Because men, when they receive good from him of whom they were expecting evil, are bound more closely to their benefactor; thus the people quickly become more devoted to him than if he had been raised to the principality by their favours; and the prince can win their affections in many ways
, but as these vary according to the circumstances one cannot give fixed rules, so I omit them; but, I repeat, it is necessary for a prince to have the people friendly, otherwise he has no security in adversity.
of being conscious there are other things that would ordinarily be called "mental," such as desire and pleasure and pain.
"What are you going to do?" The Fox thought first of one way
, then of another, and while he was debating the hounds came nearer and nearer, and at last the Fox in his confusion was caught up by the hounds and soon killed by the huntsmen.
A man with a full stomach and the respect of his fellows had no business to scold about anything that he might think to be wrong in the ways
of the universe, or even with the ways
"WeB, well," said the old clerk; "we aa have our various ways
of gaining a livelihood.
He was a monster in all ways
. Physically he was a giant.
There is only one way
. In all things of love women are less delicate.
Fear and pity may be aroused by spectacular means; but they may also result from the inner structure of the piece, which is the better way
, and indicates a superior poet.
There is much to be learned from the minor novelists and poets of the past about people's ways
of thinking and feeling, but not much that the masters do not give you in better quality and fuller measure; and I should say, Read the old masters and let their schools go, rather than neglect any possible master of your own time.
There is ways
to keep off some kinds of bad luck, but this wasn't one of them kind; so I never tried to do anything, but just poked along low-spirited and on the watch-out.
In several ways
his opinions were totally changed, and would never go back to what they were before, but the main structure of his character was not changed, and could not be changed.
Well, as you have said, your ways
are not our ways
, but you can fight well enough to do about as you please, and so, if you wish to give your woman to a captive, it is your own affair; but as a chieftain you should have those to serve you, and in accordance with our customs you may select any or all the females from the retinues of the chieftains whose metal you now wear."