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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 146
by Edward Gibbon - 1805
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Conquering Success: Or, Life in Earnest

William Mathews - Success - 1903 - 404 pages
...and an imprudent man are synonymous terms." RlOHKLJKU. " Fate is a good excuse for our own will." > " The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators." — GIBBON. How far is worldly success or failure due to luck? There are some persons who, whatever...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...hand to execute.3 chap, xtdii. Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery. Cli-lp. jr\lx. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.4 Chap. brill. Vicissitudes of fortune, which spares neither man nor the proudest of his...
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Medical Sentinel, Volume 12

Medical - 1904
...determinable, are not comparable with the achievements of men of broader experience, it must be remembered that "the winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators." In the literature of every language are to be found many exhaustive treatises setting forth the etiology,...
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Thoughts that Inspire, Volume 1

Maxims - 1905
...procure insults is to submit to them. A man meets with no more respect than he exacts. — HAZLITT. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — GIBBON. The wise prove, and the foolish confess, by their conduct that a life of employment is...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...good use of it. — Rochefoucauld. We are often able because we think we are able. — •/. Hawe». Johnson. Motives imply weakness, »iid the reasoning powers imply — Oibbon. ABSENCE. — Absence from those we love in self from self— a deadly banishraent. —...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...good use of it.— Rochefoucauld. We are often able because we think we are able. — ./. flaute*. e, mutually mix one with the other, and twine inextricably Q'ibbon. ABSENCE. — Absence from those we love in self from self— a deadly bauieuraent.— Shakespeare....
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Social Activities for Men and Boys

Albert Meader Chesley - Amusements - 1910 - 304 pages
...for a month or more on the program, and the stunts are all executed by members of the Associations. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. —Gibbon. burlesque on the Pike. Another time it was an OldFashioncd County Fair. On Thanksgiving...
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Practical Lessons in English Grammar and Composition

Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida Catherine Bender - English language - 1911 - 376 pages
...Marquette and La Salle explored the Mississippi Eiver. 5. The airs and streams renew their joyous tone. 6. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. LESSON XLV COMPOUND PREDICATES 121. The following sentence has only one predicate, but the predicate...
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Higher Lessons in English: A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in ...

Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg - English language - 1913 - 442 pages
...Analysis 1. By the streets of By-and-by,* one arrives at the house of Never. — Spanish Proverb. 2. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. —• Gibbon. > 3. The axis of the earth sticks out visibly through the center of each and every town...
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Vocations for girls

Mary Augusta Laselle, Katherine Ellis Wiley - Vocational guidance - 1913 - 139 pages
...faculties will be strong which are used. — EMERSON. One to-day is worth two to-morrows. — Anon. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator. — GIBBON. Work is the inevitable condition of human life, the true source of human welfare....
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