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ne  adv.  Not; never. (Obs.) "He never yet no villany ne said." Note: Ne was formerly used as the universal adverb of negation, and survives in certain compounds, as never (= ne ever) and none (= ne one). Other combinations, now obsolete, will be found in the Vocabulary, as nad, nam, nil. See Negative, 2.






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"Ne" Quotes from Famous Books



... Apres votre "Mechanism of the Heavens," le philosophique ouvrage "Connexion of the Physical Sciences" avait ete l'objet de ma constante admiration. Je l'ai lu en entier et puis relu dans la septieme edition qui a paru en 1846 dans les tems ou nous etions plus calme, ou l'orage politique ne grondait que de loin. L'auteur de l'imprudent "Cosmos" devoit saluer plus que tout autre la "Geographie Physique" de Mary Somerville. J'ai su me la procurer des les premieres semaines par les soins de notre ami commun le Chev. Bunsen. ...
— Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville • Mary Somerville

... "Ne'er to the mansions where the mighty rest, Since their foundations, came a nobler guest; Nor e'er was to the bowers of bliss conveyed A purer saint or ...
— A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee • John Esten Cooke

... an hour, we stopped for breakfast. In the absence of cutlery, it was a ragged meal, but what mattered that? We were for letting the world slip—we should ne'er ...
— The Brother of Daphne • Dornford Yates

... whose bases and other housings were black, but all besprent with fair lilys of silver sheen. Whereas Sir Percivale bestrode a red horse, with a tawny mane and tail; whose trappings were all to-smirched with mud and mire; and his armour was wondrous rosty to behold, ne could he by any art furbish it again; so that as the sun in his going down shone twixt the bare trunks of the trees, full upon the knights twain, the one did seem all shining with light, and the other all to glow with ruddy fire. Now it came about in this wise. For Sir Percivale, ...
— Phantastes - A Faerie Romance for Men and Women • George MacDonald

... eat of things that are unclean, From all that I have said let her refrain. Manoah said unto the angel, stay With us, till we have dress'd a kid, I pray. But he reply'd, though thou shalt me detain, I'll eat no bread, but if thou dost design A sacrifice unto the Lord, then offer: For ne'er till now, Manoah did discover It was a man of God he spake unto. Then said he to the angel, Let me know Thy name, that when these things shall be perform'd, The honour due to thee may be return'd. Whereto the man of God made this reply, Why askest thou, since 'tis a mystery? So he ...
— The Works of John Bunyan • John Bunyan

... swain in lady's bower Ne'er panted for the appointed hour As I, until before me stand This rebel chieftain ...
— My Lady of the North • Randall Parrish

... slept in down and satin all your years, Within the circle Lanciotto charmed Round Rimini with his most potent sword!— Fellows whose brows would melt beneath a casque, Whose hands would fray to grasp a brand's rough hilt, Who ne'er launched more than braggart threats at foes!— Girlish companions of luxurious girls!— Danglers round troubadours and wine-cups!—Men Whose best parts are their clothes! bundles of silk, Scented like summer! rag-men, nothing ...
— Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: Francesca da Rimini • George Henry Boker

... Thou Poet of unconquerable health, With youth far-stretching, through the golden wealth Of autumn, to Death's frostful, friendly cold; The never-blenching eyes, that did behold Life's fair and foul, with measureless content, And gaze ne'er sated, saddened as they bent Over the dying soldier in the fold Of thy large comrade love:—then broke the tear! War-dream, field-vigil, the bequeathed kiss, Have brought old age to thee; yet, Master, now, Cease not thy song to us; lest we should ...
— Walt Whitman Yesterday and Today • Henry Eduard Legler

... The flourishing of trumps, When Parliament took up our wrongs, And manned the legal pumps. Those noble Acts (they said) would end Obstructions and delay, And ne'er again would litigants The piper have ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 30, 1892 • Various

... town she troll'd by him; A lang half-mile she could descry him; Wi' kindly bleat, when she did spy him. She ran wi' speed; A friend mair faithfu' ne'er cam' ...
— The Book of Household Management • Mrs. Isabella Beeton

... buried at Mount Kagu on the confines of Izumo and Hoki. Now the land of Yomi generally interpreted "underworld"—which Izanagi visited in search of Izanami, was really identical with Yomi-shima, located between the provinces of Hoki and Izumo, and Ne-no-Kuni*—commonly taken to mean the "netherland"—subsequently the place of Susanoo's banishment, was in fact a designation of Izumo, or had the more extensive application of the modern Sanin-do and Sanyo-do (districts in the shadow of the hill and ...
— A History of the Japanese People - From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era • Frank Brinkley and Dairoku Kikuchi

... le contraire, chere. Lui, c'est moins; il est flatte. Il la trouve une femme intelligente,' he laughed. 'Mais elle! Tu est folle de ne pas voir ca, Edith. ...
— Love at Second Sight • Ada Leverson

... capitally well without him, but after all he could not help being conqueror in so just and inevitable a war. The old proverb suddenly changed from a pebble to a diamond, and he thanked the philosopher more than once who had first reminded the world that faint heart ne'er won fair lady; presently he grew sad, as lovers will, and became paler and less vigorous, and made his friends wonder a good deal, until they at last suspected his sweet sorrow, and ranged themselves ...
— A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches • Sarah Orne Jewett

... Lucy, Knight, seeing him right opposite, on the farther side of the long table, and fearing no disadvantage, did frown upon him with great dignity; then, deigning ne'er a word to the culprit, turned he his face toward his chaplain, Sir Silas Gough, who stood beside him, and said unto him most courteously, and unlike unto one who in his ...
— Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare • Walter Savage Landor

... Mania (ma'ne-ah). A variety of insanity characterized by wild excitement, hallucinations, delusions and ...
— Mother's Remedies - Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remedies from Mothers - of the United States and Canada • T. J. Ritter

... my soul, be ne'er afraid, On Him who thee and all things made Do thou all calmly rest; Whate'er may come, where'er we go, Our Father in the heavens must know In all ...
— Daily Strength for Daily Needs • Mary W. Tileston

... artifices, of all romantic schools, are "local colour" and "the picturesque." "Vers l'an de grace 1827," writes Prosper Merimee, "j'etais romantique. Nous disions aux classiques; vos Grecs ne sont pas des Grecs, vos Romains ne sont pas des Romains; vous ne savez pas donner a vos compositions la couleur locale. Point de salut sans ...
— A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century • Henry A. Beers

... M'en allant promener, J'ai trouve l'eau si belle Que je m'y suis baigne ... Il y a longtemps que je t'aime, Jamais je ne t'oublierai... ...
— Maria Chapdelaine - A Tale of the Lake St. John Country • Louis Hemon

... (restraining) the mind, the ascetic should sit self-restrained. One necessarily becomes that on which one's mind is set. This is an eternal mystery. That which has the unmanifest for its beginning and gross qualities for its end, has been said to have Ne-science for its indication. But do you understand that whose nature is destitute of qualities? Of two syllables is Mrityu (death); of three syllable is the eternal Brahman. Mineness is death, and the reverse of mineness is the eternal.[159] Some men ...
— The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 • Kisari Mohan Ganguli

