Tag: consider

  • 62: Discoursing with intellectuals

    Deliver us from the monotony of fools? Perhaps sir, the intellectuals will bury themselves first. Perhaps thy introspections, though striking may they be, are boorish and unuseful to common minds that into thy calculation saunter, and who benefit the better from deliberate action of the limbs, than rather prolonged deliberation. In truth, there are many […]

  • 60

    Consider you had within your effect, the power to upturn all your miserly fortunes and restore to balance a former calm long unremembered; so rare and suffuse, would a king wanting quit his throne, and vacate an empire to spend his life a pauper in the hills content as ever was any being on this […]