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--- DICTIONARIES (in Dictionaries, in Quotes, in Chapters)


palace ::: n. --> The residence of a sovereign, including the lodgings of high officers of state, and rooms for business, as well as halls for ceremony and reception.
The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage.
Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house.

Palace
A proprietary multi-user {virtual
reality}-like {talk} system.
The Palace is distinguished from most other VR-like systems in
that it is only two-dimensional rather than three; rooms,
{avatars}, and "props" are made up of relatively small 2D
{bitmap} images.
Palace is a crude {hack}, or lightweight, depending on
your point of view.
{(http://thepalace.com/)}.
(1997-09-14)

palace ::: n. --> The residence of a sovereign, including the lodgings of high officers of state, and rooms for business, as well as halls for ceremony and reception.
The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage.
Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house.

Palace ::: (virtual reality, chat) A proprietary multi-user virtual reality-like talk system.The Palace is distinguished from most other VR-like systems in that it is only two-dimensional rather than three; rooms, avatars, and props are made up of relatively small 2D bitmap images.Palace is a crude hack, or lightweight, depending on your point of view. . (1997-09-14)


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1:The palace woke to its own emptiness; ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri 04.03 - The Call to the Quest,
2:Eternal wisdom builds: I shall be her palace when she finds repose in me and I in her. ~ Angelus Silesius,
3:Let Him choose for thee a king's palace or the bowl of the beggar. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Essays Divine And Human ,
4:So high is my Lord’s palace, my heart trembles to mount its stairs: yet I must not be shy, if I would enjoy His love. ~ Kabi,
5:Our body’s subtle self is throned withinIn its viewless palace of veridical dreamsThat are bright shadows of the thoughts of God. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri 07.02 - The Parable of the Search for the Soul,
6:The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
7:The Prince, travelling through his domains, noticed a man in the cheering crowd who bore a striking resemblance to himself. He beckoned him over and asked: Was your mother ever employed in my palace? ... No, Sire, the man replied. But my father was. ~ ,
8:8. Now let us turn at last to our castle with its many mansions. You must not think of a suite of rooms placed in succession, but fix your eyes on the keep, the court inhabited by the King.23' Like the kernel of the palmito,24' from which several rinds must be removed before coming to the eatable part, this principal chamber is surrounded by many others. However large, magnificent, and spacious you imagine this castle to be, you cannot exaggerate it; the capacity of the soul is beyond all our understanding, and the Sun within this palace enlightens every part of it. ~ Saint Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castle ,
9:Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make any sense. What on earth is He up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of - throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were being made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it Himself. ~ C S Lewis,
10:In Malkus, the lowest of the Sephiros, the sphere of the physical world of matter, wherein incarnate the exiled Neschamos from the Divine Palace, there abides the Shechinah, the spiritual Presence of Ain Soph as a heritage to mankind and an ever-present reminder of spiritual verities. That is why there is written “ Keser is in Malkus, and Malkus is in Keser, though after another manner The Zohar would imply that the real Shechinah, the real Divine Presence, is allocated to Binah whence it never descends, but that the Shechinah in Malkus is an eidolon or Daughter of the Great Supernal Mother. Isaac Myer suggests that : “ It is considered by Qabalists as the executive energy or power of Binah, the Holy Spirit or the Upper Mother.” ~ Israel Regardie, A Garden of Pomegrantes ,
11:At first cautiously, later indifferently, at last desperately, I wandered up the stairs and along the pavement of the inextricable palace. (Afterwards I learned that the width and height of the steps were not constant, a fact which made me understand the singular fatigue they produced). 'This palace is a fabrication of the gods,' I thought at the beginning. I explored the uninhabited interiors and corrected myself: ' The gods who built it have died.' I noted its peculiarities and said: 'The gods who built it were mad.' I said it, I know, with an incomprehensible reprobation which was almost remorse, with more intellectual horror than palpable fear... ...'This City' (I thought) 'is so horrible that its mere existence and perdurance, though in the midst of a secret desert, contaminates the past and the future and in some way even jeopardizes the stars. ~ Jorge Luis Borges, Labyrinths Selected Stories and Other Writings,
12:When ye look at me I am an idle, idle man; when I look at myself I am a busy, busy man. Since upon the plain of uncreated infinity I am building, building the tower of ecstasy, I have no time for building houses. Since upon the steppe of the void of truth I am breaking, breaking the savage fetter of suffering, I have no time for ploughing family land. Since at the bourn of unity ineffable I am subduing, subduing the demon-foe of self, I have no time for subduing angry foe-men. Since in the palace of mind which transcends duality I am waiting, waiting for spiritual experience as my bride, I have no time for setting up house. Since in the circle of the Buddhas of my body I am fostering, fostering the child of wisdom, I have no time for fostering snivelling children. Since in the frame of the body, the seat of all delight, I am saving, saving precious instruction and reflection, I have no time for saving wordly wealth. ~ Jetsun Milarepa, Songs of Milarepa ,
13:The PalaceThe Palace is not infinite.The walls, the ramparts, the gardens, the labyrinths, the staircases, the terraces, the parapets, the doors, the galleries, the circular or rectangular patios, the cloisters, the intersections, the cisterns, the anterooms, the chambers, the alcoves, the libraries, the attics, the dungeons, the sealed cells and the vaults, are not less in quantity than the grains of sand in the Ganges, but their number has a limit. From the roofs, towards sunset, many people can make out the forges, the workshops, the stables, the boatyards and the huts of the slaves.It is granted to no one to traverse more than an infinitesimal part of the palace. Some know only the cellars. We can take in some faces, some voices, some words, but what we perceive is of the feeblest. Feeble and precious at the same time. The date which the chisel engraves in the tablet, and which is recorded in the parochial registers, is later than our own death; we are already dead when nothing touches us, neither a word nor a yearning nor a memory. I know that I am not dead. ~ Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of Sand ,
14:WHEN THE GREAT YOGIN Padmasambhava, called by Tibetans Guru Rinpoche, "the precious teacher," embarks on his spiritual journey, he travels from place to place requesting teachings from yogins and yoginls. Guided by visions and dreams, his journey takes him to desolate forests populated with ferocious wild animals, to poison lakes with fortified islands, and to cremation grounds. Wherever he goes he performs miracles, receives empowerments, and ripens his own abilities to benefit others. When he hears of the supreme queen of all dakinls, the greatly accomplished yogini called Secret Wisdom, he travels to the Sandal Grove cremation ground to the gates of her abode, the Palace of Skulls. He attempts to send a request to the queen with her maidservant Kumari. But the girl ignores him and continues to carry huge brass jugs of water suspended from a heavy yoke across her shoulders. When he presses his request, Kumari continues her labors, remaining silent. The great yogin becomes impatient and, through his yogic powers, magically nails the heavy jugs to the floor. No matter how hard Kumari struggles, she cannot lift them. Removing the yoke and ropes from her shoulders, she steps before Padmasambhava, exclaiming, "You have developed great yogic powers. What of my powers, great one?" And so saying, she draws a sparkling crystal knife from the girdle at her waist and slices open her heart center, revealing the vivid and vast interior space of her body. Inside she displays to Guru Rinpoche the mandala of deities from the inner tantras: forty-two peaceful deities manifested in her upper torso and head and fifty-eight wrathful deities resting in her lower torso. Abashed that he did not realize with whom he was dealing, Guru Rinpoche bows before her and humbly renews his request for teachings. In response, she offers him her respect as well, adding, "I am only a maidservant," and ushers him in to meet the queen Secret Wisdom. ~ Judith Simmer-Brown, Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism Introduction: Encountering the Dakini,
15:Workshops, churches, and palaces were full of these fatal works of art; he had even helped with a few himself. They were deeply disappointing be­ cause they aroused the desire for the highest and did not fulfill it. They lacked the most essential thing-mystery. That was what dreams and truly great works of art had in common : mystery. Goldmund continued his thought: It is mystery I love and pursue. Several times I have seen it beginning to take shape; as an artist, I would like to capture and express it. Some day, perhaps, I'll be able to. The figure of the universal mother, the great birthgiver, for example. Unlike other fi gures, her mystery does not consist of this or that detail, of a particular voluptuousness or sparseness, coarseness or delicacy, power or gracefulness. It consists of a fusion of the greatest contrasts of the world, those that cannot otherwise be combined, that have made peace only in this figure. They live in it together: birth and death, tenderness and cruelty, life and destruction. If I only imagined this fi gure, and were she merely the play of my thoughts, it would not matter about her, I could dismiss her as a mistake and forget about heR But the universal mother is not an idea of mine; I did not think her up, I saw her! She lives inside me. I've met her again and again. She appeared to me one winter night in a village when I was asked to hold a light over the bed of a peasant woman giving birth: that's when the image came to life within me. I often lose it; for long periods it re­ mains remote; but suddenly it Hashes clear again, as it did today. The image of my own mother, whom I loved most of all, has transformed itself into this new image, and lies encased within the new one like the pit in the cherry. As his present situation became clear to him, Goldmund was afraid to make a decision. It was as difficult as when he had said farewell to Narcissus and to the cloister. Once more he was on an impor­ tant road : the road to his mother. Would this mother-image one day take shape, a work of his hands, and become visible to all? Perhaps that was his goal, the hidden meaning of his life. Perhaps; he didn't know. But one thing he did know : it was good to travel toward his mother, to be drawn and called by her. He felt alive. Perhaps he'd never be able to shape her image, perhaps she'd always remain a dream, an intuition, a golden shimmer, a sacred mystery. At any rate, he had to follow her and submit his fate to her. She was his star. And now the decision was at his fingertips; everything had become clear. Art was a beautiful thing, but it was no goddess, no goal-not for him. He was not to follow art, but only the call of his mother. ~ Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund ,
16:DarknessI had a dream, which was not all a dream.The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the starsDid wander darkling in the eternal space,Rayless, and pathless, and the icy earthSwung blind and blackening in the moonless air;Morn came and went-and came, and brought no day,And men forgot their passions in the dreadOf this their desolation; and all heartsWere chill'd into a selfish prayer for light:And they did live by watchfires-and the thrones,The palaces of crowned kings-the huts,The habitations of all things which dwell,Were burnt for beacons; cities were consum'd,And men were gather'd round their blazing homesTo look once more into each other's face;Happy were those who dwelt within the eyeOf the volcanos, and their mountain-torch:A fearful hope was all the world contain'd;Forests were set on fire-but hour by hourThey fell and faded-and the crackling trunksExtinguish'd with a crash-and all was black.The brows of men by the despairing lightWore an unearthly aspect, as by fitsThe flashes fell upon them; some lay downAnd hid their eyes and wept; and some did restTheir chins upon their clenched hands, and smil'd;And others hurried to and fro, and fedTheir funeral piles with fuel, and look'd upWith mad disquietude on the dull sky,The pall of a past world; and then againWith curses cast them down upon the dust,And gnash'd their teeth and howl'd: the wild birds shriek'dAnd, terrified, did flutter on the ground,And flap their useless wings; the wildest brutesCame tame and tremulous; and vipers crawl'dAnd twin'd themselves among the multitude,Hissing, but stingless-they were slain for food.And War, which for a moment was no more,Did glut himself again: a meal was boughtWith blood, and each sate sullenly apartGorging himself in gloom: no love was left;All earth was but one thought-and that was deathImmediate and inglorious; and the pangOf famine fed upon all entrails-menDied, and their bones were tombless as their flesh;The meagre by the meagre were devour'd,Even dogs assail'd their masters, all save one,And he was faithful to a corse, and keptThe birds and beasts and famish'd men at bay,Till hunger clung them, or the dropping deadLur'd their lank jaws; himself sought out no food,But with a piteous and perpetual moan,And a quick desolate cry, licking the handWhich answer'd not with a caress-he died.The crowd was famish'd by degrees; but twoOf an enormous city did survive,And they were enemies: they met besideThe dying embers of an altar-placeWhere had been heap'd a mass of holy thingsFor an unholy usage; they rak'd up,And shivering scrap'd with their cold skeleton handsThe feeble ashes, and their feeble breathBlew for a little life, and made a flameWhich was a mockery; then they lifted upTheir eyes as it grew lighter, and beheldEach other's aspects-saw, and shriek'd, and died-Even of their mutual hideousness they died,Unknowing who he was upon whose browFamine had written Fiend. The world was void,The populous and the powerful was a lump,Seasonless, herbless, treeless, manless, lifeless-A lump of death-a chaos of hard clay.The rivers, lakes and ocean all stood still,And nothing stirr'd within their silent depths;Ships sailorless lay rotting on the sea,And their masts fell down piecemeal: as they dropp'dThey slept on the abyss without a surge-The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,The moon, their mistress, had expir'd before;The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air,And the clouds perish'd; Darkness had no needOf aid from them-She was the Universe. ~ George Gordon Byron,

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1:palace and the ~ Eugene H Peterson,
2:Even a palace can be a cage. ~ Dannika Dark,
3:I am a Palace", I said to them, smiling. ~ Various,
4:Today’s palace is tomorrow’s random rubble. ~ Sri M,
5:You cannot make a cheap palace. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
6:riding toward the palace with something ~ Jeff Wheeler,
7:Field is the palace of the peasant! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
8:Why not the Bahamas? Or the Corn Palace? ~ Richelle Mead,
9:Cottage is the palace of humble man! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
10:Ignorance is God's prison. Knowing is God's palace ~ Rumi,
11:The dome of thought, the palace of the soul. ~ Lord Byron,
12:Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail. ~ John Donne,
13:Even in a palace hall, Law is the lord of all. ~ Cao Xueqin,
14:My soul is not a palace of the past. ~ James Russell Lowell,
15:Ignorance is God’s prison.
Knowing is God’s Palace ~ Rumi,
16:Naguib Mahfouz’s Palace Walk, set in Cairo, a ~ Frances Mayes,
17:black gloom settled over the Palace Flophouse. ~ John Steinbeck,
18:The episcopal palace of D—— adjoins the hospital. ~ Victor Hugo,
19:of the palace to inform me that Lady Margaret ~ Philippa Gregory,
20:When the people change, the palace cannot hold. ~ Naomi Alderman,
21:...libraries are life-enhancing palaces of wonder ~ Gail Honeyman,
22:The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. ~ William Blake,
23:You aim for the palace and get drowned in the sewer. ~ Mark Twain,
24:Vatican Palace…because in Venturi’s words, ‘Less is ~ Emily Giffin,
25:The only indestructible palace is in the heart. ~ Michael D O Brien,
26:Life in a palace rather resembles camping in a museum, ~ Kate Williams,
27:It's no go the picture palace, it's no go the stadium, ~ Louis MacNeice,
28:the road of knowledge leads to the palace of wisdom

