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" Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body invented to cover the defects of the mind. "
Like Master Like Man: A Novel ... - Strona 19
autor: John Palmer - 1811
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An index to makind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations

Index - 1754
...Mourning Coaches. A good Grace is to the Body, what good Senfe is to the Mind. Gravity is a myfterious Carriage of the Body, invented to cover the Defects of the Mind. ' If a Man walks lame, he is pitied; if he dances lame, he is laugh'd at: The one is unavoidable, the...
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Maxims and Moral Reflections

François duc de La Rochefoucauld - 1783 - Liczba stron: 140
...mind, we certainly paytoo dear for all that they can beftow. GRAVITY. ecu i. Gravity is a myfterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the defects of the mind*. * " The Dnke de Rochefoucault's definition of " gravity," fays Sterne, " defcrves to be written in...
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...love, friendship is insipid. XVIII. The gallantry of the mind consists in agreeable flattery. XIX, Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body^ invented to cover the defects of the mind. — [This definition, Lord Sliaftesbury thought, deserved to be written in letters of gold.] xx. When...
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Evidences of Christianity ; Moral and political philosophy

William Paley - 1828
...that "a man who is not sometimes a fool, is always one." This reminds one of Rochefoucault's maxim, " Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the defects of the mind." The grave man may choose the description of his character either from the English or the French philosopher....
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1831 - Liczba stron: 275
...incompatible wilh good sense is false. It is more diflictdt to prevent heing governed) than lo govern others. Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the defects of the mind. A goo;! grace is to the body, what good sense is to the mind. None are either so happy or so unhappy...
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Paley's Natural Theology, Tom 1

William Paley - 1839
...that "a man who is not sometimes a fool, is always one." This reminds one of Rochefoucault's maxim, "Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the defects of the mind." The grave man may choose the description of his character either from the English or the French philosopher....
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

1841 - Liczba stron: 275
...with good sense is false. It is more difficult to prevent being governed, ti>£.n tc govern cthsrs. Gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the delects of the mind. A good grace is to the body, what good sense ia to the mind. None are either so...
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Fraser's Magazine, Tom 33

1846
...a man tt'/io is not sometimes a fool, is always one. This reminds us of Rochcfoucaull's maxim, that gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the delects of the mind. The grave man may, therefore, choose the description of his character from the...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Tom 33

1846
...that a man who it not sometimes a foot, is always one. This reminds us of Rocbefoucault's maxim, that gravity is a mysterious carriage of the body, invented to cover the delects of the mind. The grave man may, therefore, choose the description of his character from the...
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Democritus in London: With the Mad Pranks and Comical Conceits of Motley and ...

George Daniel - 1852 - Liczba stron: 312
...my nonsense in the parlour, thou talkest thine in the pulpit!" 59 " Gravity " (says Rochefoucault) " is a mysterious carriage of the body invented to cover the defects of the mind." " Gravity " (quoth Yorick) " is an errant scoundrel, and of the most dangerous kind too, because a...
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