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Letter "T" » The old man
«It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back»
«And the old man said, Peace be with thee; howsoever let all thy wants lie upon me; only lodge not in the street.»
«But ye have not so learned Christ; / If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: / That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; / And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; / And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.»
«And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring man in the street of the city: and the old man said, Whither goest thou? and whence comest thou? / And he said unto him, We are passing from Bethlehemjudah toward the side of mount Ephraim; from thence am I: and I went to Bethlehemjudah, but I am now going to the house of the LORD; and there is no man that receiveth me to house.»
«He that steals the old man's supper, do's him no wrong.»
«And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive? / And they answered, Thy servant our father is in good health, he is yet alive. And they bowed down their heads, and made obeisance.»
«Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!»
Author: Charles Dickens
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«It quite often happens that the old man is subject to the delusion of a great moral renewal and rebirth, and from this experience he passes judgments on the work and course of his life, as if he had only now become clear-sighted; and yet the inspiration behind this feeling of well-being and these confident judgements is not wisdom, but weariness .»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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«`Try not the pass!' the old man said; / `Dark lowers the tempest overhead.'»
«As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.»
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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