Day: November 23, 2017

He considered that it would be one of the most powerful means of abating the public jealousy of Popery, if the king could be induced to send the duke out of the kingdom.

Series implexa causarum—The complicated 15 series of causes; fate.

Kochubéy shook his head smilingly, as if surprised at Bolkónski’s simplicity. Her love is the chaste, timid affection of a wife and a vassal rather than the strong passion of a mistress, but Pedro is really the man history describes, the love-fettered prince whom the tragedy of Ignez’s death converted into the cruel tyrant. Seeing that he was famous in life, we are told that he wished not to appear to die an ordinary death, as a proof that he was not a mortal man, but had merely passed out of sight. He did not know that the priest who met him with the cross oppressed the peasants by his exactions, and that the pupils’ parents wept at having to let him take their children and secured their release by heavy payments. The then incumbent of the office was an efficient man, the boss of an up-State county, a veteran politician and one of Mr.

II., iii. “On the contrary,” he said, in a querulous and angry tone that contrasted with his flattering words, “on the contrary, your excellency’s participation in the common action is highly valued by His Majesty; but we think the present delay is depriving the splendid Russian troops and their commander of the laurels they have been accustomed to win in their battles,” he concluded his evidently prearranged sentence. Death of Heracles.—The last expedition undertaken by the great hero was against Eurytus, king of Œchalia, to revenge himself upon this king and his sons for having refused to bestow upon him the hand of Iole, after having fairly won the maiden. Napoleon, predestined by Providence for the gloomy role of executioner of the peoples, assured himself that the aim of his actions had been the peoples’ welfare and that he could control the fate of millions and by the employment of power confer benefactions. The place was a succession of beautiful buildings in gardens full of storks, pigeons, and other birds, flowers, and all the gardens and terraces covered with a beautiful purple Indian honeysuckle.

Prince Andrew looked sternly at her and an expression of anger suddenly came over his face. At this period the kingdom of Tunis was held by the Beni Hefs, Sultan Hassan, the twentieth king of that branch, being the reigning monarch. At the opposite pole is the Vich priest, Jaime Balmes y Uspia (1810-48), whose Cartas á un Escéptico and Criterio are overshadowed by his Protestantismo comparado en el Catolicismo, a performance of striking ingenuity, among the finest in the list of modern controversy. I have often heard him speak of Mrs. “Anybody can shove,” said the footman, and also began working his elbows to such effect that he pushed Pétya into a very filthy corner of the gateway.

But it is equally sure that they were never the property of the general lately in command at Antwerp. Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly. By Thomas Kentish. “I am quite out of horses. xii, (Panathen.) of Isokrates, s.

Not long afterwards,–a number of transports, sufficient for the whole army, having been assembled from Herakleia and Sinôpê,–all the soldiers were conveyed by sea to the latter place, passing by the mouth of the rivers Thermodon, Iris, and Halys, which they would have found impracticable to cross in a land-march through Paphlagonia. It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well. In Petersburg he now experienced the same feeling he had had on the eve of a battle, when troubled by anxious curiosity and irresistibly attracted to the ruling circles where the future, on which the fate of millions depended, was being shaped.


He that pities another minds himsel’. Sc.

The reported aggregate of the enemy’s troops was, as usual, exaggerated, but we now know that it amounted to about 8000 men, a force so greatly superior to anything I could assemble to oppose it, that the situation became at once a very grave one for me.

The Babylonians and Assyrians have built extensively many and great cities enclosed within mighty walls, extended palaces and peculiar temples. The god has a very youthful appearance, as is usual in all his representations, and with the exception of a short mantle which falls from his shoulders, is unclothed. Non est de sacco tanta farina tuo—So much meal cannot have come from your own sack. I said I wanted the very best man in the army for that command. The text, originally somewhat obscure, is so mutilated in places that it is not always possible to make out the sense with certainty.

It was all but impossible that they should really think that I had intended to steal their box; nor, if they did think so, would it have become me to vindicate myself before the landlord and all his servants. But I return to my subject. The wild ass and onager roamed in small herds between the Balikh and the Tigris. This preparation differs from all other milks sold in perfumery in that it consists of some aromatic water with tinc237ture of benzoin and tolu. The latter is usually prepared from the wood at the home of the tree, especially in Formosa and Japan, so that the wood hardly forms an article of commerce and is here enumerated only for completeness’ sake.

