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And would you not recognize a third class, such as gymnastic, and the care of the sick, and the physician's art; also the various ways of money-making--these do us good but we regard them as disagreeable; and no one would choose them for their own sakes, but only for the sake of some reward or result which flows from them?
In the highest class, I replied,--among those goods which he who would be happy desires both for their own sake and for the sake of their results.
Then the many are of another mind; they think that justice is to be reckoned in the troublesome class, among goods which are to be pursued for the sake of rewards and of reputation, but in themselves are disagreeable and rather to be avoided.
For the sake of him who loves Thee beyond all else that moves, When thy Pack would make thee pain, Say: "Tabaqui sings again.
Elton for my sake; because for your own sake rather, I would wish it to be done, for the sake of what is more important than my comfort, a habit of selfcommand in you, a consideration of what is your duty, an attention to propriety, an endeavour to avoid the suspicions of others, to save your health and credit, and restore your tranquillity.
My reading for reading's sake, as I had hitherto done it, was at an end, and I read primarily for the sake of writing about the book in hand, and secondarily for the pleasure it might give me.
It is well to read for the sake of knowing a certain ground if you are to make use of your knowledge in a certain way, but it would be a mistake to suppose that this is a love of literature.
all for the sake of the very last thing in the world that is likely to happen.
For the sake of this did I cast everything else aside, for the sake of this did everything else become indifferent to me; and close beside my knowledge lieth my black ignorance.
He saw the wisdom of it for your sake, for the sake of the family, even for his own sake.
ISLAMABAD -- Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf has said he appears in Supreme Court (SC) under constitutional requirement and not for the sake of ruling family.
For the sake of my family, for the sake of the President himself and for the sake of the country kasi ang feeling ko po diyan sa mga sunod-sunod na tirada sa akin, no letup, para bagang wala na siyang ibang ginagawa kundi kumalap ng mga tsismis,' De Lima said in a press conference.