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" ... indissoluble are daily sundered by interest, by emulation, or by caprice. But no such cause can affect the silent converse which we hold with the highest of human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. "
Essays and Addresses, 1900-1903 ... - Page 90
by Sir John Avebury - 1903 - 296 pages
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...highest of human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These are the old friends who are never seen with...glory and in obscurity. With the dead there is no rivalry,—in the dead there is no change. EDINBURGH REVIEW. IF Love be holy, if that mystery Of co-united...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 201

1894
...been read and re-read, and, as it were, clasped to the heart, that they become in Macanlay's words, " the old friends who are never seen with new faces ; who are the same in wealth and poverty, iii glory and in obscurity." To know even one book in this way is to gain a spiritual revelation....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...highest of human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These are the old friends who are never seen with...wealth and in poverty, in glory and in obscurity. With Ihe dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Cervantes is never...
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Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Theoreon

Sir Arthur Helps - Conduct of life - 1849 - 236 pages
...remember this important distinction — that one can put the books down at any time. As Macaulay says, " Plato is never sullen. Cervantes " is never petulant....comes " unseasonably. Dante never stays too long." MILVERTON. Besides, one can manage to agree so well, intellectually, with a book ; and intellectual...
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Friends in Council: A Series of Readings and Discourse Theoreon

Sir Arthur Helps - Conduct of life - 1849 - 236 pages
...remember this important distinction — that one can put the books down at any time. As Macaulay says, " Plato is never sullen. Cervantes " is never petulant....comes " unseasonably. Dante never stays too long." MILVERTON. Besides, one can manage to agree so well, intellectually, with a book ; and intellectual...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...of human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These ara vice in which he was employed after his return to...reduction of the stronghold of Gheriah. This fortress, bu j dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Ceivantes is never...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 1; Volume 37

1853
...the highest human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These are the old friends who are never seen with...wealth and in poverty, in glory and in obscurity. . . . Nothing, then, can be more natural, than that a person endowed with sensibility and imagination...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 1

C. Gough - 1853
...highest of human intellects. That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These are the old friends who are never seen with new faces, who are the same in wealth and poverty, in glory and obscurity. With the dead there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change....
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Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 1, Issue 1

India - 1855
...That placid intercourse is disturbed by no jealousies or resentments. These are the old friends that are never seen with new faces ; who are the same in...there is no rivalry. In the dead there is no change. 1'lato is never sullen. Cervantes is never petulant. Demosthenes never comes unseasonably. Dante never...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 35

American periodicals - 1855
...feeling of educated men towards great old books, those old friends who are never seen with new faces, but are the same in wealth and in poverty, in glory and...the dead there is no change. Plato is never sullen. Corvantes is never petulant. Demosthenes never comes unseasonably. Dante never stays too long. No difference...
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