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ne  conj.  Nor. (Obs.) "No niggard ne no fool."
Ne... ne, neither... nor. (Obs.)






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"Ne" Quotes from Famous Books



... depuis bientot six semaines je ne savais pas vraiment ou donner de la tete. Nous avons eu transformation de societe, inventaire, assemblee d'actionnaires, tout cela m'a donne un effrayant surcroit de besogne et de fatigue, et je n'avais pas le courage de reprendre la plume lorsque ...
— Philip Gilbert Hamerton • Philip Gilbert Hamerton et al

... must know," she began abruptly, "that Sir Thomas Winter is a frequent caller at this house, and, my father, how can I tell thee for the very shame of it? He hath never spoken to that effect, but there are many thoughts ne'er proclaimed by tongue which are most loudly uttered by eye and hand, often, too, more truly eloquent are they than those framed in simple words; and by this very language yet outspoken, I know soon will come the day ...
— The Fifth of November - A Romance of the Stuarts • Charles S. Bentley

... too in distant Ages long ago To him that ploughed me gave a Quid or so: It was a Fraud: it was not good enough; Ne'er for my Quid had I ...
— Lyra Frivola • A. D. Godley

... passed all competitors in the prize races, in which I sometimes indulged my men. Ali Nedjar was a good soldier, a warm lover of the girls, and a great dancer; thus, according to African reputation, he was the ne plus ultra of a man. Added to this, he was a very willing, good fellow, and ...
— Ismailia • Samuel W. Baker

... Dunstan. Dunstan was an industrious art spirit, being reported by William of Malmsbury as "taking great delight in music, painting, and engraving." In the "Ancren Riwle," a book of directions for the cloistered life of women, nuns are forbidden to wear "ne ring ne brooche," and to deny themselves ...
— Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages • Julia De Wolf Addison

... cool: Nept[u]ne's re[a]lm would not avail us. Nurs inw[a]rd m(a)l(a)di[e]s, which have not scope to bee breath'd out. Oh n(o) n(o), worthie sheph[e]rd, worth ...
— The Poems and Fragments of Catullus • Catullus

... naturalist was in business at Louisville, early in the century; but in 1812, he failed in this venture, and moved to Henderson, where his neighbors thought him a trifle daft,—and certainly he was a ne'er-do-well, wandering around the woods, with hair hanging down on his shoulders, a far-away look in his eyes, and communing with the birds. In 1818, the botanist Rafinesque, on the first of his several tramps down the Ohio valley,—he had a favorite saying, ...
— Afloat on the Ohio - An Historical Pilgrimage of a Thousand Miles in a Skiff, from Redstone to Cairo • Reuben Gold Thwaites

... stead aye I stand and stay, * Nor shall change or dwelling depart us tway! No distance of homestead shall gar me forget * Your love, O friends, but yearn alway: Ne'er flies your phantom the babes of these eyne * You are moons in Nighttide's murkest array: And with growing passion mine unrest grows * And each morn I find ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... some of our people witnessed an extraordinary transaction which took place among the natives at the brick-fields. A young man of the name of Bing-yi-wan-ne, well known in the settlement, being detected in the crisis of an amour with Maw-ber-ry, the companion of another native, Ye-ra-ni-be Go-ru-ey, the latter fell upon him with a club, and being a powerful man, and of superior strength, ...
— An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1 • David Collins

... dede or zelous worke can want due prayse of the honest, though faulting fooles and youthly heades full ofte do chaunt the faultles checke, that Momus mouth did once finde out in Venus slipper. And yet from faultes I wyll not purge the same, but whatsoeuer they seme to be, they be in number ne yet in substaunce such, but that thy curteous dealing may sone amende them or forget them. Wherefore to giue the full aduertisement of the whole collection of these nouels, vnderstande that sixe of them haue I selected ...
— The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1 • William Painter

... Il ne pourra done plus ni ruer ni hennir Sous le rude Eperon dont tu fais son supplice; Qui vit jamais tel artifice, De piquer un cheval pour le ...
— Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) • Isaac D'Israeli

... terms with so distinguished a person as Mrs. Franklyn-Haldene. He will tell you to this day how he was wont to dandle her on his knee. Bill was one of those individuals of whom it is said: "He means well." In other words, he was a do-nothing, a ne'er-do-well. He had been comparatively rich once, but he had meant well with his money. One grand splurge, and it was all over. Herculaneum still recollects that splurge. When in his cups, Bill was always referring ...
— Half a Rogue • Harold MacGrath

... about the Old Squire. She says—"He do be a real old skinflint, the Old Zquire a be!" But she thinks it—"zim as if 'twas having ne'er a wife nor child for to keep the natur in 'un, so his heart do zim to shrivel, like they walnuts Butler tells us of as a zets down for desart. The Old Zquire he mostly eats ne'er a one now's teeth be so bad. But a counts them every night when's desart's done. And a keeps 'em till ...
— Last Words - A Final Collection of Stories • Juliana Horatia Ewing

... from 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 ...
— Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa • Mungo Park

... to see her; she said no word of reproach except, "Il ne faut pas me donner ton baiser du soir. No, no; I am not to be kissed." And so I went, sorrowful and still dizzy, ...
— Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker • S. Weir Mitchell

... place is that to have in our culture? Well, I think that the first duty of an art critic is to hold his tongue at all times, and upon all subjects: C'est une grande avantage de n'avoir rien fait, mais il ne faut pas ...
— Miscellanies • Oscar Wilde

... does the lion-star, Ambition's rage; This Avarice, the dog-star's thirst assuage; Everywhere else their fatal power we see, They make and rule man's wretched destiny; They neither set nor disappear, But tyrannise o'er all the year; Whilst we ne'er feel their flame or influence here. The birds that dance from bough to bough, And sing above in every tree, Are not from fears and cares more free, Than we who lie, or sit, or walk below, And should by right be singers too. What prince's ...
— Cowley's Essays • Abraham Cowley

... saw the setting sun, He swung his scythe, and home he run, Sat down, drank off his quart, and said, "My work is done, I'll go to bed." "My work is done!" retorted Joan, "My work is done! your constant tone; But hapless woman ne'er can say, 'My work is done,' till judgment day. You men can sleep all night, but we Must toil."—"Whose fault is that?" quoth he. "I know your meaning," Joan replied, "But, Sir, my tongue shall not be tied; I will go on, and let you know What work poor women have to ...
— The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.) • Various

... he pronounced it—"Geraldine is thine." Earth's gross substantial touch is felt no more: I mount in air, and rest on sunbeams! Oh! if I dream now—royal Mab! abuse me ever with thy dear deceits; for in serious wakeful hours, truth ne'er can touch my senses with a joy so bright. O! I could sing, dance, laugh, shout; and yet methinks, had I a woman's privilege, I'd rather weep; for tears are pleasure's oracles as well ...
— The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor - Volume I, Number 1 • Stephen Cullen Carpenter

