On revient toujours à ses premiers amours—We always come back to our first loves.
Here there is hardly ever anything like direct legislative change, and yet real change is incessant. / The fox barks not when he would steal the lamb. 2 Henry VI., iii. Her sister Anne, on being apprised of her danger, sent a message, offering to come and see her; but she thanked her, and replied that she thought she had better not. Palamedes was arraigned before the chiefs of the army and accused of betraying his country to the enemy, whereupon a search was instituted, and a large sum of money being found in his tent, he was pronounced guilty and sentenced to be stoned to death. Kutúzov wrote that the Russians had not retreated a step, that the French losses were much heavier than ours, and that he was writing in haste from the field of battle before collecting full information.
The chaparral before us was impenetrable except where there were roads or trails, with occasionally clear or bare spots of small dimensions. In two’s the men would approach each animal selected, avoiding as far as possible its heels. “At such a moment!” Prince Andrew repeated. The only change was, that Mexico became her own executor of the laws and the recipient of the revenues. Last of all, the blossom finds its negation in the fruit.
48 War he detested, as the disgrace and calamity of human nature; 481 but when the necessity of a just defence called upon him to take up arms, he readily exposed his person to eight winter campaigns, on the frozen banks of the Danube, the severity of which was at last fatal to the weakness of his constitution. In his very curious epistle to the emperor Trajan, he affirms, that the temples were almost deserted, that the sacred victims scarcely found any purchasers, and that the superstition had not only infected the cities, but had even spread itself into the villages and the open country of Pontus and Bithynia. The hanging down of grapes—the brow of a lion, the froth of a foaming wild boar, and many other like things, though by themselves considered, they are far from any beauty, yet because they happen naturally, they both are comely, and delightful; so that if a man shall with a profound mind and apprehension, consider all things in the world, even among all those things which are but mere accessories and natural appendices as it were, there will scarce appear anything unto him, wherein he will not find matter of pleasure and delight. Lee had now a superb opportunity to take the initiative either by attacking Wright and Burnside alone, or by following by the Telegraph Road and striking Hancock’s and Warren’s corps, or even Hancock’s alone, before reinforcements could come up. Id demum est homini turpe, quod meruit pati—That only brings disgrace on a man which he has deserved to suffer.
Caprice and accident may influence my choice; but the dexterity of self-love will contrive to applaud either active industry or philosophic repose. We discover the hidden veins of copper, silver, and gold, advantageous for our use and beautiful as ornaments. A., Short History of Egyptian Monuments. I am angry at the custom of forbidding children to call their father by the name of father, and to enjoin them another, as more full of respect and reverence, as if nature had not sufficiently provided for our authority. Sassetti, Vita di Francesco Ferrucci, written in the 16th century and published in the Archivio storico, vol.
The Argonauts, powerfully affected by the melody, were making ready to land, when Orpheus perceived the danger, and, to the accompaniment of his magic lyre, commenced one of his enchanting songs, which so completely absorbed his listeners that they passed the island in safety; but not before Butes, one of their number, lured by the seductive music of the Sirens, had sprung from the vessel into the waves below. The capture of Vicksburg, with its garrison, ordnance and ordnance stores, and the successful battles fought in reaching them, gave new spirit to the loyal people of the North. The Thousand and One Nights: commonly called, in England, “The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments.” A New Translation from the Arabic, with copious Notes, by Edward William Lane. Such a presentiment, however, lay locked in his taciturn breast. As already indicated, paper, which is a web composed of units of short dimensions produced by deposition from suspension in water and agglomerated by the interlacing of the component fibres in all planes within the mass, is a species of textile.
The expression on all their faces suddenly changed to one of horror. Under these circumstances there was some difficulty in joining the local organization, and considerable amusement and excitement to be obtained out of it after I had joined. Jucundum et carum sterilis facit uxor amicum—A wife who has no children makes (to her husband’s heirs) a dear and engaging friend. This was an unheard-of proceeding, all matters relating to elections being from time immemorial referred to the House of Commons itself. So that this[p.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him. It was he himself, and Mr.