discourse whether a noble man by birth or a gentleman by desert is greater in nobilitie.

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Character -- Early works to 1800, Nobility -- Early works to
Other titlesDiscourse whether a nobleman by birth or a gentleman by desert is greater in nobilitie.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsJones, William, Sir, 1566-1640., Short, Peter, d. 1603, printer., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsBJ1520 .N3
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Get this from a library. A discourse whether a noble man by birth or a gentleman by desert is greater in nobilitie. [Giovanni Battista Nenna; William Jones, Sir]. A discourse whether a noble man by birth or a gentleman by desert is greater in nobilitie.

By Giovanni Battista. Nenna and Sir William Jones. Topics: Nobility -- Early works to Publisher: 'Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford' Year: OAI identifier: oai: A discourse whether a noble man by birth or a gentleman by desert is greater in nobilitie: Nepos, Cornelius.

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Lord Keppel had two countries; one of descent, and one of birth. Their interest and their glory are the same; and his mind was capacious of both. His family was noble, and it was Dutch: that is, he was of the oldest and purest nobility that Europe can boast, among a people renowned above all.

whether a man can suffer worse from them than their jealousy; 'tis the most dangerous of all their conditions, as the head is of all their members.

Pittacus used to say,—[Plutarch, On Contentment, c. II.]— that every one had his trouble, and that his was the jealous head of his wife; but for which he should think himself perfectly happy. The just man is a stream that deviates not to the right or left from its appointed channel, neither is swelled by the flood of passion above its banks; but the heart of the good man, the man of honor, the gentleman, is as a lamp lighted by the breath of God, and none save God himself can set limits to the efflux or irradiations thereof.

gentleman, but by desire for gain, perhaps even by fear The more ancient nobility is, therefore, the purer it is, as having bred into a man all the accumulated impulse toward virtue of a long line of illustrious ancestors, and bred out of him every lingering inclination toward the baseness of obscure progenitors.

As I walked through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep; and, as I slept, I dreamed a dream.

I dreamed, and behold I saw a man clothes with rags, standing in a certain place, with his face from his own house, a book in his hand, and a great burden upon his back.

For the duty of a temperate man is not to follow or to avoid what he ought not, but what he ought, whether things or men or pleasures or pains, and patiently to endure when he ought; and therefore, Callicles, the temperate man, being, as we have described, also just and courageous and holy, cannot be other than a perfectly good man, nor can the.

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Much, much more than a bookworm, a walking encyclopedia of facts, dates, names, and texts, the man of culture ought to be a thinker. And for the man who thinks, the principal book is the reality before his eyes, the author most consulted is himself, while the other authors and books, albeit precious elements, are clearly subsidiary.

A man asked me to write to Rome about him, a man who, as most people thought, had been unfortunate, for formerly he was a man of rank and rich, but had been stripped of all, and was living here.

I wrote on his behalf in a submissive manner; but when he had read the letter, he gave it back to me and said, "I wished for your help, not your pity. The original thoughts and quotations of Confucius were preserved and collected by his disciples in the Analects, which were written down and collected many years after his uent teachers and philosophers added to the system, creating the system of moral philosophy which came to be known as the course of centuries, Confucianism became the dominant system of thought.

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That any citizen, indeed, should spend the whole of any night in sleep, instead of setting an example to his household by being himself [a] always the first to awaken and rise—such a practice must be counted by all a shameful one, unworthy of a free man, whether it be called a custom or a law.

Moreover, that the mistress of a house should. The nobility started from and the nobles called themselves blue blood. Blue men, blue blood. And intermarriage was the cornerstone of the nobility, to remain coloured. The nobles dominated the whites (and the non-noble Black Europeans)in a caste system, with everybody with colour as part of the caste system, and whites as the outcasts.

Now since you asked me to give you an account of the blessed Antony's way of life, and are wishful to learn how he began the discipline, who and what manner of man he was previous to this, how he closed his life, and whether the things told of him are true, that you also may bring yourselves to imitate him, I very readily accepted your behest.

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I am acquainted with no book more replete with high Edition: current; Page: [x] conceptions of the Deity, and noble aims for man; nor do I know any in which the inevitable laws of retribution are more grandly stated, with less of merely childish bribery or threatening.

It is pathetic to see good Mrs. Carter apologizing for this elevation of. Enter a third Gentleman. Third Gentleman News, lads! our wars are done. The desperate tempest hath so bang'd the Turks, That their designment halts: a noble ship of Venice Hath seen a grievous wreck and sufferance On most part of their fleet.

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MONTANO How! is this true? Third Gentleman The ship is here put in, A Veronesa; Michael Cassio.IT is the History of the MOST NOBLE ORDER of the GARTER; which, from its first Institution, has been constantly worn by Persons of the highest Birth, and most illustrious Merit.

Page [unnumbered] IF the Stile and Manner, in which it is treated, were proportionable to the Dig∣nity of the Subject, there would need no Apology for this Dedication. The nobility of Man is represented by a painting by Leonardo, a concert by Mozart, a paper by Einstein, a tower to the sky, and a photo of a man standing on the Moon.

It is no longer shown by a half-starved ignoramus in a loincloth trying to spear a gazelle.