... vestrorum?" et, "Quis exquisivit ista de manibus vestris?" sed illam DEI industriam sentiat, qua populum pronum in idololatriam et transgressionem ejusmodi officiis religioni su voluit adstringere, quibus superstitio sculi agebatur, ut ab ea avocaret illos, sibi jubens fieri quasi desideranti, ne simulacris faciendis delinqueret.' (Conf. Gal. iii. 19.) Sed prvidens sapientissimus DEUS, fore, ut hoc ipsius propositum populus obtusi pectoris non intelligeret, post latam istam carnalem legem, prcepit Mosi, ut Israelitis novum foedus promulgaret, seu potius ut vetus illud, cum Abrahamo ...
— Inspiration and Interpretation - Seven Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford • John Burgon

... it fret, you would suppose It ne'er had seen its own red rose, Nor after gentle shower Had ever smell'd it rose's scent, Or it could ne'er be discontent With its own ...
— Books for Children - The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 3 • Charles and Mary Lamb

... in compendious treatises for practice that form is not to be disallowed; but in the true handling of knowledge men ought not to fall either on the one side into the vein of Velleius the Epicurean, Nil tam metuens quam ne dubitare aliqua de revideretur: nor, on the other side, into Socrates, his ironical doubting of all things; but to propound things sincerely with more or less asseveration, as they stand in a man's own judgment proved ...
— The Advancement of Learning • Francis Bacon

... spirit, seer, I've watched and sought my life-time long; Sought him in heaven, hell, earth and air— An endless search, and always wrong! Had I but seen his glorious eye Once light the clouds that 'wilder me, I ne'er had raised this coward cry To cease to think, and cease to be; I ne'er had called oblivion blest, Nor, stretching eager hands to death, Implored to change for senseless rest This ...
— Emily Bront • A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson

... blest was he who'd ne'er consent With Wilberforce to walk, Nor dined with Soapy Sam, nor let The Bishop hear ...
— The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions - Joints In Our Social Armour • James Runciman

... "Not ne'er a one, sir," replied the gunner; "and I ar'n't seen anything but two or three pigeons and an old ...
— In the King's Name - The Cruise of the "Kestrel" • George Manville Fenn

... reversus ab hostibus ultor Intrabis patriae libera regna meae; Tune meliora student nostrae tibi carmina musae, Tunc tua, maxime rex, Martia facta canam. Tu modo versiculis ne spernas vilibus ausum Auguror et res est ista futura brevi! Sis foelix, fortisque diu, vive optlme princeps, Omnia, et ...
— Sidonia The Sorceress V2 • William Mienhold

... him, To the minstrel, grimly begging As the sunset-fire grew dim. The rich said "You are welcome." Yea, even the rich were good. How strange that in their feasting His songs were understood! The doors of the poor were open, The poor who had wandered too, Who had slept with ne'er a roof-tree Under the wind and dew. The minds of the poor were open, Their dark mistrust was dead. They loved his wizard stories, They bought his rhymes with bread. Those were his days of glory, Of faith in his fellow-men. Therefore, to-day the ...
— General William Booth enters into Heaven and other Poems • Vachel Lindsay

... one? Did you ne'er give, nor lend Relief to neighbor, suppliant, friend?" The dying eyes were closed—he thought On all ...
— Idle Hour Stories • Eugenia Dunlap Potts

... eloquence et force. Il dit que la question n'etoit pas reduite, comme la Chambre des Communes le pretendoit, a guerir des jalousies et defiances, qui avoient lieu dans les choses incertaines; mais que ce qui ce passoit ne l'etoit pas, qu'il y avoit une armee sur pied qui subsistoit, et qui etoit remplie d'officiers Catholiques, qui ne pouvoit etre conservee que pour le renversement des loix, et que la subsistance de ...
— The History of England from the Accession of James II. - Volume 2 (of 5) • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... awful lamentations of a soul in hell. It would be enough to melt your heart, if it was as hard as adamant. You would fall upon your knees and plead for God's mercy, as a famished person would for food, or as a dying criminal would for a pardon. We soon, very soon, must go the way whence we shall ne'er return. Our names will be struck off the records of the living, and enrolled in the vast catalogues of the dead. But may it ne'er be numbered with the damned.—I hope it will please God to set you at your liberty, and that you may see the sins and follies of your ...
— The Pirates Own Book • Charles Ellms

... Jai appris a cette occasion que tout se fait par forme a la cour, suivant un protocole de medecin, en sorte que c'est un miracle d'elever un prince et une princesse. La nourrice n'a d'autres fonctions que de donner a teter a l'enfant quand on le lui apporte; elle ne peut pas lui toucher. Il y a des remueuses et femmes preposees pour cela, mais qui n'ont point d'ordre a recevoir de la nourrice. Il y a des heures pour remuer l'enfant, trois ou quatre fois dans la journee. Si l'enfant dort, on le reveille pour le remuer. Si, apres avoir ete change, il fait dans ...
— The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) - The Ancient Regime • Hippolyte A. Taine

... mind has mountains; cliffs of fall Frightful, sheer, no-man-fathomed. Hold them cheap May who ne'er hung there. Nor does long our small Durance deal with that steep or deep. Here! creep, Wretch, under a comfort serves in a whirlwind: all Life death does end and ...
— Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins - Now First Published • Gerard Manley Hopkins

... "Faint heart ne'er won fair lady," returned Erle, lightly; and then, as he saw the tears in Fern's eyes, his manner changed. "You must not trouble yourself about it," he said, kindly; "it will be Percy's own fault if ...
— Wee Wifie • Rosa Nouchette Carey

... Duke Alba, Which two knights their fame have proved, One was my own valiant brother, The other was my heart's beloved. And I thought that I should crown them, Doubly bright with glory's prize, And a widow's veil is falling Doubly o'er my weeping eyes, For the brave knights ne'er again Will be found mid ...
— The Two Captains • Friedrich de La Motte-Fouque

... at the Y. M. C. A. sociable? Well, you must excuse me, but I was sure I had. Of course I didn't if you was never there; but you know in a big city like this you're always meeting somebody that's ne-e-early somebody else that you know—oh! didn't you ask me—oh, yes! Madame Beausoleil! Yes, she lives here, she and her daughter. But she's not in. Oh! I'm sorry. Neither of them is here. She's not in the city; hasn't been for two weeks. They're coming back; we're expecting them ...
— Bonaventure - A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana • George Washington Cable

... expedition of Hadrian is cited by his biographer, Aelius Spartianus, as the most noteworthy example of that invincible activity which led him to take personal cognizance of every region in his Empire: "Ante omnes enitebatur ne quid otiosum vel emeret aliquando vel pasceret." His contempt for slothful self-indulgence finds vent in his reply to the doggerel verses of Florus, ...
— Early Britain—Roman Britain • Edward Conybeare

... also on thine honor, Thou wilt go not to the village, When desire for dance impels thee, Wilt not visit village-dances." Thus the two made oath together, Registered their vows in heaven, Vowed before omniscient Ukko, Ne'er to go to war vowed Ahti, Never to the dance, Kyllikki. Lemminkainen, full of joyance, Snapped his whip above his courser, Whipped his racer to a gallop, And these words the hero uttered: "Fare ye well, ye Sahri-meadows, Roots of firs, and stumps of birch-trees. That I wandered through in summer, ...
— The Kalevala (complete) • John Martin Crawford, trans.

