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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... an- tique statues, a well-known masterpiece of Grecian sculp- ture, and a young Italian, the fourth member of their party. “You must needs confess, K... ... member of their party. “You must needs confess, Kenyon,” said a dark-eyed young woman, whom her friends called Miriam, “that you never chiselled out ... ...an, “pray gratify us all by taking the exact attitude of this statue.” The young man laughed, and threw himself into the posi- tion in which the statu... ... express its magic peculiarity in words. The Faun is the marble image of a young man, leaning his right arm on the trunk or stump of a tree; one hand ... ... “I entreat you to take the tips of my ears for granted.” As he spoke, the young Italian made a skip and jump, light enough for a veritable faun; so a... ... that you hardly knew which tree had made it. Again, there were avenues of cy- press, resembling dark flames of huge funeral candles, which spread dus...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

... creaking, and became affected in flavour by progress and petrol. And then young Bert Smallways got a motor bicycle …. 2 2 2 2 2 Bert, it is necessary... ...e Smallways blood. But there was something advanced and enterprising about young Smallways before he was out of short frocks. He was lost for a whole ... ...oubt at all concerning the sort of stuff Bert had in him. He was six years younger than Tom, and for a time there was an attempt to utilise him in the... ...rogressive quality his nature had craved. His employer was a pirate-souled young man named Grubb, with a black-smeared face by day, and a music-hall s... ...the south of England. “Orf to Brighton!” said old Smallways, regarding his young- est son from the sitting-room window over the green-grocer’s shop wi... ...d get down; the third got itself entangled in the front wheel of a passing cy- clist, who came through the plate glass, and proved to be an actor out ...

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The Octopus a Story of California

By: Frank Norris

...he driveway and met Harran by the horse-block. Harran was Magnus Derrick’s youngest son, a very well-looking young fellow of twenty-three or twenty-fi... ...ine. In a corner of the room, during the whole course of his din- ner, two young Mexicans (one of whom was astonishingly handsome, after the melodrama... ...ast Range. I remember when De La Cuesta was married. He had never seen the young lady, only her miniature portrait, painted”—he raised a shoul- der—”I... ...zing there this week.” Solotari, the keeper of the restaurant, explained: “Young Annixter sold his wheat stubble on the ground to the sheep raisers of... ... Sierra foothills. “Since Sunday the herd has been down. Very clever, that young Annixter. He gets a price for his stubble, which else he would have t... ...ay,” he added, “you know we served notices yes- terday upon S. Behrman and Cy. Ruggles to quit the coun- try. Of course, they won’t do it, but they wo...

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Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys, In Black and White

By: Rudyard Kipling

...sez one to another, thinkin’ I was out av listen-reach: “Fwhat an obligin’ young man is this Corp’ril Mulvaney!” I was a Corp’ril then. I was rejuced ... ... an’ sweated, for I was wanted for to shif the second scene. I tell you, a young gurl’s e-vasion manes as much baggage as a rig’mint on the line av ma... ...red the chief officer sweetly. ‘Beastly thing to go down in a fog,’ said a young gentleman 13 Rudyard Kipling who was travelling for pleasure. ‘Choke... ...the jaw straight. ‘“You’re an ould fool, Mister Bragin,” sez I. ‘“You’re a young thief,” sez he, “an’ you’ve bruk my heart, you an’ Annie betune you!”... ...u say, Sorr, an Oirish rig’mint is the divil an’ more. ’Tis only fit for a young man wid eddicated fisteses. Oh the crame av disruption is an Oirish r... ...12 Soldiers Three CAPT . G. Thank Goodness it isn’t. (Aside.) I expected a cy- clone, but not an earthquake. MRS. H. She can’t! Is there anything that...

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

...ll, now that Ulysses is dead there are many great men in Ithaca both old and young, and some other may take the lead among them; nevertheless I will b... ...lazing torches. Laertes had bought her with his own money when she was quite young; he gave the worth of twenty oxen for her, and shewed as much respe... ... no meeting of our councillors until now; who then can it be, whether old or young, that finds it so necessary to convene us? Has he got wind of some ... ...t shall surely be when an old man like you, who should know better, talks a young one over till he becomes troublesome, in the first place his young ... ... buildings, jeering at him tauntingly as they did so. “Telemachus,” said one youngster, “means to be the death of us; I suppose he thinks he can bring... ...seeing those of us who had es caped death, but wept for the others whom the Cy clops had killed. However, I made signs to them by nodding and frowni...

