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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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