~ Tom Wolfe,
29:Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity. ~ John Milton,
30:The Palace is a good theater, you can see from everywhere. ~ Andy Warhol,
31:Grain by grain, a loaf. Stone upon stone, a palace. ~ George Bernard Shaw,
32:that once-splendid cinema palace and watched movies. Now it’s ~ Tom Hanks,
33:The palace is not safe when the cottage is not happy. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
34:For serenity, always prefer the cottage to the palace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
35:There are good hearts to serve men in palaces as in cottages. ~ Robert Owen,
36:We can build a palace around us if everything is right between us. ~ Ana s Nin,
37:There's a palace in your head, boy. Learn to live in it always. ~ Grant Morrison,
38:I'm back, boys and girls! back from the pink padded couch palace! ~ Scott McCloud,
39:In museums and palaces we are alternate radicals and conservatives. ~ Henry James,
40:there was a bed left in the palace that hadn’t been stripped. “Mom! ~ Shannon Hale,
41:They were the gangster version of the guards at Buckingham Palace. ~ Craig Schaefer,
42:Keeping plenty of gold and jade in the palace makes no one able to defend it. ~ Laozi,
43:Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings. ~ Horace,
44:God's frown—and a palace—would be hell to a gracious spirit. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon,
45:Ive always believed the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. ~ Woody Harrelson,
46:Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor men's hovels and king's palaces. ~ Horace,
47:Sorrow is concealed in gilded palaces, and there’s no escaping it. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
48:You put the small thief in prison, but the big thief lives in a palace. ~ Graham Greene,
49:Don't expect ambiguities, hesitations or palace intrigues from me. ~ Anibal Cavaco Silva,
50:in principle and reality, libraries are life-enhancing palaces of wonder ~ Gail Honeyman,
51:She was a queen, yet saw through the thrones and palaces of this world. ~ Yasmin Mogahed,
52:The feast I ate was rotten,
What I thought was a palace was a dungeon. ~ Stephen King,
53:Fancy hotels and meetings in palaces cannot replace the sense of home. ~ Malala Yousafzai,
54:You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace. ~ Frank McCourt,
55:I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand. ~ Lord Byron,
56:It's harder for a leader to be born in a palace than to be born in a cabin. ~ Woodrow Wilson,
57:Our house was like sleeping beauties palace after the enchanted spell is cast ~ Karen Foxlee,
58:The big house did prove a Palace Beautiful, though it took some time for ~ Louisa May Alcott,
59:THE LAST DROP 1960 WHERE: The Leela Palace New Delhi PRICE: Rs 35,000 for 30 ml, ~ Anonymous,
60:One may make their house a palace of sham, or they can make it a home, a refuge. ~ Mark Twain,
61:and things that looked just like palaces even thought they probably weren’t. ~ Maureen Johnson,
62:So how'd an academic end up walking a zombie through a palace on a heist job? ~ Patrick Weekes,
63:Because the palace walls have been bleeding for years, and no one else sees it. ~ Marissa Meyer,
64:Every girl thinks about growing up in a palace. Few ever ponder living in a cage. ~ Ally Carter,
65:Every library is a palace; every book is a king; every reading is a magic! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
66:Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks. ~ Ada Louise Huxtable,
67:My island was not wild, compared to this.
There are such monsters in a palace. ~ Foz Meadows,
68:Then the guests620 entered the palace, bringing lamb and wine that gives one confidence. ~ Homer,
69:[After viewing the Palace of Electricity at the 1900 Trocadero Exposition in Paris] ~ Henry Adams,
70:Let us remember that within us there is a palace of immense magnificence. ~ Saint Teresa of Avila,
71:The path of excess leads to the palace of wisdom,” he said, and turned for the door. ~ Jim Butcher,
72:To see the smoke from his loved palace rise, While the dear isle in distant prospect lies, ~ Homer,
73:Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties, And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise. ~ Hilaire Belloc,
74:Our national parks are memory palaces where our personal histories reside. ~ Terry Tempest Williams,
75:Pale death with an impartial foot knocks at the hovels of the poor and the palaces of king. ~ Horace,
76:Then maybe I’ll sneak into Buckingham Palace and slit his chicken throat one night. ~ Charlie Higson,
77:To me all palaces are preposterous, a tasteless, dreary expression of ostentation. ~ Charlie Chaplin,
78:What need have I for a palace? Rather to lie with you where the weeds grow thick. ~ Murasaki Shikibu,
79:I don't want to be a prisoner in a palace, living in such a constricted way - too tight! ~ Dalai Lama,
80:I'll do about 13 shows in Branson next year, and I'll be performing at the Grand Palace. ~ Mel Tillis,
81:Pity is a start, my friend, a foundation on which to build a palace — a palace of love. ~ J K Rowling,
82:I've nothing against the Queen personally: I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time. ~ Seamus Heaney,
83:Palaces are for the little men not for the great men because great man is humble! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
84:When the palace is magnificent, the fields are filled with weeds, and the granaries are empty. ~ Laozi,
85:Young men just don't drift coolly out of nowhere and buy a palace on Long Island. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
86:And maybe, just maybe, he’d come back one day, and burn that fucking palace to the ground. ~ E Lockhart,
87:For starters, you must understand the inherent difference between a castle and a palace. A ~ Max Brooks,
88:the palace of the Saggese family, once the great landowner of those parts. An archway ~ Malcolm Gladwell,
89:When freedom is in jeopardy, non-co-operation may be a duty and prison may be a palace. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
90:Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace. ~ Horace,
91:Behind him the holograms above the Palace faded in the early sun. In his mind, they burned. ~ Ken MacLeod,
92:Eternal wisdom builds: I shall be her palace when she finds repose in me and I in her. ~ Angelus Silesius,
93:If you want to live where people are not afraid of mice, you must give up living in palaces. ~ E Lockhart,
94:I love you, and I would choose to be with you whether in a slum or a cave or a palace. ~ Jacqueline Carey,
95:And besides, in the end, perhaps love demands marble palaces, white peacocks and swans. ~ Ir ne N mirovsky,
96:Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings. ~ Horace,
97:I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of God than live in that palace at Washington. ~ Rachel Jackson,
98:One only needs to see a smile in a white crape bonnet in order to enter the palace of dreams. ~ Victor Hugo,
99:The darkness of the world made no distinctions; it entered its palaces as it did its huts. ~ Cornelia Funke,
100:Flowers have the greatest talent in converting an ordinary place into a magical palace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
101:In those palaces, sound is preferred to sense, and the care of the body to that of the mind. ~ Edward Gibbon,
102:slipped past them to return to the palace to engage in pointless speculation with Zariya. ~ Jacqueline Carey,
103:Attila, my lord, and thy lord, commands thee to provide a palace for his immediate reception. ~ Edward Gibbon,
104:She trailed behind Baba and Jiji as they left the palace, nightingales singing a sad farewell. ~ Linda Gerber,
105:Venice, it's temples and palaces did seem like fabrics of enchantment piled to heaven. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
106:Who loves the golden mean is safe from the poverty of a tenement, is free from the envy of a palace. ~ Horace,
107:Her whole body was wound up tight. She was ready to storm the palace herself - an army of one. ~ Marissa Meyer,
108:The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and very polished. ~ Jean de la Bruyere,
109:He offered to stop the tide for me once. He offered to build me a palace at the bottom of the sea. ~ Rick Riordan,
110:Or it might burn itself out in the palaces and never arrive here at all. But I wouldn’t bet on that. ~ Ann Leckie,
111:You've been away from home too long if you can get lost on the way from the harbor to the palace. ~ David Eddings,
112:I didn’t have to worry about her, which was why she couldn’t leave the palace one day. What about me? ~ Kiera Cass,
113:Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, There's no place like home. ~ John Howard Payne,
114:This man might be drawn to the pussy palace but fuck if its queen will hand out orders that I’ll obey. ~ K Bromberg,
115:Cottage of content was better than the Palace of cold splendour, and that where love was, all was. ~ Charles Dickens,
116:One day, she ventured to the palace library and was delighted to find what good company books could be. ~ E Lockhart,
117:And there, among the ruined splendor of Skyline Palace, Adamat saw a god weep for the hero of Adro. ~ Brian McClellan,
118:But if you are unwilling to risk your place in the palace for your neighbors, the palace owns you. ~ Timothy J Keller,
119:He goes to the Musée Carnavalet and admires the decor of crumbled palaces restored, room by room, ~ Andrew Sean Greer,
120:A night of smoke and flames, the palace destroyed from the inside out by a girl with fire in her veins. ~ Natasha Ngan,
121:Her palace shimered with onyx, garnet, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. ~ Stacy Schiff,
122:I barged through the palace, dripping a trail of blood behind me as I held the dead bird by the neck. ~ Alwyn Hamilton,
123:One more patronizing comment and I will have you slice off and nail your own tongue to the palace gate. ~ Marissa Meyer,
124:But the palace of knowledge is different from the palace of discovery, in which I am, truly, a Copernicus. ~ Mary Oliver,
125:The skyline of New York is a monument of a splendour that no pyramids or palaces will ever equal or approach. ~ Ayn Rand,
126:Pandemonium, the palace of Satan rises, suddenly built of the deep: the infernal peers there sit in council. ~ John Milton,
127:Perplexed and distressed, he fled the palace under the cover of night, leaving behind his wife and child, ~ Paul B Gilbert,
128:I need a plan. A plan to get inside the palace. A plan to cool the embers Aladdin's touch stirred to life. ~ Jessica Khoury,
129:I pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace. ~ Martin Short,
130:Neither my life of luxury in the palace -nor- my life as ascetic in the forest were ways to enlightenment. ~ Gautama Buddha,
131:Palaces are fancy toys built by people with inferiority complex in an effort to be superior to others! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
132:Trust me, darling, it is never a good idea to have too many queens in one place, let alone one palace.” “To ~ Gail Carriger,
133:Ghafoor came from a modest family in a nearby village and had been given to the palace in exchange for a cow. ~ Nadia Hashimi,
134:Honesty is a rare commodity in a palace, and that is why so many fairy-tale marriages end up on the rocks. ~ Garrison Keillor,
135:I’d be surrounded by scores of guards at the palace, but I couldn’t imagine a place safer than my father’s arms. ~ Kiera Cass,
136:I grew up wondering if I’d have food for supper; now I’m standing in a palace about to be eaten alive. Red ~ Victoria Aveyard,
137:So high is my Lord’s palace, my heart trembles to mount its stairs: yet I must not be shy, if I would enjoy His love. ~ Kabir,
138:But I believe above all that I wanted to build the palace of my memory, because my memory is my only homeland. ~ Anselm Kiefer,
139:Here was the same beautiful scene, the same abundant foliage, the same splendid palaces and magnificent ruins, the ~ H G Wells,
140:I will come to you, my friend, when I no longer need you. Then you will find a palace, not an almshouse. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
141:There’s a Heartrender at the Little Palace who can recite epic poetry for hours. Then you’d wish you had died. ~ Leigh Bardugo,
142:town is organized around a large central square. Facing the square is the Palazzo Marchesale, the palace of ~ Malcolm Gladwell,
143:If we’re going to be sneaking into New Beijing Palace while Levana is there, why don’t we just assassinate her? ~ Marissa Meyer,
144:In the papers this morning: 'Police closing in on Ian Holloway.' Sorry, it's 'Palace closing in on Ian Holloway.' ~ Alan Brazil,
145:It is easier to get lost within sight of the palace. [...] Hope makes all things near, and so can prove treacherous. ~ Ben Okri,
146:The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle; the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true! ~ Danny Kaye,
147:Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
148:She is too perfect to be known by fragments. No mean brick shall be a specimen of the building of my palace. ~ Elizabeth Gaskell,
149:Heaven-gates are not so highly arched
As princes' palaces; they that enter there
Must go upon their knees. ~ John Webster,
150:Please let it be known that from this day forward my working title for the business is now 'Queen of the Fuck Palace! ~ T J Klune,
151:The court is like a palace built of marble; I mean that it is made up of very hard but very polished people. ~ Jean de la Bruyere,
152:All that shit they were fed about democracy and opportunity was just to keep them from burning down the palace. ~ Charles Bukowski,
153:But if there's one thing, palace life has taught me, it's how to follow orders. Even if you're raging against them. ~ Natasha Ngan,
154:He did not kiss her, for the hour was half-past twelve, and the car was passing by the stables of Buckingham Palace. ~ E M Forster,
155:I have a nice house. And when somebody says it's a palace, I always feel like we're digging a little or something. ~ Dennis Miller,
156:Which is how I come to be running through the gardens of the Palace of Versailles, dressed only as Nature intended. ~ Mackenzi Lee,
157:You shut up. I'm older and I'm not going to stay at your palace of decadence and deviance."

--Brody to Erin. ~ Lauren Dane,
158:but I noticed she was parked on a bench near the back wall of the palace in the brutally hot sun, her closest companion ~ Kiera Cass,
159:Happiness is like those palaces in fairytales whose gates are guarded by dragons: We must fight in order to conquer it. ~ Louise Bay,
160:Whose palace? And is Dalmatia where those Dalmatian dogs come from? That 101 Dalmatians movie—I still have nightmares ~ Rick Riordan,
161:Yet some there be that by due steps aspire To lay their just hands on that golden key That opes the palace of Eternity. ~ John Milton,
162:Let us prefer the lonely cottage, while blest with liberty, to gilded palaces, surrounded with the ensigns of slavery. ~ Joseph Warren,
163:No kid was going to go to school in a place that looked like freaking Buckingham Palace and come out of it resilient. ~ Liane Moriarty,
164:Pale death approaches with equal step, and knocks indiscriminately at the door of teh cottage, and the portals of the palace. ~ Horace,
165:Good places for aphorisms: in fortune cookies, on bumper stickers, and on banners flying over the Palace of Free Advice. ~ Mason Cooley,
166:She screamed like a thousand birds were picking at her flesh. She screamed like the palace was burning down around her. ~ Marissa Meyer,
167:A palace cannot make you rich but a cottage in the woods can! We become rich only through simpleness and modestness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
168:Both princes and princesses belong in palaces of power, but the doors won't always open unless you fight for your rights. ~ Gloria Allred,
169:Happiness is like those palaces in fairytales whose gates are guarded by dragons: We must fight in order to conquer it. ~ Alexandre Dumas,
170:The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom...You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough. ~ William Blake,
171:Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it. ~ Alexandre Dumas,
172:Just a rat, she repeated to herself. After all, there were rats in the palace. Human and otherwise. Could be worse. ~ Cinda Williams Chima,
173:Somewhere on the world was the Emperor's palace, set amid one hundred square miles of natural soil, rainbowed with flowers. ~ Isaac Asimov,
174:The main hall of the palace was an intimidating place when empty, because it had been designed for exactly that purpose. ~ Terry Pratchett,
175:What a nation needs more than anything else is not a Christian ruler in the palace but a Christian prophet within earshot. ~ Philip Yancey,
176:A lovely little wooden cottage in the depths of a forest is the most beautiful palace a king or any man can ever have! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
177:The Nazis had been one thing. The communists were another. But now there were academics crawling all over the palace. ~ Magnus Flyte,
178:This rose of pearl-coated infinity transforms
the diseased slums of a broken heart
into a palace made of psalms and gold. ~ Aberjhani,
179:I have served Almighty God as best as I can. I have failed at times, but "Perfection is the palace in which God alone lives. ~ Saladin Ahmed,
180:By reason of his elegance, he resembles an image painted in a palace, though he is as majestic as the palace itself. ~ Abdelkader El Djezairi,
181:Government, like dress, is the badge of lost innocence; the palaces of kings are built on the ruins of the bowers of paradise. ~ Thomas Paine,
182:I felt I'd used up most of my life's words in the palace, among folk who were never really mine, in a place that wasn't home. ~ Jackie French,
183:Men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off wings where he never ventures. ~ Francois Mauriac,
184:You thought you were being made into a decent little cottage but He is building a palace. He intends to come & live in it Himself ~ C S Lewis,
185:I went to the entrance to the restroom, where the hallway did a sharp bend so nobody could peek into the girls' pee-palace. ~ Lilith Saintcrow,
186:I'll have to have a palace, of course. I may not be a princess, but I am a movie queen, and every queen should have a palace. ~ Jayne Mansfield,
187:If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottage princes' palaces. ~ William Shakespeare,
188:Following this, I set up residence in the palace of silver parasols and spent my time pursuing study, reflection, and meditation. ~ Thupten Jinpa,
189:Haven’t you seen how many of them come to the palace each week, just to see us wave to them from the public balcony? ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni,
190:...I have seen enough for two lifetimes. Maybe three, but I was very drunk at the time. -Marjorie Liu, The Tangleroot Palace ~ Laurell K Hamilton,
191:Palace Barracks, Holywood, a secure army base where British army families live during their tour of duty in the Province. The ~ Martin McGartland,
192:Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned. ~ James Joyce,
193:The closet is a closet, but it’s also a rocket or a tree house. Your mind is a palace, as long as you go in the right rooms. ~ Erin Entrada Kelly,
194:where a man can live, there he can also live well. But he must live in a palace;- well then, he can also live well in a palace. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
195:Most men resemble great deserted palaces: the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed off wings where he never ventures. ~ Fran ois Mauriac,
196:Beware!" Piper yelled at the crowd. "Every man in this palace is your enemy. Each one will stab you in the back at the first chance! ~ Rick Riordan,
197:Character is built out of circumstances. From exactly the same materials, one man builds palaces, while another builds hovels. ~ George Henry Lewes,
198:I don't care if you danced naked on the roof of the Little Palace with him. I love you, Alina, even the part of you that loved him. ~ Leigh Bardugo,
199:The meanest hut with love in it is a palace fit for the gods, and a palace without love is a den only fit for wild beasts. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll,
200:The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom,’” Oscar says to me, still balancing on the back legs of his chair. “William Blake. ~ Jandy Nelson,
201:You know, the streets are filled with vipers Who've lost all ray of hope You know, it ain't even safe no more In the palace of the Pope ~ Bob Dylan,
202:It would be good to see what the Queen gets up to at Buckingham Palace. I bet she spends her whole time watching 'Coronation Street.' ~ Amelia Warner,
203: Second Fig
Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay,
204:The first stars had kindled in a sky gone royally violet, and the moon heaved a faint silver curve over the ragged line of palaces. ~ Katherine Arden,
205:What women hate is when you turn cold to them. If you treat them like queens, they’ll let you have a concubine or two outside the palace. ~ Anne Rice,
206:I didna accomplish anything. The king wasn’t there. He prefers to rule Scotland from his palace in London. What has our country come to? ~ Donna Grant,
207:It is true that William Blake said that "The Road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom," but they didn't have angel dust back then. ~ Cynthia Heimel,
208:Never worry about the delay of your success compared to others, because construction of a palace takes more time than an ordinary building. ~ Anonymous,
209:You employ stone, wood and concrete, and with these materials you build houses and palaces. That is construction. Ingenuity is at work. ~ Le Corbusier,
210:A poor fisherman who knows the beauties of the misty mornings is much richer than a wealthy man who sleeps till noon in his palace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
211:If the Palace doesn’t like my art, then I lose my work visa, and believe me, I do not want to go back to doing teen soaps in Wilmington. ~ Heather Cocks,
212:Second Fig

Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand! ~ Edna St Vincent Millay,
213:I have been to Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street but cannot get on the BBC. I am very disappointed because it boils down to snobbery. ~ Phil Taylor,
214:Look outside the window. Do you see the fence outside the palace? Do you see any guards? This is a country where everyone is safe. ~ Alexander Lukashenko,
215:I have read somewhere that in the Emperor's palace at Byzantium was a tree made of gold and silver, and artificial birds that sang. ~ William Butler Yeats,
216:8. The Cat Who Lived in the Palace
The cat who lived in the Palace had been awarded the head-dress of nobility and was called Lady Myobu. ~ Sei Sh nagon,
217:You'll see! We're going to the palace. Fetch Angua. We might need her. And bring the search warrant. You mean the sledgehammer, sir? Yes. ~ Terry Pratchett,
218:The ladies who came to the palace tended to be less aggressive physically. But their words could probably start wars if said in the wrong tone. ~ Kiera Cass,
219:Her netlink fished for information, telling her that the palace had been built after World War IV, when the city was little more than rubble. ~ Marissa Meyer,
220:I confess that I do not see what good it does to fulminate against the English tyranny while the Roman tyranny occupies the palace of the soul. ~ James Joyce,
221:The day they came to tell me, I was in one of the gardens with Kiernan, trying to decipher a three-hundred-year-old map of the palace grounds. ~ Eilis O Neal,
222:Where life is possible at all, a right life is possible; life in a palace is possible; therefore even in a palace a right life is possible. ~ Marcus Aurelius,
223:As a splendid palace deserted by its inmates looks like a ruin, so does a man without character, all his material belongings notwithstanding. ~ Mahatma Gandhi,
224:[On Edna Ferber's Ice Palace] ... the book, which is going to be a movie, has the plot and characters of a book which is going to be a movie. ~ Dorothy Parker,
225:To someone who is sleeping, it doesn’t matter whether he’s in a prison or in a palace. One who is asleep doesn’t even feel the bondage. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,
226:I tried to write something about Jesse but couldn't, as her face echoed her father's and the proud palace where the ghosts of our old life dwell. ~ Patti Smith,
227:Home. This magnificent palace had been her home since she was eleven. She’d came to it as a farmer’s daughter, and now she’d leave it as a soldier. ~ Elise Kova,
228:Throughout human history, palaces have taught us this: Those who live in palaces have always exploited those who do not live in the palace! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
229:We have to be focused on not just who is in [Donald's Trump] favor and who is in his good graces and who looks right or what the palace intrigue is. ~ Chuck Todd,
230:You'll see! We're going to the palace. Fetch Angua. We might need her. And bring the search warrant.
You mean the sledgehammer, sir?
Yes. ~ Terry Pratchett,
231:I was alone, with a stranger, inside the walls of a dark palace, in a strange snow-changed city, in the heart of the Ice Age of an alien world. ~ Ursula K Le Guin,
232:Behind the Palace walls Mehmed indulged in an atypical pursuits of a tyrant: gardening, handicrafts and and a commissioning of the obscene frescos. ~ Roger Crowley,
233:Here stood the palace of Syennesis, the king of the country; and through the middle of the city flows a river called the Cydnus, two hundred feet broad. ~ Xenophon,
234:I used to write letters to the wounded in the Palace Hotel, and I used to drive a station wagon with blood in bottles to a battalion aid station. ~ Martha Gellhorn,
235:Los Angeles has the greatest concentration of surviving movie palaces in the United States, yet most residents have never been inside one of them. ~ Leonard Maltin,
236:Tyrants never perish from tyranny, but always from folly,-when their fantasies have built up a palace for which the earth has no foundation. ~ Walter Savage Landor,
237:Yet some there be that by due steps aspire
To lay their just hands on that golden key
That opes the palace of Eternity.
To such my errand is ~ John Milton,
238:Each suburban housewife spends her time presiding over a power plant sufficient to have staffed the palace of a Roman emperor with a hundred slaves. ~ Margaret Mead,
239:Imagine a terrorist pointing a Buddy missile out of a bedroom window in a London suburb and blasting Her Majesty out of bed at Buckingham Palace. ~ Robert Muchamore,
240:If you're a Mexican citizen whether you live in a shanty shack or the big palace on the beach, when you turn 65, your property taxes are cut in half. ~ Jesse Ventura,
241:Let me go on sleeping and I will lose myself in palaces of sand, and all the fantasies that I've been keeping will make the empty hours easier to stand. ~ Billy Joel,
242:Someday soon, I fear the palace will be soaked through with blood and all of Artemisia Lake will be so red, even the Earthens will be able to see it. ~ Marissa Meyer,
243:The lightsome countenance of a friend giveth such an inward decking to the house where it lodgeth, as proudest palaces have cause to envy the gilding. ~ Philip Sidney,
244:[ELIZA]
You and your words flooded my senses, your sentences left me defenseless. You built me palaces out of paragraphs, you built cathedrals. ~ Lin Manuel Miranda,
245:I have a little gypsy palace here in New York. It's all mirrors, and I have my own garden. It's so secluded - the closest thing to a caravan I could find! ~ Neon Hitch,
246:My girlfriend: sophomore honors student, demigod, and—oh, yeah—head architect for redesigning the palace of the gods on Mount Olympus in her spare time. ~ Rick Riordan,
247:O kindle the fire of happiness ! Therein I shall see The door of friendliness, The room of greatness And the palace of godness. I shall see, I shall see. ~ Sri Chinmoy,
248:Then one day, it all changed. Somehow, I pulled the painting with the fruit into this new world created in my head—a place I like to call my mind palace. ~ Johan Twiss,
249:The vaults beneath the Lunar palace were carved from years of emptied lava tubes, their walls made of rough black stone and lit by sparse glowing orbs. ~ Marissa Meyer,
250:We do not want to be giving quality sides such as Southampton, Palace, Norwich and the rest eight or nine points start and expect to get back up with them. ~ Paul Ince,
251:He's earned a lifetime of peace and happiness, but some people never get what they deserve. That's why there are saints in gutters and sadists in palaces. ~ Ann Aguirre,
252:Miss Mills replied, on general principles, that the Cottage of content was better than the Palace of cold splendour, and that where love was, all was. ~ Charles Dickens,
253:My general take on American music since 1969 is that it's just getting stiffer and people are getting more uptight - audience, performance, and palace guard. ~ Iggy Pop,
254:palace with massive pillars and many courtyards, and his word was law. All the people of Egypt had to toil for him if he so decreed. And sometimes he did. ~ E H Gombrich,
255:The Little Palace had become a very lonely place. I was surrounded by people, but I almost felt like they couldn't see me, only what they needed from me. ~ Leigh Bardugo,
256:Prostitution in the towns is like the cesspool in the palace; take away the cesspool and the palace will become an unclean and evil smelling-place. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
257:It turns out that Buckingham Palace is big—so big that it almost defies description. It has 775 rooms and is fifteen times the size of the White House. In ~ Michelle Obama,
258:My girlfriend: sophomore honors student, demigod, and — oh, yeah — head architect for redesigning the palace of the gods on Mount Olympus in her spare time. ~ Rick Riordan,
259:Wage war against the weaker thoughts that have crept into the palace of your mind. They will see that they are unwanted and leave like unwelcome visitors. ~ Robin S Sharma,
260:But one day we shall be rich, and the next poor. One day we shall dine in a palace and the next we'll sit in a forest and toast mushrooms on a hatpin. ~ Katherine Mansfield,
261:There's a great tradition in storytelling that's thousands of years old, telling stories about kings and their palaces, and that's really what I wanted to do. ~ Aaron Sorkin,
262:Those are the men,' added Bolkonsky with a sigh which he could not suppress, as they went out of the palace, 'those are the men who decide the fate of nations. ~ Leo Tolstoy,
263:Good taste" is a virtue of the keepers of museums. If you scorn bad taste, you will have neither painting nor dancing, neither palaces nor gardens. ~ Antoine de Saint Exupery,
264:The brigand in the inner palace had led the guards on a lively chase, picking corridors and servants' hallways almost as if he had studied the palace layout. ~ Patrick Weekes,
265:The club shows are really intense and powerful, but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre. ~ Deborah Cox,
266:This haze of blood must subside, the palace must collapse under the weight of the riches it conceals, the orgy must finish and the time come to awaken.
~ Gustave Flaubert,
267:To be sure, the Road of Excess leads to the Palace of Wisdom, even when it takes you through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders. Just watch out for parasites. ~ Samuel R Delany,
268:The caliph was marrying again at dusk. Despina had lost count of how many young girls had been brought to the palace to wed a king only to die the following day. ~ Ren e Ahdieh,
269:In a simple and a peaceful cottage with a beautiful view, you will not be dreaming about the palaces or the heaven, because you already have a perfect thing! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
270:My good friend Paul Shaffer and I are going to continue in show business. Next month Paul and I will debut our new act at Caesar's Palace with our white tigers. ~ David Letterman,
271:The house itself was not so much. It was smaller than Buckingham Palace, rather gray for California, and probably had fewer windows than the Chrysler Building. ~ Raymond Chandler,
272:Thus we build on the ice, thus we write on the waves of the sea; the waves roaring pass away, the ice melts, and away goes our palace, like our thoughts. ~ Johann Gottfried Herder,
273:Saloons provide moments of genuine ecstasy - but only if your soul is at peace and the rest of your life bears contemplating. Otherwise, they are palaces of misery. ~ Wilfrid Sheed,
274:That which at twilight had appeared to be a silvery sea-god's palace, a structure of twisted sea-shapes, was now a temple built by the cunning genies of Fire. ~ Gabriele D Annunzio,
275:As marble was there lavish, to the vast
Of one fair palace, that far far surpass’d,
Even for common bulk, those olden three,
Memphis, and Babylon, and Nineveh. ~ John Keats,
276:Each and all of us must summon to mind the words of Him whom we honor this Easter time: 'When a strong man, armed, keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace'. ~ Dwight D Eisenhower,
277:Patterned after an Italian Renaissance palace, it is 88 times as large and one millionth as valuable to the continuation of man. that Pentagon of traveling salesmen. ~ Norman Mailer,
278:sight of Clarice Starling running through the falling leaves on the forest path was well established now in the memory palace of his mind. It is a source of pleasure ~ Thomas Harris,
279:She believed in dreams, all right, but she also believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charming didn't come along, she went over to the palace and got him. ~ Walt Disney,
280:So good and evil had to remain separate; good in the jungle, and evil in the palace. Whatever entertainment there was in that was about all we had to give the people. ~ Kurt Vonnegut,
281:The journalist's job is to get the story by breaking into their offices, by bribing, by seducing people, by lying, by anything else to break through the palace guard. ~ Robert Scheer,
282:It is best to meet in a cul-de-sac, A palace of velvet With windows of mirrors. There one is safe, There are no family photographs, No rings through the nose, no cries. ~ Sylvia Plath,
283:I watch the springs, the summers, the autumns; And when comes the winter snow monotonous, I shut all the doors and shutters To build in the night my fairy palace. ~ Charles Baudelaire,
284:Kell had always been a fan of silence. He craved those too-rare moments when the world calmed and the chaos of life in the palace gave way to easy, comfortable stillness. ~ V E Schwab,
285:When she lives at his palace, the maiden niece of a bishop can pass for a respectable woman because, if she has a love affair, she is obliged to hoodwink her uncle. ~ Honore de Balzac,
286:You know what that place was ?" Ronan asked. "a castration palace. You date that girl, you should send her your nuts instead of flowers".
"You're a Neanderthal. ~ Maggie Stiefvater,
287:look as if they had been plucked from the Palace of Versailles or a Jacobean mansion—that you were aboard a ship being propelled far into the bluest reaches of the ocean. ~ Erik Larson,
288:Paul got thrown out of Caesar’s Palace for counting cards, because he didn’t understand that casinos consider “mastering probability theory” the same thing as “cheating. ~ Claudia Gray,
289:Dvorets v Izmene,” said Dominika under her breath.
Benford looked over at Nate, one eyebrow raised.
“Palace of Treason,” Nate said.
“Works for me,” said Gable. ~ Jason Matthews,
290:I have never counted as real possessions either treasures or palaces or the places which give us credit and put authority in our hands or the pleasures of which men are slaves. ~ Cicero,
291:The functionaries in the courtyard of the Palace threw open their wooden shutters and settled in for a long day of saying “fuck off in the name of the duke” to all comers. ~ Scott Lynch,
292:We returned to our palaces, these Kingdoms, but no longer at ease here in the old dispensation, with an alien people clutching their gods. I should be glad of another death. ~ T S Eliot,
293:When we walked into the grand foyer, with a chandelier that would have been at home in Buckingham Palace, I gave him a strained smile. Did people really live this way? ~ Liv Constantine,
294:Yet Dives himself, he too lives like a Czar in an ice palace of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans. ~ Herman Melville,
295:When young, one is confident to be able to build palaces for mankind, but when the time comes one has one's hands full just to be able to remove their trash. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
296:Earth walks on Earth, Glittering in gold; Earth goes to Earth, Sooner than it wold; Earth builds on Earth, Palaces and towers; Earth says to Earth, Soon, all shall be ours. ~ Walter Scott,
297:Foul-smelling water dripped inside from the moat circling the palace above. Large rats chased each other across the floor searching for food. This was no place for a queen. ~ Chris Colfer,
298:Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked between son and father. This ~ William Shakespeare,
299:People look at us and see the poor and the mad, but they're looking at us through the bars of their cages. There's a palace in your head, boy. Learn to live in it always. ~ Grant Morrison,
300:lechery?" he asked with a wink, guessing from the hour that I had been with some palace kitchen-maid.
"Oh aye, most vile," I said cheerfully, and jumped into the boat. ~ Philippa Gregory,
301:Nice work,” I said, alluding to her nails. “Maura, at The Hair Palace, does them. She’s a genius with nails, and she’ll bikini wax you till you’re bald as a billiard ball. ~ Janet Evanovich,
302:service. [Exeunt.] SCENE 6. The same. The DUKE's palace. [Enter PROTEUS.] PROTEUS. To leave my Julia, shall I be forsworn; To love fair Silvia, shall I be forsworn; To ~ William Shakespeare,
303:An “A” had fallen off the sign over the bar’s door, so it now said “Ple sure Palace,” but it didn’t make any difference, because everybody who was nobody called it Smackie’s. ~ John Sandford,
304:If we are more affected by the ruin of a palace than by the conflagration of a cottage, our humanity must have formed a very erroneous estimate of the miseries of human life. ~ Edward Gibbon,
305:She believed in dreams, all right, but she also believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charming didn't come along, she went over to the palace and got him. ~ Walt Disney Company,
306:Yet Dives himself, he too lives like a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans. ~ Herman Melville,
307:In 1776, the Americans laid before Europe that noble Declaration, which ought to be hung up in the nursery of every king, and blazoned on the porch of every royal palace ~ Henry Thomas Buckle,
308:The palace of Attila, with the old country of Dacia, from the Carpathian hills to the Euxine, became the seat of a new power, which was erected by Ardaric, king of the Gepid?. ~ Edward Gibbon,
309:The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything. ~ Prince Andrew,
310:Everyone says it's going to be Snapcase at the palace. He listens to the people."
"Yeah, right," said Vimes. And I listen to the thunder. But I don't do anything about it. ~ Terry Pratchett,
311:King George V had a set of six maxims displayed on the walls of his study at Buckingham Palace. One of these maxims said: ‘Teach me neither to proffer nor receive cheap praise. ~ Dale Carnegie,
312:Poetry is certainly something more than good sense, but it must be good sense, at all events, just as a palace is more than a house, but it must be a house, at least. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge,
313:A female friend, amiable, clever, and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented. ~ Benjamin Disraeli,
314:For a giddy moment Olivia wondered how that young man’s pay was entered into the palace housekeeping ledger. His Highness’s First Orderly of the Stool? Royal Stepping-stoolie? ~ Celeste Bradley,
315:...instead I find myself more and more outside; from one courtyard I move to another courtyard, as if in this palace all the doors served only for leaving and never for entering. ~ Italo Calvino,
316:Salmissra was alone and unguarded. The palace eunuchs were sworn to protect her, but evidently a eunuch's oath doesn't mean all that much to him if it's going to involve bleeding. ~ David Eddings,
317:The Art of the Romance, though warning us that it is providing fictions, opens a door into the Palace of Absurdity, and when we have lightly stepped inside, slams it shut behind us. ~ Umberto Eco,
318:Today I feel like Psyche on the cliff, cold and afraid. But if I can overcome this night and give in to the mystery and faith in life, I will awake in a palace. All I need is time. ~ Paulo Coelho,
319:For to enter the palace of learning at the great gate requires an expense of time and forms, therefore men of much haste and little ceremony are content to get in by the back-door ~ Jonathan Swift,
320:I have been acquainted with the smell of death. The sickly, sugary smell that wafted in the wind towards the rooms in this palace. It is easy now for me to feel peaceful and content. ~ Colm T ib n,
321:For to enter the palace of learning at the great gate requires an expense of time and forms, therefore men of much haste and little ceremony are content to get in by the back-door. ~ Jonathan Swift,
322:I don’t think man was meant to attain happiness so easily. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it. ~ Alexandre Dumas,
323:One trick, known as the journey method or 'memory palace,' is to conjure up a familiar space in the mind's eye, and then populate it with images of whatever it is you want to remember. ~ Joshua Foer,
324:As the weather improved, the bobms got worse. The newspapers said that the Kaiser was aiming to knock London down (although avoiding Buckingham Palace, so as not to hit his relations). ~ Kate Williams,
325:From all your herds, a cup or two of milk, From all your granaries, a loaf of bread, In all your palace, only half a bed: Can man use more? And do you own the rest? —ANCIENT SANSKRIT POEM ~ Rolf Potts,
326:As late as the seventeenth century, monarchs owned so little furniture that they had to travel from palace to palace with wagon-loads of plate and bedspreads, of carpets and tapestries. ~ Aldous Huxley,
327:You thought you were going to be made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it himself. (Quoted by C.S.Lewis in Mere Christianity) ~ George MacDonald,
328:A poem with grandly conceived and executed stanzas, such as one of Keats's odes, should be like an enfilade of rooms in a palace: one proceeds, with eager anticipation, from room to room. ~ James Fenton,
329:Each man or woman was a mansion in a condition between grandness and disrepair, and even in a grand palace, sometimes a room existed in which no one but the resident would ever be welcome. ~ Dean Koontz,
330:The palace of Ephebe is a labyrinth. I know. There are traps. No one gets in without a guide.” “How does the guide get in?” said Vorbis. “I assume he guides himself,” said the general. ~ Terry Pratchett,
331:This palace,' he had said, 'is a small city, past lying close to present like one shoe next to another. If you look at them in a mirror, left becomes right, present becomes past... ~ Patricia A McKillip,
332:What are you able to build with your blocks?
Castles and palaces, temples and docks.
Rain may keep raining, and others go roam,
But I can be happy and building at home. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson,
333:While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
334:Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in his beauty deigns to walk. ~ Charles Spurgeon,
335:The experience of life is very bitter. it is sweet only in imagination. In its reality it is very bitter. He escaped from the palace and the women and the riches and the luxury and everything. ~ Rajneesh,
336:The more you are afflicted, the more you ought to rejoice, because in the fire of tribulation the soul will become pure gold, worthy to be placed and to shine in the heavenly palace. ~ Pio of Pietrelcina,
337:the thing we call French culture may be due to the fact that French children can play, surrounded by the things of the past, palaces of bygone kings, statues, remembrances of history. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt,
338:The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon or perchance a palace or temple on the earth, and at length the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them. ~ Joseph Conrad,
339:Now, he was free to go forth and make a name for himself in the wide, wide world.
And maybe,
just maybe,
he'd come back one day,
and burn that
fucking
palace
to the ground ~ E Lockhart,
340:Simply naming objectives isn't sufficient for a vision. If I say that I'm going to build a large palace, but I don't have any money to do so, then that is not a vision - it's an illusion. ~ Bashar al Assad,
341:The rain beat softly upon the shingles, inviting them to drowsiness and sleep. But they dared not yield. The rain was over; and the sun was turning the glistening world into a palace of gems. ~ Kate Chopin,
342:Whoever prefers the material comforts of life over intellectual wealth is like the owner of a palace who moves into the servants’ quarters and leaves the sumptuous rooms empty. ~ Marie von Ebner Eschenbach,
343:Everyone must have felt that a cheerful friend is like a sunny day, which sheds its brightness on all around; and most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison. ~ John Lubbock,
344:Hand in hand, we climb the processional stair, rising in the celebratory uproar of a capricious court. As we enter the palace, we are blinded by the ascent from sunshine into darkness. ~ Katherine Longshore,
345:It was full of money—that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals’ song of it…. High in a white palace the king’s daughter, the golden girl…. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
346:I wanted to work in the arts. My dream come true would be to be an architectural historian and work with the royal palaces and all the fabulous art collections. But I'm not committed enough. ~ Jaye Davidson,
347:Let us hope that life grant an opportunity to those miserable who live in the golden palaces to taste the infinite peace of a wooden cottage in the countryside and so their misery ends! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
348:As governor general of the Philippines, Taft had welcomed every political group at Malacañan Palace, making it “a rule never to pay any attention to personal squabbles and differences. ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin,
349:I sailed on the cold air currents above the rooftops of Paris. I could see the river, the Louvre Museum, the gardens and palaces. And a mouse-yum. Hang on, Carter, I thought. not hunting mice. ~ Rick Riordan,
350:Just like that fateful day when she and her mother had been taken out of the winter palace, her father had no idea she was under attack. He wouldn’t know until he was notified of her death. ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon,
351:My progress report
concerning my journey to the palace of wisdom
is discouraging.
I lack certain indispensable aptitudes.
Furthermore, it appears
that I packed the wrong things. ~ James Baldwin,
352:Aah, God help us, how sleazy is it, and how has it come to this? a rented palace, a denial of the passage of time, a mogul on the black-diamond slopes of the IT sector thinks he's a rock star. ~ Thomas Pynchon,
353:She screamed like an assassin was driving a knife into her stomach.
She screamed like a thousand birds were pecking at her flesh.
She screamed like the palace was burning down around her. ~ Marissa Meyer,
354:There's a difference between us and you," Ashe finally snaps. "We do what we have to in order to survive, to carve out a life. Not because we don't agree with the palace we end up living in. ~ Victoria Aveyard,
355:While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
356:At first she was overjoyed that he would be with her, but then she recalled that human people could not live under the water, and he could only visit her father's palace as a dead man. ~ Hans Christian Andersen,
357:If I was not a remarkably modest man, I should probably brag a little, and say that I had done what no American ever before accomplished by visiting the queen at her palace twice within eight days. ~ P T Barnum,
358:I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad. ~ Josephine Baker,
359:The word defenestration, the act of throwing someone or something out of a window, was first coined after a Polish revolution in 1605 when they threw the royal family through the palace windows. ~ Joe Dunthorne,
360:Giacalone lived in a redbrick palace on Balfour Street in Grosse Pointe Park between East Jefferson and the Detroit River. Only the highest-ranking mobsters, of whom he was one, had homes there. ~ David Maraniss,
361:I will make you brooches and toys for your delight Of bird-song at morning and star-shine at night. I will make a palace fit for you and me Of green days in forests and blue days at sea. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson,
362:Palaces are built on the people's bones. To tell the truth, the masses would be better off without kingdoms, which is why it takes a gifted ruler to tell just the right lies so they never realize it. ~ Fuyumi Ono,
363:There is a proper measure in all things, certain limits beyond which and short of which right is not to be found. Who so cultivates the golden mean avoids the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace. ~ Horace,
364:I sometimes think of people’s personalities as the negative space around their insecurities… We construct elaborate palaces to hide our vulnerabilities, often growing into caricatures of what we fear. ~ Lindy West,
365:While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. And ~ Henry David Thoreau,
366:White swan of cities slumbering in thy nest . . . White phantom city, whose untrodden streets Are rivers, and whose pavements are the shifting Shadows of the palaces and strips of sky. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
367:Fear is concealed in smiles and flashing teeth. 'Please say you still love me,' the kings and queens are really saying. And, when they fare badly, they return to their palaces and sleep fitfully. ~ Shirley MacLaine,
368:While the Romans languished under the ignominious tyranny of eunuchs and bishops, the praises of Julian were repeated with transport in every part of the empire, except in the palace of Constantius. ~ Edward Gibbon,
369:In two days, we will march on the palace, and there will be no mercy for any of us. Remind yourself why you lead this army and steel your dark heart. There is more blood ahead than you could imagine. ~ Colleen Oakes,
370:The soul of one who serves God always swims in joy, always keeps holiday, is always in her palace of jubilation, ever singing with fresh ardor and fresh pleasure a new song of joy and love. ~ Saint John of the Cross,
371:The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
372:here be said save that even in poor cottages there rain down divine spirits from heaven, like as in princely palaces there be those who were worthier to tend swine than to have lordship over men? ~ Giovanni Boccaccio,
373:When the High King was killed - first poisoned, several times, then shot with pistols, then his head cut off, then burned in the great palace fire ... no one really liked to talk about it ... ~ Heather Dixon Wallwork,
374:He knows the conspirators are waiting for a sign from the Sultana to light the fuse, but she has given orders never to disturb her while she is reading, not even if the palace were about to blow up.... ~ Italo Calvino,
375:Playing sports has always been my greatest pleasure. I don't smoke, I hardly drink alcohol. Sports helped get me into the presidential palace. My first position in the union was that of sports secretary. ~ Evo Morales,
376:She never had much in this life, but with the simplest things, she made her corner of the world as beautiful as any king's palace. We may lack riches, but the greatest fortune is what lies in our hearts. ~ Dean Koontz,
377:What if we never 'get over' certain deaths, or our childhoods? What if the idea that we should have by now, or will, is a great palace lie? What if we're not supposed to? What if it takes a life time...? ~ Anne Lamott,
378:In the republic of poetry, poets rent a helicopter to bombard the national palace with poems on bookmarks, and everyone in the courtyard rushes to grab a poem fluttering from the sky, blinded by weeping. ~ Mart n Espada,
379:I went to Buckingham Palace and I wanted to take something from there, but there was nothing good to steal, although I did nick some serviettes with ER and Her Majesty on them from the Jubilee celebrations. ~ Konnie Huq,
380:Cinder cast a look toward the road that would take her away from the palace, back to the safety of being an invisible girl in a very big city. Releasing a slow breath, she turned and followed the android. ~ Marissa Meyer,
381:I will make you brooches and toys for your delight
Of bird-song at morning and star-shine at night.
I will make a palace fit for you and me
Of green days in forests and blue days at sea. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson,
382:There was the gaudy patch of sunflowers beside the west gate of the palace of the Prince of Ombria, that did nothing all day long but turn their golden-haired, thousand-eyed faces to follow the sun. ~ Patricia A McKillip,
383:Every wave is a watersprite who swims in the current, each current is a path which snakes towards my palace, and my palace is fluidly built at the bottom of the lake, in the triangle of earth, fire and water. ~ mile Zola,
384:Russians are easy to spot, even if you dress them like Buckingham Palace guards. They are “the white people who look seriously ticked off,” as Army Ranger vet Ellis Jones, RKC, has put it on our forum. ~ Pavel Tsatsouline,
385:the insidious palace lie that we will get over crushing losses means that our emotional GPS can never find true north, as it is based on maps that no longer mention the most important places we have been to. ~ Anne Lamott,
386:Every wave is a water sprite who swims in the current, each current is a path which snakes towards my palace, and my palace is fluidly built at the bottom of the lake, in the triangle of earth, fire and water. ~ Emile Zola,
387:The body of Saint Mark, supposedly preserved in the basilica was the central point of the configuration between the ducal palace, the market, and the Arsenal. This was the sacred geometry of Venetian power. ~ Peter Ackroyd,
388:The Queen was saying only the other day that London property prices are so high that she doesn’t know how she’d cope without Buckingham Palace,’ Princess Margaret explained to a sympathetic Peter Porlock. ~ Edward St Aubyn,
389:This Scarlet … you’re in love with her, aren’t you?” He froze, becoming stone still. As the hover climbed the hill to the palace, his shoulders sank, and he returned his gaze to the window. “She’s my alpha, ~ Marissa Meyer,
390:A house may be large or small; as long as the surrounding houses are equally small it satisfies all social demands for a dwelling. If a palace rises besides the little house, the little house shrinks into a hut. ~ Karl Marx,
391:And he who gives a child a treat Makes joy-bells ring in Heaven's street, And he who gives a child a home Builds palaces in Kingdom come, And she who gives a baby birth Brings Saviour Christ again to Earth. ~ John Masefield,
392:For the present he was outside the gates of everything, colleges included: perhaps some day he would be inside. Those palaces of light and leading; he might some day look down on the world through their panes. ~ Thomas Hardy,
393:How we treat the least of our brethren, how we treat the peasant suffering with volvulus, that’s the measure of this country. Not our fighter planes or tanks, or how big the Emperor’s palace happens to be. ~ Abraham Verghese,
394:But I know she has eyes like the moon. I know the faded scar that nicks her eyebrow.

