Day: October 4, 2017

How much better it is to weep at joy than to 5 joy at weeping! Much Ado, i.

rather hard than wearisome; free from affectation; irregular, incontinuous, and bold; where every piece makes up an entire body; not like a pedant, a preacher, or a pleader, but rather a soldier-like style, as Suetonius calls that of Julius Caesar; and yet I see no reason why he should call it so.

No particular quality can make any man proud, that will at the same time put the many other weak and imperfect ones he has in the other scale, and the nothingness of human condition to make up the weight. And the history of Croesus bears evidence that no momentary state deserves the name of happiness. The incident did not lessen his hazardous exposure, but he continued so exposed until he had placed his command under cover. Then we came to a big drop, and the jar made the bones slip past one another so as to throw the hand out of position. Every state, town, or city, (as well as every man), possessed its special genius.

“Very good!” said Bagratión. In the dim shadow of the curtain her luminous eyes shone more brightly than usual from the tears of joy that were in them. Nullum numen abest si sit prudentia—Where there is prudence, a protecting divinity is not far away. Men err from selfishness, women because they are weak. Mme. Fraus est celare fraudem—It is a fraud to conceal 15 fraud.

This became apparent ten days after. Prince Andrew had loved his wife, she died, but that was not enough: he wanted to bind his happiness to another woman. "How bitter and grievous, O my God, would such a life be were it not for Thee! Thou hast sweetened and reconciled it to me." I had a few short intervals from this severe and mortifying life. Gorman described with moving pathos how a friend of his, “a bright young man from Baltimore,” a Sunday-school scholar, well recommended by his pastor, wished to be a letter-carrier; and how he went before us to be examined. The tumult became a regular engagement, and threatened a general massacre.

“Why, it’s a mercy if we can get the carpets alone into three cases,” said the butler’s assistant. “Hm! Hm!” muttered the prince, sitting down. A large open space on the outskirts of the town is the 87 scene of action. He had, besides these, five-and-twenty other dresses of great richness, and his numerous attendants imitated him according to their means. Notwithstanding this, I had dealings with many important men of the party and managed to interest them in practical collaboration for the good of all.

Hunt (Mrs. Uom, se’ tu grande o vil? Muori, e il saprai—Man, whether thou be great or vile, die, and it will be known.

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“Yes, so it is, so it is,” said the general angrily, lowering the field glass and shrugging his shoulders, “so it is! They’ll be fired on at the crossing.

A list of all Plutarch’s writings would be a very long one.

Ermólov was nowhere to be found and no one knew where he was. His sobriety in respect to wine is best depicted in Plato’s “Symposium,” in a very characteristic[395] scene in which we see what Socrates called virtue. At the dissolution he surrendered his priory without compunction to the crown, and received a liberal pension. There were certain books that were taboo. He’s a strong Progressive man, took very active part in the late campaign, etc.

At this place he was met by the enemy’s cavalry, supported by infantry, and forced to retire, with the loss of his artillery and trains. Quando leoni / Fortior eripuit vitam leo?—There is greater concord among serpents than among men; a wild beast of a like kind spares kindred spots. They immediately proceeded to capture them, to add to the army’s supplies. I subordinated my own interests and those of my dynasty, which certainly were not unimportant, and forced myself, after the severest inward struggles, to acquiesce in the wish of the German authorities. “He must keep order, keep the law, that’s what the government is there for.

This story appears to be borne out by the proceedings which were instituted in memory of the capture. They became more closely united to me in sympathy through my persecution. He then secured their ships, landed his men, and after a siege of two days, the enemy capitulated, and gave up the castle. One of the best of these represents the field of contest like the preceding versions; it is entitled, “Retzsch’s Extraordinary Design of Satan playing at Chess with Man for his Soul, copied by HB in his freest manner” (September 29, 1837). Hereby my soul began to be more resigned, to comprehend that the state of absence, and of wanting what I longed for, was in its turn more profitable than that of always abounding.

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This would have defeated Argyll’s foes had the king been honest in the matter; but Middleton represented to Charles that to stay judgment till the proceedings had been inspected by the king would look like distrust of the Parliament, and might much discourage that loyal body.

It was by now late in the afternoon.

