Europe at Troynovant:
a survey among the European peoples & culture,
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... the fight against Plato ... has created in Europe a magnificent tension of the spirit the like of which had never yet existed on earth: with so tense a bow we can now shoot for the most distant goals. ...
But we who are neither Jesuits nor democrats, nor even German enough, we good Europeans and free, very free spirits — we still feel it, the whole need of the spirit and the whole tension of its bow. And perhaps also the arrow, the task, and — who knows? — the goal —
Beyond Good and Evil, Preface
translated by Walter Kaufmann
[Gaultres Forest in Yorkshire, England.]
Sir John Coleville (a rebel against King Henry IV) [kneeling]:
I think you are Sir John Falstaff, and in that yield me.
Sir John Falstaff [aside]:
I have a whole school of tongues in this belly of mine, and not a tongue of them all speaks any other word but my name. An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe.
2 Henry IV, 4.2.14-19