... with fond pretence; let winter come With snow that strikes the heaviest footfall dumb. We know the worst, and face his rage with glee; And, though the world without be ne'er so glum, Sit by the hearth, and ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101. October 24, 1891 • Various

... sleep, and climbed over and round the lumbering vehicle to the back-door, now climbed round and over again to the banquette. The sixth passenger squeezed himself back into the corner, and resumed:—"M. Dubois ne m'attend pas: d'ailleurs je ne le connais pas: c'est egal; je me nicherai chez lui pour une huitaine de jours: j'y ferai de bonnes affaires." All this was of course as unintelligible to the other passengers as it would have been uninteresting if we had cared to listen ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845 • Various

... and, touching his hat, exclaimed, "Noa, sir—noa, thank ye. It 'ud ne'er do for me to ride wi' the young squires; I know my place better ...
— The Gilpins and their Fortunes - A Story of Early Days in Australia • William H. G. Kingston

... duty here. At the inn, after dinner, I fell into conversation with a Belgian priest, and as I was dressed in black he fancied I was one of the cloth, and he asked me if I were a Belgian, for that I spoke French with a Belgian accent; "Apparemment Monsieur est ecclesiastique?—Monsieur, je suis ne Anglais et protestant." He then began to talk about and declaim against the French Revolution, for that is the doctrine now constantly dinned into the ears of all those who take orders; and he concluded by saying that things would never go on well in Europe ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... Jambudvipa to the general body of all the monks, and then redeemed it from them with money. This he did three times." North from the tope three hundred or four hundred paces, king Asoka built the city of Ne-le. In it there is a stone pillar, which also is more than thirty feet high, with a lion on the top of it. On the pillar there is an inscription recording the things which led to the building of Ne-le, with the number of the year, the day, ...
— Chinese Literature • Anonymous

... can be given in a single sentence (p. 65), is as follows:—"Il resulte, de tous les faits que j'ai rappeles, que les sens, l'imagination et la pensee ellememe, si elevee, si abstraite qu'on la suppose, ne peuvent s'exercer sans eveiller un sentiment correlatif, et que ce sentiment se traduit directement, sympathiquement, symboliquement ou metaphoriquement, dans toutes les spheres des organs exterieurs, qui la racontent tous, suivant leur mode d'action ...
— The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals • Charles Darwin

... abandoning all these courses which have landed thee in poverty, O my son; and shunning songstresses and commune with the inexperienced and the society of loose livers, male and female. All such pleasures as these are for the sons of the ne'er-do-well, not for the scions of the Kings thy peers." Herewith Zayn al-Asnam sware an oath to bear in mind all she might say to him, never to gainsay her commandments, nor deviate from them a single hair's breadth; to abandon all she should forbid him, and to fix his thoughts upon rule ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 3 • Richard F. Burton

... quarante-quatre, le premier aout est ne en legitime mariage et le lendemain a ete baptise par moy cure soussigne Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine, fils de Messire Jacques Philippe de Monet, chevalier de Lamarck, seigneur des Bazentin grand et ...
— Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution - His Life and Work • Alpheus Spring Packard

... France went up the hill, With twenty thousand men; The King of France came down the hill, And ne'er went up again. ...
— The Nursery Rhyme Book • Unknown

... part votre art qui est noble et sincere ... peine car je sens la tristesse au coeur quand je vois une belle et genereuse nature de femme, donner son ame a l'art—comme vous le faites—quand c'est la vie meme, votre coeur meme qui parle tendrement, douleureusement, noblement sous votre jeu. Je ne puis me debarrasser d'une certaine tristesse quand je vois des artistes si nobles et hauts tels que vous et Irving.... Si vous etes si forts de soumettre (avec un travail continu) la vie a l'art, il faut done vous admirer comme des forces ...
— The Story of My Life - Recollections and Reflections • Ellen Terry

... sunshine beautifies the shower, As smiles through teardrops seen, Ask of its June, the long-hushed heart, [20] What hath the record been? And thou wilt find that harmonies, In which the Soul hath part, Ne'er perish young, like things of earth, In records ...
— Miscellaneous Writings, 1883-1896 • Mary Baker Eddy

... singular - taing) and 7 states (pyi ne-myar, singular - pyi ne) divisions: Ayeyarwady, Bago, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Tanintharyi, Yangon states: Chin State, Kachin State, Kayin State, Kayah State, Mon State, ...
— The 2005 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

... their candid belief avow, That, if Richard lived in England now, And his lot were only a common one, He ne'er had meddled with kings or states, But might have been a bruiser of pates And champion now of the "heavy weights,"— ...
— Atlantic Monthly Vol. 6, No. 33, July, 1860 • Various

... ne sais quoi strain of mystery about the matter, and I would wager that the parents of this baby are well-to-do," ...
— The Grandee • Armando Palacio Valds

... {Sold ne}atly boxed, and with full and explicit directions for applying; as also a {} prescription for a Tonic, Healing and Astringent Lotion, to be used ...
— Manhood Perfectly Restored • Unknown

... the happy above happiest men I read; that, sitting like a looker on Of this world's stage, dost note with critic pen The sharp dislikes of each condition; And, as one careless of suspicion, Ne fawnest for the favour of the great; Ne fearest foolish reprehension Of faulty men, which danger to thee threat; But freely dost, of what thee list, entreat, Like a great lord of peerless liberty; Lifting the good up to high honour's seat, And the evil damning over more to die; For life and death ...
— Spenser - (English Men of Letters Series) • R. W. Church

... Soeur buzzed a mild frenzy of "Il ne faut pas toucher" about our ears, but, all unheeding, we clasped the hot hands and crooned over him. After the dreary months of separation, love overruled wisdom. Mere prudence was not strong enough to keep ...
— A Versailles Christmas-Tide • Mary Stuart Boyd

... the worst of all! It'll just kill t' squire! There's ne'ery doubt in the world about that. It'll be the very death of t' ...
— The Small House at Allington • Anthony Trollope

... morn be ever mourn'd Saw him in shootin graith adorn'd, [attire] While pointers round impatient burn'd, Frae couples freed; But oh! he gaed and ne'er return'd! Tam Samson's dead! ...
— Robert Burns - How To Know Him • William Allan Neilson

... former days would have welcomed Cal Whitson, the official village souse, to his home as readily as he would have admitted the ne'er-do-well Link Ferris to that sanctuary. But of late he had noted the growing improvement in Link's fortunes, as evidenced by his larger store trade, his invariable cash payments and the frequent money orders which went in his name to the Paterson ...
— His Dog • Albert Payson Terhune

