1 Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX.
2 And herein we recognize the excellence of this city of Rome, and of the materials whereof it was composed.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
3 So that the question may seem to be equally balanced, excellence on one side generally finding excellence on the other.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIII.
4 Such commands are useful in a republic, as restoring its ordinances to their original efficacy and excellence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: Chapter XXII.—That the severity of Manlius Torquatus and ...
5 This we see in all human affairs, and the result is, that unless fortune aid us to overcome this natural and common disadvantage, we never arrive at any excellence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXVII.
6 The thing that impressed itself most on me in Holland was the thoroughness of the agriculture and the excellence of the Holstein cattle.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XVI.
7 This connection with the well-fed and industrious stock of early New York revealed itself in the glacial neatness of Mrs. Peniston's drawing-room and in the excellence of her cuisine.
8 "We will not dispute concerning the excellence of the passage," returned Heyward, smiling; for, as the reader has anticipated, it was he.
9 substitutes of inferior excellence, the catbird, so often.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18
10 The cabin of Uncle Tom was a small log building, close adjoining to "the house," as the negro par excellence designates his master's dwelling.
11 She thought her the model of all excellence and endeavoured to imitate her phraseology and manners, so that even now she often reminds me of her.
12 The excellence of his understanding and his principles can be concealed only by that shyness which too often keeps him silent.
13 Don't look forward to variety, but you'll have excellence.
14 And so it came to pass, that the bird, while out one day, met a fellow bird, to whom he boastfully expatiated on the excellence of his household arrangements.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
15 I often tell young ladies that no excellence in music is to be acquired without constant practice.