He contends that the conditions surrounding the Egyptian court were not different from those about the thrones of other Oriental monarchs, and he points out with great vividness the distinction between the theoretical and the real position of the sovereign.


The manners of the ill-mannered are never so odious, unbearable, exasperating, as they are to their own nearest kindred. P.

Shake off this downy sleep, death’s counterfeit, / And look on death itself. Macb., ii.

Mensuraque juris / Vis erat—And might was the measure of right. He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going. The overture was received with a coldness that the more sensibly impressed the prince with the political blunder which he had committed. A family of three hundred persons, the pure and orthodox branch of the caliph Hassan, is preserved without taint or suspicion in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, and still retains, after the revolutions of twelve centuries, the custody of the temple, and the sovereignty of their native land. The affairs, one while of one house, and then of another, tear you to pieces; you pry into everything too near; your perspicacity hurts you here, as well as in other things.

One of the most recent authorities, Professor Flinders Petrie, inclines to the opinion that the Egyptians were of common origin with the Phoenicians, and that they came into the Nile region from the land of Punt, across the Red Sea. It is also felt, however consistently they may be constituted as to form, that they cannot find their place with us, that we could not allow of their giving us satisfaction, and that they take the place of law, or rather that they put an end to it. North of Ponte Rosso is Germania, composed of the authorities, the employés, and a few wealthy merchants. The raft had long since stopped and only the waves of the current beat softly against it below. For the future we have not so much need of your cares and attention, nor is there now any necessity that you should endanger your own fortunes, by waiting any longer upon ours.

It was a very pretty, well-finished, water-coloured drawing, representing still the same bridge, but with more adjuncts. We should not let these unjust suspicions and animosities influence us. “The dynasty which Abdallee, this tenth possessor of the Koh-i-noor, founded, having been crowned at Kandahar in the year 1747, met with the same fate that attended the dynasties of all the possessors of this celebrated stone. The colloids show an infinite diversity of variations in these essential properties: certain of them, and notably cellulose (q.v.), maintain 310 these characteristics throughout a cycle of transformations such as permit of their being brought into a soluble plastic form, in which condition they may be drawn into filaments in continuous length. There are but rarely found examples of so ardent and so ready an affection amongst the soldiers of elder times, who kept themselves strictly to their rules of war: passion has a more absolute command over us than reason; and yet it happened in the war against Hannibal, that by the example of the people of Rome in the city, the soldiers and captains refused their pay in the army, and in Marcellus’ camp those were branded with the name of Mercenaries who would receive any.

Where there are no clearings the sides of the hills are covered with a very heavy growth of timber and with undergrowth, and the ravines are filled with vines and canebrakes, almost impenetrable. On the other hand, Talus dealt him such a blow that he laid him prostrate on the ground.


The Romans are responsible for the word fiddle, having bestowed upon a kind of cithara—probably then in its first transition—the name of fidiculae (more rarely fidicula), a diminutive form of fides.

He is the very man to be employed in some of our great Eastern dependencies, but he has been kept in Trieste, where his special talents are of little avail, for long enough; and now, when he is especially desirous of obtaining the Marocco Legation, he is passed over, and the place given to an obscure official.

He saw the whips in their red caps galloping along the edge of the ravine, he even saw the hounds, and was expecting a fox to show itself at any moment on the ryefield opposite. It had been too often the case that people looked somewhat askance at his prominence in civic affairs, searching for the personal advantage that might lie back of it. Prince Andrew glanced at Kutúzov’s face only a foot distant from him and involuntarily noticed the carefully washed seams of the scar near his temple, where an Ismail bullet had pierced his skull, and the empty eye socket. “I want to teach this young man how to shoe a horse,” said Telyánin. These Assyrian conquests lead to a conflict between Kurigalzu II and Bel-nirari, in which the latter is victorious.

Of all the actions of nature, I am the most impatient of being interrupted in that. If the liberality of a prince be without measure or discretion, I had rather he were covetous. Cry “Havock,” and let slip the dogs of war. Jul. Fifty female, and two male goats were the number which I received from you: this youth has increased the former to a hundred, and the latter to ten. Ebers, G., Egypt.