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When the Sleeper Wakes

By: H. G. Wells

...IA INSOMNIA INSOMNIA INSOMNIA ONE AFTERNOON, at low water, Mr. Isbister, a young artist lodging at Boscastle, walked from that place to the pictur- es... ...esterday.” It was the Isbister of the last chapter, but he was no longer a young man. The hair that had been brown and a trifle in excess of the fashi... ...too. I played cricket with him when I was still only a lad. And he looks a young man still. Yellow perhaps. But that is a young man nevertheless.” “An... ... blurr in his accent!” whispered the red-haired man. “Wire, sir?” said the young man with the flaxen beard, evidently puzzled. “He means send an elect... ...,” he said weakly, and glanced at the others. “That was it, sir,” said the youngster. “Boscastle, in the old Duchy of Cornwall—it’s in the southwest c... ...a space it seemed to be gathering breath, and a regular throbbing from its cy- lindrical body was audible. Then it trumpeted “Galloop, Galloop,” and b...

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...n old elm which buttressed it in front, and which often in spring sent its young sprays through the window panes. My uncle was tolerably well off for ... ...d everything in it. The living con- tents were his god-daughter Grauben, a young Virlandaise of seventeen, Martha, and myself. As his nephew and an or... ...ere invented, it is said, by Odin himself. Look there, and wonder, impious young man, and admire these letters, the invention of the Scandinavian god!... ...le, I at the other. “Axel,” said he very mildly; “you are a very ingenious young man, you have done me a splendid service, at a moment when, wearied o... ...n. “It is quite absurd!” I cried, “there is no sense about it. No sensible young man should for a moment entertain such a proposal. The whole thing is... ... ferns, as tall as our fir-trees in northern latitudes; lepidodendra, with cy- lindrical forked stems, terminated by long leaves, and bris- tling with...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

................................................................ 300 CATO THE YOUNGER ...................................................................... ...city of Nursia, in the country of the Sabines; his father died when he was young, and he was carefully and decently educated by his mother, whose name... ... Afterwards, when Marius died, and Cinna shortly after was slain, when the younger Marius made himself consul against Sertorius’s wishes and contrary ... ... possession of Spain, a coun- try flourishing and populous, abounding with young men fit to bear arms; but on account of the insolence and covet- ousn... ...ewarded liberally those who presented them, the countryman brought him his young hind, which he took and was well pleased with at the first sight, but... ...ended the departure of his army, the image of Orpheus at Libethra, made of cy- press-wood, was seen to sweat in great abundance, to the discouragement...

...ON ..................................................................................................................................... 300 CATO THE YOUNGER ............................................................................................................... 330 AGIS ...................................................................................................

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...d friends, the corn and the vine and the hearth; the untamed spirit of the young has turned for ever to wandering and the sea. The soul of man has nev... ...arted a little in- coherently and in tears, and it had not occurred to the young 39 H G Wells man to imagine she was not going off to conventional li... ...l,” he says. “But how could I go back to my laboratory, mixed classes with young ladies, you know, after a thing like that? How could we live and wher... ...of them to unmistak- able adults, and they will make the temptation of the young a grave offence. In so migratory a population as the Modern Utopian, ... ...ch these children were coming. I noted the health and cleanliness of these young heirs of Utopia as they passed below. The pervading quality of the wh... ...f the club quadrangles. Two or three main roads with their tramways, their cy- clists’ paths, and swift traffic paths, will converge on the ur- ban ce...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...way of reaching that place would offer, till the following Monday. As most young candidates for the pains and penalties of whaling stop at this same N... ...sses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to deline... ...may gulph down for a shilling. Upon entering the place I found a number of young seamen gathered about a table, examining by a dim light divers specim... ... meat and potatoes, but dumplings; good heavens! dumplings for supper! One young fellow in a green box coat, addressed himself to these dumplings in a... ...e marked, as if a parcel of dark green frogs were running up the trunks of young palms. It was now quite plain that he must be some abominable savage ... ...r reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cy clades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyag...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

............................................... 292 CHAPTER XXXVI OF CATO THE YOUNGER ...................................................................... ...Virgil and Cicero. The study of Greek took precedence. At six years of age young Montaigne went to the College of Guienne at Bordeaux, where he had as... ... him to return as speedily as possible. He left for France, accompanied by young D’Estissac and several other gentlemen, who escorted him a considerab... ...th this journey of sym- pathy, than to repeat the words of Pasquier: “That young lady, allied to several great and noble families of Paris, pro- posed... ...ded the whole support and honour of his house, and soon after of that of a younger brother, the second hope of his family, and having withstood these ... ...t. Zeno used to say that he had two sorts of disciples, one that he called cy——ous, curious to learn things, and these were his favourites; the other,...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