Once again the divîner's face floods my mind with such clarity it could be a painting hung on the palace wall. ~ Tomi Adeyemi,
395:People in England who do not like gardening are very few, and of the few there are, many do not own to it, knowing that they might just as well own to having been in prison, or got drunk at Buckingham Palace. ~ E M Delafield,
396:Then it was all true. I saw the skins of tigers flaming in his palace on the Grand Canal; I saw him opening a chest of rubies to ease, with their crimson-lighted depths, the gnawings of his broken heart. ~ F Scott Fitzgerald,
397:At the eighth hour of the morning, when the functionaries in the courtyard of the Palace threw open their wooden shutters and settled in for a long day of saying “fuck off in the name of the duke” to all comers. ~ Scott Lynch,
398:He wanted to be all-powerful in Scarlet’s eyes. He wanted to be well able to provide for her. Hell, he might just buy her a palace of her own. Actually, no. He’d build the bitch with his bare hands. “Amazing. ~ Gena Showalter,
399:It is we who built these palaces and cities, here in Spain and America and everywhere. We, the workers. We can build others to take their place. And better ones. We are not in the least afraid of ruins. ~ Buenaventura Durruti,
400:Since Aspar was the de facto head of the military, he was quite unfairly blamed for the entire debacle, and his reputation plummeted. Seeing his opportunity, Leo lured Aspar to the palace and had him quietly ~ Lars Brownworth,
401:The moment when one loses the illusions and passions of youth often leaves regrets, but sometimes we hate the spell that deceived us. So it is that Armida burns and razes the palace where she was enchanted. ~ Nicolas Chamfort,
402:The pirates left the boat in the Thames, next to the Palace of Westminster. They deliberately parked across two disabled spaces, because that kind of behaviour was pretty much the whole point of being a pirate. ~ Gideon Defoe,
403:I classify Sao Paolo this way: The Governor's Palace is the living room. The mayor's office is the dining room and the city is the garden. And the favela is the back yard where they throw the garbage. ~ Carolina Maria de Jesus,
404:And I would travel from asteroid to asteroid Trying to find the one that would be ours Building palace after palace until it feels like home From London to Paris, from New York to Rome The Little Prince, Alex Winslow ~ L J Shen,
405:Revolution does not mean torrents of blood, the taking of the Winter Palace, and so on. Revolution means a radical transformation of society's institutions. In this sense, I certainly am a revolutionary. ~ Cornelius Castoriadis,
406:Should misfortune visit the Court, that can only be the result of its continued abuses. If the palace is attacked, that can only be the result of misgovernment. I can hardly be held responsible for the outcome. ~ Eiji Yoshikawa,
407:The Revolution has grown cold; all its principles are weakened; there remains only red caps worn by intriguers. The exercise of terror has made crime blasé, as strong liquors made the palace blasé. ~ Louis Antoine de Saint Just,
408:“Human beings, having originated
in the Garden, require contact
with nature. Even a palace grows
unwholesome to one who is too
long confined within its walls.”


-THE BOOK OF THE ETERNAL ROSE ~ Fiona Paul,
409:Mat felt sorry for this poor fool caught sneaking into the palace. Maybe the man was an assassin, but he could just be a beggar or other fool looking for excitement. Or he could be … … the Dragon Reborn. Mat groaned. ~ Anonymous,
410:She was there! At a palace! Trish strained to see through the heavily tinted windows but was unsuccessful. In a minute, she’d be outside. Then, a few minutes after that, she’d be inside the palace. A real palace. ~ Fern Michaels,
411:Aline and I have travelled a very long, very hard road together, from our working class homes in rural Quebec to the palaces of London, Paris, Moscow, and Beijing. Politics was the route, public service the reward. ~ Jean Chretien,
412:Indeed," Kym said. "The original palace of my father, Poseidon"
Percy snapped his fingers, which sounded like a muffled explosion. "That's why I recognized it. Dad's new crib in the Atlantic is kind of like this. ~ Rick Riordan,
413:I've always thought cemeteries were like cities. There are streets, avenues—you've seen them, I think, Michael. There are blocks, too, and house numbers, slums and ghettos, middle-class sections and small palaces. ~ Peter S Beagle,
414:Those who do not know satisfaction, even when living in a heavenly palace, are still not satisfied. Those who do not know satisfaction, even if rich, are poor. People who know satisfaction, even if poor, are rich. ~ Gautama Buddha,
415:If you want to live, go back to Christ. You are not Christians. Go back to Christ. Go back to him who had nowhere to lay his head. Better be ready to live in rags with Christ than to live in palaces without him. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
416:The sun now radiated all around me and the magnificent palace that lay before me glittered invitingly. Which reminded me of another one of Mother’s sayings: if something appears too good to be true, it probably is. ~ Jessie Harrell,
417:From here, you see the heart of the old city, its palaces and churches, and towers reaching up like the hands of a man drowning, trying to break free of the warren of alleyways and hovels that surrounds them. ~ Gareth Ryder Hanrahan,
418: A Song Of The Palace.
Her tears are spent, but no dreams come.
She can hear the others singing through the night.
She has lost his love. Alone with her beauty,
She leans till dawn on her incense-pillow.
~ Bai Juyi,
419:Watch how the propaganda unfolds once the bombing is over and the Americans are running Baghdad and their spin machine. There will be the discovery of Saddam's secret arsenal, probably in the basement of one his palaces. ~ John Pilger,
420:In due time the shores of Italy were sighted, and as we stood gazing from the decks, early in the bright summer morning, the stately city of Genoa rose up out of the sea and flung back the sunlight from her hundred palaces. ~ Mark Twain,
421:Perhaps all that is left of the world is a wasteland , covered with rubbish heaps, and the hanging garden of the Great Khan's palace. It is our eyelids that separate them, but we cannot know which is inside and which outside ~ Anonymous,
422:They were prisoners, trapped by old ways of life, jailed within the imperial palace. He was no more free than she was. Yet only she could do what she would. If she said she would be Empress, then none could hold her back. ~ Pearl S Buck,
423:Anyway, this time I caught her in the slow stirring of biscuits, her mind on other things, but anyhow, she was distracted enough, I was determined enough,this time I got just what I wanted. Permission to play at the Palace. ~ Karen Hesse,
424:Before I dragged her by the legs back to The Memory Palace, I cut my unborn brother from her stomach with my bowie knife and flung his red-glistened body by the toe into the nearest garbage mountain, the nearest Hades. ~ Logan Ryan Smith,
425:The French, I knew, were well ahead in this area, constructing gigantic palaces in the centre of cities which offer every luxury to travellers prepared to pay well to avoid any real contact with the place they were visiting. ~ Iain Pears,
426:You're dismissed, Lieutenant," the captain said evenly. "Go to your quarters."
"Yes,sir,thank you,sir," Tadark squeaked, glancing about miserably before sloshing into the palace, his dignity as waterlogged as his boots. ~ Cayla Kluver,
427:The muffled tongue of Big Ben tolled nine by the clock as the cortege left the palace, but on history's clock it was sunset, and the sun of the old world was setting in a dying blaze of splendor never to be seen again. ~ Barbara W Tuchman,
428:Eventually he made it to Buckingham Palace, where the king famously startled Lindbergh by asking him how he had peed during the flight. Lindbergh explained, a touch awkwardly, that he had brought along a pail for the purpose. ~ Bill Bryson,
429:Trouble was, they didn't have much faith to begin with. Their dreams had gone from the beaches of Arilland to the palace ballroom and no further. Faith was a thing sewn into the patchwork skirts of a girl on another shore. ~ Alethea Kontis,
430:[...] there was room only for the Bureau of Commerce, the Palace of Justice, the Prefecture of Police, the cathedral, the morgue - in other words, the means of being declared bankrupt, guilty, jailed, buried, and even rescued. ~ Jules Verne,
431:He thinks he is a flower to be looked at And when he pulls his frilly nylon pants right up tight He feels a dedicated follower of fashion. When a waiter at Buckingham Palace spilled soup on her dress: Never darken my Dior again! ~ Ray Davies,
432:They have our soul who have our bonds - and the world was more fortunate in who had London's bonds than America is seventy years later. Britain's eclipse by its wayward son was a changing of the guard, not a razing of the palace. ~ Mark Steyn,
433:As soon as he was gone, Levana whipped the veil off her head and threw it onto the settee. "The young emperor has been kidnapped, and from his own palace. Earthens are pathetic. It's amazing they haven't already become extinct. ~ Marissa Meyer,
434:I go out and I say and do what I want - even if people may find that shocking. One could, of course, decide to be suffocated by all the pomp here in Élysée Palace. But if you decide to resist it, then you won't be suffocated. ~ Emmanuel Macron,
435:In the center of the kingdom of God, you do not find a gargantuan palace inhabited by an unapproachable king. No, in the center of the kingdom of God is a bloody cross, on which hung a broken King, who welcomes us as we are. ~ Paul David Tripp,
436:On October 18, 1941, I suddenly received a mandate from His Majesty to form a new cabinet. This was completely unexpected, and when I was summoned to the Imperial Palace I thought I would be questioned on the army's point of view ~ Hideki Tojo,
437:So? They’re paid to be ogled at,” said Moist. “They are professional oglees. It’s an ogling establishment. For oglers. And you heard what’s going on in the palace. We could be at war in a day. Do you trust that lot? Trust me. ~ Terry Pratchett,
438:But sitting there with her brow furrowed and her feet tucked under her, she looked like what she truly was: a girl of seventeen, raised in the sheltered luxury of the Little Palace, far from home and barely getting by every day. ~ Leigh Bardugo,
439:I will see you again," Hades promised. "I will prepare a room for you at the palace in case you do not survive. Perhaps your chambers would look good decorated with the skulls of monks."

"Now I can't tell if you're joking. ~ Rick Riordan,
440:Ma che cosa posso raccontare a questa ragazza, ora, in questa fredda mattina ventosa al Gritti Palace Hotel?
“Che cosa vorresti sapere, Figlia?” le chiese
“Tutto quanto.”
“Va bene” disse il colonnello. “Incominciamo. ~ Ernest Hemingway,
441:Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit. ~ Ansel Adams,
442:We view the world very much as peasants in the countryside have for millennia. they've alsways said that the mountains are high and the emperor is far away, meaning palace intrigues and imperial threats have no impact on their lives. ~ Lisa See,
443:When you don't have any money, any things, any house - if you are unattached, what is the difficulty in it? But when you have everything and you remain unattached - a beggar in the palace - then something very deep has been attained. ~ Rajneesh,
444:I thought of my mother as Queen Christina, cool and sad, eyes trained on some distant horizon. That was where she belonged, in furs and palaces of rare treasures, fireplaces large enough to roast a reindeer, ships of Swedish maple. ~ Janet Fitch,
445:All the fairy tales of Aladdin, or the invisible Gyges, or the talisman that opens kings' palaces, or the enchanted halls underground or in the sea, are only fictions to indicated the one miracle of intellectual enlargement. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson,
446:All alternatives are open. Choose to be blissful. And then there are people who can be blissful even when they are imprisoned, and there are people who remain miserable even when they are living in marble palaces. It all depends on you. ~ Rajneesh,
447:My wife likes to say that the mind is a palace with room for many guests. Perhaps the butler takes care to install the delegates of Science in a different wing from the emissaries of Faith, lest they take up arguing in the passages. ~ Laini Taylor,
448:The great monuments are raised up like dams, pitting the logic of majesty and authority against all the shady elements: it is in the form of cathedrals and palaces that Church and State speak and impose silence on the multitudes. ~ Georges Bataille,
449:Encountering a corpse forced the man who would be Buddha to see life as a process of unpredictable and constant change. It was life without corpses, trapped behind the palace walls, that had prevented him from reaching enlightenment. ~ Caitlin Doughty,
450:I still don't know much about art, but I do know that there are places inside of us―palaces of glorious light and caverns of unknowable darkness. Magical places filled with brilliant, unimaginable colors that we suffer to bring forth. ~ Neal Shusterman,
451:report for the upcoming wedding. “If we’re going to be sneaking into New Beijing Palace while Levana is there, why don’t we just assassinate her? Not to be all cold-wired murderer about it, but wouldn’t that solve a lot of our problems? ~ Marissa Meyer,
452:Set wide the window. Let me drink the day. I loved light ever, light in eye and brain No tapers mirrored in long palace floors, Nor dedicated depths of silent aisles, But just the common dusty wind-blown day That roofs earth's millions. ~ Edith Wharton,
453:The civilised labourer who gives his best effort for a bit of bread, who builds a palace and sleeps in a stable, who weaves rich fabrics and dresses in rags, and who produces everything and does without everything, is not free. ~ Pierre Joseph Proudhon,
454:... Few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds its way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory ~ Carlos Ruiz Zaf n,
455: By The Purple Cliff
On a part of a spear still unrusted in the sand
I have burnished the symbol of an ancient kingdom....
Except for a wind aiding General Zhou Yu,
Spring would have sealed both Qiao girls in CopperBird Palace.
~ Du Mu,
456:Don't ever ask me again if I hate living anywhere with you and Jasmina. This Rock reminds me of the boy I was and being with you in the palace reminds me of the man I want to be.'

'Not just any man,' she whispered. 'A King. Mine. ~ Melina Marchetta,
457:Pray for peace in Jerusalem.        May all who love this city prosper. 7 O Jerusalem, may there be peace within your walls        and prosperity in your palaces. 8 For the sake of my family and friends, I will say,        “May you have peace. ~ Anonymous,
458:Take what happened to me in Bali. I planned on going to Ubud, then met a man on an airplane who told me it was too touristy. He gave me an address on the other side of the island, which turned out to be a palace where I lived for four years. ~ Rita Gelman,
459:At the start of the trip, I took shots of the sights. The Colosseum. Belvedere Palace. Mozart Square. But I stopped. They never came out very well, and you could get postcards of these things.
But there are no postcards of this. Of life. ~ Gayle Forman,
460:Let every dirty, lousy tramp arm himself with a revolver or a knife, and lay in wait on the steps of the palaces of the rich and stab or shoot the owners as they come out. Let us kill them without mercy, and let it be a war of extermination. ~ Lucy Parsons,
461:Once upon a time there was an empress, trapped as a ghost in the ruins of a jewelled palace, cursed to find another soul to take her place. At least, that's what the empress heard. But, as it turned out, stories can have any ending you like. ~ Kirsty Logan,
462:The pain does grow less acute, but the insidious palace lie that we will get over crushing losses means that our emotional GPS can never find true north, as it is based on maps that no longer mention the most important places we have been to. ~ Anne Lamott,
463:The woman who had been born in an imperial palace, and then, as Queen of France, had had hundreds of rooms in her dwelling house, was now imprisoned in a tiny basement cell, its walls streaming with damp, and its grated window half occluded. ~ Stefan Zweig,
464:Where is the palace?”
“Just over yonder.” Tiny waved to his left, causing a new low-pressure front. “Easy
two-minute walk.”
I tried to translate that from Giantese. I figured that meant the palace was about seven billion miles away. ~ Rick Riordan,
465:Your rat tail is all the fashion now. I prefer a bushy plume, carried straight up. You are Siamese and your ancestors lived in trees. Mine lived in palaces. It has been suggested to me that I am a bit of a snob. How true! I prefer to be. ~ Raymond Chandler,
466:Few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds it's way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory... ~ Carlos Ruiz Zaf n,
467: On Meeting Li Guinian Again, South Of The River
I often saw you at the palace of the prince,
And twice at Cui’s I heard you sing for hours.
This southern scenery seems colorful indeed,
When you are here among the fallen flowers.
~ Du Fu,
468:Among the heresies was the idea that nature follows laws, because this conflicts with God’s omnipotence. Interestingly, Pope John was killed by the effects of the law of gravity a few months later when the roof of his palace fell in on him. ~ Stephen Hawking,
469:But hitherto she had been like some young captive brought up in a windowless palace whose painted walls she takes for the actual world. Now the palace had been shaken to its base, and and through a cleft in the walls she looked out upon life. ~ Edith Wharton,
470:The fear of hell, the punishment of sin, how the modern parent revolts from such teaching. Yet I will assert that far from doing us children harm, it was a sure foundation to the world of our confidence, a master girder in our palace of delight. ~ Joyce Cary,
471:There's a reason we English are ruled more by tea than by Buckingham Palace or His Majesty's Government: Apart from the soul, the brewing of tea is the only thing that sets us apart from the great apes - or so the Vicar had remarked to Father. ~ Alan Bradley,
472:All I know is that once Julián told the kids in the building that he had a sister only he could see. He said she came out of mirrors as if she were made of thin air and that she lived with Satan himself in a palace at the bottom of a lake. ~ Carlos Ruiz Zaf n,
473:All I know is that once Julián told the kids in the building that he had a sister only he could see. He said she came out of mirrors as if she were made of thin air and that she lived with Satan himself in a palace at the bottom of a lake. ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon,
474:One of the things that I've learned from the Selection so far is that moving forward means joining your life before coming to the palace with the future that lies in front of you. I'm hoping to make another step in joining those two worlds today. ~ Kiera Cass,
475:One of the things that I’ve learned from the Selection so far is that moving forward means joining your life before coming to the palace with the future that lies in front of you. I’m hoping to make another step in joining those two worlds today. ~ Kiera Cass,
476:If anybody would make me the greatest king that ever lived, with palaces, and gardens and fine dinners, and wine, and coaches, and beautiful clothes, and hundreds of servants, on condition that I would not read books, I would not be a king. ~ Thomas B Macaulay,
477:On this waterlogged landscape....are scattered palaces and hovels....It is here that the human spirit becomes perfect, and at the same time brutalised, that civilisation produces its marvels and that civilised man returns to the savage. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville,
478:The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. Its a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections - and its hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona. ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon,
479:Hillary Clinton doesn't have a prayer. She does not make people feel good. She doesn't have the ability. She doesn't have the ability to be humble. It's just not in her. I mean, she's the Palace of Versailles every day in and out, and that's it. ~ Rush Limbaugh,
480:Apparently being princess wasn't all about beautiful palaces, fantastic castles, shopping, archery lessons, wearing awesome crowns and kickass underwear and being married to a hot guy who named his ship after you. Apparently there were drawbacks ~ Kristen Ashley,
481:Maria cries unashamedly on my shoulder while I whisper and pet her cheek, but Anastasia grips my other hand and stares fiercely back at our Alexander Palace with her wet blue eyes until it is no more than a lemon-colored speck against the sunrise. ~ Sarah Miller,
482:PALACE, n. A fine and costly residence, particularly that of a great official. The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside. There is progress. ~ Ambrose Bierce,
483:Verte was the kingdom's head sorceress, oracle, palace grump, and the only reason I hadn't died of sheer boredom.... One time, I blew up her caudron trying to make soup. In retaliation, she sent me a billy goat that ate my entire closet's contents. ~ Betsy Schow,
484:Welcome to Crystal Palace,” Ray said. “That’s the EDA’s code name for this place.” “Why?” I asked. He shook his head. “Because it’s easier to say than ‘Earth Defense Alliance Strategic Command Post Number Fourteen,’ ” he said. “Sounds cooler, too. ~ Ernest Cline,
485:Above us our palace waits, the only one I've ever needed. Its walls are space, its floor is sky, its center everywhere. We rise; the shapes cluster around us in welcome, dissolving and forming again like fireflies in a summer evening. ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni,
486:Ivy Huxford kept peeking out and giving reports of who was there, and how she never saw so many seats filled in the Palace, and that she didn’t think they could squeeze a rattlesnake into the back even if he paid full price, the place was so packed. ~ Karen Hesse,
487:The day I'm in England performing, English security let a man in a Batman suit climb Buckingham Palace. I felt so much safer... Batman was on the wall of Buckingham Palace for five hours. Wouldn't happen in America - three minutes: dead Batman. ~ Christopher Titus,
488:This time James Swindler strode into the room. It had always irritated Jack that Swindler had the uncanny knack to give the impression he belonged, regardless of the surroundings. He’d probably look comfortable strolling through Buckingham Palace. ~ Lorraine Heath,
489:As I grew up, I knew that as a building it was on the level of Mount Olympus, the Pyramid of Giza, the nation's capital, the czar's winter palace, and the Louvre - except, of course, that it was better than all of those inconsequential places. ~ A Bartlett Giamatti,
490:O, in the solitude of those mountains I feel free, free as the air, like a light blasting unharnessed through space. A thousand cities, a thousand palaces I would give just for a corner of the Philippines where far away from man I could feel truly free! ~ Jos Rizal,
491:But he had underestimated the strangeness of talking about the future of his life with someone for whom the future still seemed unbounded: a pleasure palace of choices, with infinite doors, in which only a fool would spend his time trapped in one room. ~ Zadie Smith,
492:If life's journey be endless where is its goal? The answer is, it is everywhere. We are in a palace which has no end, but which we have reached. By exploring it and extending our relationship with it we are ever making it more and more our own. ~ Rabindranath Tagore,
493:12-27-10
Palace Hotel, San Francisco- Over Christmas
In bed, lights out:
O: 'Oh, oh, oh...!'
I: 'What was that for?'
O: 'I found your fifth rib.'
In the middle of the night: 'Wouldn't it be nice if we could dream together?' O whispers. ~ Bill Hayes,
494:KING EDWARD IV:

