Title: Widger's Quotes and Images from L'Abbe Constantin by Ludovic Halévy
Author: Ludovic Halévy
Editor: David Widger
Release date: July 13, 2009 [eBook #7578]
Most recently updated: December 30, 2020
Ancient pillars of stone, embrowned and gnawed by time And they are shoulders which ought to be seen Believing themselves irresistible But she will give me nothing but money Duty, simply accepted and simply discharged Frenchman has only one real luxury--his revolutions God may have sent him to purgatory just for form's sake Great difference between dearly and very much Had not told all--one never does tell all He led the brilliant and miserable existence of the unoccupied If there is one! (a paradise) In order to make money, the first thing is to have no need of it Love and tranquillity seldom dwell at peace in the same heart Never foolish to spend money. The folly lies in keeping it Often been compared to Eugene Sue, but his touch is lighter One half of his life belonged to the poor One may think of marrying, but one ought not to try to marry Succeeded in wearying him by her importunities and tenderness The women have enough religion for the men The history of good people is often monotonous or painful To learn to obey is the only way of learning to command
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