... the County Lancaster) When I forget what you to me have done, Then let me headlong to confusion run. To noble Master Prestwitch I must give Thanks, upon thanks, as long as I do live, His love was such, I ne'er can pay the score, He far surpassed all that went before, A horse and man he sent, with boundless bounty, To bring me quite through Lancaster's large county, Which I well know is fifty miles at large, And he defrayed all the cost and charge. This unlooked pleasure, was to ...
— The Pennyles Pilgrimage - Or The Money-lesse Perambulation of John Taylor • John Taylor

... winning the peace by the powerful position in which victory had left it; he saw himself as winning the peace by the hold he personally had upon the peoples of Europe. Like Napoleon, of whom Marshal Foch wrote recently, "Il oublia qu'un homme ne peut etre Dieu; qu'au-dessus de l' individu, il y a la nation," he forgot that man can not be God; that over and above the individual there ...
— The Mirrors of Washington • Anonymous

... seemed long and tense to Mary, the wheel revolved, the ivory ball dashing wildly around until the croupier proclaimed in his calm, impersonal voice: "Rien ne va plus!" Some people reluctantly ceased their feverish staking of louis, notes, and five-franc pieces, but others dashed on money up to the last instant. The wheel slackened speed; the ball lost momentum, and, rolling down the slope, struck one of ...
— The Guests Of Hercules • C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

... the proprietor of the Cafe de la Paix, a resort which was to Soulanges what, relatively speaking, Ranelagh is to the Bois de Boulogne. To get into the business of tavern-keeping, to manage the public balls, what a fine career for the marshal's baton of a ne'er-do-well! These morals, this life, this nature, were so plainly stamped upon the face of the low-lived profligate that the countess was betrayed into an exclamation when she beheld the pair, for they gave her ...
— Sons of the Soil • Honore de Balzac

... peasantry? Such, with a few wretched prints representing Napoleon passing the Alps seated on an eagle; Poniatowsky and his white horse attempting to cross the Oder; Cambronne, with imperial moustachios, on his knees repeating the celebrated mot which he never said: "La garde meurt et ne se rend pas," &c.,—such, I am grieved to confess, is the miserable intellectual food, the wretched mental and moral stock of human and religious knowledge that supplies the literary and artistic wants of the greater portion of ...
— Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches • Henri de Crignelle

... wrought the following scenes, But if they're naught ne'er spare him for his pains: Damn him the more; have no commiseration For dulness on mature deliberation. He swears he'll not resent one hissed-off scene, Nor, like those peevish wits, his play maintain, Who, to assert their sense, your taste arraign. ...
— The Way of the World • William Congreve

... life (to the counsel list of one who's purpose-whole,) An if thou be not drunken still and gladden not thy soul. Ay, ne'er will I leave to drink of wine, what while the night on me Darkens, till drowsiness bow down my head upon my bowl. In wine, as the glittering sunbeams bright, my heart's contentment is, That banishes hence, with various joys, all kinds ...
— Tales from the Arabic Volumes 1-3 • John Payne

... Solaim Assouany, in his History of Nubia, "Simon, heritier presomptif du royanme d'Alouah, m'a assure que l'on trouve, dans la vase qui couvre le fond de cette riviere, un grand poisson sans ecailles, qui ne ressemble en rien aux poissons du Nil, et que, pour l'avoir, il faut creuser a une toise et plus de profondeur." To this passage there is appended this note:—"Le patriarche Mendes, cite par Legrand (Relation Hist. ...
— Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and • James Emerson Tennent

... qui n'a connu que des hommes polis et raisonnables, ou ne connait pas l'homme, ou ne le ...
— The Arrow of Gold - a story between two notes • Joseph Conrad

... harmless. A large number of the feeble-minded are so nearly normal that they are considered merely shiftless or stupid. Nearly every rural community has one or more families, and not infrequently a small slum neighborhood, who are ne'er-do-wells, more or less delinquent and frequently requiring aid from the town. Thanks to modern psychology, we now know that many of these adults have the intelligence of only a seven or nine-year-old child and that they are incapable of further mental development. Furthermore, carefully ...
— The Farmer and His Community • Dwight Sanderson

... I had selected On ne badine pas avec l'amour; I did not want to recite verse, because I was to perform in a play in prose. I believe I was perfectly charming, and Lambert Thiboust thought so too, but when I had finished poor Faille got up in a clumsy, pretentious way, said something ...
— My Double Life - The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt • Sarah Bernhardt

... dodo once lived, but he doesn't live now; Yet why should a cloud overshadow our brow? The loss of that bird ne'er should trouble our brains, For though he is gone, still our claret remains. Sing do-do—jolly do-do! Hurrah! in his name ...
— A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder • James De Mille

... happy child! Thou art so exquisitely wild, I thought of thee with many fears,— Of what might be thy lot in future years. I thought of times when Pain might be thy guest, Lord of thy house and hospitality; And Grief, uneasy lover! ne'er at rest But when she sat within the touch of thee. O too industrious folly! O vain and causeless melancholy! Nature will either end thee quite, Or, lengthening out thy season of delight, Preserve for thee, by individual right, ...
— Stories of Childhood • Various

... lady, "c'est une affaire decidee. Monsieur le gouverneur ne parle pas l'Anglois. C'est absolument necessaire que le jeune homme apprenne notre langue; et c'est mon plaisir de l'enseigner. Au revoir, Monsieur de Fontanges. Charlotte, va ...
— Newton Forster - The Merchant Service • Captain Frederick Marryat

... well. She has been very brave. She is a Ne-ne-not (Nascaupee), and brave." Bob could trust himself to say no more, for his ...
— The Gaunt Gray Wolf - A Tale of Adventure With Ungava Bob • Dillon Wallace

... quit of that notion wholly. All immortal writers speak out of their hearts. Horace spoke out of the abundance of his heart, and tells you precisely what he is, as frankly as Montaigne. Note then, first, how modest he is: "Ne parva Tyrrhenum per aequor, vela darem;—Operosa parvus, carmina fingo." Trust him in such words; he absolutely means them; knows thoroughly that he cannot sail the Tyrrhene Sea,—knows that he cannot float on the winds of ...
— Val d'Arno • John Ruskin

... of renown, A fame of thee shall ne'er go down; Since truth with zeal thou didst pursue, To Zion's king loyal and true. Ev'n when the dragon spil'd his flood, Resist thou ...
— Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) • John Howie

... imaginibus exornatas, Statuta Equitum Melitensium in Italicam linguam translata, Receptariumque Novum pro Aromatariis, aliaque opera tum Latina, tum Italica, saneque utilia et necessaria, imprimi facere intendat, dubitetque ne hujusmodi opera postmodum ab aliis sine ejus licentia et in ejus grave praejudicium imprimantur; nos propterea, illius indemnitati consulere volentes, motu simili et ex certa scientia, eidem Philippo ...
— Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects - Volume 1, Cimabue to Agnolo Gaddi • Giorgio Vasari

... women with a broader spirit of helpfulness, with deeper devotion to their life-work, or with more consecrated determination to succeed in the face of bitter difficulties than among Negro college-bred men. They have, to be sure, their proportion of ne'er-do-weels, their pedants and lettered fools, but they have a surprisingly small proportion of them; they have not that culture of manner which we instinctively associate with university men, forgetting ...
— The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue • Various