So that if the natural violence of their desire were not a little restrained by fear and honour, which were wisely contrived for them, we should be all shamed. Despite his apparently delicate build Prince Andrew could endure physical fatigue far better than many very muscular men, and on the night of the battle, having arrived at Krems excited but not weary, with dispatches from Dokhtúrov to Kutúzov, he was sent immediately with a special dispatch to Brünn. Rostóv turned his horse and galloped back. [707] Xen. To be, or not to be, that is the question; / Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer / The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, / Or to take up arms against a sea of troubles, / And, by opposing, end them. Ham., iii.

The late Mareschal de Montluc having lost his son, who died in the island of Madeira, in truth a very worthy gentleman and of great expectation, did to me, amongst his other regrets, very much insist upon what a sorrow and heart-breaking it was that he had never made himself familiar with him; and by that humour of paternal gravity and grimace to have lost the opportunity of having an insight into and of well knowing, his son, as also of letting him know the extreme affection he had for him, and the worthy opinion he had of his virtue. Repulsed here, Charles applied to Parliament, which sent him four propositions as the basis of agreement, namely, that his Majesty should concur in the Bill for settling the militia; should recall all the proclamations, oaths, etc., against Parliament; should disqualify all peers made since the renewal of the Great Seal from sitting in the House of Peers; and should pass a Bill for the adjournment of Parliament being placed in the power of the Houses themselves. This brought him back to the Jackson road, on which there was a good bridge over Baker’s Creek. Aware of his rash, contemptuous, and improvident mode of attack, Struthas laid a snare for him by sending a detachment of cavalry to menace the camp, just when Thimbron had concluded his morning meal in company with the flute-player Thersander,–the latter not merely an excellent musician, but possessed of a full measure of Spartan courage. A few days before my departure from Culpeper the Honorable E.

Campbell-Praed and Justin McCarthy, M.P.

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I had neither the training nor the capacity that would have enabled me to match Mr.

But, O my God, how different were Thy thoughts from theirs,—how different that which was without, from what passed within! My husband had that foible, that when anyone said anything to him against me, he flew into a rage at once.

Accordingly Xenophon, having offered the sacrifices prescribed, took his departure first to Ephesus and thence to Sardis, where he found the army about to set forth. Deum cole, regem serva—Worship God, preserve the king. [242] Xenoph. The cereal straws are used in the form of plait in the making of hats and mats. We can say, Cicero says thus; these were the manners of Plato; these are the very words of Aristotle: but what do we say ourselves? What do we judge? A parrot would say as much as that.

It seems as if a people, like an individual species of animal, reaches sooner or later a state of equilibrium in regard to its environment, and will change no further, except as the environment changes. During the reign of James commercial enterprise showed itself in the exertions of various chartered companies trading to distant parts of the world. There are other philosophers, and those, too, very great and illustrious men, who conceive the whole world to be directed and governed by the will and wisdom of the Gods; nor do they stop here, but conceive likewise that the Deities 211consult and provide for the preservation of mankind. This model Parliament voted twenty thousand pounds a year to Tyrconnel for bringing this state of things about, and twenty thousand pounds a month to the king. I shut myself up all day to read and pray.

As men who have long felt themselves weakened by indisposition, give themselves up at last to the mercy of medicine and submit to certain rules of living, which they are for the future never to transgress; so he who retires, weary of and disgusted with the common way of living, ought to model this new one he enters into by the rules of reason, and to institute and establish it by premeditation and reflection. and Jul., ii. so should I complain of any inward acquisition. “The count had a sty,” replied the adjutant smiling, “and was very much upset when I told him people had come to ask what was the matter with him. The same year he was elected to Parliament.

When Mago heard of this march, he was much disquieted, and his suspicions of his allies were increased by the following circumstance. The letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. St. The Don horse he was riding was one he had bought from a Cossack during the campaign, and he wore a crumpled hussar cap stuck jauntily back on one side of his head.

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Hearing that Bezúkhov was in Orël, Willarski, though they had never been intimate, came to him with the professions of friendship and intimacy that people who meet in a desert generally express for one another.

Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.

