He must know mathematics, for at every turn some occasion for them will present itself to him; and, putting it aside that he must be adorned with all the virtues, cardinal and theological, to come down to minor particulars, he must, I say, be able to swim as well as Nicholas or Nicolao the Fish could, as the story goes; he must know how to shoe a horse, and repair his saddle and bridle; and, to return to higher matters, he must be faithful to God and to his lady; he must be pure in thought, decorous in words, generous in works, valiant in deeds, patient in suffering, compassionate towards the needy, and, lastly, an upholder
of the truth though its defence should cost him his life.
The Popes have long been the patrons and preservers of art, just as our new, practical Republic is the encourager and upholder
I support the man who supports their claims; not the virtuous upholder
of the wrong."
Ask nothing of men, and, in the endless mutation, thou only firm column must presently appear the upholder
of all that surrounds thee.
Another fact which attracted him to this word was the number of he-bugs which figured in its definition--Supreme Deity, Creator or Upholder
of the Universe.
of the Faith," that dignitary replied after examining his memoranda, "they are in numbers as the leaves of the forest!"
Its sympathy for my brethren in bonds--its scathing denunciations of slaveholders--its faithful exposures of slavery--and its powerful attacks upon the upholders
of the institu- tion--sent a thrill of joy through my soul, such as I had never felt before!
Chichester Erskine, author of a tragedy entitled 'The Patriot Martyrs,' dedicated with enthusiastic devotion to the Spirit of Liberty and half a dozen famous upholders
of that principle, and denouncing in forcible language the tyranny of the late Tsar of Russia, Bomba of Naples, and Napoleon the Third?"
If the angel Gabriel were to come down from heaven, and head a successful rise against the most abominable and unrighteous vested interest which this poor old world groans under, he would most certainly lose his character for many years, probably for centuries, not only with the upholders
of said vested interest, but with the respectable mass of the people whom he had delivered.
of slavery in America - of the atrocities of which system, I shall not write one word for which I have not had ample proof and warrant - may be divided into three great classes.
The Marylebone Cricket Club ndash author and upholder
of cricket's on-field laws ndash has overturned its own interpretation of this week's IPL Mankad' controversy and declared it contrary to the game's spirit.
In a statement here, he said that Pakistan do not want war as Islam is the biggest upholder
of peace but if India would not change its behaviour, the country has the full right for its defense.