This procedure which is employed especially in southern France is carried out as follows. “I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn’t lose anything…” Dólokhov was saying. Haut et bon—Great and good. Still the assault was pushed on. Cowards die many times before their deaths; / The valiant never taste of death but once.

It was a land of scattered ranches, of herds of long-horned cattle, and of reckless riders who unmoved looked in the eyes of life or of death. No anchor, no cable, no fences, avail to keep a fact. Our false conception that an event is caused by a command which precedes it is due to the fact that when the event has taken place and out of thousands of others those few commands which were consistent with that event have been executed, we forget about the others that were not executed because they could not be. Iohn Hastings earle of Penbroke lord Hastings Aburgauennie and Weifford in Ireland, the sonne of Laurence Hastings the first earle of Penbroke of that name, did in the fortie one yeare of Edward the third, being about the yeare of our Lord 1369, infeoffe diuerse persons of the manor of Lidgate in Suffolke, of which towne was Iohn Lidgate the monke of Berie and famous poet of England surnamed. This would enable the Government to receive the revenue themselves instead of paying their just debts with it.

He would no doubt have been tried for misappropriating public property, if not for treason, had he been captured. That he is mad ’tis true; ’tis true, ’tis pity; / 15 And pity ’tis ’tis true. Ham., ii. Fifteen years earlier, Richard Coeur-de-Lion had repelled in similar words a charge of treason insinuated against the Marshal: “God’s Feet! I have always held him for the most loyal knight in all my realm. I went to visit a relation there, who had been one of the members. 192), “according to these men” (the Ionians and others) “and in reference to such causes” (water, fire, &c.), “since they are not sufficient to beget the nature of things, the philosophers are, as already said, compelled by the truth to go on to the principle following (???u????).

Marie Brussiloff, from her cot in the hospital, and Gabriel from his headquarters in the near-by city, still suffering from their wounds, were breathing out threatenings and slaughter.


The rabble hissed and hooted the soldiers, who endeavoured to scatter them.

Whether this was the result of a formal judgement given by the Council in favour of Earl William’s claim, or of a compromise agreed upon between the two claimants and sanctioned by the Council, there is nothing to shew.

(See Hist. History.—A few islands in the north-east of the group were first seen by Abel Tasman in 1643. It is very remarkable that the early Aryans looked upon disease, deformity, and weakness in the same light that we are apt to regard the depraved and vicious. What is the reason that for five months my lord has neglected me? The house in which I am confined is a house of want. The ceremony, it is clear, fell little short of a royal ceremony, with the exception of the crown and the anointing.

But the seventh and eight centuries were a period of discord and darkness: the library was burnt, the college was abolished, the Iconoclasts are represented as the foes of antiquity; and a savage ignorance and contempt of letters has disgraced the princes of the Heraclean and Isaurian dynasties. The hasty retreat of Constantius might be justified by weighty reasons; but he resigned, without a struggle, the possession of Gaul; and Dardanus, the Pr At the same time the agents of Louis had prevailed on the dying king to nominate the Electoral Prince of Bavaria his heir to the crown. On n’est jamais si bien servi que par soi-même—A man is never so well served as by himself. “Anyhow his Serene Highness knows you and will receive you graciously.

From the host’s room came the sounds of a child crying, the despairing sobs of a woman, and the hoarse angry shouting of Ferapóntov. “Sónya, wait a bit—we’ll pack everything into these,” said Natásha.


When by the loss of ourselves we are passed into the Lord, our will is made one and the same with that of the Lord, according to the prayer of Christ, "As thou Father art in me, and I in thee, grant that they also may be one of us." John 17:21.

On the other hand, Melfort and the English pointed out to him the immense advantage to his prospects to settle the last remains of disaffection in the north, and to appear again in arms in his chief kingdom, where they persuaded him that the Highlanders and all the Catholic and Royalist English would now flock to his standard.