... Oh, 'tis you, isn't it. Well, Maurice-boy, all the night I waited for a chance to have a word with you, but ne'er a chance could I get. Early in the evening—when I was fit for ladies' company—Miss Foster said how proud she was to know me—me, who had saved her cousin Johnnie's life. And then she asked me about the vessel, and I told her, ...
— The Seiners • James B. (James Brendan) Connolly

... mysterious, and intense fire, there is much correspondence between the mind of Aeschylus and that of our great painter. They share at least one thing in common—unpopularity. [Greek: 'Ho demos aneboa krisin poiein, XA. o ton panourgon; Ai. ne Di, ouranion g' hoson. XA. met' Aischylou ho ouk esan heteroi symmachoi; AI. oligon to ...
— Modern Painters Volume I (of V) • John Ruskin

... their town; they seem in fact to be inspired with a spirit of depreciation, which surprised me; and I have seldom found in any French town so much difficulty in discovering old houses and sites. "Ah, ca ne vaut pas la peine, ma foi! c'est bien vieux!" was the general ...
— Barn and the Pyrenees - A Legendary Tour to the Country of Henri Quatre • Louisa Stuart Costello

... that Bernier was right? "Il ne s'y trouve ni serpens, ni tigres, ni ours, ni lions, si ce n'est tres rarement."—Voyage ...
— A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil • T. R. Swinburne

... passis, lumbos bovillos, et pullum gallinae: Turcicae; et post carnes missas, ficus, uvas, non admodum maturas, ita voluit anni intemperies, cum malis Persicis, iis tamen duris. Non laetus accubui, cibum modice sumpsi, ne intemperantia ad extremum peccaretur. Si recte memini, in mentem venerunt epulae in exequiis Hadoni celebratae. Streathamiam ...
— Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6) • Boswell

... me so much good as one hour of vital sympathy with the careless play of children. The Marquis du Paty de l'Huitre may espouse the daughter and heiress of the Honourable James Bulger with all imaginable pomp, if he will. CA NE M'INTRIGUE POINT DU TOUT. I would rather stretch myself out on the grass and watch yonder pair of kingbirds carrying luscious flies to their young ones in the nest, or chasing away the marauding crow with ...
— Fisherman's Luck • Henry van Dyke

... stone floor. After some hesitation he took one, turned it round, and sat down facing the window. If some one should come up to him and say anything, anything at all, he would rise and say, "Pardon, Monsieur; je ne sais pas c'est defendu." He repeated this to himself to be quite ...
— One of Ours • Willa Cather

... vain Wealth, that Pity gives, Which Virtue ne'er bestows and ne'er receives,— That Pity, stabbing where it vaunts to cure, Which barbs the dart of Want, and makes it sure. How far removed from what the feeling breast Yields boastless, breathed in sighs to ...
— Thaddeus of Warsaw • Jane Porter

... I know a truer flame was ne'er profess'd: A fondness which commenced in his apprenticeship, Here in this house, then but the late lord's nephew, Nor next in heirship to estate ...
— The Female Gamester • Gorges Edmond Howard

... handful of new soldiers. The place was often attacked; they were always at their posts; till in the last days of April they were recalled, and the fortress yielded up to the feeble Bey whom the French had decided to establish there. In June, troubles having again arisen, General Berthezne conducted some troops of the regular army to Medeah, to which was added the second battalion of Zouaves, under its gallant captain, Duvivier. On his return, the troops were attacked with fury on the hill of Mouzaa, the spot where the Zouaves had in February ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. IV, No. 22, Aug., 1859 • Various

... says the young prince, who was a boy, and a French boy, "il ne nous reste qu'une chose a faire:" he placed his sword upon the table, and the fingers of his two hands upon his breast:—"We have one more thing to do," says he; "you do not divine it?" He ...
— Henry Esmond; The English Humourists; The Four Georges • William Makepeace Thackeray

... There was, however, probably present to my friend's mind, and to that of others, a feeling that a man who had spent his life in writing English novels could not be fit to write about Caesar. It was as when an amateur gets a picture hung on the walls of the Academy. What business had I there? Ne sutor ultra crepidam. In the press it was most faintly damned by most faint praise. Nevertheless, having read the book again within the last month or two, I make bold to say that it is a good book. The series, I believe, has done very well. I am sure that it ought to do well in years to come, ...
— Autobiography of Anthony Trollope • Anthony Trollope

... went Hoylus, neck or nought, In spite of wind or tide; He little thought, when he set out, Of having such a ride. He held the reigns so tight and fast As ne'er were held before; He took an oath—if he got down He'd never mount once more. His cloak was like a parachute; It kept him on his steed. For ne'er a horse from here to Hull Ere ran with such a speed. He cursed aloud the unlucky star That tempted him ...
— Adventures and Recollections • Bill o'th' Hoylus End

... most profound, began to address him in Latin; but, turning quick towards him, he gaily said, "Monsieur, j'ai l'honneur de representer Ciceron, le grand Ciceron, pere de sa patrie! mais quoique j'ai cet honneur-la, je ne suit pas pedant!—mon dieu, Monsieur, je ne parle que le Francois dans la bonne compagnie!" And, politely bowing, ...
— Cecilia Volume 1 • Frances Burney

... it had not been she who had meant to steal my gold; and no matter how she had known some one meant to get at me, with wolves or anything else. It had been just Collins—and the sheer gall of it jammed my teeth—Collins and Dunn, two ne'er-do-well brats in our own mine. I had realized already that they had been missing from La Chance quite early enough for me to thank them for the boulder on my good road, and Collins——But I hastily revised my conviction that it was Collins I had ...
— The La Chance Mine Mystery • Susan Carleton Jones

... herself up in the tomb in which the poor woman brooded over her martyrs. But that was not the girl's way of honoring the dead. At the moment when the first shot was fired on Menotti's house she had been reading Petrarch's Ode to the Lords of Italy, and the lines l'antico valor Ne Vitalici cor non e ancor morto had lodged like a bullet in her brain. From the day of her marriage she began to take a share in the silent work which was going on throughout Italy. Milan was at that time the ...
— The Descent of Man and Other Stories • Edith Wharton

... communion. It was as a philosopher, in the Traite de la Sagesse, that he systematised the informal scepticism of Montaigne. Instead of putting the question, "Que sais-je?" Charron ventures the assertion, "Je ne sais." He exhibits man's weakness, misery, and bondage to the passions; gives counsel for the enfranchisement of the mind; and studies the virtues of justice, prudence, temperance, and valiance. God has created man, says Charron, to know the truth; never can he know it of ...
— A History of French Literature - Short Histories of the Literatures of the World: II. • Edward Dowden

