Partie 6 : La vie au quotidien

Chapitre 53 : Moving and doing things

Moving, page 112

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to step
to tread
to amble
to toddle
to stumble
to hop, to skip
to trample
to rush
to march
to creep
to crawl
the pace
on tiptoe

He dashed upstairs when he heard that the baby was awake.

“I wandered lonely as a cloud” is the first line of a famous lyrical poem by William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

Doing things, page 112

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to undertake
to handle something
to tackle something
to strive to do something
to make alterations to something
to resort to something
to cope with
to carry something out
to achieve something
to fail to do something
to procrastinate
eventually, in the end
to put an end to something
to postpone something
a work
a go-getter

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”

“Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination.”

Food for thought, page 113

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  1. By walking through a setting we are exposed to it in an ideal manner for imprinting its details on our minds. We take it in at a natural pace. To walk through a landscape is to explore it. To drive through it in some form of vehicle is merely to traverse it.
  2. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.
  3. If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.