H.R.H. This is made by conducting vapors of sulphur over glowing charcoal or coke. He would have been perfectly justified, had he lived, in carrying out his work. “Danny Lund has seen him,” said the boy, “he has seen him plainly in among the rocks.” And then came Danny Lund himself, a small negro lad about fourteen years of age, who was known in those parts as the idlest, most dishonest, and most useless of his race. To fear or to try to escape that force, to address entreaties or exhortations to those who served as its tools, was useless.

He was thought to be an honourable and ambitious man, and promised his aid. I. Didymus the grammarian, in the book about Solon’s laws which he wrote in answer to Asklepiades, quotes a saying of one Philokles, that Solon was the son of Euphorion, which is quite at variance with the testimony of all other writers who have mentioned Solon: for they all say that he was the son of Exekestides, a man whose fortune and power were only moderate, but whose family was of the noblest in Athens; for he was descended from Kodrus the last Athenian king. Gammel Mands Sagn er sielden usand—An 35 old man’s sayings are rarely untrue. He lived in 1540, was taken prisoner and baptized, but his relations caught him again, and kept him as a Mohammedan till he was twenty-five; then he returned to Oran, where he renewed his Christianity, but he was caught again by a Moorish corsair and brought to Algiers, where he was ordered again to become a Mohammedan; and as he would not, he was sentenced to be thrown alive into a mould, with his feet and hands tied with cords, and the block of concrete containing his body was built into an angle of the fort. But there it did not meet with the same recompense.

Polygamy is unknown among them. a wonderful, a matchless people!” said Kutúzov; and he closed his eyes and swayed his head. Almost at the mouth of the Taptee stands a lovely little island; opposite to this is a little town called Domus, a quaint, homelike-looking place, where Europeans spend the hot months. L’on ne peut aller loin dans l’amitié, si l’on n’est pas disposé à se pardonner, les uns aux autres, les petits défauts—Friendship cannot go far if we are not disposed mutually to forgive each other’s venial faults. Like oil of nutmeg, it is extensively used in the manufacture of liqueurs and for scenting soap.

Il y a dans la jalousie plus d’amour-propre que d’amour—There is more self-love than love in jealousy. To shoot wide of the mark, i.e., guess foolishly 40 when you don’t know. The Welsh war came on again in 1282 and added to the king’s embarrassment. The face was of the purest oval, the features regular, the eyes large, dark, and almond-shaped, the complexion pale olive, with a slight blush of the most delicate pink on the cheeks, and the mouth was half pouting and almost infantile in its round curves, but with an expression of dejection and sorrow lingering about the corners which told better than words of weariness of the life to which she was doomed. “I shall be delighted to meet them,” said the prince.

He built the city and famous palace of Pg 257Fettihpoor-Shikri in the province of Agra; his palace of white marble and a magnificent mosque are still to be seen in excellent preservation. The impetuous youth immediately requested permission to drive the chariot of the sun for one whole day. For a long time the unhappy Agamemnon turned a deaf ear to their arguments, but at last they succeeded in persuading him that it was his duty to make the sacrifice.


In the year 948 (A.D.

He knew that, without the adhesion of the army and the leading gentry, he should never make his way to the crown.

In the bas-reliefs of Kuyunjik, slingers are frequently represented amongst the Assyrian troops. So nearly did this project approach to consummation, that Silenus actually presented himself at Delphi, and put in his claim. The manifold character of the principles which appear, is, however, not accidental, but necessary: the different forms constitute an integral part of the whole form. At first he spoke of the question before the House, and commended the Parliament for much that it had done, and well he might; for whatever its present corruption, it had nobly supported him and the fleet and army in putting down all their enemies, and raising the nation in the eyes of foreigners far beyond its reputation for the last century. Roosevelt, you will understand that there are no politics in politics.” In the politics to which he was referring this remark could be taken literally.

No bird ever flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food. Dut. In so early a piece as the Cueva de Salamanca, though there is manifest technical inexperience, the mere writing is almost as good as in La Verdad Sospechosa. All in a Garden Fair. With 6 Illusts. We arrived at Alexandria after a three days’ passage. Learning what was being done, he ordered the mass of his soldiers to follow him quietly and in good order, and himself pushed on with the picked troops to join the Romans, who all made way for him, and received him as dictator with silence and respect.