... earliest training of the little maid before whom so strange and so great a fortune lay. Autre personne que sadite mere ne lui apprint—any lore whatsoever; and she so little—yet everything that was wanted—her prayers, her belief, the happiness of serving God, and also man; for when any one was sick in the village, either a little child with the measles, or a wounded soldier from the wars, Isabeau's modest ...
— Jeanne d'Arc - Her Life And Death • Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant

... the different aeroplanes by sight, and one little girl, when I ask her for news, gives me a list of the "obus" that have arrived, and which have "s'eclate," and which have not. One can see that she despises those which "ne s'eclatent pas." One says "Bon soir, pas des obus," as in English ...
— My War Experiences in Two Continents • Sarah Macnaughtan

... vice est de mettre du mystere aux actions innocentes; et quiconque aime a se cacher, a tot ou tard raison de se cacher. Un seul precepte de morale peut tenir lieu de tous les autres, c'est celui-ci: Ne fais, ni ne dis jamais rien que tu ne veuilles que tout le monde voie et entende. J'ai toujours regarde comme le plus estimable des hommes ce Romain qui voulait que sa maison fut construite de maniere qu'on vit tout ce qui s'y faisait.' Whether the Englishman would ...
— The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, April 1844 - Volume 23, Number 4 • Various

... head absently. "Then there was Mr. Evringham's younger son, a regular roving ne'er-do-well. He didn't like Wall Street and he went West to Chicago. He was a rolling stone, first in one position and then in another; then he got married, and after a few years he rolled away altogether. All Mr. Evringham knows ...
— Jewel - A Chapter In Her Life • Clara Louise Burnham

... the mere representations of Bob's friend, with which, (in consequence of the important result,) we commenced our chapter, that produced the powerful effect of fixing the wavering mind of Bob—No, it was the air—the manner—the je ne sais quoi, by which these representations were accompanied: the curled lip of contempt, and the eye, measuring as he spoke, from top to toe, his companions, with the cool elegant sang froid and self-possession displayed in his own person and manner, which became a fiat with Bob, and which effected ...
— Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. • Pierce Egan

... ou baillif eit comence de acompter, nul autre ne seit resceu de aconter tanque le primer qe soit assis eit peraccompte, et qe la somme soit resceu.—Stat. 5. Ann ...
— The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12) • Edmund Burke

... let scholars brag, With fifteen names for a pudding-bag: Two tongues I know ne'er told a lie; And their wearers be, ...
— Two Years Ago, Volume II. • Charles Kingsley

... cross, among the trees Thou the noblest of them all! Forest ne'er doth grow a like In leaf, in flower or in seed. Blessed wood and blessed nails, Blessed ...
— Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies • Philip H. Goepp

... my yowie, silly thing, Gude keep thee frae a tether string! O, may thou ne'er forgather up Wi' ony blastit, moorland toop, But ay keep mind to moop an' mell Wi' ...
— The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence. • Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham

... "La Prusce," wrote Thugut at this time, "parviendia au moyen de son alliance a nous faire plus de mal qu'elle ne nous a fait par les guerres les plus sanglantes." Briefe, i. 12, 15. Thugut even proposed that England should encourage the Poles to resist. Eden, April 15; ...
— History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 • C. A. Fyffe

... sun I bask; My authorship's an endless task, My head's ne'er out of school; My heart is pain'd with scorn and slight; I have too many foes to fight, ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, Issue 281, November 3, 1827 • Various

... totius hujus mundi aspectabilis constructione ut recte Philosophemur duo sunt imprimis observanda: Unum ut attendentes ad infinitam Dei potentiam & bonitatem ne vereamur nimis ampla & pulchra & absoluta ejus opera imaginari: sed e contra caveamus, ne si quos forte limites nobis non certo cognitos, in ipsis supponamus, non satis magnifice ...
— Democritus Platonissans • Henry More

... has been said and done, none the less must it be finally acknowledged in the pathetic utterance of King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon proverb, Nis [14] no wurt woxen on woode ne on felde, per enure mage ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

... mette If any wight wiste . wher Do-wel was at inne; And what man he myghte be . of many man I asked. Was nevere wight, as I wente . that me wisse kouthe[24] Where this leode lenged,[25] . lasse ne moore.[26] Til it bifel on a Friday . two freres I mette Maisters of the Menours[27] . men of grete witte. I hailsed them hendely,[28] . as I hadde y-lerned. And preede them par charite, . er thei passed ferther, If thei knew any contree . or costes as thei wente, "Where ...
— English Satires • Various

... Proportionibus dignum esse, qui cum pulcherrimis antiquorum inventis conferatur? Quis in Arithmetica non stupet, eum tot difficultates superasse, quibus explicandis Villafrancus, Lucas de Burgo, Stifelius, Tartalea, vix ac ne vix quidem pares esse potuissent?" It seems hard to believe, after reading elsewhere the bitter assaults of Naude,[107] that he would have neglected so tempting an opportunity of darkening the shadows, if he himself had felt the slightest offence, or if ...
— Jerome Cardan - A Biographical Study • William George Waters

... 'subconsciously' the exact situation of consonants and vowels—that oui lay in the right-hand corner and non in the left. And neither Zizi nor his mother dared hint to their leader not to push, because she herself monopolised that phrase, saying repeatedly to them both, 'mais il ne faut pas pousser! Legerement avec les doigts, toujours tres legerement! Sans ca il n'y a pas de valeur, tu comprends!' Zizi inserted an occasional electrical question. ...
— A Prisoner in Fairyland • Algernon Blackwood

... Walter, rubbing his hands and chuckling, "I've put the chiel in a pretty warm corner, and we'll see which of you moderns can take him oot o't. Ne'er a word more will ye get frae me to help him one way or ...
— The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales • Arthur Conan Doyle

... less than thou had ne'er known such regret. How must thou suffer, who so lov'st the shade, In Fame's full glare, whom one stride more shall set Upon the Papal seat! I stand dismayed, Familiar with thy fearful soul, and yet Half glad, perceiving modest worth repaid Even by the Christians! Could thy soul ...
— The Poems of Emma Lazarus - Vol. II. (of II.), Jewish Poems: Translations • Emma Lazarus

... of alle such thinges, of ony other, that be in the world. And thei han often tymes werre with the briddes of the contree, that thei taken and eten. This litylle folk nouther labouren in londes ne in vynes. But thei han grete men amonges hem, of oure stature, that tylen the lond, and labouren amonges the vynes for hem. And of the men of oure stature, han thei als grete skorne and wondre, as we wolde have among us of Geauntes, zif thei weren amonges us. There is a gode cytee, amonges ...
— A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients • Edward Tyson

... with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burned, As home his footsteps he hath turned From wandering on a foreign strand? If such there breathe, go, mark him well! For him no minstrel raptures swell; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim,— Despite those titles, ...
— Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII • John Lord

