A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations: Which are in Daily Use: Taken from the Latin, French, Greek, Spanish and Italian Languages: Together with a Copious Collection of Law-maxims and Law-terms; Translated Into English, with Illustrations Historical and Idiomatic (Google eBook)

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A. Finley, 1824 - Quotations, English - 324 pages
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Page iv - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 71 - Live while you live," the epicure would say, " And seize the pleasures of the present day." ' Live while you live,' the sacred preacher cries, 'And give to GOD each moment as it flies.
Page 107 - ... huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres quodcumque ageret...
Page 171 - ... nam neque quies gentium sine armis neque arma sine stipendiis neque stipendia sine tributis haberi queunt.
Page 58 - In a free country there is much clamour with little suffering; in a despotic state there is little complaint, but much grievance.
Page 123 - Inspicere tanquam in speculum in vitas omnium Jubeo, atque ex aliis sumere exemplum sibi. Lat. TERENCE. "The lives of men should be regarded as a mirror, from which we may take an example and a rule of conduct for ourselves.
Page 251 - of whom," one of the quorum. This description of a justice of peace is taken from the words of his " Dedimus." "Quorum unum" "One of whom," I have appointed NS, Esq., to be. It is also used in another sense: " Such a number to be a quorum," that is, to be of sufficiency to proceed in the business.
Page 30 - To expect one who does not come to lie a-bed and not to sleep to serve and not to be advanced, are three things enough to kill a man.
Page 158 - Wonderful to tell." Miramur ex intervallo fallentia. Lat. "We admire at a distance the things that deceive us." Our sight is apt to misrepresent remote objects, but the deception vanishes on a nearer approach. Mirantur taciti, et dubio pro fulmine pendent. Lat. STATIUS. "They stand in silent astonishment, and wait for the fall of liie yet doubtful thunderbolt." Used to describe a general apprehension and consternation. Mirum. Lat. "Wonderful.
Page 144 - This is certainly a just definition. There cannot be rational freedom, where there are arbitrary restraints. ultima mundi Quo steterit ferienda loco (Lat.) LUCAN. " The remaining liberty of the world, in that precise place, was to be smitten and destroyed.

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