27 It was a sufficient crime of Thrasea Priscus to be descended from a family in which the love of liberty seemed an hereditary quality. 13, 352, 439, Princeton, 1895); The Seat of the Earliest Civilisation in Babylon and the Date of its Beginnings (in Amer. ix, (Euagoras) s. At one time they expected only an attack on the Moselle, but that river and the Rhine being crossed, they apprehended that his design was to raise the siege of Landau, and this was confirmed by the advance of the Landgrave of Hesse to Mannheim. Of course the Popish plot continued to play its part, its puppets being moved, and its victims selected by the great political Oppositionists.

who having a man brought before him that had learned to throw a grain of millet with such dexterity and assurance as never to miss the eye of a needle; and being afterwards entreated to give something for the reward of so rare a performance, he pleasantly, and in my opinion justly, ordered a certain number of bushels of the same grain to be delivered to him, that he might not want wherewith to exercise so famous an art. Why don’t I pray for what I want?” he suddenly thought. B., Egypt of the Pharaohs and of the Khedives. As I have said, the whole South was a military camp. When the bishop therefore had set things in good forwardnesse for his iournie, he drew towards the sea side, and was so desirous to passe ouer, and to inuade his aduersaries, |758| that although the king sent to him an expresse commandement by letters to returne to the court, that he might conferre with him before he tooke the seas; yet excusing himselfe, that the time would not then permit him to staie longer, he passed ouer to Calis, where he landed the 23 of Aprill, in this sixt yeare of king Richards reigne.

These artistic building enterprises, as well as the already-mentioned restoration of the White Drawing Room, belong among the duties of representation devolving upon every Government, be it absolute, constitutional, or democratic in form. In it I had particularized my faults and sins, and said little of the favors of God. In which predicament the priestess of the temple of Pataræ in Lycia is also placed. Mieux nourri qu’instruit—Better fed than taught. Athenæus (xi, p.

The inherent interest of the subject, the inexhaustible labor employed upon it; the immense condensation of matter; the luminous arrangement; the general accuracy; the style, which, however monotonous from its uniform stateliness, and sometimes wearisome from its elaborate ar., is throughout vigorous, animated, often picturesque always commands attention, always conveys its meaning with emphatic energy, describes with singular breadth and fidelity, and generalizes with unrivalled felicity of expression; all these high qualifications have secured, and seem likely to secure, its permanent place in historic literature.

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In their riding habits the ladies imitated the costume of the men as nearly as they could.

Anna Pávlovna arranged a group round him, inviting everyone to listen to his tale.

To what severe chastisement did I not condemn myself! Sometimes Thou didst treat me like a father who pities the child, and caresses it after its involuntary faults. This stand by the enemy was made more than two miles outside of his main fortifications. and Cress., ii. Do either pain or pleasure seize on thee? Let the senses look to that. 2nd Doctor. Ay, ay, he knocked his head too hard against politics and bruisified his pericranium.

Imagination renders the very outside of a jail displeasing to me; I am so enamoured of liberty, that should I be interdicted the access to some corner of the Indies, I should live a little less at my ease; and whilst I can find earth or air open elsewhere, I shall never lurk in any place where I must hide myself. Bristol’s hasty temper had betrayed him into a charge which he could not substantiate. During these years, however, Fichte was mainly occupied with public affairs. Dron made no answer but sighed deeply. This would necessarily be true even if the history of a single people were involved.

“Now fuller, more joyful. Méeting thus togither, they came foorth of the castell, and the king there called for wine and after they had dronke, they mounted on horssebacke, and rode that night to Flint, and the next daie vnto Chester, the third vnto Nantwich, the fourth to Newcastell. “What?” answered the old man absent-mindedly. No Assyrian tablet tells us of any such person as Ninus, the alleged founder of Nineveh. Kill, and thou shalt be killed, and they shall kill him who kills thee. Sp.

The author first introduces the candidates who were obnoxious to him, and he certainly roasts them royally, and serves with a right pungent sauce. Colonel Comstock, who visited the James River for the purpose of ascertaining the best point below Bermuda Hundred to which to march the army has not yet returned. The first victim, however, was one whom a third base wretch, thirsting for blood-money, a broken-down Scotsman, of the name of Carstairs, had accused. At that moment Alexander turned his head and Rostóv saw the beloved features that were so deeply engraved on his memory. He was a man of high character and ability.

In 1813 began the great effort of Germany for national independence. Pfuel and his adherents demanded a retirement into the depths of the country in accordance with precise laws defined by a pseudo-theory of war, and they saw only barbarism, ignorance, or evil intention in every deviation from that theory. The pasha next touched at Jarba, and thence continued his course to the Porte. The opponents did not venture to denounce any Union at all, but they insisted that it ought only to be a federal one, by which they contended Scotland would still, whilst co-operating with England in everything necessary for the good of the realm at large, maintain her ancient dignity, retain her Parliament,[571] her constitution, and ancient sovereignty. And the Roman Poet, makes a lamentation over one of his heroes, that he had no pious mother to lay his body in the grave, but he would be left a prey to birds, or thrown into the river as food for fishes.

