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Page 461 - ... these men will not be hindered from accomplishing at their best speed the distance which they have to go, either by snow, or rain, or heat, or by the darkness of night.
Page 363 - I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot: they amount to fourteen. O man! place not thy confidence in this present world!
Page 485 - When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family.
Page 162 - And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you.
Page 327 - ... their wives as they do their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. Observe that no one ever hates his own flesh; no, he nourishes it and takes care of it as Christ cares for the church— for we are members of his body.
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Page 149 - ... the University of Paris; whereby we may see that the lance has never blunted the pen, nor the pen the lance.
Page 240 - You must entirely renounce your own will — ' 'And entirely submit to that of another — ' 'You must fast when you are hungry — ' 'Keep watch when you are weary...
Page 28 - I'll bet she can put in his place any knight-errant now or to come who has her for wife. God, what a woman she is! What a pair of lungs she has, and what an arm! I remember one day she climbed to the top of the church...