We expect immortality not merely because we desire it; but because the desire itself arises from all that is best and truest and worthiest in ourselves.
Here, in the centre of a small chapel, surrounded by his chief companions in arms, by Alvar Fanez Minaya, Pero Bermudez, Martin Antolinez and Pelaez the Asturian, were placed the remains of the mighty warrior, the truest of Spanish heroes, the embodiment of all the national virtues and most of the national vices.
His greatest and truest fame is as the "father of the constitution."
It is simplest, as it is truest, to say that the Crusades did not fail - they simply ceased; and they ceased because they were no longer in joint with the times.
The folk songs are the truest and most interesting national literature.