... did ever chant More welcome notes to weary bands 10 Of travelers in some shady haunt Among Arabian sands; A voice so thrilling ne'er was heard In springtime from the cuckoo bird, Breaking the silence of the seas 15 Among the ...
— Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year • E.C. Hartwell

... personnellement, j'ai en horreur mme d'gorger une poule. Les excutions, si frquentes dans l'ancien systme, sont trs rares aujourd'hui. Mais dans le cas rcent, je vous ai dj dit, et je vous rpte, qui ni les Ministres, ni le Sultan, ne pouvaient absolument pas sauver la vie de l'Armnien. Les lois du Coran ne forcent personne de se faire Musulman; mais elles sont inexorables tant l'gard du Musulman qui embrasse une autre religion, qu' l'gard du non-Musulman qui, aprs avoir de son propre gr embrass publiquement ...
— Correspondence Relating to Executions in Turkey for Apostacy from Islamism • Various

... vestigia verrit Caerulus, Oceaniq; aestum mentitur amictus, Me quoq; vicinis pereuntem gentibus inquit, Muniuit Stilico, totam quum Scotus Hybernam Mouit, & infesto spumauit remige Thetis, Illius effectum curis, ne bella timerem Scotica, ne Pictum tremerem, ne littore toto Prospicerem dubijs venturum ...
— Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (4 of 8) - The Fovrth Booke Of The Historie Of England • Raphael Holinshed

... love will ne'er endure:" you wrong My passion: sooth, it will, if you're it: Yet stay: to ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, October 29, 1892 • Various

... she exclaimed. "Why, Freckles, are ye no bright enough to learn without being taught by a woman that I am your mither? If a great man like yoursel' dinna ken that, learn it now and ne'er forget it. Ance a woman is the wife of any man, she becomes wife to all men for having had the wifely experience she kens! Ance a man-child has beaten his way to life under the heart of a woman, she is mither to all men, for the hearts ...
— Freckles • Gene Stratton-Porter

... and Juliet Symphony.[229] There is much valuable and stimulating reading[230] about Berlioz and his influence; for, as Theophile Gautier acutely remarks, "S'il fut un grand genie, on peut le discuter encore, le monde est livre aux controverses; mais nul ne penserait a nier qu'il fut un grand caractere." The Symphonie[231] fantastique, op. 14, episode de la vie d'un artiste, in five movements is significant for being the first manifestation of Berlioz's conviction that music should be yet more specifically expressive, ...
— Music: An Art and a Language • Walter Raymond Spalding

... any mortal thing in this world so aggravating as a man?" demanded Anania, in tones which were not placid by any means. "Went down to Kepeharme Lane to find something out, and came back knowing ne'er a word about it! Do you think you've any ...
— One Snowy Night - Long ago at Oxford • Emily Sarah Holt

... of the First Empire, I told the court official that I had the gentleman's ticket, and gave him one of mine. Now, however, the official would not allow the lady to pass and I therefore gave the officer my second ticket for his duchess. The official then said significantly to me: "Mais vous ne passerez pas sans carte." On my showing him the third, he made a face of astonishment and allowed all three of us to pass. I recommended my two proteges not to sit down at the tables indicated on the tickets, but to try and find seats elsewhere; nor ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. X. • Kuno Francke

... spoken. If Dick had said he wanted to go and her father had seconded his wishes, she would have insisted on staying at home. It was no great matter, her father said to himself, after all; very likely it would amuse her; the Widow was a lively woman enough,—perhaps a little comme il ne faut pas socially, compared with the Thorntons and some other families; but what did he care ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

... stalwart young fellow, speaking in Samoan, "it is good to look at," and then he added gravely, "Talofa lava ia te outou i le vaa nei, ua lata mai ne aso malaia ma le tiga|" ("Alas for all you people on this ship, there is a day of ...
— By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore, and Other Stories • Louis Becke

... and sound ale have their uses, To distinguish 'twixt which and abuses The clear-headed want; But illogical cant Will ne'er solve our worst ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 101, September 26, 1891 • Various

... mots le corbeau ne se sent pas de joie" (At these words, the crow is beside himself with delight).—To realise the full force of this proverbial expression we must have experienced ...
— Emile • Jean-Jacques Rousseau

... amid the Branstock a blade of plenteous worth! The folk of the war-wand's forgers wrought never better steel Since first the burg of heaven uprose for man-folk's weal. Now let the man among you whose heart and hand may shift To pluck it from the oakwood e'en take it for my gift. Then ne'er, but his own heart falter, its point and edge shall fail Until the night's beginning and the ending of the tale. Be merry Earls of the Goth-folk, O Volsung Sons be wise, And reap the battle-acre ...
— The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs • William Morris

... Master Brinsmead, as I have ne'er doobt is the case," he said, "I have to tell you of a sad accident which occurred to our respected friend, Jock McKillock, whom you expected to meet here: and, seeing that he could not come himself, he deputed me to transact the ...
— John Deane of Nottingham - Historic Adventures by Land and Sea • W.H.G. Kingston

... Hottentotten tuten Auf dem Horn voll Eleganz Und nachher mit Grazie tanzen Hottentottentotentanz,— Dorten bin ich mal gewesen Und iclh habe schwer gelitten, Weil ich Hottentotten trotzte, Unter Hottentottentritten; So 'ne Hottentottentachtel, Die ist namlich furchterlich Und ich leid' noch heute An dem Hottentottentatterich" ...
— The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought • Alexander F. Chamberlain

... avec art dans ce nouveau miroir, S'y vit avec plaisir, ou crut ne s'y pas voir. L'avare des premiers rit du tableau fidele D'un avare souvent trace sur son modele; Et mille fois un fat, finement exprime, Meconnut le ...
— The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, • Charles Rollin

... miles below the mouth of Clark's Fork the Columbia is joined by the Ne-whoi-al-pit-ku River from the northwest. Here too are the great Chaudiere, or Kettle, Falls on the main river, with a total descent of about fifty feet. Fifty miles farther down, the Spokane River, a clear, dashing stream, comes in from the east. It is about one hundred and twenty ...
— Steep Trails • John Muir

... from Paris." Madame smiled as she answered, a thin fine smile, richly seasoned with scorn. "Ah, mesdames! All the world can't boast of Paris as a birthplace, unfortunately. I also, I am a Norman, mais je ne m'en fiche pas! Most of my life, however, I've lived in Paris, thank God!" She lifted her head as she spoke, and swept her hands about her waist to adjust the broad belt, an action pregnant with suggestions. For it was thus ...
— In and Out of Three Normady Inns • Anna Bowman Dodd

... red as a radish shkin, Ne'er finds the time to molder; Shee how it shleeps its sheath within! I put it on my shoulder. While curs and bitches yelp at me, I roam, Like a ...
— The Little Clay Cart - Mrcchakatika • (Attributed To) King Shudraka

