Tiberius in a letter to him saith, Haec pro amicitia nostra non occultavi; and the whole senate dedicated an altar to Friendship, as to a goddess, in respect of the great dearness of friendship, between them two.
But one thing is most admirable (wherewith I will conclude this first fruit of friendship), which is, that this communicating of a man's self to his friend, works two contrary effects; for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in halves.
As yet woman is not capable of friendship
. But tell me, ye men, who of you are capable of friendship
Friendship requires that rare mean betwixt likeness and unlikeness that piques each with the presence of power and of consent in the other party.
What is so great as friendship, let us carry with what grandeur of spirit we can.
It is quite a treat to hear you talk about friendship. I am sure the clergyman himself could not say such beautiful things as you do, though he does live in a three-storied house, and wear a gold ring on his little finger.'
Flour is one thing, and friendship is another, and they should not be confused.
I believed your heart noble enough to enable a friendship of twenty years to overcome an affront of a quarter of an hour.
We lived together, we loved, we hated together; we shed, we mingled our blood together, and too probably, I may still add, that there may be yet a bond between us closer even than that of friendship; perhaps there may be the bond of crime; for we four, we once did condemn, judge and slay a human being whom we had not any right to cut off from this world, although apparently fitter for hell than for this life.
Weston," said Julia with a little anger; "but I have often said, you were incapable of friendship
True friends will prove their friends and make use of them, as a poet has said, usque ad aras; whereby he meant that they will not make use of their friendship
in things that are contrary to God's will.
Lying in bed at the end of his first week at the farm, he reviewed the progress of his friendship
with her, and was amazed at the rapidity with which it had grown.
Foley, that I have any longer a claim to your friendship
, since Mr.
When the dark hours came and Essex fell into disgrace, it was Bacon who forgot his friendship
Captain Bonneville was suitably affected by this mark of friendship
; but his experience in what is proverbially called "Indian giving," made him aware that a parting pledge was necessary on his own part, to prove that his friendship