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The Morals of Princes: Or, an Abstract of the Most Remarkable Passages ...
Giovanni Battista Comazzi
No preview available - 2016
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Page 7 - ... courage, courage may afterwards recover the advantage. He who is prepossessed with the assurance of overcoming, at least overcomes the fear of failure ; whereas, he who is apprehensive of losing, loses, in reality, all hopes of subduing. Boldness and power are such inseparable companions, that they appear to be born together ; and when once divided, they both decay and die at the same time.
Page 388 - Prince 1'angut, and the Princefs with a Nofe a Foot long ; The Adventure of the Father of the Pilot ; The Hiftory of the Giant Hardoun and the beautiful Nottr ; As alfo, that of the Ge.
Page 388 - d from the Fire, and of the Indian Virgin carried away by the Fakirs ; The three Stories of...
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