde n'est composé que de mines.françois de la rochefoucauld
Ainsi on peut dire que non seulement l'âme, miroir d'un univers indestructible, est indestructible, mais encore l'animal même, quoique sa machine périsse souvent en partie, et quitte ou prenne des dépouilles organiques.gottfried leibniz
Comme on craint peu de choquer la vanité, on arrive fort vite en Italie au ton de l'intimité, et à dire des choses personnelles.stendhal
Contentions fierce, Ardent, and dire, spring from no petty cause.walter scott
From hence, let fierce contending nations know What dire effects from civil discord flow.
What dire offence from amorous causes springs, What mighty contests rise from trivial things.Alexander Pope
For the first time in human history, the Buddha admonished, entreated and appealed to people not to hurt a living being, and it is not necessary to offer prayer, praise or sacrifice to gods. With all the eloquence at his command the Buddha vehemently proclaimed that gods are also in dire need of salvation themselves.
So glistered the dire Snake , and into fraud Led Eve, our credulous mother, to the Tree Of Prohibition, root of all our woe.john milton
Poca uva fa la vigna pampinosa; E il dire e il far non son la stessa cosa.
Puisqu'il faut choisir, à mots doux je peux le dire Sans contrefaçon, je suis un garçon Et pour un empire, je ne veux me dévêtir Puisque sans contrefaçon, je suis un garçon (Since I have to choose, softly I can say it Without counterfeiting, I am a boy Even for all the world, I don't want to undress myself Since without counterfeiting, I am a boy)Herman Melville
Canada has an experience of governance of which much of the world stands in dire need. It is a world of increasing dissension and conflict in which a significant contribution is the failure of different ethnic, tribal, religious, or social groups to search for, and agree upon, a common space for harmonious co-existence.
Curs'd be that wretch (Death's factor sure) who brought dire swords into the peaceful world, and taught Smiths (who before could only make The spade, the plough-share, and the rake) Arts, in most cruel wise Man's left to epitomize!Abraham Cowley
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