About Epictetus: Epictetus (AD 55–AD 135) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was probably born a slave at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present day Pamukkale, Turkey), and lived in Rome until his exile to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece, where he lived most of his life and died. His teachings were noted down and published by his pupil Arrian in his Discourses. Philosophy, he taught, is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline. To Epictetus, all external events are determined by fate, and are thus beyond our control, but we can accept whatever happens calmly and dispassionately.
It is, personally, neither Smithick, nor Watersby, that I here mention, nor was I ever acquainted with any man of either of those names, nor do I think that there has been any one of either of those names in that Liverpool House for years back. But, it is in reality the House itself that I refer to; and a wiser merchant or a truer gentleman never stepped. “My dear Captain Ravender, “ says he. “Of all the men on earth, I wanted to see you most. I was on my way to you. “ “Well! “ says I. “That...
" "And how many more of the sort there be; only to pass through upon thy way! Thy purpose was to return to thy country; to relieve thy kinsmen's fears for thee; thyself to discharge the duties of a citizen; to marry a wife, to beget offspring, and to fill the appointed round of office.
The Dhammapada is a collection of Gems which should be the handbook of
every Buddhist. Its contents ought to be read and re-read, studied and
mastered, and, above all, put into daily practice.
The golden sayings embodied in this sacred book aptly illustrate the moral
and philosophical teachings of the Buddha.
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Mona and Jack want to go out for dinner so they ask Leo to recommend a good restaurant. He suggests they go to
the Golden Lotus. At the restaurant, Jean finds them a table and takes their drink orders.
Language Point - Short answers
Here are some guests’ questions followed by short answers for you to read out loud. Remember, sometimes it’s
better to say more than yes or no so your answer is not too abrupt. The first word of the question will help you with
the answer. Read them out loud.
The new library edition of Mr. Carlyle's works may be taken for the final presentation of all that the author
has to say to his contemporaries, and to possess the settled form in which he wishes his words to go to those
of posterity who may prove to have ears for them. The canon is definitely made up. The golden Gospel of
Silence is effectively compressed in thirty fine volumes.
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In the days of Augustus, the emperor of Rome in its golden age of prosperity, an earnest effort was made to
subdue and civilize barbarian Germany. Drusus, the step-son of the emperor, led the first army of invasion
into this forest-clad land of the north, penetrating deeply into the country and building numerous forts to
guard his conquests. His last invasion took him as far as the Elbe.