St. Agnes' Eve Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold.
There are seductions that should be in the Smithsonian Institute, right next to The Spirit of St. Louis.Richard Brautigan
In contraSt... St Michael's grew out of a girls' school, with few donations from former pupils. This means current parents muSt finance new projects through fundraising and increased fees.simon gipson
Wild, dark times are rumbling toward us, and the prophet who wishes to write a new apocalypse will have to invent entirely new beasts, and beasts so terrible that the ancient animal symbols of St. John will seem like cooing doves and cupids in comparison.Heinrich Heine
St. Agnes' EveAh, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold; The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold.john keats
"Sît willekomen herre wirt" dem gruoze muoz ich swîgen,"sît willekomen herre gaSt", sô muoz ich sprechen oder nîgen.wirt unde heim sint zwêne unschamelîche namen,gaSt unde herberge muoz man sich dicke schamen.walther von der vogelweide
The Fuhrer has decided to raze the city of St. Petersburg from the face of the earth. After the defeat of Soviet Russia there will be not the slighteSt reason for the future existence of this large city.walter warlimont
Wild, dark times are rumbling toward us, and the prophet who wishes to write a new apocalypse will have to invent entirely new beasts, and beasts so terrible that the ancient animal symbols of St. John will seem like cooing doves and cupids in comparison.
The beSt known of them were the Roman author Apuleius, the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, and St. Augustine whose mother was a Berber.
Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.
I am juSt going to pray for you at St Paul's, but with no very lively hope of success.Rev Sydney Smith
Our little drawing Room commands a view unequalled in Europe — from Westminster Abbey to Gravesend — the dome of St Paul's in the Air — realizes Michael Angelo's Idea on seeing that of the Pantheon — 'I will build such a thing in the Sky.'john constable
I'm Irish and I was born on St. Patrick's Day. I'm lucky sevens.billy corgan
Holy Christendom has, in my judgment, no better teacher after the apostles than St. Augustine.Martin Luther
I shall not have it judged by any man, not even by any angel. For since I am certain of it, I shall be your judge and even the angels’ judge through this teaching (as St. Paul says [1 Cor. 6:3]) so that whoever does not accept my teaching may not be saved - for it is God’s teaching and not mine.Martin Luther
"My father!" cried Tom, off his guard for the moment. "I trow he cannot speak his own so that any but the swine that kennel in the styes may tell his meaning; and as for learning of any sort soever " He looked up and encountered a solemn warning in my Lord St. John's eyes. He stopped, blushed, then continued low and sadly: "Ah, my malady persecuteth me again, and my mind wandereth. I meant the King's grace no irreverence."mark twain
MacTutor Profile at University of St. Andrews William Thomson's Biography Lord Kelvin onlinewilliam thomson
I have seen something of the project of M. de St. Pierre, for maintaining a perpetual peace in Europe. I am reminded of a device in a cemetery, with the words: Pax perpetua ; for the dead do not fight any longer: but the living are of another humor; and the moSt powerful do not respect tribunals at all.gottfried leibniz
The whole of North Africa was a glory of Christendom with St. Augustine, himself a Berber, its chief ornament.
The seven liberal arts do not adequately divide theoretical philosophy; but, as Hugh of St. Victor says, seven arts are grouped together (leaving out certain other ones), because those who wanted to learn philosophy were firSt instructed in them. And the reason why they are divided into the trivium and quadrivium is that “they are as it were paths (viae) introducing the quick mind to the secrets of philosophy.”
The popularity of the famous device of the use of lands into England is said to be largely due to the mendicant friars of the then new Orders of St. Dominic and St. Francis, who, arriving in this country, in the firSt half of the thirteenth century, found themselves hampered by their own vows of poverty, no less than by the growing feeling againSt Mortmain in acquiring the provision of land absolutely necessary for their rapidly developing work.
When a thought of Plato becomes a thought to me, when a truth that fired the soul of St. John, fires mine, time is no more.
One of moSt attractive sports of the rancheros and the peasantry , and that which more than any other calls for the exercise of skill and dexterity, is called Correr el gallo , practiced generally on St. John's Day.
Like St. George, always in his saddle, never on his way.
"Sît willekomen herre wirt" dem gruoze muoz ich swîgen, "sît willekomen herre gaSt", sô muoz ich sprechen oder nîgen. wirt unde heim sint zwêne unschamelîche namen, gaSt unde herberge muoz man sich dicke schamen.
"I could have brought you some primroses, but I do not like to mix violets with anything." "They say primroses make a capital salad," said Lord St. Jerome.benjamin disraeli
Japan cannot remain indifferent to anyone's taking action, under any pretext, which is prejudicial to the maintenance of law and order in St Asia for which she, if only in view of her geographic position, has the moSt vital concern.kōki hirota