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Page 483 - Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning, and weeping in this valley of tears.
Page 234 - He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Page 334 - Coleseum of Rome ; the Catacombs of Alexandria ; the Great Wall of China; Stonehenge; the Leaning Tower of Pisa ; the Porcelain Tower of Nankin ; the Mosque of St. Sophia at Constantinople.
Page 366 - I with a new one : it is so well worth taking a journey for, that if the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
Page 438 - Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better.
Page 184 - By this tale ye may see, that the old proverb is true, that it is as great a pity to see a woman weep, as a goose to go barefoot.
Page 163 - Parsimony, and not industry, is the immediate cause of the increase of capital. Industry, indeed, provides the subject which parsimony accumulates. But whatever industry might acquire, if parsimony did not save and store up, the capital would never be the greater.
Page 111 - These sayings are true at all times, and equally true that " a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.