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Сторінка 144 - But who has won?' This question the Dodo could not answer without a great deal of thought, and it sat for a long time with one finger pressed upon its forehead (the position in which you usually see Shakespeare, in the pictures of him), while the rest waited in silence. At last the Dodo said, 'everybody has won, and all must have prizes.
Сторінка 83 - and the moral of that is — 'Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love, that makes the world go round!
Сторінка 111 - Well, not the next course," the Knight said in a slow thoughtful tone: "no, certainly not the next course." "Then it would have to be the next day. I suppose you wouldn't have two pudding-courses in one dinner?" "Well, not the next day," the Knight repeated as before: "not the next day. In fact...
Сторінка 1 - Are you all ready? This is the driest thing I know. Silence all round, if you please! 'William the Conqueror, whose cause was favoured by the pope, was soon submitted to by the English, who wanted leaders, and had been of late much accustomed to usurpation and conquest. Edwin and Morcar, the earls of Mercia and Northumbria— '
Сторінка 15 - ... they are making speeches, that we should cultivate the habit of thinking of what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, they require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
Сторінка 82 - Every individual is continually exerting himself to find out the most advantageous employment for whatever capital he can command. It is his own advantage, indeed, and not that of the society, which he has in view. But the study of his own advantage naturally, or rather necessarily leads him to prefer that employment which is most advantageous to the society.

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