Now my soul's palace is become a prison;
Ah, would she break from hence, that this my body
Might in the ground be closed up in rest!
For never henceforth shall I joy again,
Never, O never, shall I see more joy! ~ William Shakespeare,
495:And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,/The clouds capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,/The solemn temples, the great globe itself,/Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve/And, like this insustantial pageant faded,/Leave not a rack behin. ~ William Shakespeare,
496:Lord Valentia famously observed that it was better that ‘India be ruled from a palace than a counting house’; but it was this spendthrift use of Company funds that more than anything gradually eroded Wellesley’s support among the Company Directors, ~ William Dalrymple,
497:And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,/The clouds capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces,/The solemn temples, the great globe itself,/Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve/And, like this insustantial pageant faded,/Leave not a rack behind. ~ William Shakespeare,
498:He says, you have to study and learn so that you can make up your own mind about history and everything else but you can’t make up an empty mind. Stock your mind, stock your mind. You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace. ~ Frank McCourt,
499:Moses spent forty years in the king's palace thinking that he was somebody; then he lived forty years in the wilderness finding out that without GOD he was a nobody; finally he spent forty more years discovering how a nobody with GOD can be a somebody. ~ Dwight L Moody,
500:Nico remembered something Jason Grace had told him in the palace of Notus: Maybe it’s time you come out of the shadows. If only I could, he thought. For the first time in his life, he had begun to fear the dark, because he might melt into it permanently. ~ Rick Riordan,

--- IN CHAPTERS (in Dictionaries, in Quotes, in Chapters)



100

   9 Occultism
   5 Philosophy
   3 Yoga
   3 Christianity
   2 Buddhism
   1 Kabbalah


   8 Aleister Crowley
   7 The Mother
   4 Sri Aurobindo
   4 Aldous Huxley
   3 Saint Teresa of Avila
   2 Swami Krishnananda
   2 Sri Ramakrishna
   2 Saint Augustine of Hippo
   2 Jorge Luis Borges
   2 Jorge Luis Borges
   2 Bokar Rinpoche


   8 Words Of Long Ago
   8 Savitri
   8 Liber ABA
   6 The Mothers Agenda
   4 The Secret Doctrine
   4 The Perennial Philosophy
   4 The Hero with a Thousand Faces
   4 The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
   3 The Bible
   3 Magick Without Tears
   2 The Way of Perfection
   2 The Study and Practice of Yoga
   2 The Confessions of Saint Augustine
   2 Tara - The Feminine Divine
   2 Talks With Sri Aurobindo
   2 Talks
   2 Selected Fictions
   2 A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah


02.07_-_The_Descent_into_Night, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
    Around him crowded grey and squalid huts
    Neighbouring proud palaces of perverted Power,
    Inhuman quarters and demoniac wards.

04.03_-_The_Call_to_the_Quest, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Vainly the new-born light desired her face;
  The palace woke to its own emptiness;
  The sovereign of its daily joys was far;

04.04_-_The_Quest, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Dimly she glided between banks of sleep
  At rest in the slumbering palaces of kings.
  Hamlet and village saw the fate-wain pass,

05.03_-_Satyavan_and_Savitri, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  403
  Free in her boundless palace I have dwelt
  Indulged by the warm mother of us all,

06.01_-_The_Word_of_Fate, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Appearing in light descended where arose
  King Aswapati's palace to the winds
  In Madra, flowering up in delicate stone.
  --
  And fortunate the forest hermitage
  Where leaving her palace and riches and a throne
  My Savitri will dwell and bring in heaven.

07.01_-_The_Joy_of_Union;_the_Ordeal_of_the_Foreknowledge, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  An altar of the summer's splendour and fire,
  A sky-topped flower-hung palace of the gods
  And all its scenes a smile on rapture's lips

07.02_-_The_Parable_of_the_Search_for_the_Soul, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Our body's subtle self is throned within
  In its viewless palace of veridical dreams
  That are bright shadows of the thoughts of God.

10.04_-_The_Dream_Twilight_of_the_Earthly_Real, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  That, bricked with evil and good, wall in man's spirit
  And, fissured houses, palace at once and jail,
  Rot while they reign and crumble before they crash;

1.00_-_Main, #Book of Certitude, #Baha u llah, #Baha i
  By the righteousness of God! It is not Our wish to lay hands on your kingdoms. Our mission is to seize and possess the hearts of men. Upon them the eyes of Baha are fastened. To this testifieth the Kingdom of Names, could ye but comprehend it. Whoso followeth his Lord will renounce the world and all that is therein;
   how much greater, then, must be the detachment of Him Who holdeth so august a station! Forsake your palaces, and haste ye to gain admittance into His Kingdom. This, indeed, will profit you both in this world and in the next. To this testifieth the Lord of the realm on high, did ye but know it.
  
  --
  
  Say: O King of Berlin! Give ear unto the Voice calling from this manifest Temple: "Verily, there is none other God but Me, the Everlasting, the Peerless, the Ancient of Days." Take heed lest pride debar thee from recognizing the Dayspring of Divine Revelation, lest earthly desires shut thee out, as by a veil, from the Lord of the Throne above and of the earth below. Thus counselleth thee the Pen of the Most High. He, verily, is the Most Gracious, the All-Bountiful. Do thou remember the one (Napoleon III) whose power transcended thy power, and whose station excelled thy station. Where is he? Whither are gone the things he possessed? Take warning, and be not of them that are fast asleep. He it was who cast the Tablet of God behind him when We made known unto him what the hosts of tyranny had caused Us to suffer. Wherefore, disgrace assailed him from all sides, and he went down to dust in great loss. Think deeply, O King, concerning him, and concerning them who, like unto thee, have conquered cities and ruled over men. The All-Merciful brought them down from their palaces to their graves. Be warned, be of them who reflect.
  

1.00_-_Preliminary_Remarks, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
  Elaborate lives of each have been written by devotees, and there is one thing common to all threean omission. We hear nothing of Christ between the ages of twelve and thirty. Mohammed disappeared into a cave. Buddha left his palace, and went for a long while into the desert.
  

1.01_-_Economy, #Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience, #Henry David Thoreau, #Philosophy
  
  In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter. In the large towns and cities, where civilization especially prevails, the number of those who own a shelter is a very small fraction of the whole. The rest pay an annual tax for this outside garment of all, become indispensable summer and winter, which would buy a village of Indian wigwams, but now helps to keep them poor as long as they live. I do not mean to insist here on the disadvantage of hiring compared with owning, but it is evident that the savage owns his shelter because it costs so little, while the civilized man hires his commonly because he cannot afford to own it; nor can he, in the long run, any better afford to hire. But, answers one, by merely paying this tax the poor civilized man secures an abode which is a palace compared with the savages. An annual rent of from twenty-five to a hundred dollars, these are the country rates, entitles him to the benefit of the improvements of centuries, spacious apartments, clean paint and paper, Rumford fireplace, back plastering, Venetian blinds, copper pump, spring lock, a commodious cellar, and many other things. But how happens it that he who is said to enjoy these things is so commonly a
  _poor_ civilized man, while the savage, who has them not, is rich as a savage? If it is asserted that civilization is a real advance in the condition of man,and I think that it is, though only the wise improve their advantages,it must be shown that it has produced better dwellings without making them more costly; and the cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. An average house in this neighborhood costs perhaps eight hundred dollars, and to lay up this sum will take from ten to fifteen years of the laborers life, even if he is not encumbered with a family;estimating the pecuniary value of every mans labor at one dollar a day, for if some receive more, others receive less;so that he must have spent more than half his life commonly before _his_ wigwam will be earned. If we suppose him to pay a rent instead, this is but a doubtful choice of evils. Would the savage have been wise to exchange his wigwam for a palace on these terms?
  
  --
  
  Granted that the _majority_ are able at last either to own or hire the modern house with all its improvements. While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings. And _if the civilized mans pursuits are no worthier than the savages, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?_
  
  But how do the poor minority fare? Perhaps it will be found, that just in proportion as some have been placed in outward circumstances above the savage, others have been degraded below him. The luxury of one class is counterbalanced by the indigence of another. On the one side is the palace, on the other are the almshouse and silent poor. The myriads who built the pyramids to be the tombs of the Pharaohs were fed on garlic, and it may be were not decently buried themselves. The mason who finishes the cornice of the palace returns at night perchance to a hut not so good as a wigwam. It is a mistake to suppose that, in a country where the usual evidences of civilization exist, the condition of a very large body of the inhabitants may not be as degraded as that of savages. I refer to the degraded poor, not now to the degraded rich.
  

1.01_-_Introduction, #The Lotus Sutra, #Anonymous, #Various
  Abandoning their prosperous lands,
  palaces, subjects and harems,
  Shaving their heads and beards,

1.01_-_the_Call_to_Adventure, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  veloped factors, laws, and elements of existence. Those are the
  pearls of the fabled submarine palaces of the nixies, tritons, and
  water guardians; the jewels that give light to the demon cities of
  --
  a world emperor or a Buddha. The kingprejudiced in favor
  of the royal vocationprovided his son with three palaces
  and forty thousand dancing girls to keep his mind attached to
  --
  the Future Buddha mounted the chariot, which was like to a
  palace of the gods, and proceeded toward the park.
  " ' T h e time for the enlightenment of the prince Siddhartha
  --
  since to every one that is born old age must come.' And agitated
  in heart, he thereupon returned and ascended his palace.
  " 'Why has my son returned so quickly?' asked the king.
  --
  and having again made inquiry, he returned, agitated in heart,
  and ascended his palace.
  "And the king made the same inquiry and gave the same
  --
  and having again made inquiry, he returned, agitated in heart,
  and ascended his palace.
  "And the king made the same inquiry and gave the same or

1.01_-_Who_is_Tara, #How to Free Your Mind - Tara the Liberator, #Thubten Chodron, #unset
  impartial love and compassion for each and every living being. She was not
  enchanted by the luxuries of palace life; instead, she vowed to show the way
  to liberation to millions of beings each day before eating breakfast, to millions more before eating lunch, and to even more before going to sleep at

1.024_-_Affiliation_With_Larger_Wholes, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  
  The question may be asked, what is the higher real and what is the lower real? Here again, we have the analogy of the comparative reality between dream and waking. A beggar who has very little to eat in his waking state will not be sorry that he has missed his beautiful dinner in dream. Let us suppose a beggar was dreaming that he was an emperor, and a delicious meal was served to him in his dream palace, and suddenly he awakens to the discovery that he is a beggar on the street. Will he feel sorry and cry, "Oh, what has happened to me? I was an emperor. I was enjoying my life, but now I have become a beggar. It would be better to go back to that condition of emperorship." The beggar will not be grieved over his waking from dream. He will not think that he has lost something valuable, though it is true that he has lost a great thing that he has lost his kingdom, wealth and joys and is now sitting on the street like a beggar. From a certain viewpoint, it is a loss. But the beggar would rather be on the street with a crumb of bread in the waking condition than to be rejoicing in emperorship in dream. This is because a higher degree of reality is experienced by his consciousness during waking.
  

1.02_-_Taras_Tantra, #Tara - The Feminine Divine, #Bokar Rinpoche, #Buddhism
  Essence. While the newborn was sleeping in his cradle
  on the upper floor of the palace, the king and queen
  heard mysterious music coming from outside. The

1.02_-_The_Human_Soul, #The Interior Castle or The Mansions, #Saint Teresa of Avila, #Christianity
  
  8.: Now let us turn at last to our castle with its many mansions. You must not think of a suite of rooms placed in succession, but fix your eyes on the keep, the court inhabited by the King.23' Like the kernel of the palmito,24' from which several rinds must be removed before coming to the eatable part, this principal chamber is surrounded by many others. However large, magnificent, and spacious you imagine this castle to be, you cannot exaggerate it; the capacity of the soul is beyond all our understanding, and the Sun within this palace enlightens every part of it.
  
  --
  
  15 :You must notice that the light which comes from the King's palace hardly shines at all in these first mansions; although not as gloomy and black as the soul in mortal sin, yet they are in semi-darkness, and their inhabitants see scarcely anything. I cannot explain myself; I do not mean that this is the fault of the mansions themselves, but that the number of snakes, vipers, and venomous reptiles from outside the castle prevent souls entering them from seeing the light. They resemble a person entering a chamber full of brilliant sunshine, with eyes clogged and half closed with dust. Though the room itself is light, he cannot see because of his self-imposed impediment. In the same way, these fierce and wild beasts blind the eyes of the beginner, so that he sees nothing but them.
  

1.02_-_The_Refusal_of_the_Call, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  Meanwhile in the distant empire of China, the daughter of King Ghazur, lord of the Islands and the Seas and the Seven
  palaces, was in like case. When her beauty had become known and her name and fame been bruited abroad in the neighboring countries, all the kings had sent to her father to demand her of him in marriage, and he had consulted her on the matter, but she had disliked the very word wedlock. "O my father," she had answered, "I have no mind to marry; no, not at all; for I am a sovereign lady and a queen suzerain ruling over men, and I have no desire for a man who shall rule over me." And the more suits she refused, the more her suitors' eagerness increased and all the royalties of the inner Islands of China sent presents and rarities to her father with letters asking her in marriage. So he pressed her again and again with advice on the matter of espousals; but she ever opposed to him refusals, till at last she turned upon him angrily and cried: "O my father, if thou name matrimony to me once more, I will go into my chamber and take a sword and, fixing its hilt on the ground, will set its point to my waist; then will I press upon it, till it come forth from my back, and so slay myself."
  
  Now when the king heard these words, the light became darkness in his sight and his heart burned for her as with a flame of fire, because he feared lest she should kill herself; and he was filled with perplexity concerning her affair and the kings her suitors. So he said to her: "If thou be determined not to marry and there be no help for it: abstain from going and coming in and out." Then he placed her in a house and shut her up in a chamber, appointing ten old women as duennas to guard her, and forbade her to go forth to the Seven palaces. Moreover, he made it appear that he was incensed against her, and sent letters to all the kings, giving them to know that she had been stricken with madness by the J i n n .
  

1.02_-_The_Three_European_Worlds, #The Ever-Present Origin, #Jean Gebser, #Integral
  
  And this occurred in the wake of Petrus Hispanus (PetrusLucitanus), the later Pope John XXI (d. 1277), who had authored the first comprehensive European textbook on psychology (De anima), introducing via Islam and Spain the Aristotelian theory of the soul. Shortly thereafter, Duns Scotus (d. 1308) freed theology from the hieratic rigors of scholasticism by teaching the primacy of volition and emotion. And the blindness of antiquity to time inherent in its unperspectival, psychically-stressed world (which amounted to a virtual timelessness) gave way to the visualization of and openness to time with a quantifiable, spatial character. This was exemplified by the erection of the first public clock in the courtyard of Westminister palace in 1283,an event anticipated by Pope Sabinus, who in 604ordered the ringing of bells to announce the passing of the hours.
  

1.03_-_A_Sapphire_Tale, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  This orderly and harmonious country was ruled by a king who was king simply because he was the most intelligent and wise, because he alone was capable of fulfilling the needs of all, he alone was both enlightened enough to follow and even to guide the philosophers in their loftiest speculations, and practical enough to watch over the organisation and well-being of his people, whose needs were well known to him.
  At the time when our narrative begins, this remarkable ruler had reached a great age - he was more than two hundred years old - and although he still retained all his lucidity and was still full of energy and vigour, he was beginning to think of retirement, a little weary of the heavy responsibilities which he had borne for so many years. He called his young son Meotha to him. The prince was a young man of many and varied accomplishments. He was more handsome than men usually are, his charity was of such perfect equity that it achieved justice, his intelligence shone like a sun and his wisdom was beyond compare; for he had spent part of his youth among workmen and craftsmen to learn by personal experience the needs and requirements of their life, and he had spent the rest of his time alone, or with one of the philosophers as his tutor, in seclusion in the square tower of the palace, in study or contemplative repose.
  Meotha bowed respectfully before his father, who seated him at his side and spoke to him in these words:

1.03_-_Bloodstream_Sermon, #The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma, #Bodhidharma, #Buddhism
  They're no different from things that appear in your dreams at
  night, be they palaces or carriages, forested parks or lakeside
  pavilions. Don't conceive any delight for such things. They're all

1.03_-_Invocation_of_Tara, #Tara - The Feminine Divine, #Bokar Rinpoche, #Buddhism
  ourselves in the form of the deity.
  This practice gathers 13 deities in a celestial palace:
   in the center, Green Tara (the practitioner)
  --
  the lotus
   Outside the palace, the "four female guardians,"
  each guarding a gate of the palace facing the four
  directions. They stand up, lunging, their faces marked
  --
  deities are present:
   In the center of the celestial palace, Samaya Tara,
  green, in union with the male deity Hayagriva
  --
  lotus
   Outside the palace, there are the four female
  guardians of the four gates as previously described.

1.03_-_Supernatural_Aid, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  China, the realms of King Ghayur, Lord of the Islands and the
  Seas and the Seven palaces.
  "There," said he, "I saw a daughter of his, than whom Allah
  --
  resumed, and described the mighty king, her father, his trea
  sures, and the Seven palaces, as well as the history of the daugh
  ter's refusal to wed. "And I," said he, "O my lady, go to her

1.03_-_The_Sephiros, #A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah, #Israel Regardie, #Occultism
  In Malkus, the lowest of the Sephiros, the sphere of the physical world of matter, wherein incarnate the exiled
  Neschamos from the Divine palace, there abides the
  Shechinah, the spiritual Presence of Ain Soph as a heritage to mankind and an ever-present reminder of spiritual verities. That is why there is written " Keser is in Malkus, and Malkus is in Keser, though after another manner

1.04_-_GOD_IN_THE_WORLD, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  
  Your enjoyment of the world is never right till every morning you awake in Heaven; see yourself in your Fathers palace; and look upon the skies, the earth and the air as celestial joys; having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the Angels. The bride of a monarch, in her husbands chamber, hath no such causes of delight as you.
  
  --
  
  Till your spirit filleth the whole world, and the stars are your jewels; till you are as familiar with the ways of God in all ages as with your walk and table; till you are intimately acquainted with that shady nothing out of which the world was made; till you love men so as to desire their happiness with a thirst equal to the zeal of your own; till you delight in God for being good to all; you never enjoy the world. Till you more feel it than your private estate, and are more present in the hemisphere, considering the glories and the beauties there, than in your own house; till you remember how lately you were made, and how wonderful it was when you came into it; and more rejoice in the palace of your glory than if it had been made today morning.
  

1.04_-_The_Qabalah_The_Best_Training_for_Memory, #Magick Without Tears, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
  Nobody can do it for you. What is your own true Number? You must find it and prove it to be correct. In the course of a few years, you should have built yourself a palace of Ineffable Glory, a Garden of Indescribable Delight. Nor Time nor Fate can tame those tranquil towers, those Minarets of Music, or fade one blossom in those avenues of Perfume!
  

1.06_-_MORTIFICATION,_NON-ATTACHMENT,_RIGHT_LIVELIHOOD, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  
  Also heavy footsteps on the roof of his palace.
  