... become ruler of the Danes, on account of his hostility to God. (2) Hrothgar was much grieved that Grendel had not appeared before his throne to receive presents. (3) He was not permitted to devastate the hall, on account of the Creator; i.e. God wished to make his visit fatal to him.—Ne ... wisse (169) W. renders: Nor had he any desire to do so; 'his' being ...
— Beowulf - An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem • The Heyne-Socin

... Cloth Market, still lift themselves above the market place with a majesty that seems to silence compassion. The sight of those facades, so proud in death, recalled a phrase used soon after the fall of Liege by Belgium's Foreign Minister—"La Belgique ne regrette rien "—which ought some day to serve as the motto of the ...
— Fighting France - From Dunkerque to Belport • Edith Wharton

... m'y faire, et prier, mon Cousin, emploier tous moiens pour faire rabiller les faultes doulcement et oster l'occasion de faire par autre voye sentir aux mauvais combien ils ont offence le Roy, mondit Seigneur, et moy: estant asseuree que jamais vous ne scaurez faire chose qui me soit plus agreable."—(Lettres, &c., vol. i. p. 68.)—Among various payments by the Treasurer, after the Queen Regent's death, (in June 1560,) to her attendants and other persons, we find, "Item, to Monsieur Buttonecourt ...
— The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) • John Knox

... "On ne sait jamais le dessous des cartes," as the perplexing dialect of the aborigines of this country would put it. William and I, when we used to discuss after-the-war prospects o' nights in the old days, were more or less resigned to a buckshee year or two ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Feb. 5, 1919 • Various

... had, in fact, the sanction of the Church and of the Pope. It was not, in the majority of cases, that the people sympathised with Don Carlos, but it was easier and more amusing for the lazy and the ne'er-do-weels to receive pay and rations for carrying a gun, and taking pot-shots at any object that presented itself, human or other, than to work in the fields, the mines, or on the railways. Hence public enterprise was paralysed; again and again the workmen, with no desire of their own, were driven ...
— Spanish Life in Town and Country • L. Higgin and Eugene E. Street

... of the Pueblo of Zuni is a conspicuously beautiful mesa, of red and white sandstone, t[o]-w[a]-yael laen-ne (corn mountain). Upon this mesa are the remains of the old village of Zuni. The Zuni lived during a long period on this mesa, and it was here that Coronado found them in the sixteenth century. Tradition tells that they were driven by a great flood from the site they now occupy, ...
— The Religious Life of the Zuni Child - Bureau of American Ethnology • (Mrs.) Tilly E. (Matilda Coxe Evans) Stevenson

... him off; oh, do please," said Bill Jenkins; "I'll ne'er throw stones at him again. Oh, please call ...
— Hollowdell Grange - Holiday Hours in a Country Home • George Manville Fenn

... of the matter approximates to that given by Tillemont. "Cela peut etre venu de ce qu'on les choisissoit entre les plus agez du Clerge pour les faire Evesques: car on ne voit pas qu'ils ayent este plus persecutez que d'autres."—Mem. pour servir a l'Histoire Ecclesiastique, tom. ii. part ii. p. 40. It would appear from Eusebius (iii. 32), that at the time of the death of Simeon there ...
— The Ancient Church - Its History, Doctrine, Worship, and Constitution • W.D. [William Dool] Killen

... all—put off to the wreck—wreck o' th' brig Thyrsis, on th' Goodwins—and ne'er a one come back. And I had the telling of it to their mother. And the youngest, he never was found; and the others was stone dead ashore, nigh on to the Foreland. There was none to help. Fifty-three year ago come ...
— Somehow Good • William de Morgan

... commended, which obliterate or obscure the relationship of a word with others to which it is really allied; separating from one another, for those not thoroughly acquainted with the subject, words of the same family. Thus when 'jaw' was spelt 'chaw', no ne could miss its connexions with the verb 'to chew'{243}. Now probably ninety-nine out of a hundred who use both words, are entirely unaware of any relationship between them. It is the same with 'cousin' (consanguineus), ...
— English Past and Present • Richard Chenevix Trench

... shop-shutters of a neighbouring grocer on his back. He was chastised for this gratuitous unwarrantable yarn, and stuck to it Perhaps he had dreamed it and believed it true, but on that point memory was silent. Anyway it was fixed and decided that he was a liar, and 'A liar we can ne'er believe, though he should speak the thing that's true.' So nobody believed Paul under any conditions, not even when ...
— Despair's Last Journey • David Christie Murray

... the Knight had thus his tale i-told, In al the route was ther young ne old That he ne seyde it was a noble story, And worthy ...
— Aliens • William McFee

... the sun; And many a life to sombre paths inured The sunshine of Prosperity hath quenched, As dewdrops glistening on the lowly sward Like priceless jewels ere the morning breaks, Melt into space when light and heat abound, As though they ne'er had been. Relentless fate! This ruthless law the world's wide ways hath fringed With wreckage of a host of peerless lives; And Saul is numbered 'mongst the broken drift. Saul, though the Lord's anointed, saw not God: But—curse of life! ingratitude prevailed. His faith waxed weak as days ...
— The Death of Saul and other Eisteddfod Prize Poems and Miscellaneous Verses • J. C. Manning

... no manner or degree depend on the same laws. Of the same kind, also, was the prejudice against which Bacon contended, that nothing produced by nature could be successfully imitated by man: "Calorem solis et ignis toto genere differre; ne scilicet homines putent se per opera ignis, aliquid simile iis quae in Natura fiunt, educere et formare posse;" and again, "Compositionem tantum opus Hominis, Mistionem vero opus solius Naturae esse: ne scilicet homines sperent aliquam ...
— A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive • John Stuart Mill

... bade me wait for the Breslau under young Bannister. Ye'll obsairve there'd been a new election on the Board. I heard the shares were sellin' hither an' yon, an' the major part of the Board was new to me. The old Board would ne'er ha' done it. They trusted me. But the new Board were all for reorganisation. Young Steiner—Steiner's son—the Jew, was at the bottom of it, an' they did not think it worth their while to send me word. The first I knew—an' I was Chief Engineer—was the ...
— The Day's Work, Volume 1 • Rudyard Kipling

... drinking the juice of an overripe watermelon out of the rind. Above the dirt and squalor the street cries still rang out from covered wagons which crawled ceaslessly back and forth from the country to the Old Market. "Wa-ter-mil-lion. Wa-ter-mil-l-i-o-n! Hyer's yo' Wa-ter-mil-lion fresh f'om de vi-ne!" And as I shut my eyes against the dirt, and my nostrils against the odours, I saw always in my imagination the enchanted garden, with its cool sweet magnolias and laburnums, and its great white columns from which the swallows flew, with ...
— The Romance of a Plain Man • Ellen Glasgow

... that lie in lurch, See a dire bridge, a little church, Seven ashes and one oak; Three houses standing, and ten down; They say the rector hath a gown, But I saw ne'er a cloak: ...
— Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts • Rosalind Northcote

