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Since yesterday I have been in Alcalá. 13 . - EXPERIENCE
Erelong the time will come, sweet Preciosa, Suffering brings experience.
When that dull distance shall no more divide us;
And Ino more shall scale thy wall by night
To steal a kiss from thee, as I do now. LoNGFELLow-Spanish Student. Act I. Sc. 3.
AEschylus—Agamemnon. 185. 14 Behold, we live through all things, famine, thirst
Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery, All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst On soul and body, -but we cannot die, Though we be sick, and tired, and faint, and wornLo, all things can be borne! ELIZABETH AKERS ALLEN-Endurance. 15 By experience we find out a shorter way by a long wandering. Learning teachethmore in one year than experience in twenty. Roger Ascham—Schoolmaster.
16 It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience. ER ASCHAM—Schoolmaster.
17 Oh, who can tell, save he whosehearthathtried? BYRON.—The Corsair. Canto I. St. 1. 18 A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn. CoLERIDGE—The Ancient Mariner. Pt. VII. Last St.
19 To show the world what long experience gains, Requires not courage, though it calls for pains; But at life's outset to inform mankind Is a bold effort of a valiant mind. CRABBE—Borough. Letter VII. L.47.
In her experience all her friends relied,
Heaven was her help and nature was her guide. CRABBE—Parish Register. Pt. III.
Tu proveraisi come sa disale
Lo pane altrui, e com’é duro calle
Lo scenderee'l salir per l'altruiscale.
Thou shalt know by experience how salt the
savor is of other's bread, and how sad a path it is to climb and descend another's stairs. DANTE—Paradiso. XVII. 58.
Only so much do I know, as I have lived. EMERSON.—Oration. The American Scholar.
23 Experience is no more transferable in morals than in art. FRoude—Short Studies on GreatSubjects. Education. 24 Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes. FROUDE—Short Studies on Great Subjects. Party Politics.
25 We read the past by the light of the present, and the forms vary as the ows fall, or as the point of vision alters. Froude—Short Studies on Great Subjects. Society in Italy in the Last Days of the Roman Republic.