During the 7th Sheridan had a fight with the rebel cavalry at Todd’s Tavern, but routed them, thus opening the way for the troops that were to go by that route at night. But that day’s encounter in church had, he felt, sunk deeper than was desirable for his peace of mind. May God help you, but we’ll see what will happen.

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Provoked by such treatment, which they considered as trifling and perfidious, the Alani had recourse to their own valor for their payment and revenge; and as they moved with the usual swiftness of Tartars, they had soon spread themselves over the provinces of Pontus, Cappadocia, Cilicia, and Galatia.

Like so many of the Greek divinities, however, the refined conception of the Muses is somewhat marred by the acerbity with which they punished any effort on the part [158]of mortals to rival them in their divine powers.

In this respect the Mahometans act towards each other in the same manner as Christians do. Lysander captured Samos in the latter half of 404 B.C., after the surrender of Athens. Averell struck the Tennessee and Virginia Railroad, near Wytheville, on the 10th, and proceeding to New River and Christiansburg, destroyed the road, several important bridges and depots, including New River Bridge, forming a junction with Crook at Union on the 15th. He violently seized the old man, and accused him of his murderous intentions. But the nobles of Rome were more tenacious of property than of freedom.

Without saying a word Rostopchín rose and walked hastily to his light, luxurious drawing room, went to the balcony door, took hold of the handle, let it go again, and went to the window from which he had a better view of the whole crowd. When I expressed my indignation at this, Solf sought to console me by observing that, should His Majesty go, he also would, since he could serve no longer under such conditions. The alliance with Prussia, Austria’s treachery, Bonaparte’s new triumph, tomorrow’s levee and parade, and the audience with the Emperor Francis occupied his thoughts. But, knowing that persistence would eventually succeed, he held her fast until she assumed her true form. “Let God and our gweat monarch judge me afterwards!” said Denísov going out, and Rostóv heard the hoofs of several horses splashing through the mud.

For many years Œdipus enjoyed the greatest happiness and tranquillity. Man can be master of nothing while he fears death, but he who does not fear it possesses all. That Marlborough had long intrigued with James, William was quite aware, but on that account he never troubled him; this, however, was by far a more dangerous treachery, and he resented it accordingly. His cheeks, which were so flabby that they looked heavier below, were twitching violently; but he wore the air of a man little concerned in what the two ladies were saying. Colonel Roosevelt by his example and fearlessness inspired his men, and both at Kettle Hill and the ridge known as San Juan he led his command in person.

Bands were organised, in which civil employees, officers, workmen, even women, figure indiscriminately, and these set to work to exploit the necropolis. IV., v. This speech made some of the townspeople less eager to fight, as they imagined that their enemies were all within the walls, while it encouraged others who hoped to arrange matters peaceably. Hooker’s advance now made our line a continuous one. The more common appellation of this singular Parliament was “The Little Parliament.” Cromwell opened their session with a very long and extraordinary speech, in which he gave a history of the past contest with the monarchy, and the mercies with which they had been crowned at Naseby, Dunbar, Worcester, and other places; of the backslidings of the Long Parliament, and the “necessity” to remove it and call this assembly.

Your humble servant and brother, MONTAIGNE. With the other nations they were forbidden to contract any marriages or alliances; and the prohibition of receiving them into the congregation, which in some cases was perpetual, almost always extended to the third, to the seventh, or even to the tenth generation. Einbildungskraft wird nur durch Kunst, besonders durch Poesie geregelt. This Sargon the Elder, whose complete name is Shargani-shar-ali, was the son of a certain Ittibel, who does not appear to have been king. That is what you have gained by alienating me!” And he walked silently several times up and down the room, his fat shoulders twitching.

I answered “all right,” that if I could not I could not, and began to move around to get some flour and salt pork. Grinling Gibbons was found by John Evelyn in a cottage at Deptford, carving his celebrated[373] “Stoning of St. Farrer.Military Manners and Customs. By J. In this etching Henry Pelham is entering on his future state, introduced to the infernal regions by a demon chamberlain. “Oh, how nice,” thought Natásha; and when Sónya and Nicholas had gone out of the conservatory she followed and called Borís to her.