...a woman standing by the poop, holding an infant in her arms. She was quite young. 93 Jules Verne I could distinguish her features, which the water ha... ... holes from the bites, and quite dead. From its mutilated fin still hung a young whale which it could not save from the massacre. Its open mouth let t... ...nd American whalers, in their rage for destruction, massacred both old and young; thus, where there was once life and animation, they had left silence... ...d Conseil. “No; not unless you attack them. When they have to defend their young their rage is terrible, and it is not uncommon for them to break the ... ...of thunder. The wind veered suddenly to all points of the horizon; and the cy- clone, rising in the east, returned after passing by the north, west, a... ...t. The enterprise was successfully terminated; and for its first despatch, young America addressed old Eu- rope in these words of wisdom, so rarely un...

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The Holy Bible

By: Various

... nakedness. 24 And Noe awaking from the wine, when he had learned what his younger son had done to him, 25 He said: Cursed be Chanaan, a servant of se... ... thine, lest thou say: I have enriched Abram. 24 Except such things as the young men have eaten, and the shares of the men that came with me, Aner, Es... ..., and took from thence a calf, very tender and very good, and gave it to a young man, who made haste and boiled it. 8 He took also butter and milk, an... ...: 4 But before they went to bed, the men of the city beset the house, both young and old, all the people together. 5 And they called Lot, and said to ... ...in a cave, he and his two daughters with him. 31 And the elder said to the younger: Our father is old, and there is no man left on the earth, to come ... ...dorned with every precious stone. 11 As an olive tree budding forth, and a cy- press tree rearing itself on high, when he put on the robe of glory, an...

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Verses 1889-1896

By: Rudyard Kipling

...................................................................... 37 THE YOUNG BRITISH SOLDIER ........................................................ ...y, The regiment’s in column, an’ they’re marchin’ us away; Ho! the young recruits are shakin’, an’ they’ll want their beer to-day, After h... ...rink that ‘ud eat the live steel from your butts — An’ it’s bad for the young British soldier. Bad, bad, bad for the soldier . . . When the c... ...t, For the sickness gets in as the liquor dies out, An’ it crumples the young British soldier. Kipling 40 Crum-, crum-, crumples the soldier... ...lind; Be handy and civil, and then you will find That it’s beer for the young British soldier. Beer, beer, beer for the soldier . . . Now, if... ...E KIN AD OF THE KIN AD OF THE KING’S MER G’S MER G’S MER G’S MER G’S MERCY CY CY CY CY Abdhur Rahman, the Durani Chief, of him is the story ...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...every day, fresh and glorious as the untired Sun-God. He is Eros, the ever young. Dark, dark were this world of ours had either Divinity left it—dark ... ...the God of the Other Bow! Dost know him, reader? Old is he, Eros, the ever young. He and Time were children together. Chronos shall die, too; but Love... ...he homely and tightened garments he wore. 7 Burlesques “Ahem! sir! I say, young man!” the customer exclaimed. “Ton d’apameibomenos prosephe,” read on... ...e customer burst out into a fit of laughter so shrill and cheery, that the young Student could not but turn round, and blushing, for the first time re... ..., as some folks do: but sell as low as any other house.” “Y ou’re precious young to have all these good things,” the girl exclaimed, not unwilling, se... ...he streams of Ching- wang-foo; where the minarets soar sparkling above the cy- presses, their reflections quivering in the lucid waters of the Golden ... ...those blue waters, with palace and pinnacle, with gilded dome and towering cy- press, it seemeth a very Paradise of Mahound: but, enter the city, and ...

...He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glorious as the untired Sun-God. He is Eros, the ever young. Dark, dark were this world of ours had either Divinity left it--dark without the daybeams of the Latonian Charioteer, darker yet without the daedal Smile of the God of the Other Bow! Dost know him, reader?...