... of the primeval forest, Bearing the signet of Christ on thy brow, Wert thou the teacher and guide of the savage? Who, of thy mission, can aught tell us now? Through the dim ages comes only the perfume, Left where the flowers of Truth fell to earth; With ne'er a gleaner to treasure the blossoms, Save the sweet petals of baptism and birth. Vainly we seek on Time's shore for thy footprints, Hid in a mist of pathos is thy fate; Yet of a life under savage enchantment Quaint Indian legends ...
— The White Doe - The Fate of Virginia Dare • Sallie Southall Cotten

... love's a flower that will not die For lack of leafy screen; And Christian hope can cheer the eye That ne'er saw vernal green. Then be ye sure that love can bless Even in this crowded loneliness, Where ever-moving myriads seem to say, Go! thou art naught to us, nor we ...
— Lucy Raymond - Or, The Children's Watchword • Agnes Maule Machar

... slender make, By thy love I'll ne'er forsake, By thy heart I'll ne'er betray, Let me kiss thy fears away! I will live and love thee ever, Leave thee and forsake thee never! Though far in other lands to be, Yet never ...
— The Life of John Clare • Frederick Martin

... 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 Day's Work, Volume 1 • Rudyard Kipling

... nobodies were named store-keepers, "leur ignorance et leur bassesse ne font point un ...
— Picturesque Quebec • James MacPherson Le Moine

... only give a few examples from those most frequently narrated, which I had from the lips of Edensaw, the oldest and ranking Chief of the Hydah nation, and Goo'd-nai-u-uns, wife of Goo-gul, well known as a gifted relator of their legends and traditions. Ne-kil-stlas is their great creative geni, who, by transforming himself into men, women, children, beasts, birds and fishes, or whatever thing is best suited to accomplish his designs, performs the most miraculous deeds. Ne-kil-stlas is known also as Kill-sing-ne-kee-uns, Goya-ta-get-ya, Goy-kilt, ...
— Official report of the exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands - for the government of British Columbia • Newton H. Chittenden

... 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, previous to the death ...
— Life Of Johnson, Vol. 1 • Boswell, Edited by Birkbeck Hill

... it seemed, and its cheek-bones gleamed, and its fingers flicked the shore; And it lapped and lay in a weary way, and its hands met to implore; That I gently said: "Poor, restless dead, I would never work you woe; Though the wrong you rue you can ne'er undo, I forgave you ...
— Ballads of a Cheechako • Robert W. Service

... enterprise and engineering skill! 'Twas my old husband found the pass behind that big Red Hill. Before the engineer was grown we settled with our stock Behind that great big mountain chain, a line of range and rock — A line that kept us starving there in weary weeks of drought, With ne'er a track across the range ...
— Rio Grande's Last Race and Other Verses • Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson

... arrangements her daughter should desire. The Director was most complimentary to the young actress and asked what role she would care to choose for her debut. Esperance proclaimed her preference for "Dona Sol" in Hernani or "Camille" in "On ne ...
— The Idol of Paris • Sarah Bernhardt

... nor world's rude waves, Have had the power to chill The holy love which then we vowed, That is unclouded still; And until Death—the reaper—comes, It ne'er shall flow away— Our tide of love which first ...
— Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing • T. S. Arthur

... unpopular with the men, but there was a reason for that; for I was rather severe with them, and imposed as strict a discipline on them as that to which I had been accustomed at West Point. The greater part of them were ne'er-do-wells and adventurers picked up off the beach at Greytown, and they were a thoroughly independent lot, reckless and courageous; but I doubt if they had ever known authority or restraint, unless it was the restraint of a jail. With the men of my own troop ...
— Captain Macklin • Richard Harding Davis

... I would rather have one of your father's getting. Hath your Grace ne'er a brother like you? Your father got excellent husbands, if a maid could ...
— William Shakespeare • John Masefield

... presents a well-known type in England and Germany. "Voir la peinture de ce caractere dans toute la litterature anglaise et allemande," he says in a footnote. "Le plus grand des observateurs, Stendhal tout impregne des moeurs et des idees Italiennes et francaises, est stupefait a cette vue. Il ne comprend rien a cette espece de devouement, 'a cette servitude, que les maris Anglais, sous le nom de devoir, out eu l'esprit d'imposer a leurs femmes.' Ce ...
— Home Life in Germany • Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

... kings; fill high, one and all; Drink, drink! shout and drink! mad respond to the call! Fill fast, and fill full; 'gainst the goblet ne'er sin; Quaff there, at high tide, to the uttermost rim:— Flood-tide, and ...
— John Marr and Other Poems • Herman Melville

... does ride remarquablement pour une beginner; qui ne fait que commencer. Would it be possible that she has had ...
— The Wide, Wide World • Susan Warner

... Je ne peux pas send des mes nouvelles parceque je suis dans French class et j'ai peur que Monsieur le Professeur is going to call on me ...
— Daddy-Long-Legs • Jean Webster

... this City, as saith Polychronicon, Was Leon Gawer, a mighty strong Gyant, Which builded Caves and Dungeons many a one, No goodly Building, ne ...
— The Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687) • William Winstanley

... forrayne friends, 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

... for service, he points out to them what great people the Hanskas and Mniszechs are, what infinite honor and profit it will be to be connected with them, and how desirable it is to keep struggling engineer brothers-in-law and ne'er-do-well brothers in the colonies out of sight lest they should ...
— The Human Comedy - Introductions and Appendix • Honore de Balzac

... Charlie 's now awa', Safely ower the friendly main, Mony a heart will break in twa Should he ne'er come back again;" ...
— The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI - The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century • Various

... spoken; nobly too—but what— What if a woman's hand were to bestow Upon the Duke de Bourbon such high honours, To raise him to such state, that grasping man, E'en in his wildest thoughts of mad ambition, Ne'er dreamt of ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Volume 19. Issue 539 - 24 Mar 1832 • Various

... English always aroused my honest indignation, and I quickly retorted, "Pardon, mais je ne ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878. • Various

... quo Caesar Roma, dominatus in alta Aureolo jussit collum signare moniti; Ne depascentem quisquis me gramina laedat, Caesaris heu ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. 13, No. 375, June 13, 1829 • Various

... Chiliens sont jaloux des etrangers qui prennent du service chez eux, et il est assez naturel qu'ils le soient, quoiqu'on ne puisse nier qu'ils aient de grandes obligations a plusieurs de ceux qui ont fait Chili leur patrie adoptive. Depuis mon retour en Europe, un de ces hommes, digne d'une haute estime, a cesse de vivre. Je veux parler du Colonel Tupper, qui a ete fait ...
— The Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock • Ferdinand Brock Tupper