1.06_-_Yun_Men's_Every_Day_is_a_Good_Day, #The Blue Cliff Records, #Yuanwu Keqin, #Zen
  One day King Liu summoned the master to spend the sum
  mer in the palace. Together with several other venerable ab
  bots, he was to receive the questions of the courtiers and ex
  --
  not speak, and there was no one on familiar terms with him.
  One of the palace functionaries wrote a verse and posted it in
  the Green Jade Hall:

1.07_-_TRUTH, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  
  Wait a minute, he said presently, Id better just leave a record of some kind, in case I have trouble with Buddha. He plucked a hair and blew on it with magic breath, crying, Change! It changed at once into a writing brush charged with heavy ink, and at the base of the central pillar he wrote, The Great Sage Equal to Heaven reached this place. Then, to mark his disrespect, he relieved nature at the bottom of the first pillar, and somersaulted back to where he had come from. Standing on Buddhas palm, he said, Well, Ive gone and come back. You can go and tell the Jade Emperor to hand over the palaces of Heaven.
  

1.08_-_The_Ladder, #A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah, #Israel Regardie, #Occultism
  
  " In the most mysterious and elevated part of the heaven there is a certain palace which is called the palace of
  Love, wherein are hidden profound mysteries, and the

1.096_-_Powers_that_Accrue_in_the_Practice, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  
  There is an anecdote which is not mentioned in the Yoga Sutras. Aurangzeb heard that Tulsidas had great powers, that he was a siddha. He wanted to see what powers Tulsidas had, so he ordered Tulsidas to come to his court. By some means they brought the saint to the court of Aurangzeb, and the emperor said, I want to see your powers. They say you are a person endowed with great occult forces. The saint said, I dont know what you are talking about. I have no powers. I myself have not seen any, and from where do these powers come? No, no, no, Aurangzeb said, I am not going to leave you like that. You must show me your powers. Tulsidas said, I do not have any powers. I have not exhibited any. Nor am I aware that I have any powers. So where comes this question of demonstrating before you? I myself do not know anything about them. Aurangzeb said, No! That is no good. I will not leave you. You must show them. If you are not going to show your powers, I will imprison you! And Aurangzeb put Tulsidas behind bars. Well, that is all; Tulsidas was in the prison of Aurangzeb. Then and there a miracle took place. They say huge, giant-like monkeys hundreds and thousands in number started demolishing the entire city of Aurangzeb. They threatened everybody, and they destroyed many. It was a ravaging experience. They started attacking the palace of Aurangzeb himself. The guards ran away; it was all confusion, and they did not know what had happened. Nobody could come out of the house. Everywhere were giant-like monkeys, showing their teeth and attacking.
  

1.12_-_The_Left-Hand_Path_.The_Black_Brothers., #Magick Without Tears, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
    And the Beatific Vision is no more, and the glory of the Most High is no more. There is no more knowledge. There is no more bliss. There is no more power. There is no more beauty. For this is the palace of Understanding; for thou art one with the Primeval things.
  

1.16_-_PRAYER, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  
  You tell me you do nothing in prayer. But what do you want to do in prayer except what you are doing, which is, presenting and representing your nothingness and misery to God? When beggars expose their ulcers and their necessities to our sight, that is the best appeal they can make. But from what you tell me, you sometimes do nothing of this, but lie there like a shadow or a statue. They put statues in palaces simply to please the princes eyes. Be content to be that in the presence of God: He will bring the statue to life when He pleases.
  

1.34_-_Fourth_Division_of_the_Ninth_Circle,_the_Judecca_Traitors_to_their_Lords_and_Benefactors._Lucifer,_Judas_Iscariot,_Brutus,_and_Cassius._The_Chasm_of_Lethe._The_Ascent., #The Divine Comedy, #Dante Alighieri, #Christianity
  And now the sun to middle-tierce returns."
  It was not any palace corridor
  There where we were, but dungeon natural,

1.439, #Talks, #Sri Ramana Maharshi, #Hinduism
  Sri Bhagavan illustrated it with the following story:
  There was a king who treated his subjects well. One of his ministers gained his confidence and misused the influence. All the other ministers and officers were adversely affected and they hit upon a plan to get rid of him. They instructed the guards not to let the man enter the palace. The king noted his absence and enquired after him.
  He was informed that the man was taken ill and could not therefore come to the palace. The king deputed his physician to attend on the minister. False reports were conveyed to the king that the minister was sometimes improving and at other times collapsing. The king desired to see the patient. But the pandits said that such an action was against dharma. Later the minister was reported to have died.
  The king was very sorry when he heard the news.
  The arrogant minister was kept informed of all the happenings by spies of his own. He tried to foil the other ministers. He waited for the king to come out of the palace so that he might report himself to the king. On one occasion he climbed up a tree, hid himself among the branches and awaited the king. The king came out that night in the palanquin and the man in hiding jumped down in front of the palanquin and shouted his identity. The companion of the king was equally resourceful. He at once took out a handful of sacred ashes (vibhuti) from his pocket and scattered it in the air so that the king was obliged to close his eyes. The companion shouted victory (jai) to the king and ordered the band to play so that the other mans shout was drowned in the noise. He also ordered the palanquin-bearers to move fast and he himself sang incantations to keep off evil spirits. The king was thus left under the impression that the dead mans ghost was playing pranks with him.
  The disappointed man became desperate and retired into the forest for tapasya (austerities). After a long time the king happened to go hunting. He came across the former minister seated in deep contemplation. But he hastened away from the spot lest the ghost should molest him.
  --
  Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi be happy. She then thought that unless she could prove her worth by manifesting some extraordinary powers he could not be convinced and she began to seek occult powers and gained them. But she did not betray them just then. Constant association with her made the king dispassionate. He began to dislike the worldly life and desired to retire into the forest for performing tapasya. So he told his wife that he wanted to leave the world for the forest. She was delighted at the development, but pretended to be very much concerned with his unkind decision. He hesitated out of consideration for her. In the meantime, his dispassion gained in force and he decided to leave home even without her consent.
  When the queen was sleeping one night he suddenly left the palace by stealth and retired into the forest. He was seeking some solitary spot where he could perform his tapas. When the queen woke up she did not find her husband and immediately found out by her occult powers what had really happened. She rejoiced in her husbands determination. She called the ministers and said that the king had gone on some important business and that the administration should be carried on as efficiently as ever. She herself administered the state in the absence of the king.
  Eighteen years passed. She then knew that the king was fit for

1.51_-_How_to_Recognise_Masters,_Angels,_etc.,_and_how_they_Work, #Magick Without Tears, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
  Let me briefly explain the grounds for this belief. I have already set forth, in connection with the Cairo Working, some of the safeguards which I habitually employ. Virakam's vision contained elements perfectly familiar to me. This was clear proof that the man in her vision, whom she called Ab-ul-Diz, was acquainted with my system of hieroglyphics, literal and numerical, and also with some incidents in my Magical Career. Virakam herself certainly knew nothing of any of these. Ab-ul-Diz told us to call him a week later, when he would give further information. We arrived at St. Moritz and engaged a suite in the palace Hotel.
  

1.550_-_1.600_Talks, #Talks, #Sri Ramana Maharshi, #Hinduism
  Sri Bhagavan illustrated it with the following story:
  There was a king who treated his subjects well. One of his ministers gained his confidence and misused the influence. All the other ministers and officers were adversely affected and they hit upon a plan to get rid of him. They instructed the guards not to let the man enter the palace. The king noted his absence and enquired after him.
  
  He was informed that the man was taken ill and could not therefore come to the palace. The king deputed his physician to attend on the minister. False reports were conveyed to the king that the minister was sometimes improving and at other times collapsing. The king desired to see the patient. But the pandits said that such an action was against dharma. Later the minister was reported to have died.
  
  --
  
  The arrogant minister was kept informed of all the happenings by spies of his own. He tried to foil the other ministers. He waited for the king to come out of the palace so that he might report himself to the king. On one occasion he climbed up a tree, hid himself among the branches and awaited the king. The king came out that night in the palanquin and the man in hiding jumped down in front of the palanquin and shouted his identity. The companion of the king was equally resourceful. He at once took out a handful of sacred ashes (vibhuti) from his pocket and scattered it in the air so that the king was obliged to close his eyes. The companion shouted victory ('jai') to the king and ordered the band to play so that the other man's shout was drowned in the noise. He also ordered the palanquin-bearers to move fast and he himself sang incantations to keep off evil spirits. The king was thus left under the impression that the dead man's ghost was playing pranks with him.
  
  --
  
  When the queen was sleeping one night he suddenly left the palace by stealth and retired into the forest. He was seeking some solitary spot where he could perform his tapas. When the queen woke up she did not find her husband and immediately found out by her occult powers what had really happened. She rejoiced in her husband's determination. She called the ministers and said that the king had gone on some important business and that the administration should be carried on as efficiently as ever. She herself administered the state in the absence of the king.
  

2.05_-_Apotheosis, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  is the fairy goddess Hsi Wang Mu, "The Golden Mother of the
  Tortoise." She dwells in a palace on the K'un-lun Mountain,
  which is surrounded by fragrant flowers, battlements of jewels,

2.05_-_The_Tale_of_the_Vampires_Kingdom, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  In this nocturnal setting we can imagine a King who advances, puzzled, accompanied by his jester or court dwarf (we have the cards of the King of Swords and the Fool, which fill the bill perfectly), and we can guess a dialogue between them, which the gravedigger overhears. What is the King looking for at this hour? The card of the Queen of Cups suggests he is on his wife's trail; the jester has seen her leave the palace stealthily, and, half-joking, half in earnest, he has convinced the sovereign to follow her. Mischief-maker that he is, the dwarf suspects a Love intrigue; but the King is sure that anything his wife does can bear the light of the Sun: it is her charity work with abandoned children that keeps her constantly on the go.
  

2.07_-_The_Cup, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  92:It will be remembered in the History Lection
  93:The Master of the Temple has crossed the Abyss, has entered the palace of the King's Daughter; he has only to utter one word, and all is dissolved. But, instead of that, he is found hidden in the earth, tending a garden.
  94:This mystery is all too complex to be elucidated in these fragments of impure thought; it is a suitable subject for meditation.

2.07_-_THE_MASTER_AND_VIJAY_GOSWAMI, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  
  They said to the messenger, 'Ask the king to come to see us.' After consultation, the king and his ministers arranged marriages for them. From then on the king didn't have to send for them. They would come to him of themselves and say: 'Your Majesty, we have come with our blessings. Here are the sacred flowers of the temple. Deign to accept them.' They came to the palace, for now they always wanted money for one thing or another: the building of a house, the rice-taking ceremony of their babies, or the rituals connected with the beginning of their children's education.
  

2.07_-_The_Triangle_of_Love, #Bhakti-Yoga, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  
  The king then wanted the sage to oblige him by receiving a present from him. The sage refused to do so, saying, The fruits of the forest are enough food for me; the pure streams of water flowing down from the mountains give enough of drink for me; the barks of the trees supply me with enough of covering; and the caves of the mountains form my home. Why Should I take any present from you or from anybody? The king said, Just to benefit me, sir, please take something from my hands, and please come with me to the city and to my palace. After much persuasion, the sage at last consented to do as the king desired and went with him to his palace. Before offering the gift to the sage the king repeated his prayers, saying, Lord, give me more children; Lord, give me more wealth; Lord, give me more territory ; Lord, keep my body in better health, and so on. Before the king finished saying his prayer, the sage had got up and walked away from the room quietly. At this the king became perplexed and began to follow him, crying aloud, Sir, you are going away, you have not received my gifts. The sage turned round to him and said, I do not beg of beggars. You are yourself nothing but a beggar; and how can you give me anything? I am no fool to think of taking anything from a beggar like you. Go away, do not follow me. There is well brought out the distinction between mere beggars and the real lovers of God.
  

2.08_-_The_Sword, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
  Its function it to keep off the enemy or to force a passage through them-and though it must be wielded to gain admission to the palace, it cannot be worn at the marriage feast.
  

2.20_-_2.29_-_RULES_FOR_HOUSEHOLDERS_AND_MONKS, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  
  You realize that those articles of gold and the other things sent by maharajas are mere trash. That is a great gain in itself. When I used to go to Calcutta with Hriday, he would show me the Viceroy's palace and say: 'Look, uncle! There is the Viceroy's palace with the big columns.' The Mother revealed to me that they were merely clay bricks laid one on top of another.
  
  --
  
  Radha's friend says: "I don't have to call Krishna. He Himself will come to me." But none the less, she follows the woman of Mathura and goes to Krishna's palace. In the street she weeps overcome with grief, and prays to Krishna: "O Hari, where are You? O Life of the gopis! O Enchanter of our hearts! O Beloved of Radha! O Hari, Remover of Your devotees' shame! Come to us once more! With great pride I said to the people of Mathura that You Yourself would come to me. Please do not humiliate me."
  
  --
  
  They climb up, and they can also come down. They climb to the roof, and they can come down again by the stairs and move about on a lower floor. It is a case of negation and affirmation. There is, for instance, the seven-storey palace of a king. Strangers have access only to the lower apartments; but the prince, who knows the palace to be his own, can move up and down from floor to floor. There is a kind of rocket that throws out sparks in one pattern and then seems to go out. After a moment it makes another pattern, and then still another. There is no end to the patterns it can make. But there is another kind of rocket that, when it is lighted, makes only a dull sound, throws out a few sparks, and then goes out altogether. Like this second kind, an ordinary jiva, after much spiritual effort, can go to a higher plane; but he cannot come down to tell others his experiences. After much effort he may go into samdhi; but he cannot climb down from that state or tell others what he has seen there.
  

2.29_-_The_Worlds_of_Creation,_Formation_and_Action, #General Principles of Kabbalah, #Rabbi Moses Luzzatto, #unset
  in the paths of these worlds, or in that which pertains
  to their palaces. Thus each palace has an individual
  Nefesh. Next to that there is one Kuah (the next higher
  degree of Spirit) for all its palaces and each single Kuah
  lodging there, unites with all the others to become
  --
  In the beginning this Neshama brings Kuah to birth.
  Kuah then travels until it reaches the palace specifically
  designed for it, and once there, rules all the other entities
  --
  
  In that palace which is designated "the Holy of
  Holies (the first three Sefirot in the world of "Crea
  --
  prised within each other, so that they may all be bound
  in the palace of the Holy of Holies. Thereafter all rise
  to the world of Emanation, where they receive energy

2.30_-_2.39_-_THE_MASTER_IN_VARIOUS_MOODS, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  
  "A man wanted to see the king. The king lived in the inner court of the palace, beyond seven gates. No sooner did the man pass the first gate than he exclaimed, 'Oh, where is the king?' But there were seven gates, and he must pass them one after another before he could see the king."
  
  --
  
  "Once a fakir went to the Emperor Akbar to ask for money. The Emperor was saying his prayers. He prayed, 'O Lord, give me money; give me wealth.' The fakir started to leave the palace, but the Emperor motioned to him to wait. After finishing his prayers, Akbar came to the holy man and said, 'Why were you going away?' The fakir replied, 'You yourself were begging for money and wealth; so I thought that if I must beg, I would beg of God and not of a beggar.'"
  
  --
  
  MASTER: "I understand why you don't say anything; perhaps you are afraid of committing a transgression. You are right. Jaya and Vijaya were gate-keepers for Narayana. They refused Sanaka, Santana, and other rishis' admission into His palace.
  
  --
  
  But how could he do so without money? So he decided to go to the Emperor for help, for the gate of Akbar's palace was always open to holy men. The hermit entered the palace while the Emperor was at his daily devotions and took a seat in a corner of the room. He heard the Emperor conclude his worship with the prayer, 'O God, give me money; give me riches', and so on and so forth. When the hermit heard this he was about to leave the prayer hall; but the Emperor signed to him to wait. When the prayer was over, Akbar said to him, 'You came to see me; how is it that you were about to leave without saying anything to me?' 'Your Majesty need not trouble yourself about it', answered the hermit.
  
  --
  
  "The Isvarakoti is like the king's son. He has the keys to all the rooms of the seven-storey palace; he can climb to all the seven floors and come down at will. A jivakoti is like a petty officer. He can enter some of the rooms of the palace; that is his limit.
  

2.3.04_-_The_Mother's_Force, #The Mother With Letters On The Mother, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  
  What am I to do? It seems to me that before I was trying to fit the wrong key into the lock of the faery palace, but now
  I have been left with no key at all.
  --
  
  It is therefore quite incorrect to say that the Mother took away the wrong key with which you were trying to open the faery palace and left you with none at all. For she not only showed you the true key but gave it to you. It was not a mere vague exhortation to cheerfulness she gave you, but she described exactly the condition felt in the right kind of meditation
  - a state of inner rest, not of straining, of quiet opening, not of eager or desperate pulling, a harmonious giving of oneself to the Divine Force for its working, and in that quietude a sense

2.40_-_2.49_-_THE_MASTER_AT_THE_HOUSES_OF_BALARM_AND_GIRISH, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  
  "Koar Singh also asked me that question. You see, there is a vast difference between the jiva and Isvara. Through worship and austerity, a jiva can at the utmost attain samdhi; but he cannot come down from that state. On the other hand, an Incarnation of God can come down from samdhi. A jiva is like an officer of the king; he can go as far as the outer court of the seven-storey palace. But the king's son has access to all the seven floors; he can also go outside. Everybody says that no one can return from the plane of samdhi. In that case, how do you account for sages like Sankara and Ramanuja? They retained the 'ego of Knowledge'."
  
  --
  
  Nanda's house was like a palace. Sri Ramakrishna said to him: "Jadu hasn't such a big house. I told him so the other day."
  
  --
  
  "The king dwells in the inmost room of the palace, which has seven gates. The visitor comes to the first gate. There he sees a lordly person with a large retinue, surrounded on all sides by pomp and grandeur. The visitor asks his companion, 'Is he the king?' 'No', says his friend with a smile.
  
  "At the second and the other gates he repeats the same question to his friend. He finds that the nearer he comes to the inmost part of the palace, the greater is the glory, pomp, and grandeur. When he passes the seventh gate he does not ask his companion whether it is the king; he stands speechless at the king's immeasurable glory. He realizes that he is face to face with the king. He hasn't the slightest doubt about it."
  

3.16.2_-_Of_the_Charge_of_the_Spirit, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  swear obedience and faith to Him that liveth and triumpheth, that
  reigneth above him in His palaces as the Balance of Righteousness
  and Truth1 by the Names used in that evocation.
  --
  Readers of the Bible will remember that Absalom publicly
  adopted Davids wives and concubines on the roof of the palace, in
  order to signify that he had succeeded in breaking his fathers

3.18_-_Of_Clairvoyance_and_the_Body_of_Light, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  no less than the most mundane dilemmas; and the symbol which
  opens the gates of the most exalted palaces of initiation is equally
  effective when employed to advise one in the ordinary business of

3.20_-_Of_the_Eucharist, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  Obedience and faith to Him that liveth and triumpheth, that
  reigneth above you in your palaces as the Balance of Righteousness and Truth2 is your duty to your Holy Guardian Angel, and
  the duty of the demon world to you.

4.2_-_Karma, #Essays Divine And Human, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  346. The many strive after competence or riches, the few embrace poverty as a bride; but, for thyself, strive after and embrace
  God only. Let Him choose for thee a king's palace or the bowl of the beggar.
  

4.41_-_Chapter_One, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  
    I,51: There are four gates to one palace; the floor of that palace is of silver and gold; lapis lazuli & jasper are there; and all rare scents; jasmine & rose, and the emblems of death. Let him enter in turn or at once the four gates; let him stand on the floor of the palace. Will he not sink? Amn. Ho! warrior, if thy servant sink? But there are means and means. Be goodly therefore: dress ye all in fine apparel; eat rich foods and drink sweet wines and wines that foam! Also, take your will and fill of love as ye will, when, where, and with whom ye will! But always unto me.
  

5.1.01_-_Ilion, #Collected Poems, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  
  Over the brow he mounted and saw the palace of Priam,
  Home of the gods of the earth, Laomedon's marvellous vision
  --
  Herald charged with my will to a haughty and obstinate nation,
  Speak in the palace of Priam the word of the Phthian Achilles.
  
