`A chattering crow lives out nine generations of aged men, but a stag's life is four times a crow's, and a raven's life makes three stags old, while the phoenix outlives
nine ravens, but we, the rich-haired Nymphs, daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder, outlive
Cutter had purposely remained childless, with the determination to outlive
him and to share his property with her `people,' whom he detested.
I'm afraid Lady Malkinshaw will outlive
me, after all!"
But the loss of her reputation, bad as it is, is not the worst; I shall lose my child; she hath attempted twice to destroy herself already; and though she hath been hitherto prevented, vows she will not outlive
it; nor could I myself outlive
any accident of that nature.--What then will become of my little Betsy, a helpless infant orphan?
The deliberating and comparing faculties generally preserve their strength much beyond that period in men who survive it; and when, in addition to this circumstance, we consider how few there are who outlive
the season of intellectual vigor, and how improbable it is that any considerable portion of the bench, whether more or less numerous, should be in such a situation at the same time, we shall be ready to conclude that limitations of this sort have little to recommend them.
You are young; may you never outlive
It may be rendered into English thus: "May your celestial majesty outlive
the sun, eleven moons and a half!" To this the king returned some answer, which, although I could not understand, yet I replied as I had been directed: FLUFT DRIN YALERICK DWULDOM PRASTRAD MIRPUSH, which properly signifies, "My tongue is in the mouth of my friend;" and by this expression was meant, that I desired leave to bring my interpreter; whereupon the young man already mentioned was accordingly introduced, by whose intervention I answered as many questions as his majesty could put in above an hour.
their love, but they don't outlive
the consequences of their recklessness."
A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive
all her children yet.
Miss Reade says she always loves to see him sitting there because it gives her such a deep and lasting sense of the beauty and strength of love which can thus outlive
time and death.
Who knows all its awful perhapses,--those shudderings and tremblings, which it can no more live down than it can outlive
its own eternity!
No troubles came that we could not outlive
, till this year brought them; then came they all at once, as one might say, and overwhelmed us.