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«Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence.»
«BEN: You lucky, lucky bastard. BRIAN: What? BEN: Proper little jailer's pet, aren't we? BRIAN: What do you mean? BEN: You must have slipped him a few shekels, eh? BRIAN: Slipped him a few shekels? You saw him spit in my face! BEN: Ohh! What wouldn't I give to be spat at in the face! I sometimes hang awake at night dreaming of being spat at in the face. BRIAN: Well, it's not exactly friendly, is it? They had me in manacles! BEN: Manacles! Ooh oooh oh oh. My idea of heaven is to be allowed to be put in manacles... just for a few hours. They must think the sun shines out o' your arse, sonny. BRIAN: Oh, lay off me. I've had a hard time! BEN: You've had a hard time?! I've been here five years! They only hung me the right way up yesterday! So, don't you come 'rou-- BRIAN: All right. All right. BEN: They must think you're Lord God Almighty. BRIAN: What will they do to me? BEN: Oh, you'll probably get away with crucifixion. BRIAN: Crucifixion?! BEN: Yeah, first offence. BRIAN: Get away with crucifixion?! It's-- BEN: Best thing the Romans ever did for us. BRIAN: What?! BEN: Oh, yeah. If we didn't have crucifixion, this country would be in a right bloody mess. BRIAN: Guards! BEN: Nail him up, I say!»
«And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; / That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: abound, approve, offence
«(For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) / Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed: / But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, / In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; / By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, / By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, / By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true; / As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed; / As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.»
«And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.»
«At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.»
Author: Alexander Pope (Poet) | About: Pride | Keywords: offence, trifle
«At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense»
Author: Alexander Pope (Poet) | About: Pride | Keywords: offence, scorn, trifle
«And where the offence is, let the great axe fall.»
«All zeal for a reform, that gives offenceTo peace and charity, is mere pretence.»
Author: William Cowper (Poet) | Keywords: offence
«An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may»
Author: William Hazlitt (Writer) | Keywords: offence