„And half had staggered that stout Stagirite.“

Written at Cambridge; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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Charles Lamb8
1775 - 1834

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„Stout men, not stout walls, make a well-held city.“

—  Andre Norton American writer of science fiction and fantasy 1912 - 2005

Fuente: Dragon Magic (1972), Chapter 5, “Shui Mien Lung—Slumbering Dragon” (p. 158)

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„Steady of heart, and stout of hand.“

—  Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel

Canto I, stanza 21.
The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805)

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„They make their fortune who are stout and wise“

—  Torquato Tasso Italian poet 1544 - 1595

Canto X, stanza 20 (tr. Fairfax)
Gerusalemme Liberata (1581)
Contexto: They make their fortune who are stout and wise,
Wit rules the heavens, discretion guides the skies.

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„Be bold: Venus herself aids the stout-hearted.“

—  Tibullus poet and writer (0054-0019) -50 - -19 a.C.

Bk. 1, no. 2, line 16.
Elegies
Original: (la) Audendum est: fortes adiuvat ipsa Venus.

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„The global toll of mental illness and neurological disorders is staggering.“

—  Gro Harlem Brundtland Norwegian politician 1939

A WHO report revealed that mental disorders are “among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide.
Awake! magazine 7/22 2002. http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/102002530?q=Brundtland&p=par

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„The weary Titan staggers under the too vast orb of its fate.“

—  Joseph Chamberlain British businessman, politician, and statesman 1836 - 1914

Speech to the Colonial Conference, quoted in 'Mr. Chamberlain's Opening Speech', The Times (4 November 1902), p. 5.
1900s
Contexto: ... the expression was, "If you want our aid, call us to your Councils." Gentlemen, we do want your aid. We do require your assistance in the administration of the vast Empire which is yours as well as ours. The weary Titan staggers under the too vast orb of its fate. We have borne the burden for many years. We think it is time that our children should assist us, be very sure that we shall hasten gladly to call you to our Councils. If you are prepared at any time to take any share, any proportionate share, in the burdens of the Empire, we are prepared to meet you with any proposal for giving to you a corresponding voice in the policy of the Empire.

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„In any game, you get pictures and at half time there were 11 players who had half a shirt for Saturday.“

—  Phil Brown (footballer) English association football player and manager 1959

27-Aug-2008 Hull City OWS
More pictures for Phil's collection, but unfortunately also something of a kit problem.

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„The artist is a magician… nothing short of extraordinary … this is a staggering exhibition by a major artist.“

—  Anish Kapoor British contemporary artist of Indian birth 1954

Concrete playground on Kapoor’s first major exhibition in Australia.

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„Until a man might travel twelve stout miles,
Or reap an acre of his neighbor's corn.“

—  William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850

The Brothers.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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„Cowards fear to die; but courage stout,
Rather than live in snuff, will be put out.“

—  Walter Raleigh English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer 1554 - 1618

On the snuff of a candle the night before he died; Raleigh's Remains, p. 258, ed. 1661

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„Far better is it to have a stout heart always, and suffer one's share of evils, than to be ever fearing what may happen.“

—  Herodotus, libro Histories

Book 7, Ch. 50 (trans. George Rawlinson)
Variant translation: It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
The Histories

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„We sent him down at last, out of the way.
Unwounded; — stout lad, too, before that strafe.“

—  Wilfred Owen English poet and soldier (1893-1918) 1893 - 1918

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Contexto: p>We sent him down at last, out of the way.
Unwounded; — stout lad, too, before that strafe.
Malingering? Stretcher-bearers winked, 'Not half!' Next day I heard the Doc.'s well-whiskied laugh:
'That scum you sent last night soon died. Hooray!' </p

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