... defeat ne'er bowed, Scarce breathing from the fray, Again they sound the war cry loud, Again is riven Labor's shroud, And life breathed in the clay. Their work? Look round—see ...
— Socialism - A Summary and Interpretation of Socialist Principles • John Spargo

... I gaze, the dim echoes of years that are past Bring their joys to my bosom in vain; For the chords, which their spell once o'er memory cast, Ne'er ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby

... he?" cried Joe. "I was afeard of that. And he's getting on the blind side of your skipper. This Cap'n Jonathan Wellsby is brave enough and a rare seaman, but he ne'er dealt with a smooth rogue like Ned Rackham. He stays sober to plot for his own advantage. He will serve Blackbeard only till he can trip him by the heels. Now listen well, Jack, seasick though ye be. You will have to warn ...
— Blackbeard: Buccaneer • Ralph D. Paine

... fiercely that they drove the Franks who were nearest to them back on the battalion of Thierri of Tenremonde, the constable. Nor was it long before they drove them back still further on to the battalions led by Charles of the Frne. And now the Franks had retreated, sore harassed, till they were within half a mile of Rusium. And the others ever pressed upon them more hardily; and the battle went sore against them, and many were wounded, and of their horses. So, as God will suffer misadventures, they could endure ...
— Memoirs or Chronicle of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople • Geoffrey de Villehardouin

... I could not tell But I can say I know full well My soul ne'er found sweet peace one day And with earth I ...
— Preliminary Report of the Commission Appointed by the University • The Seybert Commission

... room was a chair in which Johnson had sat. The club was a club in which Wilkes had spoken, in a time when even the ne'er-do-weel was virile. But all these things by themselves might be merely archaism. The extraordinary thing was that this hall had all the hubbub, the sincerity, the anger, the oratory of the eighteenth century. The members of this club were of all shades of opinion, yet there was not ...
— Tremendous Trifles • G. K. Chesterton

... chuckled as he addressed it. He pictured himself in the rear room of the bar in the Rue Auber, relating, across the little marble-topped table, this American adventure, to the delight of that blithe, ne'er-do-well outcast of an exalted poor family, that gambler, blackmailer and merry rogue, Don Antonio Moliterno, comrade and teacher of this ductile Valentine since the later days of adolescence. They had been school-fellows in Rome, and later roamed Europe together ...
— The Flirt • Booth Tarkington

... towers, Bombay, gleam bright, they say, across the dark blue sea: But ne'er were hearts so blithe and gay as there shall ...
— Henry Esmond; The English Humourists; The Four Georges • William Makepeace Thackeray

... and grieve me, One day kind, the next they leave me; But this Friend can ne'er deceive ...
— The Cities of Refuge: or, The Name of Jesus - A Sunday book for the young • John Ross Macduff

... the wide waters, I've trod the lone strand, I've triumphed in battle, I've lighted the brand, I've borne the loud thunder of death o'er the foam; Fame, riches, ne'er found them,—yet ...
— Jacob Faithful • Captain Frederick Marryat

... Wit past through thee no longer is the same, As meat digested takes a different name;[250] But sense must sure thy safest plunder be, Since no reprisals can be made on thee. Thus thou mayst rise, and in thy daring flight (Though ne'er so weighty) reach a wondrous height: So, forced from engines, lead itself can fly, And pond'rous slugs move nimbly through the sky.[251] Sure Bavius copied Maevius to the full, And CHAERILUS[252] taught CODRUS to be dull; Therefore, dear friend, at my advice give o'er This ...
— Calamities and Quarrels of Authors • Isaac D'Israeli

... little Sid, for simile renown'd, Pleasure has always sought, but never found Though all his thoughts on wine and women fall, His are so bad, sure he ne'er thinks at all. The flesh he lives upon is rank and strong; His meat and mistresses are kept too long. But sure we all mistake this pious man, Who mortifies his person all he can What we uncharitably take for sin, Are only rules of this odd capuchin; For never ...
— Marguerite de Navarre - Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois Queen of Navarre • Marguerite de Navarre

... droit naturel qu'ont tous les hommes, non seulement d'avoir une opinion, mais de la rendre publique, alors vous meritez de perdre celui qu'a chaque homme d'entendre la verite de la bouche d'un autre, droit qui fonde seule l'obligation rigoureuse de ne pas mentir.'—Condorcet, Vie de Voltaire ...
— Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3) - Turgot • John Morley

... underneath in old English characters, Viva Espagna; and others, finally, inlaid with gold, and having the head of the Saviour, or some saint engraved over such inscriptions as, Par my Dey y par my Rey, or, Ne me tire pas sans raison et ne me remets pas sans honneur. Nor is the modern Circassian sabre one of metal inferior to that of the ancient workmanship; but a blade as flexible as that of Damascus, long and heavy, yet bending like a reed, and when inlaid and ornamented with gold valued ...
— Life of Schamyl - And Narrative of the Circassian War of Independence Against Russia • John Milton Mackie

... the while of all your wife's alarms As she sits watching through long hours at home. For my soul sinks with terror at the tales The servants tell about your wild adventures. Whene'er we part my trembling heart forebodes That you will ne'er come back to me again. I see you on the frozen mountain steeps, Missing, perchance, your leap from cliff to cliff; I see the chamois, with a wild rebound, Drag you down with him o'er the precipice. I see the avalanche close o'er your head, The treacherous ice give way, and you ...
— The Works of Frederich Schiller in English • Frederich Schiller

... Fools th' eternal Jest: Thou who couldst laugh where Want enchain'd Caprice, Toil crush'd Conceit, and Man was of a Piece; Where Wealth unlov'd without a Mourner dy'd; And scarce a Sycophant was fed by Pride; Where ne'er was known the Form of mock Debate, Or seen a new-made Mayor's unwieldy State; Where change of Fav'rites made no Change of Laws, And Senates heard before they judg'd a Cause; How wouldst thou shake at Britain's modish Tribe, Dart the quick Taunt, and edge the piercing Gibe? Attentive ...
— The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749) and Two Rambler papers (1750) • Samuel Johnson

... entereth within this town, That, sheening far, celestial seems to be, Disconsolate will wander up and down, 'Mid many things unsightly to strange ee: For hut and palace show like filthily: The dingy denizens are rear'd in dirt; Ne personage of high or mean degree Doth care for cleanness of surtout or shirt..." (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ...
— The Awakening of China • W.A.P. Martin

... Ooyethne Soppepepor Basket Ooyaura Rookeppa Feathers Oosnooqua Soppe Drest-skin Cotcoo Rauhau A Turkey Coona Yauta A Duck Sooeau Welka A King Teethha Roamore Fat Ootsaure Yendare Soft Utsauwanne Roosomme Hard or heavy Waucots ne Itte teraugh A Rope Utsera Trauhe A Possum Che-ra Day Ootauh-ne A Pestel Tic-caugh-ne Miyau A Mortar Ootic caugh-ne Yossoo Stockings Way haushe A Creek Wackena A River Ahunt wackena A Man Entequos Old Man ...
— A New Voyage to Carolina • John Lawson

