Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment. Samuel known as Dr Johnson Johnson
In The Idler, no.58, 26 May.
Securitycan only be obtained bya scheme by whichthe nations of Europe and outside agree together that all will guarantee each, and each will guarantee all. The purposes ofthewar will be attained ifthereisa League of Nations with an absolute and decisive veto upon any mere aggression, and consideration of any legitimate claims that any of the countries engaged in the war may be able to make good. Hastings Bernard Lees-Smith
House of Commons, 21 Oct.
It has lately been brought to my knowledge That the Ministers fully design To suppress each cathedral and college, And eject every learned divine. To assist this detestable scheme Three nuncios from Rome are come over; They left Calais on Monday by steam, And landed to dinner at Dover. 1st Baron
'The Country Clergyman's Trip to Cambridge', stanza 2. A satiricalpoem against the opposition to Catholic emancipation.
The Socialists can scheme their schemes and the Liberals can dream their dreams, but we, at least, have work to do. Hugh MacLennan
Speech at the Conservative Party Conference.
It is impossible to understand the economic system in which we are living if we try to interpret it as a rational scheme.It has to be understood as an awkward phase in a continuing process of historical development. Edwin Arlington Robinson
Economics: an Awkward Corner.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants, by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes. Jonathan SwiftSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Thoughts onVarious Subjects.
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