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Puck of Pooks Hill

By: Rudyard Kipling

.......................................................................... 20 YOUNG MEN AT THE MANOR ....................................................... ... as he any fair-day in the County, and about four o’clock in the morning a young novice came along from the monas- tery that used to stand on the top ... ...days people sent their sons to a monastery just the same as a school. This young fellow had been to a monastery in France for a few months every year,... ...er because I was walking the old horse in circles all this time—“What, you young jackanapes?” said he. “Then by your reasoning I ought to say ‘Thank y... ...eep in his cot, and Weland put the sword into his hand, and I remember the young fellow gripped it in his sleep. Then Weland strode as far as he dared... ...he Government by a one- eyed smith from Carthage. I remember we called him Cy- clops. He sold me a beaver-skin rug for my sister’s room.’ ‘But it coul...

..................................................................................................................................................... 20 YOUNG MEN AT THE MANOR .................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Sir Richard?s Song ..................

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Lay Morals

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

......................................................................141 THE YOUNG CHEV ALIER ............................................................. ...asp of this inner law; but the vast majority, when they come to advise the young, must be content to retail certain doctrines which have been already ... ...-keep- ing, and how to walk through a quadrille. But, you may tell me, the young people are taught to be Christians. It may be want of penetration, bu... ...ies condensed, the very pith and epitome of all ethics and religion; and a young man with these precepts engraved upon his mind must follow after prof... ...this invaluable eighth command- ment, let me tell you a few pages out of a young man’s life. He was a friend of mine; a young man like others; gener- ... ...ere you’re going?’ ‘Fine!’ said Montroymont. ‘Fine do I ken where: bankrup’cy and the Bass Rock!’ ‘Praise to my bones that I never married!’ cried the...

..................................................129 THE GREAT NORTH ROAD ......................................................................141 THE YOUNG CHEVALIER ........................................................................176 HEATHERCAT.............................................................................................187...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume 3

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...though mine enemy be great and strong, His cruel threat—do thou defend the young!’ 20 Volume 3 66. 66. 66. 66. 66. So speaking, the Cyllenian Argipho... ...5 Of great Hyperion, who to him did bear A race of loveliest children; the young Morn, Whose arms are like twin roses newly born, The fair-haired Moon... ... in scorn and spite of them. Therefore he poured desire into her breast Of young Anchises, _55 ... ...and loved, and the love clung Like wasting fire her senses wild among. THE CY THE CY THE CY THE CY THE CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS OPS OPS OPS OPS A S A S A S... ...ering flocks. _30 My sons indeed on far declivities, Young things themselves, tend on the youngling sheep, But I remain to fill ... ...tance, comrades, haste, assistance! The Cyclops, Silenus, Ulysses; chorus. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: What is this tumult? B... ...NUS: See! I now gape at Jupiter himself; I stare upon Orion and the stars. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Well, is the dinner fi... ...ILENUS: SILENUS: SILENUS: SILENUS: All ready, if your throat is ready too. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Are the bowls full of ... ... _195 So you may drink a tunful if you will. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Is it ewe’s milk or co...

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Lady Hester : Or, Ursula's Narrative

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...use, named Sault St. Pierre, all looking prosperous and comfortable, and a young farmer, American in his ways—free-spoken, famil- iar, and blunt—but v... ... and everything pleasant; and Joel Lea called his wife, a hand- some, fair young woman. Bertram says from the first she put him in mind of some one, a... ...her. However, they had gone to another resort of theirs, where there was a young hunter who often visited them, and was on friendly terms. When he fou... ... that he had been a cruel, faithless tyrant, who had wilfully deserted his young wife. Joel Lea would not listen to her. Why should she wish to make h... ...ians, thought that the marriage could not be substantiated—but by a clever young clerk, who had managed to find out the state of things; a man named P... ...RE TRE TRE TREV V V V VOR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGACY CY CY CY CY JAQUETTA BORE the brunt of that night, and showed the stuff she...

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Citadel of Machaerus

By: Gustave Flaubert

...t appeared. He paid no further heed to her anger, but looked intently at a young girl who had just stepped out upon the balcony of a house not far awa... ...d and silver ornaments were scattered about in confusion. At intervals the young girl took one object or another in her hands, and held it up admiring... ...e people to thank him, as the conqueror of the Cliti and the father of the young Aulus, now returning to his own domain, since the East was the countr... ...ever sees the light! “And thou too, Moab! hide thyself in the midst of the cy- press, like the sparrow; in caverns, like the wild hare! The gates of t... ...murmur of surprise and admiration swept through the multitude. A beautiful young girl had just entered the apart- ment, and stood motionless for an in... ...senting her to the tetrarch, so that he should fall in love with her fresh young beauty and feminine wiles. The plan had proved successful, it seemed;...

