New PDF release: Dictionary of Foreign Quotations

By Robert Lewis Collison

ISBN-10: 1349048984

ISBN-13: 9781349048984

ISBN-10: 134904900X

ISBN-13: 9781349049004

This special dictionary includes an in depth choice of conscientiously selected quotations from many languages, either from the previous and the current.

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ALEKSANDR SERGEEVICH PusHKIN: Eugen Onegin (Russian) The sky already breathed of autumn, the sun already shone more seldom, the day was growing shorter, the woods' mysterious canopy bared itself with a sad murmur, mist settled on the fields, the noisy caravan of geese moved southward. HARU·MICHI NO TSURAKI: (Japanese) Autumn's winds have piled up the withered leaves in heaps, casting them in the mountain torrents, the reddened leaves choking the spaces among the rocks. Hi to mina wa Aki wo oshimeri Sono kokoro Sora ni kayoite Shigurekemu kamo.

CHANGE see also Appearance, Beauty, Destiny, Individualism, Personality, Temperament, Understanding, Wisdom. CHARACTER see also Life, Temperament, Women. Nous avons change tout cela! MoutRE: Le Medecin Malgre Lui We've changed all that! Ordinairement Ia grandeur de caractere resulte de Ia balance naturelle de plusieurs qualites opposees. DENIS DIDEROT: Le Neveu de Rameau (French) Panta en metabolei. Kai autos su en dienekei alloiosei kai kata ti phthorai. Kai ho kosmos de holos Usually greatness of character is due to nature's balance of many conflicting qualities.

See also Friendship. VIRGIL: Preter de I' argent fait perdre la memoire. FRENCH PROVERB Lending money to a man makes him lose his memory. Aeneid {Latin) Fortune helps the brave. Virtus praemium est optimum. PLAUTUS: Si quieres ver cuanto vale un ducado, buscalo prestado. SPANISH PROVERB If you want to know the value of a pound, try borrowing one. Amphitruo {Latin) Courage is its own reward. Facile sibi facunditatem virtus argutam in venit. PLAUTUS: Truculentus (Latin) BRAVERY see also Adversity, Courage, Death, Discretion, Foolhardiness, Heroes, Resolution.

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