1..I’m not a man. I’m dynamite. (Friedrich Nietsche)
2..Laissant derriere lui bruler Moscou fumant. (Victor Hugo)
3..Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?
4..No this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine.
5..If you wish to win a man’s heart, allow him to confute you. (Disraeli)
6..If you are idle be not solitary; if you are solitary be not idle. (Johnson)
7..Money is like muck, not good except it be spread. (Francis Bacon)
8..Raise the stone and thou shalt find me; cleave the wood and I am there.
9..St. Mary and St. Nicolas College was founded in the year of revolutions.
10..Truth sits upon the lips of dying men. (Matthew Arnold) Sohrab and Rustum.
11..C’est magnifique mais ce n’est pas la guerre. (Marechal Bosquet)
12..Le travail eloigne de nous trios grands maux, l’ennui, le vice et le besoin.
13..He was not of an age but for all time. (Ben Johnson on Shakespeare)
14..Neither do thou lust after that twwny weed tobacco. (Ben Johnson)
15..Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. (Horace)
16..Dis moi ce que tu manges et je dirai ce que tu es. (Brillat-Savarin)
17..The First World War ended at 11 a.m. on 11th November 1918.
18..Odi et amo, quare id faciam, fortasse requires. (Catullus)
19..A man who has not been to Italy is always conscious of an inferiority.
20..Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. (Samuel Johnson 1775)
21..It doesn’t bark and it knows the secrets of the sea. (de Nerval)
22..French poet gives his reasons for leading a lobster on a blue ribbon.
These are the lines we were given to write out as punishment, when I was at school. Some memories tied up with these...