... it is that they ne'er came back — Changes and chances are quickly rung; Now the old homestead is gone to rack, Green is the grass on the well-worn track Down by the ...
— The Man from Snowy River • Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson

... timorous Trout I wait To take, and he devours my bait, How poor a thing, sometimes I find, Will captivate a greedy mind: And when none bite, I praise the wise Whom vain allurements ne'er surprise. ...
— The Complete Angler • Izaak Walton

... sweet human fancy interweaves its threads of gold With the plain and homespun present, and a love that ne'er grows old; ...
— California, Romantic and Resourceful • John F. Davis

... 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 ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... sexualism which makes it the fountain of all forcible enthusiasms; he dislikes the amorous drama which makes the female the only key to the male. He is Feminist in politics, but Anti-feminist in emotion. His key to most problems is, "Ne cherchez pas la femme." ...
— George Bernard Shaw • Gilbert K. Chesterton

... here," put in David. "Though he may be the same to you, he may be letting out to others, and maybe they will ne'er he so kind in their remarks, and will be asking to ...
— Janet McLaren - The Faithful Nurse • W.H.G. Kingston

... to ow to froure{;} cume to ham to e url{;} earunder [&] ouerunder eanes oer twien [&] ga a[gh]ein sone{;} to ower note gastelich {210} ne biuore Complie ne sitte [gh]e nawt for ham ouer riht time swa [/] hare cume beo na lure of ower religiun{;} ah gastelich bi[gh]ete. [gh]ef er is eani word iseid [/] mahte hurten heorte{;} ne beo hit nawt iboren ut{;} ne ibroht to oer ancre{;} [/] is e hurte. To him hit schal beon ...
— Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 - Part I: Texts • Various

... the book, and let me read; My soul is strangely stirred— They are such words of love and truth As ne'er before ...
— Mistress Margery • Emily Sarah Holt

... Sedgett, maliciously, "as to tales, you've got witnesses enough it crassed chann'l. Aha! Don't bring 'em into the box. Don't you bring 'em into ne'er a box." ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... God, that means to be secure— Slaves guard the Doors, and suffer none to enter, Whilst I, my charming Queen, provide for your Security— You know there is a Vault deep under Ground, Into the which the busy Sun ne'er enter'd, But all is dark, as are the Shades of Hell, Thro which in dead of Night I oft have pass'd, Guided by Love, to your Apartment, Madam— They knock agen—thither, my lovely Mistress, [Knock. Suffer ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. II • Aphra Behn

... Adonis springs, Is wicked Time; who with his scythe addrest Does mow the flowring herbes and goodly things, And all their glory to the ground downe flings, Where they do wither and are fowly mard He flyes about, and with his flaggy wings Beates downe both leaves and buds without regard, Ne ever pitty may relent his ...
— Flowers and Flower-Gardens • David Lester Richardson

... 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

... 'ere every evenin', 'e does. 'E 'as no fear, that chap, 'e 'asn't. Does it to cheer us up. Didn't yer 'ear 'im as 'e went? 'E 'arries them, 'e does, 'arries them proper. Down 'e'll go, up 'e'll go, and ne'er a bullet within singing distance of 'im. 'E's steeped in elusion!" The sergeant finished, proud of having found a phrase, no matter what might be its true meaning, that illustrated ...
— Private Peat • Harold R. Peat

... "If you could, for instance ... send ... your patient ... at once, without delay" (the words "at once, without delay," the doctor uttered with an almost wrathful sternness that made the captain start) "to Syracuse, the change to the new be-ne-ficial climatic conditions ...
— The Brothers Karamazov • Fyodor Dostoyevsky

... thy clear keen joyance Languor cannot be: Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee: Thou lovest, but ne'er knew ...
— O May I Join the Choir Invisible! - and Other Favorite Poems • George Eliot

... County, with whom he marched to James-Town, and drew up in order before the House of State; and there peremptorily demanded of the Governor, Council and Burgesses (there then collected) a Commission to go against the Indians, which if they should refuse to grant him, he told them that neither he nor ne're a man in his Company would depart from their Doors till he had obtained his request; whereupon to prevent farther danger in so great an exigence, the Council and Burgesses by much intreaty obtain'd him a Commission Signed by the Governor, an Act for one thousand men ...
— Great Epochs in American History, Vol. II - The Planting Of The First Colonies: 1562—1733 • Various

... only examined the western shores of Hamelin Harbour. The opposite coast was seen only at a distance, and the shoalness of the water prevented their boats from approaching it. M. De Freycinet says: "Ces terres, basses et steriles, ne contiennent aucune coupure; l'uniformite y est par-tout ...
— Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2] • Phillip Parker King

... des Finances Patchou, qui remplace Pachitch, une note ultimative de son Gouvernement fixant un delai de 48 heures pour l'acceptation des demandes y contenues. Giesl a ajoute verbalement que pour le cas ou la note ne serait pas acceptee integralement dans un delai de 48 heures, il avait l'ordre de quitter Belgrade avec le personnel de la Legation. Pachitch et les autres Ministres qui se trouvent en tournee electorale ...
— Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised) • Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History

... after their line: Whence ferry ye then the shields golden-faced, The grey sarks therewith, and the helms all bevisor'd, And a heap of the war-shafts? Now am I of Hrothgar The man and the messenger: ne'er saw I of aliens So many of men more might-like of mood. I ween that for pride-sake, no wise for wrack-wending But for high might of mind, ye to Hrothgar have sought. Unto him then the heart-hardy answer'd and spake, 340 The proud earl of ...
— The Tale of Beowulf - Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats • Anonymous

... an exception to the Abbe Sicard's rule. "La consonne N est l'expression naturelle du doute chez toutes les nations, par ce que le son que rend la touche nasale, quand l'homme incertain examine s'il fera ce qu'on lui demande; ainsi NE ON, NE OT, NE EC, NE IL, d'ou l'on a fait ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... may be pretty fairly paralleled with the ordinary anecdote terminating in a repartee or an Irish bull. Such a retort as the famous "je ne vois pas la necessite" we have all seen attributed to Talleyrand, to Voltaire, to Henri Quatre, to an anonymous judge, and so on. But this variety does not in any way make it more likely that the thing was never ...
— Heretics • Gilbert K. Chesterton

... passes by the door, Although she ne'er came in, the house grows bare. Shut, shut the door; there's nothing in the house. Why seems it always that it should be ours? A secret lies behind which Thou dost know, And I can ...
— A Hidden Life and Other Poems • George MacDonald

