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11 And bear unmov'd the wrongs of base mankind, The last, and hardest, conquest of the mind. HomeR-Odyssey. Bk. XIII. L. 353. Pope's trans. 12 Sperat infestis, metuit secundis teram sortem, bene preparatum Pectus. A well-prepared mind hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity. HoRACE—Carmina. o II. 10. 13. 13 lapdunt oculum festinas demere; si quid t animum, differs curandi tempus in annum. If anything affects your eye, you hasten to have it removed; if anything affects your mind, you postpone the cure for a year. HoRACE—Epistles. I. 238. 14 Acclinis falsis animus meliora recusat. A mind that is charmed by false appearances refuses better things. HoRACE—Satires. II. 2. 6,

15 Quin corpus onustum Hesternis vitiis, animum quoque praegravat una Atque affigit humo divinae particulam auras. The body loaded by the excess of yesterday, depresses the mind also, and fixes to the ground this particle of divine breath. HoRACE—Satires. II. 2. 77.

16 The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small. SAMUEL Johnson–Boswell's Life of Johnson. (1778)

17 What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind. T. H. KEY, once Head Master of University School—On the authority of F. J. FURNI18 WALL. (See also BYRON) Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower, Watching what had come upon Mankind, Showed the Man the Glory and the Power Andbade him shape the Kingdom to his mind.

That a man's mind is wont to tell him more Than Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower KIPLING—Dedication to Seven Watchmen.

19 La gravité est un mystère du corps inventé pour cacher les défauts de l'esprit. • Gravity is a mystery of the body invented to conceal the defects of the mind. LA Rochefoucauld—Marimes. 257.

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Nobody, I believe, will deny, that we are to form our judgment of the true nature of the human mind, not from sloth and stupidity of the most degenerate and vilest of men, but from the sentiments and fervent desires of the best and wisest of the species.

, ARCHBishop LEIGHTON.—Theological Lectures,

No. 5. Of the Immortality of the Soul.

21 Stern men with empires in their brains.

Log The Biglow Papers. Second Series.

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22 O miseras hominum menteis! oh, pectora caecal How wretched are the minds of men, and how blind their understandings. LUCRETIUS—De Rerum Natura. II. 14.

23 Cum corpore ut una Crescere sentimus pariteraue senescere mentem. We plainly perceive that the mind strengthens and decays with the body. LUCRETIUS—De Rerum Natura. III. 446.

24 The conformation of his mind was such, that

whatever was little seemed to him * and

whatever was great seemed to him little. MACAULAY—On Horace Walpole.

25 Rationinulla resistunt. Claustra nec immensæ moles, ceduntgue reces

sus: omni, succumbunt, ipsum est penetrabile counn. No barriers, no masses of matter, however enormous, can withstand the powers of the

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