... a machine by my side, Through which is seen the sparkling milky tide: Here oft I'm scented with a balmy dew, A pleasing blessing which the Strand ne'er knew. ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. XVII. No. 473., Saturday, January 29, 1831 • Various

... aureos deposui, quo die quicquid ante matris funus (quod serum sit precor) de paternis bonis sperari licet, viginti scilicet libras, accepi. Usque adeo mihi fortuna fingenda est. Interea, ne paupertate vires animi languescant, nee in flagilia egestas abigat, cavendum.—I layed by eleven guineas on this day, when I received twenty pounds, being all that I have reason to hope for out of my father's effects, ...
— Life Of Johnson, Vol. 1 • Boswell

... Oh, did ye ne'er hear of His Worship the Mayor Chorus. Of Bootle-cum-Linacre diddle-cum-dee; Solo. Who went for the Justices of Lankyshare, ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100., January 3, 1891. • Various

... string he laid A flaming shaft, but Lakshman stayed His arm, with gentle reasoning tried To soothe his angry mood, and cried: "Brother, reflect: the wise control The rising passions of the soul. Let Ocean grant, without thy threat, The boon on which thy heart is set. That gracious lord will ne'er refuse When Rama son of Raghu sues." He ceased: and voices from the air Fell clear and ...
— The Ramayana • VALMIKI

... ne comprenais pas ce que c'etait qu'un avorton," she continued rapidly. "Mais je comprends parfaitement maintenant. C'est un monstre, n'est-ce ...
— The History of Sir Richard Calmady - A Romance • Lucas Malet

... out in him; his morality is sapped; he will beg, borrow, lie, and steal; and, worst of all, he is a butt for thoughtless young fellows. The last is the worst cut of all, for the battered, bloodless, sunken ne'er-do-well can remember only too vividly his own gallant youth, and the thought of what he ...
— The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions - Joints In Our Social Armour • James Runciman

... away; And then above The beauty and the peace, It sang of love; And in that glad release I knew my thoughts had run beyond my dream, Had seen the laboring river and the bay. "'Tis joy to run! Else life would ne'er be done, I ne'er should know the triumphing of death, Nor its revealing; Nor the eager feeling Of fuller life, the promise of the breath That fleets the open sea: All this was given to me Once as I won My first great leap; the sun I knew my king, and laughed, and since ...
— The Arena - Volume 4, No. 19, June, 1891 • Various

... "If in the Court they spie one in a sute of the last yeres making, they scoffingly say, 'Nous le cognoissons bien, il ne nous mordra pas, c'est un fruit suranne.' We know him well enough, he will not hurt us, hee's an Apple of the last yeere" (The View of France, fol. ...
— English Travellers of the Renaissance • Clare Howard

... voies de Dieu ne sont pas nos voies:' nous y marchons sans les connaitre; croire sans voir et prier sans prevoir, c'est la condition que Dieu a faite a l'homme en ce monde, pour tout ce qui en depasse ...
— History of Free Thought in Reference to The Christian Religion • Adam Storey Farrar

... forth beheld me going, Homewards ne'er shall see me hie! Cousin, stop those tears o'er-flowing, Let me on thy ...
— The Monk; a romance • M. G. Lewis

... Comte says in his remarks on Condorcet (Phil. Pos. iv. 185-193): 'Le progres total finalement accompli ne peut etre sans doute que le resultat general de l'accumulation spontanee des divers progres partiels successivement realises depuis l'origine de la civilisation, en vertu de la marche successivement lente et graduelle ...
— Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3) - Essay 3: Condorcet • John Morley

... we've done to others Some good ne'er told before, When angels shall repeat it, 'Twill be an ...
— Poems • Mary Baker Eddy

... sociumve nominisve Latini, quibus ex formula togatorum [milites in terra Italia imperare solent]-; in like manner at the 29th line of the same -peregrinus- is distinguished from the -Latinus-, and in the decree of the senate as to the Bacchanalia in 568 the expression is used: -ne quis ceivis Romanus neve nominis Latini neve socium quisquam-. But in common use very frequently the second or third of these three subdivisions is omitted, and along with the Romans sometimes only those Latini nominis ...
— The History of Rome (Volumes 1-5) • Theodor Mommsen

... that he was mistaken in supposing the bird to be taboo. Its huge head was produced; its eyes rolled, its jaws clashed, and with a scream an evil human spirit that had lived in its body flew into the air. The ne'er-do-weel had a royal reception when he returned. Finding that his old friend, the high priest, was dead, he fulfilled a promise by secretly burying the ...
— Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate • Charles M. Skinner

... took no heed of questions, From her work ne'er raised her head, And on the snow-white border Sew'd her name ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March, 1844, Vol. 55 • Various

... a rapid shifting of attention between organic impulse to pair and organic dread of pairing, until an equilibrium is reached, which is not essentially different from the case, in human society, of that woman who, "whispering, 'I will ne'er consent,' consented." In either case, the minimum that it is necessary to assume is an organic hesitancy, though in the case of woman social hesitancy may play even the greater role. Pairing is in its nature a seizure, and the coquetry of the ...
— Sex and Society • William I. Thomas

... and of [th]i side [th]ou mi3*te hunti luse and flee: of such a park i ne hold no pride; [th]e dere nis nau3*te ...
— Caxton's Book of Curtesye • Frederick J. Furnivall

... these we see, By darkness now belated, In Time's dominions ne'er will be Our ardent thirsting sated. First to our home 'tis need we go, Seek we these ...
— Peter Schlemihl etc. • Chamisso et. al.

... forth, with eager joy, she sprung. As swift her ent'ring consort flew, And plum'd, and kindled at the view. Their wings, their souls, embracing, meet, Their hearts with answ'ring measure beat, Half lost in sacred sweets, and bless'd With raptures felt, but ne'er express'd. Strait to her humble roof she led The partner of her spotless bed; Her young, a flutt'ring pair, arise, Their welcome sparkling in their eyes, Transported, to their sire they bound, And hang, with speechless action, round. In pleasure ...
— The Governess - The Little Female Academy • Sarah Fielding

... gowk, for that was twa lees ye telt him!" interrupted Black, with a short sarcastic laugh; "for I'm no' a bit sorry for what I've done; an' I'll do't ower again if ever I git the chance. Ne'er heed, lass, you've done your best. An' hoo's ...
— Hunted and Harried • R.M. Ballantyne

... supposed with much probability to have assassinated this brother. M. de Barante sums up his examination of the evidence with this remark: "Le roi Louis XI. ne fit peut-etre pas mourir son frere, mais personne ne pensa qu'il en fut incapable." Hist. des Ducs de ...
— History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella V1 • William H. Prescott

... crowd had a ticket in the Paris municipal election. The design on the carte d'electeur was a windmill, with the legend below, "Bien vivre et ne rien faire." This would do nicely for ...
— The So-called Human Race • Bert Leston Taylor

