Think to Thomas and Fair Ellinor

Think [Cogito ergo sum]. This was the unphilosophical axiom of Descartes.

Of course he assumes what he ought to prove. He assumes the existence of a thinker, and then says his existing being exists. He might just as well say a tree is green, a rose is red, sugar is sweet, therefore these things exist.

“Higher than himself can no man think” was the saying of Protagoras.

Therefore eternity, omnipotence, deity, etc., are unthinkable subjects.

Thinks I to Myself, a novel by Nares (good), 1811.

Third Founder of Rome (The), Caius Marius. He was so called because he overthrew the multitudinous ho rdes of Cambrians and Teutonês who came to lick up the Romans as the oxen of the field lick up grass (B.C. 102).

(The first founder was Romulus, and the second Camillus.)

Thirsil and Thelgon, two gentle swains who were kinsmen. Thelgon exhorts Thirsil to wake his “too long sleeping Muse;” and Thirsil, having collected the nymphs and shepherds around him, sang to them the song of The Purple Island.—Phineas Fletcher: The Purple Island, i., ii. (1633).

Thirsty (The), Colman Itadach, surnamed “The Thirsty,” was a monk of the rule of St. Patrick. Itadach, in strict observance of St. Patrick’s rule, refused to quench his thirst in the hot harvest-field, and died in consequence.

Thirteen Precious Things of Britain.

(1) Dyrnwyn (the sword of Rhydderch Hael). If any man except Hael drew this blade, it burst into a flame from point to hilt.

(2) The Basket of Gwyddno Garanhir. If food for one man were put therein, it multiplied till it sufficed for a hundred.

(3) The Horn of Bran Galed, in which was always found the very beverage that each drinker most desired.

(4) The Platter of Rhegynydd Ysgolhaig, which always contained the very food that the eater most liked.

(5) The Chariot of Morgan Mwynvawr. Whoever sat therein was transported instantaneously to the place he wished to go to.

(6) The Halter of Clydno Eiddyn. Whatever horse he wished for was always found therein. It hung on a staple at the foot of his bed.

(7) The Knife of Llawfrodded Farchawg, which would serve twenty-four men simultaneously at any meal.

(8) The Caldron of Tyrnog. If meat were put in for a brave man, it was cooked instantaneously; but meat for a coward would never get boiled therein.

(9) The Whetstone of Tudwal Tudclud. If the sword of a brave man was sharpened thereon, its cut was certain death; but if of a coward, the cut was harmless.

(10) The Robe of Padarn Beisrudd, which fitted every one of gentle birth, but no churl could wear it.

(11) The Mantle of Tegau Eurvron, which only fitted ladies whose conduct was irreproachable.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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