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Under the Deodars

By: Rudyard Kipling

...t it might be an instructive tale to put into print for the benefit of the younger generation. The younger generation does not want instruction, being... ...’ ‘And a military man?’ ‘When he has had the same amount of ser- vice. The young of both species are horrible. You would have scores of them in your s... ...s, and sends him into the collar with coltish earnestness and abandon; too young to be yet able to look back upon the progress he had made, and thank ... ... on which the State rests. The older ones have lost their aspirations; the younger are putting theirs aside with a sigh. Both learn to endure patientl... ... the road I’d like to box your ears. Ask, my dear boy, ask! Look! There is young Hexarly with six years’ service and half your talents. He asked for w... ...uess what her surroundings were like, while she stuck out her tongue.’ ‘Lu-cy!’ ‘Well I’ll withdraw the tongue, though I’m sure if she didn’t do it wh...

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

...sayings of Pope are afloat than of any English poet, except Shakspeare and Young. Indeed, if frequency of quotation be the princi- pal proof of popula... ...f quotation be the princi- pal proof of popularity, Pope, with Shakspeare, Young, and Spenser, is one of the four most popular of English poets. In Am... ...uth of frolics, an old age of cards; Fair to no purpose, artful to no end, Young without lovers, old without a friend; A fop their passion, but their ... ...smiling at the gate: Him portion’d maids, apprenticed orphans bless’d, The young who labour, and the old who rest. Is any sick? the Man of Ross reliev... ...and fountains yield, He finds at last he better likes a field. Through his young woods how pleased Sabinus stray’d, Or sat delighted in the thickening... ...Opera of Polifemo, but unfortunately lost the whole gist of the story. The Cy- clops asks Ulysses his name who tells him his name is Noman. After his ... ...is name is Noman. After his eye is put out, he roars and calls the brother Cy- clops to his aid: they inquire who has hurt him? he answers Noman; wher...

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The Works of Aristotle

By: Aristotle

...ONS FOR NURSES. PART I.—BOOK I THE MASTERPIECE On marriage and at what age young men and virgins are capable of it: and why so much desire it. Also, h... ...t law of the creation, “Increase and Multiply.” And since it is natural in young people to desire the embraces, proper to the marriage bed, it behoves... ...50. And in Campania, where the air is clear and temperate, men of 80 marry young virgins, and have children by them; which shows that age in them does... ... the Embryo and perfect Birth; and the fittest time for the copula. WHEN A YOUNG COUPLE are married, they naturally desire children; and therefore ado... ...e, as hen eggs, pheasants, woodcocks, gnat-snappers, blackbirds, thrushes, young pigeons, sparrows, partridges, capons, al- monds, pine nuts, raisins,... ...d wax make an oint- ment. Or take red roses and moulin, of each a handful; cy- press roots two drachms; make a bag, boil it in red wine and apply it t...

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Salammbo

By: Gustave Flaubert

...ach of their six golden faces, belonged to a corps composed exclusively of young patricians of the tallest stature. They were a privilege, almost a sa... ... but listened continu- ally to the maiden’s song. None gazed at her like a young Numidian chief, who was placed at the captains’ tables among soldiers... ...w pale. The horses of Eschmoun, on the very summit of the Acropolis in the cy- press wood, feeling that the light was coming, placed their hoofs on th... ...he Barbarians were sleep- ing. Spendius, as he looked at him, recalled the young men who once used to entreat him with golden cases in their hands, wh... ...ng them he repeated: “Y es, all killed, all! crushed like grapes! The fine young men! the slingers! my companions and yours!” They gave him wine to dr... ...me merchants from Darytian Gaetulia had brought her to Carthage when quite young, and after her enfranchisement she would not forsake her old masters,...

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The Ethics of Aristotle

By: J. A. Smith

... it, and in a general way the man of general mental cultivation. Hence the young man is not a fit student of Moral Phi- losophy, for he has no experie... ...being practice and not mere knowl- edge. And I draw no distinction between young in years, and youthful in temper and disposition: the defect to which... ... age, but only 105 The Ethics of Aristotle to youth: we do think that the young should be Shamefaced, because since they live at the beck and call of... ...h that is wrong and Shame acts on them as a check. In fact, we praise such young men as are Shamefaced, but no one would ever praise an old man for be... ...ics of Aristotle A corroboration of what I have said is the fact, that the young come to be geometricians, and mathematicians, and Scientific in such ... ...glected, and each man lives just as he likes, ruling his wife and children Cy- clops-Fashion. Of course, the best thing would be that there should be ...

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