... commerce. But Ramusio, as became his practice, with this document at least, altered this clause into doce poi che furono secondo il bisogno raccociate So ben armeggiate, per i liti di Spagna ce n'andammo in carso, il che V. M. haverd inteso per il profitto che ne facemmo; which Hakluyt fairly renders: "Where, after we had repaired them in all points as was needfull, and armed them very well, we took our course along by the coast of Spain, which your majesty shall understand, ...
— The Voyage of Verrazzano • Henry C. Murphy

... nights in drinking and got home in the small hours of the morning when his wife was just about getting up. All through the morning she went about the place scolding and storming at him for a drunken ne'er-do-well, while Gorseth himself ...
— The Great Hunger • Johan Bojer

... And sue and bow, where earst I did command. He that goeth seeking of a Tirant aide, 180 Though free he went, a seruant then is made. Take we our last farwell, then though with paine, Heere three do part that ne're shall ...
— The Tragedy Of Caesar's Revenge • Anonymous

... (4) Ils ne pouvoient croire qu'un corps de cette beaute fut de quelque chose au visage de Mademoiselle Churchill.'—Memoires de Grammont, vol. ii. ...
— Table-Talk - Essays on Men and Manners • William Hazlitt

... youth, Why the cold urn of her, whom long he loved, So often fills his arms; so often draws His lonely footsteps at the silent hour To pay the mournful tribute of his tears? Oh! he will tell thee, that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour; when, stealing from the noise Of care and envy, sweet remembrance soothes With Virtue's kindest looks his aching breast, And turns ...
— Zoonomia, Vol. II - Or, the Laws of Organic Life • Erasmus Darwin

... coast, I voyaged, leader of a warrior-host, But ah, how changed I from thence my sorrow flows; O fatal voyage, source of all my woes;) Raptured I stood, and as this hour amazed, With reverence at the lofty wonder gazed: Raptured I stand! for earth ne'er knew to bear A plant so stately, or a nymph so fair. Awed from access, I lift my suppliant hands; For Misery, O queen! before thee stands. Twice ten tempestuous nights I roll'd, resign'd To roaring blows, and the warring wind; Heaven bade the deep to spare; but heaven, my foe, Spares ...
— The Odyssey of Homer • Homer, translated by Alexander Pope

... Should be replaced by Western oaks; In course of time down goes the bed, But here's one like it in its stead. So bit by bit, in seven years, All things are changed in bed and gears, And still it seems as though it ought To be the one from Scotland brought; But when I think the matter o'er, It ne'er was on a foreign shore, And all that came across the sea Is ...
— Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884. - A Weekly Journal for the Farm, Orchard and Fireside • Various

... heart was thine; In thy cold dust what spirit used to shine! Fancy, and truth, and gaiety, and zeal, What most we love in life, and, losing, feel; Age after age may not one artist yield Equal to thee, in Painting's ample field; And ne'er shall sorrowing Earth to Heaven commend A fonder parent, ...
— A Morning's Walk from London to Kew • Richard Phillips

... in Dryburgh bower Ne'er looks upon the sun; There is a monk in Melrose tower, He speaketh word ...
— Sunny Memories Of Foreign Lands, Volume 1 (of 2) • Harriet Elizabeth (Beecher) Stowe

... le trouve tous les jours aux dits salons, ou il demeure, digere, s'il y a de quoi dans son interieur, respire, tousse, eternue, dort, et ronfle quelquefois, ayant toujours le semblance de lire. On ne sait pas s'il a une autre gite que cel. Il a l'air d'une bte trs stupide, mais il est d'une sagacit et d'une vitesse extraordinaire quand il s'agit de saisir un journal nouveau. On ne sait pas pourquoi il lit, parcequ'il ne parait pas avoir des ides. Il vocalise rarement, mais ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. I., No. 3, January 1858 - A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics • Various

... thou city of my God, Shall I thy courts ascend, Where congregations ne'er break up, ...
— A Brief Commentary on the Apocalypse • Sylvester Bliss

... genitor, tua tristis imago Saepius occurens, haec limina tendere adegit. Stant sale Tyrrheno classes. Da jungere dextram Da, genitor; teque amplexu ne subtrahe nostro. ...
— Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln - A Short Story of One of the Makers of Mediaeval England • Charles L. Marson

... Hikkaduwe Sr[i] Sumangala Srip[a]dasth[a]ne saha Kolamba palate pradh[a]na N[a]yaka Sthavirayo (Hikkaduwe Sr[i] Sumangala, High Priest of Adam's Peak ...
— The Buddhist Catechism • Henry S. Olcott

... the air; Ice where the lily Bloomed waxen and fair; He may call o'er the water, Cry—cry through the Mill, But Annie Maroon, alas! Answer ne'er ...
— Collected Poems 1901-1918 in Two Volumes - Volume II. • Walter de la Mare

... there now," exclaimed one of the guards, impatiently; and the Acadian couple, understanding the tone and gesture, pulled at their father's arms to lead him into the boat. The old man's eyes flamed wildly, and crying, "J'ne veux pas! j'ne veux pas!" he broke from them and struggled back toward the dike. Instantly his son overtook him, picked him up in his arms, and carried him, now sobbing feebly, down to the boat, where he laid him on a pile of blankets. As the laden ...
— Earth's Enigmas - A Volume of Stories • Charles G. D. Roberts

... inexpressable pleasure, and saying I would not hurt, yet wishing to hurt her and glorying in it, I thrust with all the violence my buttocks could give, till my prick seemed to bleed, and pained me. "Oh! mon Dieu! ne faites pas ca, get away, you shan't," she cried, "oh! o-o-oh!". My prick moved forward, something which had tightened round, and clipped it gave way; suddenly it glided up her cunt, still tighter I clasped her, as she moved with pain beneath me, my balls were dangling on her bum, my sperm ...
— My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III. - 1888 Edition • Anonymous

... all night without ceasing yet the morrow was serene. Nevertheless the odds had shifted. On the evening, thy had not been more than two to one against the first favourite, the Duke of St. James's ch. c. Sanspareil, by Ne Plus Ultra; while they were five to one against the second favourite, Mr. Dash's gr. c. The Dandy, by Banker, and nine and ten to one against the next in favour. This morning, however, affairs were ...
— The Young Duke • Benjamin Disraeli

... are at fault again. Yooi, Pilgrim! Yooi, Warbler, ma load! (lad). Tom, try down the hedge-row." "Hold your jaw, Mr. J——," cries Tom, "you are always throwing that red rag of yours. I wish you would keep your potato-trap shut. See! you've made every hound throw up, and it's ten to one that ne'er a one among 'em will stoop again." "Yonder he goes," cries a cock of the old school, who used to hunt with Colonel Jolliffe's hounds, and still sports the long blue surtout lined with orange, yellow-ochre unmentionables, and mahogany-coloured ...
— Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities • Robert Smith Surtees

... of the Letter-bags; And Dilkius Radicalis, Who ne'er in combat lags; And Graecus Professorius, Beloved of fair Sabrine, From the grey Elms—beneath whose shade A hospitable banquet laid, Had heroes e'en of cowards made.— Brought ...
— Sagittulae, Random Verses • E. W. Bowling

