I do love you, but I cannot marry you and destroy
He doesn't leave letters about; he destroys
These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict Defends the touching of these viands pure; Their taste no knowledge works, at least of evil, But life preserves, destroys
life's enemy, Hunger, with sweet restorative delight.
My concern is that it is so much of the best we breed whom John Barleycorn destroys
And again, at another time, the son of Cronos either destroys
their wide army, or their walls, or else makes an end of their ships on the sea.
The often repeated description of the stately palm and other noble tropical plants, then birds, and lastly man, taking possession of the coral islets as soon as formed, in the Pacific, is probably not correct; I fear it destroys
the poetry of this story, that feather and dirt-feeding and parasitic insects and spiders should be the first inhabitants of newly formed oceanic land.
He appears by his modest and unaffected narration to have described things as he saw them, to have copied nature from the life, and to have consulted his senses, not his imagination; he meets with no basilisks that destroy
with their eyes, his crocodiles devour their prey without tears, and his cataracts fall from the rock without deafening the neighbouring inhabitants.
ought we not to fear and reverence him more than all the rest of the world: and if we desert him shall we not destroy
and injure that principle in us which may be assumed to be improved by justice and deteriorated by injustice;--there is such a principle?
Now therefore the artful Irregular whom I described above as the real author of this diabolical Bill, determined at one blow to lower the status of the Hierarchy by forcing them to submit to the pollution of Colour, and at the same time to destroy
their domestic opportunities of training in the Art of Sight Recognition, so as to enfeeble their intellects by depriving them of their pure and colourless homes.
my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you.
And he who becomes master of a city accustomed to freedom and does not destroy
it, may expect to be destroyed
by it, for in rebellion it has always the watchword of liberty and its ancient privileges as a rallying point, which neither time nor benefits will ever cause it to forget.
Sun Tzu said: In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy
it is not so good.
Perhaps not," said the Scarecrow, "for we mean to destroy
And at Rhodes the demagogues, by distributing of bribes, prevented the people from paying the trierarchs what was owing to them, who were obliged by the number of actions they were harassed with to conspire together and destroy
the popular state.
In aerial war the stronger side, even supposing it destroyed
the main battle fleet of the weaker, had then either to patrol and watch or destroy
every possible point at which he might produce another and perhaps a novel and more deadly form of flyer.