Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore Of nicely calculated less or more.
But Cristes lore, and his apostles twelve, He taughte, but first he folwed it him-selve.Geoffrey Chaucer
In our lore, the Jewish family was an inviolate haven against every form of menace, from personal isolation to gentile hostility. Regardless of internal friction and strife, it was assumed to be an indissoluble consolidation? Family indivisibility, the first commandment.philip roth
J'ai fait la magique e tude Du Bonheur, que nul n'e lude. I studied the magic lore of Happiness Which no one can escape." 1872 Derniers vers, Fe" tes de la faim,'O saisons, o" cha" teaux!'.
I find that many modern fantasies explain things away far too easily, which makes a lot of it overly familiar (to me, anyway). Real myths are often strange and startlingly unfamiliar, and don't always give up their meanings easily; you have to tease them out, and for me, that's one of the pleasures of reading older collections of lore.elizabeth hand
Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore Of nicely calculated less or more.william wordsworth
I had an interesting day's reading yesterday, with the sudden sensaton of being in close contact with what I was reading. [...] But as for reading how curious it is: all these books, their lore of the ages, waiting to be embraced but usually slipping out of one's nerveless hands on to the floor. When one reads properly it is as if a third person is present.E. M. Forster, Selected Letters: Letter 419, to William Plomer, 12 December 1957.
Blade Runner is a rare science fiction movie so full of material that pages can be written about it without scratching the surface. A review like this can provide little more than an overview. A detailed exploration of the movie, its style, and its mysteries requires dedication that only someone immersed in Blade Runner lore can provide.james berardinelli
But Cristes lore, and his apostles twelve, He taught; but first he folwed it himselve.Geoffrey Chaucer
I had an interesting day's reading yesterday, with the sudden sensaton of being in close contact with what I was reading. [...] But as for reading how curious it is: all these books, their lore of the ages, waiting to be embraced but usually slipping out of one's nerveless hands on to the floor. When one reads properly it is as if a third person is present.e. m. forster
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.H.P. Lovecraft, "The White Ship" (Quotes)
[So], along side the corpus mundi , or body , the aspect of material form, the physical world of matter we experience with our senses, traditional lore places the spiritual mundi [soul], the essential life-energy of the world, and the anima mundi , the soul of the world, its consciousness and innate intelligence .Peter Abelard, in Desiring Discourse: The Literature of Love, Ovid Through Chaucer, p.27
If the Bible is only human lore, and not divine truth, then we have no real answer to those who say, "Let's pick the best out of all religions and blend it all into Pan-Deism - one world religion with one god made out of many".J. Sidlow Baxter, Our Bible: The Most Critical Issue (1991).
'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before.thomas campbell
Real myths are often strange and startlingly unfamiliar, and don't always give up their meanings easily; you have to tease them out, and for me, that's one of the pleasures of reading older collections of lore.elizabeth hand
With all his learning and all his lore; And the Judge would have bartered Maud's fair face For more refinement and social...Bret Harte, in The Poetical Works: Including the Drama of "The Two Men of Sandy Bar" of Bret Harte (Google eBook), Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1882, p.267
He became at last the most hardy of living Men, skilled in their crafts and lore, and was yet more than they; for he was elven-wise, and there was a light in his eyes that when they were kindled few could endure. His face was sad and stern because of the doom that was laid on him, and yet hope dwelt ever in the depths of his heart, from which mirth would arise at times like a spring from the rock.J. R. R. Tolkien, in Appendices to The Lord of the Rings, of Aragorn Elessar
Fëanor, being come to his full might, was filled a new thought, or it may be that some shadow of foreknowledge came to him of the doom that drew near; and he pondered how the light of the Trees, the glory of the Blessed Realm, might be preserved imperishable. Then he began a long and secret labour, and he summoned all his lore, and his power, and his subtle skill; and at the end of all he made the Silmarils.J. R. R. Tolkien, in The Silmarillion (1977), The Quenta Silmarillion
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can. Sweet is the lore which Nature brings; Our meddling intellect Mis-shapes the beauteous forms of things: We murder to dissect. Enough of science and of art; Close up those barren leaves; Come forth and bring with you a heart That watches and receives.william wordsworth
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