"Yes, that is Herder's theory," said Prince Andrew, "but it is not that which can convince me, dear friend- life and death are what convince.
All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in.
I am not given to needless worrying, but the more I tried to convince
myself that all was well with Powell, and that the dots I had seen on his trail were antelope or wild horses, the less I was able to assure myself.
And this circumstance, while it explains the true motives of Lady Susan's conduct, and removes all the blame which has been so lavished on her, may also convince
us how little the general report of anyone ought to be credited; since no character, however upright, can escape the malevolence of slander.
Surely a moment's reflection, and a single instance from common life, must convince every one that our whole social system is based upon Regularity, or Equality of Angles.
All this very plausible reasoning does not convince me, as it has not convinced the wisest of our Statesmen, that our ancestors erred in laying it down as an axiom of policy that the toleration of Irregularity is incompatible with the safety of the State.
One, he said, of which I could not expect easily to convince
And therefore, God never wrought miracle, to convince
atheism, because his ordinary works convince
As to a happy life, whether it is to be found in pleasure or virtue or both, certain it is, that those whose morals are most pure, and whose understandings are best cultivated, will enjoy more of it, although their fortune is but moderate than those do who own an exuberance of wealth, are deficient in those; and this utility any one who reflects may easily convince
himself of; for whatsoever is external has its boundary, as a machine, and whatsoever is useful in its excess is either necessarily hurtful, or at best useless to the possessor; but every good quality of the soul the higher it is in degree, so much the more useful it is, if it is permitted on this subject to use the word useful as well as noble.
According toMundo Deportivo,Barcelonastar Gerard Pique, also holidaying in the area with girlfriend Shakira, was sent to meet De Ligt to try and convince
him to join the Catalan club.
In a statement issued on Monday, the DFA said that the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli 'has doubled its efforts to convince
Filipinos who may get caught in the crossfire of the escalating violence there to go home.'
"Reese tries to convince
Zoe and Flo not to reveal the baby switch," spoilers reveal.