After the loss of the Shevárdino Redoubt, we found ourselves on the morning of the twenty-fifth without a position for our left flank, and were forced to bend it back and hastily entrench it where it chanced to be. Necesse est cum insanientibus furere, nisi solus relinqueris—You must be mad with the insane unless you wish to be left quite alone. By which means it came to passe, that the Englishmen not vsed to such hot aire as they found in those parts in that season of the yeare (for it was about Midsummer) fell dailie into manie perillous diseases, whereof no small number died; and other became so faint, that they were not able to helpe themselues, that to consider the miserie in which they were, it would haue rued the harts of their verie foes.

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You think I won’t get to him? Robbery is not permitted to anybody nowadays!” shouted the publican, picking up his cap.

In our platform we use the word “monopoly” but once, and then we speak of it as an abuse of power, coupling it with stock-watering, unfair competition and unfair privileges.

The army which I could have sent against him was superior to his, and that with which Sherman confronted him was also superior; and between the two he would necessarily have been crushed, or driven away. But it was soon to be manifested that it had availed nothing. She was sitting on some bundles a little behind the old woman, and looked from under her long lashes with motionless, large, almond-shaped eyes at the ground before her. By the first of February all preparations were completed for the final march, Columbia, South Carolina, being the first objective; Fayetteville, North Carolina, the second; and Goldsboro, or neighborhood, the final one, unless something further should be determined upon. THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, February 8, 1909.

He performed the sacrifice, with the other priests, the people surrounding him with congratulations. Socrates and Plato wished to bring forward this Notion as opposed to the consideration of things from points of view and reasonings which are always merely particular and individual, and thus opposed to the Notion itself. In the beginning of the world God gave authority to Adam, who had complete control over his descendants, even as to life and death. The apprehensions of Saturninus were justified by the repeated experience of revolutions. Looking at the matter from the modern standpoint, it seems almost incredible that so intelligent a people as the Egyptians should have failed to make this advance.[255] Yet the facts stand, that as early as the time of the Pyramid Builders, say 4000 years B.C., the Egyptians had made the wonderful analysis of sounds without which the invention of an alphabet would be impossible.

‘Tis a custom of our justice to condemn some for a warning to others. But though the Articles of the Union had received the sanction of the Commissioners, they had yet to receive that of the Scottish and English Parliaments, and no sooner did the matter come before the Scottish one than a storm broke out in Scotland against the Union, which convulsed the whole country, and threatened to annihilate the measure. Erst seit ich liebe ist das Leben schön, / Erst seit ich liebe, weiss ich, dass ich lebe—Only since I loved is life lovely; only since I loved knew I that I lived. Better keep the deil oot than hae to turn him oot. Sc. Porsena, after making peace with the Romans, among many other instances of generosity, ordered his army to carry back nothing but their arms when they retired, leaving the entrenched camp full of food and property of every kind for the Romans.

Small 8vo, cloth extra, 4s. Four thousand one hundred and fifty bodies of the slain were buried on the moor; the greater part of the arms, ammunition, and baggage of the Royalists fell into the hands of Cromwell, with about a hundred colours and standards, including that of Rupert himself, and the arms of the Palatinate. pass and watchword—shaft, Olmütz. What a nuisance that our squadron will be in reserve tomorrow,” he thought. Effugit mortem, quisquis contempserit: timidissimum quemque consequitur—Whoso despises death escapes it, while it overtakes him who is afraid of it. This did not satisfy him, and the work was reissued ten years later in a much more extended form under the title of The History of Architecture.

During the IVth and other early dynasties it differed from that of the Augustan age of the XVIIIth and XIXth; and another change took place under the Ptolemies. Kinneir obtained horses to travel from Kotyôra to Kerasoun by land. The figure which the others made, who had offered to me before, was vastly more engaging. But no sooner had Natásha finished her barcarolle than reality again presented itself. These victims having suffered, the drama of plots now produced a new act.

In other fragments, the hero Etana makes an attempt to raise himself to heaven, and the eagle, his companion, flies away with him, without, however, being able to bring the enterprise to a successful issue. Pythagoras, who supposed the Deity to be one soul, mixing with and pervading all nature, from which our souls are taken, did not consider that the Deity himself must, in consequence of this doctrine, be maimed and torn with the rending every human soul from it; nor that, when the human mind is afflicted (as is the case in many instances), that part of the Deity must likewise be afflicted, 220which cannot be.

