Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge of actions by the event. The same attempts, conducted in the same manner, but terminated by different success, produce different judgments : they who attain their wishes, never want celebrators of their... "
Regimental Coventry; as it is at present acted upon in the British army - Page 753
by James Connell (army surgeon.) - 1837
Full view - About this book

The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 21-22

British essayists - 1823
...OCTOBER 16, 1753. — Magnis tamen excidii ausis. OVID. But in the glurious enterprise be died. ADMSOV. IT has always been the practice of mankind to judge...terminated by different success, produce different judgements : they who attain their wishes never want celebrators of their wisdom and their virtue ;...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - 1823
...TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1753. —Magnis lt/men excidit amis. But in the glorious enterprise he died. Annisox. IT has always been the practice of mankind to judge...same manner, but terminated by different success, produced different judgments : they who attain their wishes never want celebrators of their wisdom...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical and Critical

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...1753. — Magnis tamen excidit ausis. — OVID. But in the glorious enterprise lie died. — ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind to judge...same manner, but terminated by different success, produced different judgments : they who attain their wishes, never want celebrators of their wisdom...
Full view - About this book

The Adventurer, Volume 3

1823
...OCTOBER 16, 1?53, — Magnis tamen excidit ausis. OVID. But in the glorious enterprise he died. ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind to judge...actions by the event. The same attempts, conducted iu the same manner, but terminated by different success, produced different judgments: they who attain...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Adventurer and Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Magnii tumen ei-cidif ausis. OVID. Met. Lib. ii. 328. But in the glorious enterprise he died. ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge...not only in mental but in moral qualities. The world will_neyer, be long without some good_reasoja_ to hate the unhappy ; their real faults are immediately...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Adventurer and Idler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Magnu lumen eicidit autii. OVID. Met. Lib. ii. 328. But in the glorious enterprise he died. ADDISOX. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge...not only in mental but in moral qualities. The world \vill never be long without some good reason to hate the unhappy ; their real faults are immediately...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...1753. — Magnis tomtit excidit au$is. — OvID. But in the glorious enterpiize he dy'd. — ADDISON. IT has always been the practice of mankind, to judge...judgments : they who attain their wishes, never want celebratora of their wisdom and their virtue ; and they that miscarry, are quickly discovered to have...
Full view - About this book

English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1826 - 688 pages
...either. The measures of government are often unjustly praised or blamed according to the event ; ' It has always been the practice of mankind to judge of actions by the event.'' JOHNSON. The fate of a nation sometimes hangs on the issue of a battle ; ' A mild, unruffled, self-possessing...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...tmril. OTIK But in the glorious enterprise he died. ADDISON. IT has always been the practice ot mankino, to judge of actions by the event. The same attempts,...want celebrators of their wisdom and their virtue j and they that miscarry, are quickly discovered to have been defective not only in mental but in moral...
Full view - About this book

Prison Scenes: And Narrative of Escape from France, During the Late War

Seacome Ellison - 1838 - 298 pages
...achieved ; that is only canvassed in case of failure ; for " it has always AUSTRIAN GUARD-HOUSE. 165 been the practice of mankind to judge of actions by the event." Proceeding onwards, talking over and congratulating ourselves on the success of our stratagem — supposing...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF