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第 215 頁 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God : I am the LORD.
第 252 頁 - ... a plain proof, in my mind, how low and unbecoming a thing laughter is. Not to mention the disagreeable noise that it makes, and the shocking distortion of the face that it occasions. Laughter is easily restrained by a very little reflection; but, as it is generally connected with the idea of gaiety, people do not enough attend to its absurdity. I am neither of a melancholy, nor a cynical disposition; and am as willing, and as apt, to be pleased as anybody; but I am sure that, since I have had...
第 154 頁 - ... of which the crafty man is always in danger; and when he thinks he walks in the dark, all his pretences are so transparent that he that runs may read them...
第 155 頁 - Indeed, if a man were only to deal in the world for a day, and should never have occasion to converse more with mankind, never more need their good opinion or good word, it were then no great matter...
第 154 頁 - ... few words ; it is like travelling in a plain beaten road, which commonly brings a -man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
第 154 頁 - Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware : whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good.
第 238 頁 - At dinner, his awkwardness distinguishes itself particularly, as he has more to do : there he holds his knife, fork, and spoon differently from other people; eats with his knife to the great danger of his mouth, picks his teeth with his fork, and puts his spoon, which has been in his throat twenty times, into the dishes again.
第 238 頁 - Awkwardness can proceed but from two causes; either from, not having kept good company, or from not having attended to/ it.