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The Cock and The Jewel

the cock and the pearl

The greatest blockheads would appear to under- stand, what at the same time they affect to despise; and nobody yet was ever so vicious,as to have the impudence to declare in public, that virtue was not a fine thing. What did it turn out to be but a Pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? Most recently updated: April 2, 2018. The Cock and the Pearl. Unum etenim hordei granum est mihi longe pretiosius quam omnes gemmae, quamvis ad invidiam micent diei opprobriumque solis. Si gemmarius invenisset, laetabundus exsultaret, quippe qui scivit pretium. Which lords and ladies buy so dear, And hold in such request. But as for me, I would choose a single grain of barleycorn before all the jewels in the world.

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the cock and the pearl

Read Classic Books Online for Free at Page by Page Books. I would rather have one barleycorn than all the jewels in the world. What did it turn out to be but a Pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? It is the part of a wise man to prefer things necessary before matters of curiosity, ornament, or pleasure. I make no scruple of declaring that my taste lies quite another way; and I had rather have one grain of dear delicious barley, than all the jewels under the sun. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. How disappointed is the youth, who, in the midst of his amorous pursuits, endeavouring to plunder an outside of bloom and beauty, finds a treasure of impenetrable virtue concealed within! For more information about the German court case, and the reason for blocking all of Germany rather than single items, visit.

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The Fables of Æsop (Jacobs)/The Cock and the Pearl

the cock and the pearl

But still among the idle, sauntering young fellows of the age, who have leisure, as well to cultivate and improve the faculties of the mind, as to dress and embellish the body; how many are there, who spend their days in raking after new scenes of debauchery, in comparison of those few who know how to relish more reasonable entertainments! I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information to help2018 pglaf. ” quoth he, “that’s for me,” and soon rooted it out from beneath the straw. Cooper, 1883 Aesop For Children A Cock was busily scratching and scraping about to find something to eat for himself and his family, when he happened to turn up a precious jewel that had been lost by its owner. Apologies if this happened, because human users outside of Germany who are making use of the eBooks or other site features should almost never be blocked. He palliates his ignorance, by pretending that his taste lies another way: but whatever gallant airs people may give themselves upon these occasions, without dispute, the solid advantages of virtue, and the durable pleasures of learning, are as much to be preferred before other objects of the senses, as the finest brilliant diamond is above a barley-corn.


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The Fables of Æsop (Jacobs)/The Cock and the Pearl

the cock and the pearl

Diagnostic information: Blocked at germany. What did it turn out to be but a Pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? The embedded audio player requires a modern internet browser. A Cock Rooster looks for food but finds a jewel and throws it aside as unwanted. German addresses are blocked - www. Honest, undesigning good sense is so unfashionable, that he must be a bold man, who at this time of day attempts to bring it into esteem. Project Gutenberg believes the Court has no jurisdiction over the matter, but until the issue is resolved during appeal, it will comply.


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The Cock and the Pearl

the cock and the pearl

Crane Poetry Visual A Rooster, while scratching for grain, Found a pearl. If some jeweller had found it he would have been beside himself with joy at the thought of its value; but to me it is of no manner of use, nor do I care one jot about it; why, I would rather have one grain of barley than all the jewels in the world. Page 1 of 1 Who's On Your Reading List? You should visit and update your internet browser today! A Rooster was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid the straw. Mihi quidem nulli est usui nec magni aestimo. If that happened to you, please let us know so we can keep adjusting the software.

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Musée Jean de La Fontaine

the cock and the pearl

Precious things are for those who prize them. And why may it not be said, how delighted are the fair sex, when, from among a crowd of empty, frolicsome, conceited admirers, they find out and distinguish with their good opinion, a man of sense, with a plain, unaffected person, which, at first sight, they did not like. Cooper, 1883 A Barn-door Cock while scratching up his dunghill came upon a Jewel. Aesop's Fables, by Aesop; The Cock and the Pearl Page 1 Read Books Online, for Free Aesop's Fables Aesop The Cock and the Pearl Page 1 of 1 A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid the straw. A Court in Germany ordered that access to certain items in the Project Gutenberg collection are blocked from Germany. So, shrugging up his wings, shaking his head, and Cutting on a grimace, he expressed himself to this purpose: Indeed, you are a very fine thing; but I know not any business you have here. For more information about the legal advice Project Gutenberg has received concerning international issues, visit How can I get unblocked? If he asks bread, will ye give him a stone?.

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Aesop's Fables, by Aesop; The Cock and the Pearl Page 1

the cock and the pearl

Add this page to your Bookmarks or Favorites and finish it later. What did it turn out to be but a Pearl that by some chance had been lost in the yard? “You may be a treasure,” quoth Master Cock, “to men that prize you, but for me I would rather have a single barley-corn than a peck of pearls. For my part, I would rather have one grain of dear delicious barley than all the jewels in the world. . . .

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The Cock and the Pearl. Aesop. 1909

the cock and the pearl

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