  --
  
  Not in the palace of Priam and not in the halls of the mighty
  Whispered councils prevail and the few dispose of the millions;
  --
  
  So for his hour he abode in earth's palace of lordliest beauty,
  But in its caverns his heart was weary and, hurt by the splendours,
  --
  Blast of the trumpets that call to assembly clamoured through Troya
  Thrice and were still. From garden and highway, from palace and temple
  Turned like a steed to the trumpet, rejoicing in war and ambition,
  --
  Meeting myriads stark with the spear in unequal battle."
  Halamus answered him: "I will go forth to the palace of Priam,
  There where Troy yet lives and far from the halls of my fathers;
  --
  Till at Troy's upward curve he found the Antenorid crestward
  Mounting the steep incline that climbed to the palace of Priam
  White in her proud and armed citadel. Silent, ascending
  --
  
  I too for counsel of battle have come to the palace of Priam."
  Burdened with thought they mounted slowly the road of their fathers
  --
  
  But in the palace of Priam coming and going of house-thralls
  Filled all the corridors; smoke from the kitchens curled in its plenty
  --
  Bordered the lines of the stone and the forms of serpent and Naiad
  Ran in relief on those walls of pride in the palace of Priam
  Mingled with Dryads who tempted and fled and Satyrs who followed,
  --
  Ivory carved and broidered robes and the riches of Indus
  Cherished in sandalwood triumphed and teemed in the palace of Priam;
  Doors that were carven and fragrant sheltered the joys of its princes.
  --
  So with her voice of the swan she clanged out doom on the peoples,
  Over the palace of Priam and over the armed nation
  Marching resolved to the war in the pride of its centuries conquered,
  --
  This thou preferrest and neither thy father could move nor thy mother
  Burning with Troy in their palace, nor could thy country persuade thee,
  Nor dost thou care for thy sister's happiness pierced by thy arrows.
  --
  
  Meanwhile armed in the palace of Priam Penthesilea.
  
  --
  But with an anxious lure in his smile on her Eurus answered:
  "Not that remoteness to see have I come to the palace of Priam
  Leaving the house of my fathers, but for the spear and the breastpiece.
  --
  Loud with an endless march, with a tireless gliding to meet them,
  All Troy streamed from her streets and her palaces armed for the combat.
  
  --
  Lightly imagined by Thought divine in her luminous stillness,
  Zeus has his palace high and there he has stabled his war-car.
  

7.01_-_Self-Control, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  If you were offered the choice of living in a sordid hut or in
  a palace, which would you choose? The palace, most likely.
  We are told that when Lord Mohammed visited Paradise,
  he saw great palaces built on a height overlooking the entire
  countryside.
  "O Gabriel," said Mohammed to the angel who was showing him all these things, "for whom are these palaces?" The
  angel replied:
  --
  Well, a mind at peace and free from rancour is indeed like a
  palace, but not so a vindictive and turbulent mind. Our thought
  is a dwelling-place that we can, if we choose, make clean, sweet

7.02_-_Courage, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  Ravana had stolen lady Sita away from her husband and carried her off in his chariot to his palace on the island of Lanka.
  
  Sumptuous was the palace and delightful the garden in which he imprisoned the princess Sita. Yet she was unhappy and every day she would shed tears, not knowing whether she would ever see her Lord Rama again.
  

7.04_-_Self-Reliance, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  He dared not forbid his daughter to marry him, but as soon as they were married he drove them out of his palace. So they went to live in the heart of the forest and built their hut not far from a river.
  
  --
  
  In fairy-tales, one has only to utter a word or rub a lamp or wave a wand for genies to appear and carry people through the air, build palaces in the twinkling of an eye and cause armies of elephants and horsemen to spring from the ground.
  

7.11_-_Building_and_Destroying, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  The builder draws up plans, digs foundations, and the toiling hands of men build a farmhouse for the peasant or a palace for a prince.
  

7.12_-_The_Giver, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  The five sons of Pandu, the five noble Pandavas, were staying in a palace which at first sight seemed beautiful and comfortable.
  
  --
  
  One day a very skilful miner came to the palace. He said secretly to the princes:
  "One of your friends sends me here to serve you. I am a miner. Tell me how I can help you. I know for sure that your enemy, Purochana himself, will try to burn you all alive in this house."
  --
  "Use your skill in mining, good sir, to make us an underground passage so that even if the gates are guarded we may escape, for we shall get away through the secret passage dug by your spade and made passable by your art."
  In the floor at the very centre of the palace the miner began to dig. The Pandavas kept planks ready to place over the hole and covered the planks with carpets whenever Purochana came near. So the deceiver was deceived.
  
  --
  
  One night the princes set fire to the palace and then with their mother Kunti, they made their escape through the underground passage. It was dark but safe. When strong Bhima noticed that his companions were not fleeing fast enough, he put his mother on his shoulders, took two of his brothers on his hips and the other two under his arms, and with this burden ran like a wind that cannot be stopped, away from the deadly fire.
  

7.14_-_Modesty, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  A king of Persia named Kai Kaus had waged many wars and won many battles. He was so rich with the spoils of his enemies that he built two palaces in the Elburz mountains; and the gold and silver in the chambers were so plentiful that the brightness of the polished metal rivalled the light of day.
  
  --
  
  Iblis, the evil spirit, observing the high opinion the king had of himself, resolved to trick him. He sent a demon disguised as a servant to the palace, with a bunch of flowers to present to the king.
  
  --
  
  The four eagles tried to catch hold of the meat and in order to do so flew upwards, at the same time lifting up the frame, which rose into the air to the amazement of the crowd. The eagles went up and up, nearer and nearer to the moon, until, wearied by their flight, they stopped beating their wings. Then the frame, the throne, the king, the wine-jar and all fell with a crash into the wilderness of China. The king lay all alone, bruised, hungry and wretched, until messengers came and took him back to the palace.
  
  --
  
  He was very rich. He had a magnificent throne, his plates were of gold, and in his palace silver was as common as stones in the city of Jerusalem. Merchants were constantly bringing him gold, silver, ivory, peacocks, monkeys, beautiful clothes, armour,
  257

7.15_-_The_Family, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  
  The family is something very precious to mankind. It is the true home. For neither wood nor stone nor the cloth of a tent nor the marble of a palace make a home, but the love that unites young and old in the family just as the hen gathers her chicks under her wings.
  

Aeneid, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  a Tyrian city. Only make your way
  until you reach the palace of the queen.
  
  --
  So Dido speaks. At once she leads Aeneas
  into the royal palace and announces
  her offerings in the temples of the gods.
  --
  a hundred fat lambs with their ewes, and Bacchus'
  glad gift of wine. Within the palace gleam
  the furnishings of royal luxury;
  --
  and crown the wine with wreaths. The uproar grows;
  it swells through all the palace; voices roll
  across the ample halls; the lamps are kindled
  --
  the truth is plain, the guile of Greece made clear.
  The spacious palace of Deiphobus
  has fallen, victim of the towering Vulcan.
  --
  slow-footed through a wound got from Ulysses.
  The clamor calls us on to Priam's palace.
  "And here the fight is deadly, just as if
  --
  They guard in tight array. Made new again,
  our spirits rush relief to Priam's palace,
  help to our men, and fresh force to the beaten.
  --
  a passageway that ran to Priam's rooms,
  a postern at the palace rear; and there,
  while Troy still stood, the sad Andromache
  --
  charioteer and armor-bearer; all
  the youths of Scyros now assault the palace;
  they fling their firebrands up toward the roof.
  --
  kings; and the Greeks can see the threshold guards.
  "But deep within, confusion takes the palace,
  anguish and sad commotion; and the vaulted
  --
  across the passage, butchering the first
  they meet; their soldiers stream across the palace
  less furious than these, the foaming river
  --
  "Beneath the naked round of heaven, at
  the center of the palace, stood a giant
  shrine; at its side an ancient laurel leaned
  --
  But no one leams of this, not even Anna.
  And more: inside her palace she had built
  a marble temple to her former husband
  --
  with stains and pale with coming death, now bursts
  across the inner courtyards of her palace.
  She mounts in madness that high pyre, unsheathes
  --
  deep love, and he himself helped disentangle
  the wiles and mazes of the palace; with
  a thread he guided Theseus' blinded footsteps.
  --
  sword; and she throws the doorway open, calls
  her Menelaeus to my palace, hoping
  her lover surely will be grateful for
  --
  across her finespun web with a shrill shuttle.
  The raging groans of lions fill her palace
  they roar at midnight, restless in their chains
  --
  of gods with many sinister alarms.
  For in the inner courtyard of the palace
  there stood a laurel tree with sacred leaves,
  --
  approaching and an army nearing us;
  I see them reach the palace, see them ruling
  in our high citadel." More, while the virgin
  --
  then wrapped in smoke and yellow light, she scattered
  her flames throughout the palace. This indeed
  was taken as a sign of fear and wonder:
  --
  Latinus orders that the strangers be
  invited to the palace. At its center
  he sat on his ancestral chair of state.
  --
  and hundred-columned, towering above
  the city; once the palace of Laurentian
  Picus, an awesome place both for its forests
  --
  Latinus, seated on his father's throne,
  welcomed the Teucrians into his palace;
  when they had entered, he spoke gentle words:
  --
  He came from herefrom Corythus, his Tuscan
  homelandand starry heaven's golden palace
  enthrones him now; his altars join the gods'."
  --
  At once Allecto, steeped in Gorgon poison,
  makes first for Latium and the high palace
  of the Laurentian chieftain. There she sits
  --
  has turned awry Latinus' plans and all
  his palace, the grim goddess flies at once
  on her dark wings to daring Turnus' walls:
  --
  to rule, that Phrygian blood is to be mingled
  with Latin, that he is banished from the palace.
  And then the kinsmen of those women who,
  --
  ask for unholy war. In eagerness
  they press around the palace of Latinus.
  He, like a steady rock amid the sea,
  --
  He said no more but shut himself within
  the palace, let the reins of rule fall slack.
  Within Hesperian Latium there was
  --
  are set upon the head of Aventinus.
  So, rough, he stalks into the royal palace,
  his shoulders in the clothes of Hercules.
  --
  now leap apart; the stream recoils in fear.
  The den of Cacus, his enormous palace,
  lay bare and, deep inside, his shadowed caverns
  --
  surround the monstrous madman in his house;
  they butcher his companions, burn the palace.
  Yet he, amid that slaughter, slipped away
  --
  who stood before the temple gates, defender
  of the high Capitol; the new-carved palace
  was shaggy with the straw of Romulus.
  --
  and friend and fleet, seeks out the Palatine,
  Evander's palace. Nor is that enough;
  he has made his way into the farthest towns
  --
  and, hot with anger for his brother's death,
  cries: "This is not Amata's dowry palace;
  this is not Ardea, your native place.
  --
  
  eanwhile the palace of Olympus opens;
  the father of the gods and king of men
  --
  killing and being killed. And neither side
  knew what was flight. The gods inside Jove's palace
  take pity on both armies' pointless anger;
  --
  Therefore Latinus calls a solemn council
  of chiefs, who are to meet in his high palace.
  And there they all converge through crowded streets.
  --
  by glory and your heart is stout enough
  or you are set upon a dowry palace,
  then dare and, in your confidence, commit
  --
  into the field. A racing messenger
  now clatters through the royal palace, setting
  the city in alarm, announcing troops
  --
  against our kingdom." He had had enough
  of words and quickly left the high-roofed palace.
  "You, Volusus," he calls out, "you command
  --
  Lavinia will be won upon that field."
  This said, he hurries back into the palace,
  calls for his horses, and on seeing them
  --
  to its foundations. When the queen can see
  from her high palace roof the enemy
  approaching, charging at the walls, the
  --
  of rose; then all the crowd around her raves;
  the wailing fills the palace's wide halls.
  The sad report goes out across the city.
  --
  878.
  Cnos'sus capital of Crete, and site of the palace of Minos and the
  Labyrinth, in, 155.

Agenda_Vol_11, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  But the best part is that theres no smuggling! The thing is that ten years ago, he bought from the
  Nizam of Hyderabad a magnificent palace which was used by the Begum, a very beautiful palace. It
  aroused jealousies and they harassed him out of it, anyway a loathsome affair. So they heaped all

Agenda_Vol_2, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  wondered why!) I remembered that before Buddha left his home, he passed through the rooms of the
  palace and saw his wife and parents sleeping and it felt to him as though they were dead. That's where
  we hear of sleep being like death.

Agenda_Vol_3, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  researched in museums and archives, and I discovered my name, and the names of the other people
  involved. I had relived a scene in the Ducal palace, but relived it in such a... such an absolutely intense
  way (laughing - a scene where I was being strangled and thrown into a canal!) that my mother had to
  --
  image of Thon! The portrait of one of the doges. It was absolutely (it was a Titian)... absolutely
  120Mother later tried to recall the names again, without success: "Those sculptor brothers did a lot of work on the palace at
  Versailles.... And I am not sure if it wasn't Mme de Montespan. I don't remember any more. This kind of thing should not be

Agenda_Vol_4, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  They sent some papers to the Ashram, asking whether we had gold objects other than jewels! So,
  (laughing) I could just see a scene in the palaces of old: gold candelabra, the throne!...
  So ridiculous!

Agenda_Vol_6, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  What did I write?
  "I. in ancient Egypt. A temple or palace of ancient Egypt. Light - and fresh-colored
  paintings on the very high walls. Clear light. About the child, very bold, independent and
  --
  What's written there?
  It's a note on Amenhotep: "Amenhotep III is the builder of Thebes and Luxor.... His palace, south of
  
  --
  am leaving it for R. to decide). Upstairs, the top floor will be a room, and the roof will be a covered
  terrace. Do you know the old Indian Mogul miniatures with palaces in which there are terraces and
  small roofs supported by columns? Do you know those old miniatures? I've had hundreds of them in

Agenda_Vol_7, #The Mothers Agenda, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  was flowing towards the sea (or was it flowing back?). It's very mysterious, at any rate.
  The water was at head level. All the palaces and museums were flooded and they say they were full
  of grime. So the students are now working to scrape everything clean. They're trying to dry the

Book_1_-_The_Council_of_the_Gods, #The Odyssey, #Homer, #Mythology
    Of Taphos' isle--she found the haughty throng
    The suitors; they before the palace gate
    With iv'ry cubes sported, on num'rous hides
  --
    Perchance the Hero might return to chase
    From all his palace that imperious herd,
    To his own honour lord of his own home.
  --
    Meantime the song celestial, where she sat
    In the superior palace; down she came,
    By all the num'rous steps of her abode;
  --
    Her weary lids in dewy sleep profound.
    Then echoed through the palace dark-bedimm'd
    With evening shades the suitors boist'rous roar,         460

BOOK_II._--_PART_I._ANTHROPOGENESIS., #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  * Thence King Solomon, whose traces are nowhere to be found outside of the Bible, and the
  description of whose magnificent palace and city dovetail with those of the Persian tales; though they
  were unknown to all pagan travellers, even to Herodotus.
  --
  with India.* This accounts for Sankhasura, a King of a portion of Sankha-dwipa, who was killed by
  Krishna; that King who resided in the palace "which was an ocean shell, and whose subjects lived in
  shells also," says Wilford.

BOOK_II._--_PART_III._ADDENDA._SCIENCE_AND_THE_SECRET_DOCTRINE_CONTRASTED, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  Sicily was joined to Africa, Barbary to Spain," when "Carthage, the Pyramids of Egypt,
  the palaces of Uxmal and Palenque were not in existence, and the bold navigators of
  Tyre and Sidon, who at a later date were to undertake their perilous voyages along the
  --
  North pole shall overwhelm all the countries beneath its axis. The affrighted sun shall be deprived of
  its light; the palace of heaven falling to decay shall produce at once both life and death, and some kind
  of dissolution shall equally seize upon all deities, who thus shall return into their original chaos"

BOOK_II._--_PART_II._THE_ARCHAIC_SYMBOLISM_OF_THE_WORLD-RELIGIONS, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  are conspicuous in several
  apertures of the remains of Palenque. In one of the basso-relievos of the palace of Palenque, on the
  west side, sculptured as a hieroglyphic right under the seated figure, is a Tau. The standing figure,

BOOK_I._--_PART_III._SCIENCE_AND_THE_SECRET_DOCTRINE_CONTRASTED, #The Secret Doctrine, #H P Blavatsky, #Theosophy
  whole system. . . . . The Sun in abscondito being thus the storehouse of our little Kosmos, selfgenerating its vital fluid, and ever receiving as much as it gives out," and the visible Sun only a
  window cut into the real Solar palace and presence, which reflects, however, faithfully the interior
  work.
  --
  as also the "Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil." And that "Tree," says verse 32, "hath around it
  seven columns," or palaces, of the seven creative Angels operating in the spheres of the seven planets
  on our Globe. As Adam Kadmon is a collective name, so also is the name of the man Adam. Says

Book_of_Imaginary_Beings_(text), #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  Phoenix, it is a bird of brilliant colours, not unlike the pheasant and peacock. In prehistoric times it visited the gardens
  and palaces of virtuous emperors as a visible token of celestial favour. The male (Feng), which had three legs, lived in
  the sun. The female is the Huang; together they are the
  --
  several kinds. The Celestial Dragon carries on its back the
  palaces of the gods that otherwise might fall to earth, destroying the cities of men; the Divine Dragon makes the
  winds and rains for the benefit of mankind; the Terrestrial
  --
  The Sea-Dragon Kings live in resplendent underwater
  palaces and feed on opals and pearls. Of these Kings there
  are five: the chief is in the middle, the other four correspond
  --
  Nagas as cloudlike serpents. They live underground in deep
  palaces. Believers in the Greater Vehicle tell that the Buddha
  preached one law to mankind and another to the gods, and
  --
  that this latter - the secret law - was kept in the heavens
  and palaces of the serpents, who revealed it centuries later
  to the monk Nagarjuna.
  --
  the foul concoction they brew is delicious and that their
  hovels are palaces. So that Peer Gynt would not witness the
  sordidness of his surroundings and the ugliness of the princess he is about to marry, the Trolls offer to put out his
  --
  it springs into the virgins lap and she warms it with love
  and carries it off to the palace of kings. One of Pisanellos
  medals and many famous tapestries illustrate this victory

CHAPTER_28_-_Describes_the_nature_of_the_Prayer_of_Recollection_and_sets_down, #The Way of Perfection, #Saint Teresa of Avila, #Christianity
  remains alone with its God and is thoroughly prepared to become enkindled.
  And now let us imagine that we have within us a palace of priceless worth, built entirely of
  gold and precious stones- a palace, in short, fit for so great a Lord. Imagine that it is partly your
  doing that this palace should be what it is- and this is really true, for there is no building so
  beautiful as a soul that is pure and full of virtues, and, the greater these virtues are, the more
  --
  
  brilliantly do the stones shine. Imagine that within the palace dwells this great King, Who has
  vouchsafed to become your Father and Who is seated upon a throne of supreme price-namely,
  --
  this world in order to see it. I think, if I had understood then, as I do now, how this great King really
  dwells within this little palace of my soul, I should not have left Him alone so often, but should
  have stayed with Him and never have allowed His dwelling-place to get so dirty. How wonderful
  --
  requisite for what He has to set within it. It is for this reason that I say He has perfect freedom,
  since He has power to make the whole of this palace great. The important point is that we should
  be absolutely resolved to give it to Him for His own and should empty it so that He may take out
  --
  within the soul as He does when it is wholly His and keeps nothing back. I do not see how He can
  do so, since He likes everything to be done in order. If we fill the palace with vulgar people and
  all kinds of junk, how can the Lord and His Court occupy it? When such a crowd is there it would

CHAPTER_31_-_Continues_the_same_subject._Explains_what_is_meant_by_the_Prayer, #The Way of Perfection, #Saint Teresa of Avila, #Christianity
  of the Paternoster. They are so close to God that they know they can make themselves understood
  by signs. They are in the palace, near to their King, and they see that He is already beginning to
  give them His Kingdom on earth. Sometimes tears come to their eyes, but they weep very gently

Chapter_II_-_WHICH_TREATS_OF_THE_FIRST_SALLY_THE_INGENIOUS_DON_QUIXOTE_MADE_FROM_HOME, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  might refresh himself and relieve his sore wants, he perceived not far out of his road an inn, which was as
  welcome as a star guiding him to the portals, if not the palaces, of his redemption; and quickening his pace he
  reached it just as night was setting in. At the door were standing two young women, girls of the district as they

COSA_-_BOOK_VIII, #The Confessions of Saint Augustine, #Saint Augustine of Hippo, #Christianity
  them, recommending themselves to their prayers; and so, with hearts
  lingering on the earth, went away to the palace. But the other two,
  fixing their heart on heaven, remained in the cottage. And both had

COSA_-_BOOK_X, #The Confessions of Saint Augustine, #Saint Augustine of Hippo, #Christianity
  I will pass then beyond this power of my nature also, rising by degrees
  unto Him Who made me. And I come to the fields and spacious palaces of
  my memory, where are the treasures of innumerable images, brought into

DS1, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  Patched robe: The Buddha designated three robes for monks: one of five patches for daily activities, for sitting and for sleeping; one of seven patches worn on top of the one of five patches for preaching the Dharma; and one of nine (sometimes twenty-five) patches for going about in public or entering a private residence. Here, this last kind of robe, called a civara, is meant. Thus, when the Buddha later takes this robe off and puts it away, he is still wearing his other garments. These two simpler robes were usually made of plain, undyed cloth, while the civara was invariably saffronyellowthus it was also called a kashaya (saffron-yellow). The sight that finally prompted
  Shakyamuni to leave home was that of an ascetic wearing such a robe. Also, the night of his flight from the palace, he is said to have met a hunter trying to deceive deer by wearing a similar robe, for which Shakyamuni gladly exchanged his princely garments.
  