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The facts of the case amply refute such a supposition as this.

For them all, that old-fashioned house with its gigantic mirrors, pre-Revolution furniture, powdered footmen, and the stern shrewd old man (himself a relic of the past century) with his gentle daughter and the pretty Frenchwoman who were reverently devoted to him presented a majestic and agreeable spectacle.

He preferred to remain in the dark and exert his influence from there. With these he met the Enemy at the Straights, entering into his Country, where he suffered Ninus to enter with part of his Army: When he saw a competent number enter’d, he fell upon them in the open Plain, and fought them with that resolution, that the Bactrians put the Assyrians to flight, and pursuing them to the next Mountains, kill’d a Hundred Thousand of their Enemies; but after the whole Army enter’d, the Bactrians were overpower’d by number, and were broken, and all fled to their several Cities, in order to defend every one his own Country. See Luke i. The name is said to be an old Spanish and Italian word for a wigmaker, connected with the verb cigarrar, to roll in paper. Each historian, according to his view of what constitutes a nation’s progress, looks for these conditions in the greatness, wealth, freedom, or enlightenment of citizens of France or some other country.

In the same manner it is maintained that if men are actuated by repentance, they are ENTITLED to impunity. Nymph, in thy orisons / Be all my sins remembered. Ham., iii. [Greek: En ergmasi de nika tychê, ou sthenos]—In great acts it is not our strength but our good fortune that has triumphed.

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Conchology was advanced by Martin Lester, and Woodward opened up the new region of mineralogy.

The truer view, on the other hand, appears to be that they were a peculiarly social, pleasure-loving people.

But he laid hands on all the property, and all the treasures of Mania,–and caused her house, which Meidias had taken for himself, to be put under seal,–as lawful prey; since Mania had belonged to Pharnabazus,[373] against whom the Lacedæmonians were making war. Corruptio optimi pessima—The corruption of the best is the worst. Among the gentry of the province Nicholas was respected but not liked. In November 1820 he was appointed consistorial president of the evangelical communities at Saratov and subsequently became chief superintendent of the Lutheran communities in St Petersburg. Had this identity been displayed in one instance alone, we might have attributed it to chance, or to mere casual intercourse; but when it pervades the whole system, we can scarcely doubt that one was a close copy, an imitation, of the other.

As for the education of the children, there was of course much of it that represented downright hard work and drudgery. (Signed) THEODORE ROOSEVELT. More than ten thousand people were still in Moscow on the first and second of September, and except for a mob in the governor’s courtyard, assembled there at his bidding, nothing happened. The doctrine of a future state was scarcely considered among the devout polytheists of Greece and Rome as a fundamental article of faith. The life even of the most useful man, of the best citizen, is not to be hoarded if there be need to spend it.

It seems, in the first place, that Theseus of his own free will, and without any compulsion, when he might have reigned peacefully in Troezen, where he was heir to the kingdom, no mean one, longed to accomplish heroic deeds: whereas Romulus was an exile, and in the position of a slave; the fear of death was hanging over him if unsuccessful, and so, as Plato says, he was made brave by sheer terror, and through fear of suffering death and torture was forced into doing great exploits. These traversed the wood separating us, without escort, and directed him to push forward; but he did not come. We do not grudge them anything. They were fond of asking one another that question. “Endure sooner than die,” is the proper device for man.

Now, there is not one of all these elements that does not perish; for earthly bodies are fragile: water is so soft that the least shock will separate its parts, and fire and air yield to the least impulse, and are subject to dissolution; besides, any of these elements perish when converted into another nature, as when water is formed from earth, the air from water, and the sky from air, and when they change in the same manner back again. The centre of the Allies, consisting of Dutch and English, fought most valiantly, and repeatedly threw back the forces of the Duke of Berwick. All these precautions enabled Tehutimes I to live out the remainder of a reign of about twenty-five years in complete peace. Now among Theologians also it is a received opinion, that if in urgent distress, any one shall take from another what is absolutely necessary for the preservation of his own life, the act shall not be deemed a theft. I happen very often more exactly to see and distinguish the qualities of my friends than they do themselves: I have astonished some with the pertinence of my description, and have given them warning of themselves.

On one occasion he said to me that I ought to go into the United States service. We ourselves, to do well, should never lay a hand upon our servants whilst our anger lasts. iv, Panegyr. La vertu est la seule noblesse—Virtue is the only true nobility.

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