Dictionary of Quotations (French)
S. Sonnenschein & Company, limited, 1909
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Dictionary of Quotations (French and Italian)
Thomas Benfield Harbottle,Philip Hugh Dalbiac
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Términos y frases comunes
alcuna ALFIERI Amor Animali Parlanti ARIOSTO bello BERNI born buon Canzone CASTI conosce consiglio crede d'Amore DANTE death desire Dialogo dice Discorsi DONI donna doth evil fair fear find FORTIGUERRA fortuna Gerusalemme Liberata Giornata GIUSTI GOLDONI good gran great GUARINI guerra hath heart hope Inferno J. I. Minchin know knows l'uomo Laura less life live love MACCHIAVELLI make male MASSIMO D'AZEGLIO meglio mente METASTASIO Milano miser mondo more Morgante Maggiore Morte natura ne'er never Novella Orlando Furioso Orlando Innamorato Pastor Fido Pensieri perde PETRARCA Poesie power Principe proverbio PULCI ragione Ricordi save serve Sonetto spesso TASSO than things thou time troppo trova true truth uomo vero virtù virtue vive vuol Whoso will world XXII
Página 86 - Italia! thou who hast The fatal gift of beauty, which became A funeral dower of present woes and past, On thy sweet brow is sorrow ploughed by shame.
Página 50 - di Lucerta che coda di Dracone.” STEFANO GUAZZO. Dialoghi Piacevoli. Dell' Honore. (Ed. Piacenza, 1587, p. 297.) “It is better to be the head of a lizard than the tail of a dragon.
Página 61 - It is very true that one says to oneself: ‘You will have had a lesson for next time'. But that is not the case; for fortune always comes upon us in new ways, quite unforeseen by our imagination.
Página 108 - Cats of a good breed mouse better when they are fat than starving; and likewise honest men who possess some talent exercise it to far nobler purport when they have the wherewithal to live
Página 43 - PROVERB. Quoted by Bacon, Advancement of Learning, Book II. “There is commonly less money, less wisdom and less good faith than men do account upon.
Página 63 - Observe, by the way, that everything, whatever it be, which is subject to an evil destiny, although one tries to save it from some manifest Ill, falls at once into a far worse
Página 61 - It was far better to eat a thrush in peace than to bring a fat capon to one's table, even though one were quite sure to get it, after a hot
Página 3 - We generally need some one to show us things which should be apparent to the eyes of all.” “Aconito e Cicuta Nascer da salutifera radice Non si vide già mai.
Página 167 - Let the world then take notice, when Fortune has the will to ruin a man, how many divers ways she takes!