DS2, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  Tao-chuan says, Multiple limbs and demon faces / impervious to clubs and knives / we leave the world millions of times / but never the palace of the King of Nothing. [Note: the King of Nothing is the Buddha.]
  

Evening_Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo, #Talks With Sri Aurobindo, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  
  About Swami Hamsa I dont remember his name. It was in the Gaekwads palace that he gave two or three lectures. I was invited. But it is not true that I went and saw him. At that time I was not interested in Yoga. I did not ask him about Pranayama. I learnt about Pranayama from the engineer Deodhar who was a disciple of Brahmananda.
  
  --
  
  4. It is stated that his patriotism got the religious colour by his contact with one Swami Hamsa. Swami Hamsa had nothing to do with his nationalism. He was a Hatha Yogi and Sri Aurobindo attended his lecture in the palace on invitation. He did not meet him at his place.
  
  --
  
  Sri Aurobindo: I saw his photograph today. He has a weak face, nothing of the grand father in him. His father had more brilliance and dash. Pratap Singh has a soul but not a strong one. Jaysingh Rao was dull. Shivaji Rao was intelligent. I taught him French; he was a good student. Dhairyashil showed signs of premature development of lust. All that was due to the servants of the palace.
  

Guru_Granth_Sahib_first_part, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  Raag Siree Raag, First Mehl, First House:
  If I had a palace made of pearls, inlaid with jewels,
  scented with musk, saffron and sandalwood, a sheer delight to behold -
  --
  I consulted my Guru, and now I see that there is no other place at all. ||1||Pause||
  If the floor of this palace was a mosaic of diamonds and rubies, and if my bed was encased with rubies,
  and if heavenly beauties, their faces adorned with emeralds, tried to entice me with sensual gestures of love -
  --
  The pleasures of gold and silver, the pleasures of women, the pleasure of the fragrance of sandalwood,
  the pleasure of horses, the pleasure of a soft bed in a palace, the pleasure of sweet treats and the pleasure of hearty meals -
  these pleasures of the human body are so numerous; how can the Naam, the Name of the Lord, find its dwelling in the heart? ||2||
  --
  One who attains perfection as Gurmukh, obtains the Immeasurable True Lord. ||1||Pause||
  The palace of the Lord God is beautiful. Within it are flawless diamonds,
  gems, rubies and pearls. A fortress of gold surrounds this Source of Nectar.
  --
  So praise the True One continually, and love His Place of Truth. ||2||
  Beautiful gates, houses and palaces, solidly built forts,
  elephants, saddled horses, hundreds of thousands of uncounted armies -

IS_-_Chapter_1, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  and the position it occupies in the city's order suffice
  to indicate its function: the palace, the prison, the
  mint, the Pythagorean school, the brothel. The
  --
  
  jagged shade, toward palaces of thick, whitewashed
  walls, tiled courts where girls are dancing barefoot,

Liber_111_-_The_Book_of_Wisdom_-_LIBER_ALEPH_VEL_CXI, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
   128.
   ON THE HIDDEN palace OF WISDOM
   129.
  --
   thee, a Prophecy, a Sign or Signal from thy Lord. Thy most unconscious
   Acts are Keys to the Treasure-Chamber of thine own palace, which is the
   House of the Holy Ghost. Consider well thy conscious Thoughts and Acts,
  --
   Warrior, as a Bridegroom, to take thy Pleasure upon the Earth, and in
   every palace of the Mind, moving ever from the crass to the subtle,
   from the coarse to the fine. Conquer every Repulsion in thy self,
  --
   practical Wisdom in our Magick Art. And this is the Wonder and Beauty
   of this Work, that for every Man is his own palace. Yea, this is Life,
   that the Secrets of our Order are not fixed and dead, as are the
  --
   only of the Metals, but of every Sphere, and this Key is of virtue to
   enter every palace of Perfection.
   DE FEMINA: QUAE EST PROPRIA JOCO. (On Woman, who is fit for a Jest)

Liber_46_-_The_Key_of_the_Mysteries, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
   peace of Jesus Christ." And such was the power of this presence that
   they could not close the city gates against him. But the palace doors
   were closed. Martin refused to see the Ithacans or to receive the
  --
   The whole great city has seen one of them whose silent {40} prophecy
   was to turn ceaselessly as he walked, covered with rags, in the palace
   of luxury and riches.
  --
   to the right hand or the left, until they are entered into the court of
   the kings palace. Thou art God, who by thy godhead sustainest all
   beings, and by thy unity dost being home all creatures. Thou art God,
  --
   little account of the most ordinary phenomena of Nature.
   The mirage in the steppes of Russia, the palace of Morgan le Fay, the
   figures printed naturally in the heart of stones which Gaffael calls

Liber_71_-_The_Voice_of_the_Silence_-_The_Two_Paths_-_The_Seven_Portals, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
   same. For to US the Three Characteristics and the Four Noble Truths are
   lies-the laws of Illusion. Ours is the palace of the Grail, not
   Klingsor's Castle.

Maps_of_Meaning_text, #Maps of Meaning, #Jordan Peterson, #Psychology
  enables them to forget that all the advantages of their position are accidental, that not everyone can have
  a thousand women and palaces, as Solomon did; they forget that for every man with a thousand wives
  there are a thousand men without wives, that for every palace there are a thousand men who built it by
  the sweat of their brows, and that the same chance that has made them a Solomon today might well

Sayings_of_Sri_Ramakrishna_(text), #Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
  244. He who has once tasted the refined crystal of sugar candy finds no pleasure in tasting the dirty
  treacle. He who has slept in a palace will not find pleasure in lying down in a dirty hovel. The soul that
  has tasted the sweetness of Divine bliss finds no happiness in the vulgar pleasures of the world.
  --
  Girija1: This Girija too was a disciple of the Bhairavi Brahmani.
  380. A beggar would indeed be acting very foolishly were he to go to the king's palace and beg for such
  insignificant things as gourds or pumpkins. Similarly, a devotee would be acting foolishly were he to
  --
  What is the good of merely crying, "O God! O God!"?
  583. If a man desires to see the king in his palace, he will have to go to the palace and pass through all
  the gates; but, if, after entering the outermost gate only he exclaims, "Where is the king?" he will not
  --
  707. The Avataras are born with Divine powers and Divine qualities. They can go into, and stay in, any
  state of realisation from the highest to the lowest. In a king's palace a stranger can go only to the outer
  quarters, but the king's own child, the prince of the house, is free to go to every corner.
  --
  whole responsibility upon God, do your work in the world.
  1096. A thief entered the palace of a king at the dead of night and overheard the king saying to the
  queen, "I shall give my daughter in marriage to one of those Sadhus (holy men) who are dwelling on the
  --
  revelation of the Supreme Brahman.
  Once a man wanted to see the king. The king lived in the inner apartment of the palace beyond seven
  gates. The man came to the palace and saw at the first gate a person sitting in great pomp surrounded
  by a retinue, Seeing him, the man who was going to the king asked his friend, "Is that the king?" The
  --
  successive gate he saw persons sitting surrounded by greater and greater pomp and show. The more he
  advanced into the interior of the palace the more was the grandeur of the people whom he saw. And at
  every succeeding stage he thought that he beheld the king and so questioned his friend. But when he

Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo_1, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  know, Hitler is a sort of mystic. He says he is guided by an inner voice. He
  goes into silence in his palace and waits for the voice. Whatever the voice
  says he will carry out. Jwalanti's son's friend writes that he is absolutely undependable. His generals, financiers etc. don't know what his next step will

Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo_2, #Talks With Sri Aurobindo, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  SRI AUROBINDO: That is something I can't swallow myself.
  SATYENDRA: Gandhi himself can't carry Congress with him. But the question has been shelved for the presentI hope buried like Aurangzeb's musicians. (Aurangzeb forbade all music. In spite of that, some took out a musical procession in front of his palace. He ordered the musicians to be buried
  alive.)

The_Act_of_Creation_text, #The Act of Creation, #Arthur Koestler, #Psychology
  beckoned him over and asked: 'Was your mother ever employed
  in my palace?'
  
  --
  
  'Here the Khan Kubla commanded a palace to be built, and a
  stately garden thereunto. And thus ten miles of fertile ground were
  --
  the stone cast into the stream: 'Here the Khan Kubla commanded a
  palace to be built', etc. But at that point his imagination caught on, the
  opium took effect, visual thinking took over, and images rose up as
  --
  
  comes to that, the changing of the Guard at Buckingham palace
  will strike one spectator as comic, and appeal to the tribal, or romantic,

The_Anapanasati_Sutta_A_Practical_Guide_to_Mindfullness_of_Breathing_and_Tranquil_Wisdom_Meditation, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  1] Thus have I heard. On one occasion the Blessed One
  was living at Savatthi in the Eastern Park, in the palace of
  Migara's Mother, together with many very well-known

the_Castle, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  Three Tales of Madness and Destruction
  Now that we have seen these greasy pieces of cardboard become a museum of old masters, a theater of tragedy, a library of poems and novels, the silent brooding over down-to-earth words bound to come up along the way, following the arcane pictures, can attempt to soar higher, to peal forth winged words, perhaps heard in some theater balcony, where their resonance transforms moth-eaten sets on a creaking stage into palaces and battlefields.
  
  --
  
  But an old man's trembling finger is now pointed at the Arcanum of the Tower and the Thunderbolt. In his other hand he holds up the figure of the King of Cups, surely to make us recognize him, since no royal attributes remain on his derelict person: nothing in the world has been left him by his unnatural daughters (this is what he seems to say, pointing to two portraits of cruel, crowned ladies and then at the squalid landscape of the Moon), and now others want to usurp even this card from him, the proof of how he was driven from his palace, emptied from the walls like a can of rubbish, abandoned to the fury of the elements. Now he inhabits the storm and the rain and the wind as if he could have no other home, as if the world were allowed to contain only hail and thunder and tempest, just as his mind now houses only wind and thunderbolts and madness. Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout till you have drench'd our steeples, drown'd the cocks! You sulphurous and thought-executing fires, vaunt-couriers to oak-cleaving thunderbolts, singe my white head! And thou, all-shaking thunder, smite flat the thick rotundity o' the world! Crack nature's molds, all chromosomes spill at once that make ungrateful man! We read this hurricane of thoughts in the eyes of the old sovereign seated in our midst, his bent shoulders huddled no longer in his ermine mantle but in a Hermit's habit, as if he were still wandering by lantern light over the heath without shelter, the Fool his only support and mirror of his madness.
  
  --
  
  For all three tragedies the advance of a victorious king's Chariot of war marks the fall of the curtain. Fortinbras of Norway lands on the pale Baltic island, the palace is silent, the warrior enters among the marble walls: why, it is a morgue! There lying dead is the entire royal family of Denmark! O proud, snobbish Death! What feast is toward in thine eternal cell that thou so many princes at a shot so bloodily hast struck, leafing through the Almanach de Gotha with thy scythe-paper-knife?
  No, it is not Fortinbras: it is the King of France, Cordelia's husband, who has crossed the channel to support Lear and is closely besieging the army of Gloucester's Bastard, contended by the two rival and perverse queens, but he will not be in time to free the mad king and his daughter from their cage, shut up there to sing like birds and laugh at gilded butterflies. For the first time there is a bit of peace in the family: if the murderer would delay only a few minutes. But instead he is punctual, hangs Cordelia, and is killed by Lear, who cries: Why should a dog, a horse, a rat have life and thou no breath at all? And Kent, faithful Kent, can only wish for him: Break, heart, I prithee, break!

the_Eternal_Wisdom, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  
  42) Eternal wisdom builds: I shall be her palace when she finds repose in me and I in her. ~ Angelus Silesius
  Life and Yoga View Similar Wisdom and the Religions
  --
  
  26) I have never counted as real possessions either treasures or palaces or the places which give us credit and put authority in our hands or the pleasures of which men are slaves. ~ Cicero
  

The_Garden_of_Forking_Paths_1, #Selected Fictions, #Jorge Luis Borges , #unset
  His countenance, in the bright circle of lamplight, was certainly that of an ancient, but it shone with something unyielding, even immortal.
  With slow precision, he read two versions of the same epic chapter. In the first, an army marches into battle over a desolate mountain pass. The bleak and somber aspect of the rocky landscape made the soldiers feel that life itself was of little value, and so they won the battle easily. In the second, the same army passes through a palace where a banquet is in progress. The splendor of the feast remained a memory throughout the glorious battle, and so victory followed.
  With proper veneration I listened to these old tales, although perhaps with less admiration for them in themselves than for the fact that they had been thought out by one of my own blood, and that a man of a distant empire had given them back to

The_Garden_of_Forking_Paths_2, #Selected Fictions, #Jorge Luis Borges , #unset
  
  His face, within the vivid circle of the lamplight, was unquestionably that of an old man, but with something unalterable about it, even immortal. He read with slow precision two versions of the same epic chapter. In the first, an army marches to a battle across a lonely mountain; the horror of the rocks and shadows makes the men undervalue their lives and they gain an easy victory. In the second, the same army traverses a palace where a great festival is taking place; the resplendent battle seems to them a continuation of the celebration and they win the victory. I listened with proper veneration to these ancient narratives, perhaps less admirable in themselves than the fact that they had been created by my blood and were being restored to me by a man of a remote empire, in the course of a desperate adventure, on a Western isle. I remember the last words, repeated in each version like a secret commandment: Thus fought the heroes, tranquil their admirable hearts, violent their swords, resigned to kill and to die.
  

The_Golden_Bough, #unset, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  hills, can ever forget it. The two characteristic Italian villages
  which slumber on its banks, and the equally Italian palace whose
  terraced gardens descend steeply to the lake, hardly break the
  --
  cool-headed William the Third contemptuously refused to lend himself
  to the hocuspocus; and when his palace was besieged by the usual
  unsavoury crowd, he ordered them to be turned away with a dole. On
  --
  in imitation of Buddha, who, before being advanced to the rank of a
  divinity, had quitted his royal palace and seraglio and retired from
  the world, Badonsachen withdrew from his palace to an immense
  pagoda, the largest in the empire, which he had been engaged in
  --
  ascetic life, quickly disabused him of his imaginary godhead, and
  drove him back to his palace and his harem. The king of Siam "is
  venerated equally with a divinity. His subjects ought not to look
  --
  thunderbolt in the midst of a dreadful storm. Swollen by the rain,
  the Alban lake rose in flood and drowned his palace. But still, says
  an ancient historian, when the water is low and the surface
  unruffled by a breeze, you may see the ruins of the palace at the
  bottom of the clear lake. Taken along with the similar story of
  --
  Siuir; and from holding a border meeting at Gabhran. The king of
  Connaught might not conclude a treaty respecting his ancient palace
  of Cruachan after making peace on All-Hallows Day, nor go in a
  --
  same inextricable web of custom and law, they degenerated into mere
  puppets, hardly stirring from their palaces and occupied in a
  perpetual round of empty ceremonies, while the real business of
  --
  the kings, though invested with the title and pomp of sovereignty,
  ceased to govern. While they lived secluded in their palaces, all
  real political power was wielded by the hereditary generals.
  --
  BY AN EXTENSION of the like precaution kings are sometimes forbidden
  ever to leave their palaces; or, if they are allowed to do so, their
  subjects are forbidden to see them abroad. The fetish king of Benin,
  who was worshipped as a deity by his subjects, might not quit his
  palace. After his coronation the king of Loango is confined to his
  palace, which he may not leave. The king of Onitsha "does not step
  out of his house into the town unless a human sacrifice is made to
  --
  precincts of his premises." Indeed we are told that he may not quit
  his palace under pain of death or of giving up one or more slaves to
  be executed in his presence. As the wealth of the country is
  --
  even required by custom, to dance before his people outside the high
  mud wall of the palace. In dancing he carries a great weight,
  generally a sack of earth, on his back to prove that he is still
  --
  stoned. The kings of Ethiopia were worshipped as gods, but were
  mostly kept shut up in their palaces. On the mountainous coast of
  Pontus there dwelt in antiquity a rude and warlike people named the
  --
  even starving him to death. The kings of Sabaea or Sheba, the spice
  country of Arabia, were not allowed to go out of their palaces; if
  they did so, the mob stoned them to death. But at the top of the
  palace there was a window with a chain attached to it. If any man
  deemed he had suffered wrong, he pulled the chain, and the king
  --
  suite dared to touch him; a European coming to the spot carried the
  injured monarch to his palace. Formerly no one might touch the king
  of Corea; and if he deigned to touch a subject, the spot touched
  --
  other parts of Greece besides Sparta. Thus Minos, king of Cnossus in
  Crete, whose great palace has been unearthed in recent years, is
  said to have held office for periods of eight years together. At the
  --
  this last custom has been omitted for some time), he moved in
  procession round the palace and through the streets of the capital.
  On the third day, after the usual procession, the temporary king
  --
  April) a temporary king is appointed, who for three days enjoys the
  royal prerogatives, the real king remaining shut up in his palace.
  This temporary king sends his numerous satellites in all directions
  --
  anointed and the oxen rubbed with incense, the mock king traces nine
  furrows with the plough, followed by aged dames of the palace
  scattering the first seed of the season. As soon as the nine furrows
  --
    Her lament is for meadows, where no plants grow.
    Her lament is for a palace, where length of life grows not."
  
  --
  carried into effect on the last day of the old year. A signal gun is
  fired from the palace; it is answered from the next station, and so
  on from station to station, till the firing has reached the outer
  --
  shouts, but after another feigned attack the demon vanishes in the
  gloom. On the last night of the year the palace of the Kings of
  Cambodia is purged of devils. Men painted as fiends are chased by
  elephants about the palace courts. When they have been expelled, a
  consecrated thread of cotton is stretched round the palace to keep
  them out. In Munzerabad, a district of Mysore in Southern India,
  --
  pages in the royal livery, four of them with shaven crowns like the
  palace-slaves, and four of them with the flowing locks of warriors;
  and if he contrived to escape, the captain of the guard had to take
  --
  During the last five days divine honours were showered on the
  destined victim. The king remained in his palace while the whole
  court went after the human god. Solemn banquets and dances followed
  --
  century, it was enough to deprive him of his office. Outside his
  palace he was carried on men's shoulders; within it he walked on
  exquisitely wrought mats. The king and queen of Tahiti might not
  --
  the king of Dosuma touched the ground, and he had to perform an
  expiatory ceremony. Within his palace the king of Persia walked on
  carpets on which no one else might tread; outside of it he was never
  --
  such notions confined to Europe. In Corea, a few days before the New
  Year festival, the eunuchs of the palace swing burning torches,
  chanting invocations the while, and this is supposed to ensure
  --
  young son overcame all difficulties, and got possession of the
  parrot. He brought it to the door of the magician's palace, and
  began playing with it. Punchkin, the magician, saw him, and, coming
  --
  prince going into a far country planted with his own hands a tree in
  the courtyard of his father's palace, and said to his parents, "This
  tree is my life. When you see the tree green and fresh, then know
  --
  which the ogres live, they would all burst "and the rock itself
  would become a gilded palace, and the lake green meadows." The hero
  finds the grain of sand and takes it to the top of the high rock in
  --
  So, hearing of the charms of Bidasari, the queen resolved to put her
  out of the way. She lured the girl to the palace and tortured her
  cruelly; but Bidasari could not die, because her soul was not in
  --
  she came to herself and told the king the secret of her life. So the
  king returned to the palace, took the fish from the queen, and put
  it in water. Immediately Bidasari revived, and the king took her to
  --
  his soul in a little brown bird, which perched on a tall tree beside
  the gate of the palace. The king's life was so bound up with that of
  the bird that whoever should kill the bird would simultaneously kill

The_Gospel_According_to_Luke, #The Bible, #Anonymous, #Various
  
  14 And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake; and the people wondered. 15 But some of them said, He casteth out devils through Beelzebub the chief of the devils. 16 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven. 17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth. 18 If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub. 19 And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your sons cast them out? therefore shall they be your judges. 20 But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you. 21 When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace: 22 But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils. 23 He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.
  The Return of the Unclean Spirit

The_Gospel_According_to_Mark, #The Bible, #Anonymous, #Various
  
  16 The soldiers took Him away into the palace (that is, the Praetorium), and they called together the whole Roman cohort. 17 They dressed Him up in purple, and after twisting a crown of thorns, they put it on Him; 18 and they began to acclaim Him, "Hail, King of the Jews!" 19 They kept beating His head with a reed, and spitting on Him, and kneeling and bowing before Him. 20 After they had mocked Him, they took the purple robe off Him and put His own garments on Him. And they led Him out to crucify Him.
  The Way of the Cross

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