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«As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.»
«Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them»
«And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee; / And when the daughter of the said Herodias came in, and danced, and pleased Herod and them that sat with him, the king said unto the damsel, Ask of me whatsoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee.»
«And now, behold, I loose thee this day from the chains which were upon thine hand. If it seem good unto thee to come with me into Babylon, come; and I will look well unto thee: but if it seem ill unto thee to come with me into Babylon, forbear: behold, all the land is before thee: whither it seemeth good and convenient for thee to go, thither go.»
«But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; / Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.»
«And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.»
«As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.»
«And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; / Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, / Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, / Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: / Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.»
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«Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.»
«BACCHUS, n. A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.Is public worship, then, a sin, That for devotions paid to Bacchus The lictors dare to run us in, And resolutely thump and whack us? --Jorace»
Author: Ambrose Bierce