... who's striving Parnassus to climb With a whole bale of isms tied together with rhyme, He might get on alone, spite of brambles and boulders, But he can't with that bundle he has on his shoulders. The top of the hill he will ne'er come nigh reaching Till he learns the distinction 'twixt singing and preaching; His lyre has some chords that would ring pretty well, But he'd rather by half make a drum of the shell, And rattle away ...
— The Arena - Volume 4, No. 23, October, 1891 • Various

... Love always makes those eloquent that have it. She, with a kind of granting, put him by it, And ever, as he thought himself most nigh it, Like to the tree of Tantalus, she fled, And, seeming lavish, saved her maidenhead. Ne'er king more sought to keep his diadem, Than Hero this inestimable gem: Above our life we love a steadfast friend; Yet when a token of great worth we send, 80 We often kiss it, often look thereon, And stay the messenger ...
— The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3) • Christopher Marlowe

... palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home; A charm from the sky seems to hallow us there, Which, seek through the world, is ne'er met with elsewhere. Home, Home, sweet, sweet Home! There's no place like Home! there's no place ...
— Selections From American Poetry • Various

... pour produire il ne faut pas trop raissoner. Mais il faut regarder beaucoup et songer a ce qu'on a vu. Voir: tout est la, et voir juste. J'entends, par voir juste, voir avec ses propres yeux et non avec ceux des maitres. L'originalite d'un artiste s'indique d'abord dans ...
— Bride of the Mistletoe • James Lane Allen

... juge a mort par les Anglais, mourut sur un echauffaut dans la place publique. Jacques, son fils, septieme du nom, et deuxieme en Angleterre, fut chasse de ses trois royaumes; et pour comble de malheur on contesta a son fils sa naissance; le fils ne tenta de remonter sur le trone de ces peres, que pour faire perir ses amis par des bourreaux; et nous avons vu le Prince Charles Edouard, reunuissant en vain les vertus de ses peres, et le courage du Roy Jean Sobieski, son ayeul maternel, executer les exploits et ...
— The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. • James Boswell

... Love ne'er should die: 'Tis the soul's cordial—'tis the font of life; Therefore should spring eternal in the breast. One object lost, another should succeed, And all our life ...
— The Universal Reciter - 81 Choice Pieces of Rare Poetical Gems • Various

... pitcher, and holding both aloft as he gazed upon each boarder in turn, exclaimed, "I understand the boarders are not fond of corn bread." In the twinkling of an eye, the Doctor, the pitcher, the pone had all disappeared from the dining-room, and the latter two were ne'er heard of more. The poetic justice of the situation, however, was so complete, that no word of ...
— Something of Men I Have Known - With Some Papers of a General Nature, Political, Historical, and Retrospective • Adlai E. Stevenson

... being now gone wholly to his owne, and now, they being empty, they doubt Sir T. Harvy or Lord Bruncker may look after the lodgings. I did give them the best advice, poor people, that I could, and would do them any kindnesse, though it is strange that now they should have ne'er a friend of Sir W. Batten or Sir W. Pen to trust to but me, that they have disobliged. So home to bed, and all night still mightily troubled in my sleepe, with fire and houses ...
— Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete • Samuel Pepys

... art thou so fast proceeding, Ne'er glancing back thine eyes of flame? Marked but by few, through earth I'm speeding, And Opportunity's my name. What form is that, which scowls beside thee? Repentance is the form you see: Learn then, the fate may yet betide thee: She seizes them ...
— Headlong Hall • Thomas Love Peacock

... replied Poll, "but I'll tell you what's a comfort, the thought that I'll never die till I have full revenge on Brian M'Loughlin—ay, either on him or his—or both. Come, Raymond, have you ne'er a spare curse now for Brian M'Loughlin?—you could give a fat one to M'Clutchy this minute and have you none for ...
— Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent - The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two • William Carleton

... doth my timid tongue present, Their mouthpiece and lead instrument And servant, all love-eloquent. I heard, when 'All for love' the violins cried: Nature through me doth take their human side. That soul is like a groom without a bride That ne'er by Nature in great love hath sighed. Much time is run, and man hath changed his ways, Since Nature, in the antique fable-days, Was hid from man's true love by proxy fays, False fauns and rascal gods that stole her praise. The nymphs, cold creatures of man's colder brain, Chilled Nature's streams ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, - No. 90, June, 1875 • Various

... "Ne'er a bit of that, mistress," said the Maid of the Mill, stripping her round pretty arms, and looking actively and good-humouredly round for some duty that she could discharge, "but just—I thought ye might like to ken if they were coming ...
— The Monastery • Sir Walter Scott

... whose operations most resemble its manifestation. For instance, lightning is often given the form of a serpent, with or without an arrow-pointed tongue, because its course through the sky is serpentine, its stroke instantaneous and destructive; yet it is named Wi-lo-lo-a-ne, a word derived not from the name of the serpent itself, but from that of its most obvious trait, its gliding, zigzag motion. For this reason, the serpent is supposed to be more nearly related to lightning than ...
— Zuni Fetiches • Frank Hamilton Cushing

... they'll have as a brother dear, Their brother straight to be I'm willing; But they shall win the victory ne'er If bent ...
— Proud Signild - and Other Ballads • Thomas J. Wise

... Maneros, and explained the name by a story that Maneros, the only son of the first Egyptian king, invented agriculture, and, dying an untimely death, was thus lamented by the people. It appears, however, that the name Maneros is due to a misunderstanding of the formula maa-ne-hra, "Come to the house," which has been discovered in various Egyptian writings, for example in the dirge of Isis in the Book of the Dead. Hence we may suppose that the cry maa-ne-hra was chanted by the reapers over the cut corn as a dirge for the death of the corn-spirit ...
— The Golden Bough - A study of magic and religion • Sir James George Frazer

... the pride of the forest—hail To the maple, tall and green; It yields a treasure which ne'er shall fail While leaves on its boughs are seen. When the moon shines bright, On the wintry night, And silvers the frozen snow; And echo dwells On the jingling bells As the sleighs dart to and fro; Then it brightens the mirth Of the ...
— Roughing it in the Bush • Susanna Moodie

... Thad hadde a fire-red cherubimes face; For sausefleme he was, with eyen narwe. As hote he was, and likerous as a sparwe, With scalled browes blake, and pilled berd; Of his visage children were sore aferd. Ther n'as quiksilver, litarge, ne brimston, Boras, ceruse, ne oile of Tartre non, Ne oinement that wolde clense or bite, That him might helpen of his whelkes white, Ne of the nobbes sitting on his chekes. Wel loved he garlike, onions, and ...
— Old and New London - Volume I • Walter Thornbury

... old, with no settled occupation, and with a wife and family to support. No doubt he seemed to his friends a ne'er-do-well. ...
— Stories of Later American History • Wilbur F. Gordy



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