... stay-at-home no honour wins nor aught attains but want; * So leave thy place of birth [FN371] and wander all the world around! I've seen, and very oft I've seen, how standing water stinks, * And only flowing sweetens it and trotting makes it sound: And were the moon forever full and ne'er to wax or wane, * Man would not strain his watchful eyes to see its gladsome round: Except the lion leave his lair he ne'er would fell his game, * Except the arrow leave the bow ne'er had it reached its bound: Gold-dust ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 1 • Richard F. Burton

... a finger travelling to his nob. 'Naw, there's ne'er a house. But that's crassways for four roads, if ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... hear the merry lark, That bids a blithe good-morrow; But sweeter to hark in the twinkling dark To the soothing song of sorrow. Oh, nightingale! what doth she ail? And is she sad or jolly? For ne'er on earth was sound of mirth ...
— Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 442 - Volume 17, New Series, June 19, 1852 • Various

... fond of books and love, of generous mind; Knows well his friend, but better knows his foe; Scatters his wealth; when asked he ne'er says No, But gives as kings should give. Idyll, ...
— History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12) • S. Rappoport

... que je sois en etat de vous embrasser mil fois pour toute l'amitie que vous m'avez temoigne, qui m'est d'autant plus sensible que ma conduite envers vous l'avoit peu meritee; mais je scauray si bien vivre avec vous a l'advenir, que vous ne vous repentires pas de tout ce que vous aves faict to me pour moy, qui fera que je seray toute ma vie tout a vous et ...
— Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2) • Sutherland Menzies

... forgotten is the boy's ambition, Low the standard lies, Still they stand, and gaze—a sweeter vision Ne'er ...
— St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878 - Scribner's Illustrated • Various

... Herzegovinian insurrection Dana, R.H. Dancing, disapproved of by Stillman's father Danilo, Prince of Montenegro Danilograd Danish Effendi Darwin, Charles R., his evolutionary hypothesis Davidson, Charles, gives Stillman lessons in art Dead House, The Delacroix, Eugne, artist Delane, Mr., of the London Times Delaroche, Paul Delf, Mr. Deliyanni, Greek premier Delos Dendrinos, Russian consul at Crete Depretis, Agostino Derch, M., French consul at Crete De Ruyter, N.Y., school at Dervish Pasha Diamond, the steamer Dickson, Charles ...
— The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume II • William James Stillman

... trusted! thou whose love Ne'er changes nor forsakes, Thou proof, how perfect God hath stamp'd The meanest thing He makes; Thou, whom no snare entraps to serve, No art is used to tame (Train'd, like ourselves, thy path to know, By words of love and blame); ...
— Heads and Tales • Various

... detecting the shadow of a smile or the slightest little raising of the eyebrows. Then his huge, rounded back would straighten itself, his bull-dog chin would project, and his r's would burr like a kettledrum. When he got as far as, "Ah, monsieur r-r-r-rit!" or "Vous ne me cr-r-r-royez pas donc!" it was quite time to remember that you had a ticket ...
— The Green Flag • Arthur Conan Doyle

... enough: he hurried away with a rueful glance at the basket in which, divided only by the handle, sat two fat turkey poults and two chickens. One of the turkeys stirred and got a wing free, but it was remorselessly tucked in again and reduced to passive endurance, with "Keep quiet then, ne soyez ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873 • Various

... the desert! My wilds do not hold him; Pale thirst doth not rack, Nor the sand-storm enfold him. The death-gale pass'd by And his breath failed to smother, Yet ne'er shall he wake To the voice of his mother Alas! for the white man! o'er deserts a ranger, No more shall we welcome the ...
— Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa • Mungo Park

... reach the goal first and thus escape all further attentions from their pursuers. They generally allowed themselves to be caught, however, and thus became blushing brides. Thus, on this occasion, and in this manner, Yah-chi-la-ne (the Eagle), a young Alachua chief, gained the hand of Has-se's beautiful sister Nethla, which means ...
— The Flamingo Feather • Kirk Munroe

... defended by the Dutch patriot, Van Swammerdam, against the united forces of the Duke of Alva and Marshal Turenne, whose leg was shot off as he was leading the last unsuccessful assault, and who turned round to his aide-de-camp and said, "Allez dire an Premier Consul, que je meurs avec regret de ne pas avoir assez fait pour la France!" which gave Lady Kicklebury an opportunity to placer her story of the Duke of York, and the bombardment of Valenciennes; and caused young Hicks to look at me in a puzzled and appealing manner and hint that I ...
— The Christmas Books • William Makepeace Thackeray

... of grief on the constitution of Marshal Simon, he succeeded in mastering his rage, and, to the amazement of the marshal, dropped the point of his sword, exclaiming: "I am a minister of the Lord, and must not shed blood. Forgive ne, heaven! and, oh! forgive ...
— The Wandering Jew, Complete • Eugene Sue

... such a night "she" took the road in As ne'er poor sinner was abroad in. The wind blew as 'twad blawn its last The rattling showers rose on the blast; The speedy gleams the darkness swallowed Loud, deep and long the thunder bellowed; That night a child might understand ...
— Capitola the Madcap • Emma D. E. N. Southworth

... Whigs must go: to reign instead The Tories will be call'd; The Whigs should ne'er be at the head— Dear me, ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, July 24, 1841 • Various

... SO 'NE DUMMHEIT!" she mumbled, as, between them, they got Louise up the stairs; and she treated Maurice's advice concerning cordials and hot drinks ...
— Maurice Guest • Henry Handel Richardson

... I answered, trying to mimic his tone, "je meprise les femmes, pour ne pas les aimer, car autrement la vie serait un ...
— A Hero of Our Time • M. Y. Lermontov

... below it, I might know as much of mirth To live and die a poet Of unacknowledged worth; For Fame is but a vagrant— Though a loyal one and brave, And his laurels ne'er so fragrant As when ...
— Songs of Friendship • James Whitcomb Riley

... Ne'er was seen In art or nature, aught so passing sweet As was the form that in its beauteous frame Inclosed her, and is scattered now ...
— The Bridge of the Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon. 19th Edition. • Frederic Homer Balch

... by the light Thy grace imparts, Ne'er may we bow the knee To idols, which our wayward hearts Set up instead ...
— Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XII, Jan. 3, 1891 • Various

... le projet d'allier les interets du ciel aux oeuvres de ce monde.' Casanova tells us that Therese would not commit a mortal sin 'pour devenir reine du monde;' pour une couronne,' corrects the indefatigable Laforgue. 'Il ne savoit que lui dire' becomes 'Dans cet etat de perplexite;' and so forth. It must, therefore, be realized that the Memoirs, as we have them, are only a kind of pale tracing of the vivid colours of ...
— The Memoires of Casanova, Complete • Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

... different with the other. He was an unfortunate of that class so frequently met with in the Colonies, a "ne'er-do-well" who had while at home contracted habits of dissipation, and he was sent out to New Zealand under the then very mistaken supposition that he would thereby be cured. But there is no permanent cure for such a man; his life may be prolonged ...
— Five Years in New Zealand - 1859 to 1864 • Robert B. Booth



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