“Eam vir sanctus et sapiens sciet veram esse victoriam, quae, salva fide et integra dignitate, parabitur.”—[“An honest and prudent man will acknowledge that only to be a true victory which shall be obtained saving his own good faith and dignity.”—Florus, i. The decline and fall of the caliphs countenanced this fearful opinion; nor were there wanting, among the Mahometans and Christians, some obscure prophecies which prognosticated their alternate defeats. I told him to stay there and he would not be molested. Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail, / And say, there is no sin but to be rich; / And being rich, my virtue then shall be, / To say, there is no vice but beggary. King John, ii. A native, it is believed, of Darâbghird in the Yezd Province, he always preferred to style himself El-Hichmakâni, a facetious ‘lackab’ or surname, meaning ‘Of No-hall, Nowhere.’ He had travelled far and wide with his eyes open; as appears by his ‘couplets.’ To a natural facility, a knack of language-learning, he added a store of desultory various reading; scraps of Chinese and old Egyptian; of Hebrew and Syriac; of Sanskrit and Prakrit; of Slav, especially Lithuanian; of Latin and Greek, including Romaic; of Berber, the Nubian dialect, and of Zend and Akkadian, besides Persian, his mother-tongue, and Arabic, the classic of the schools.

The death of Felipe II.


The waves now burst over us, and we were in peril of going to the bottom, when some of the pirates made an attempt to get again on board of their own bark, but were hindered and stopped by the rage of the increasing tempest, and by the exhortations of Trachinus; who told them, that if they would preserve the ship on board of which they were, together with its wealth, they might buy a thousand such boats as their own.

During a happy period of more than fourscore years, the public administration was conducted by the virtue and abilities of Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, and the two Antonines.

“As to your person,” he observed, “the title of king would be of no advantage, because you have the full kingly power already concerning the militia.” He reminded him that in the appointment of civil offices, though he had no formal veto, his will was as much consulted as if he had, and so in all other departments, domestic and foreign. The single-horse work can be confined to plowing a furrow on each side of the vines, and to running a cultivator crosswise. In Northern California, raisin-vines may be grown without irrigation, but the latter is considered of such advantage that expensive pumping works have been erected in places where no other means were had for irrigating the vines. The Sphinx was an ancient Egyptian divinity, who personified wisdom, and the fertility of nature. Borís did not appear to notice the constraint the newcomer produced and, with the same pleasant composure and the same veiled look in his eyes with which he had met Rostóv, tried to enliven the conversation.

But if called on to work for him, that she could do as long as strength remained to her. The Corinthians concluded by saying, that if, after so many previous warnings, now repeated for the last time, Sparta still refused to protect her allies against Athens,–if she delayed to perform her promise made to the Potidæans, of immediately invading Attica,–they, the Corinthians, would forthwith look for safety in some new alliance, and they felt themselves fully justified in doing so. The horse first, regardless of whether it was right or wrong to show fear, snorted, reared almost throwing the major, and galloped aside. Firmin was settled in Lombard Street, where first Mr. The king and his warriors are frequently represented as fighting in chariots with the enemy beneath the walls of a castle, or as having dismounted from their cars, to discharge their arrows against the besieged.

Neither his mother nor any of the domestics would carry them to him. But, ? Theagenes, my sweet and only care, if you are dead, and the dreadful tidings (which may the gods forbid!) should ever wound my ear, I swear instantly to join you in the shades below.


Hospice d’allaitement—A foundling hospital.

The awful pain he suffered made him moan incessantly and piteously, and his moaning sounded terrible in the darkness of the autumn night.

Both are odorless and contain much fixed oil. If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches and poor men’s cottages princes’ palaces. Mer. FIELDS, JAMES THOMAS (1817-1881), American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the 31st of December 1817. Evidently only with an effort did he understand anything living; but it was obvious that he failed to understand, not because he lacked the power to do so but because he understood something else—something the living did not and could not understand—and which wholly occupied his mind. The “cream of really good society” consisted of the fascinating Hélène, forsaken by her husband, Mortemart, the delightful Prince Hippolyte who had just returned from Vienna, two diplomatists, the old aunt, a young man referred to in that drawing room as “a man of great merit” (un homme de beaucoup de mérite), a newly appointed maid of honor and her mother, and several other less noteworthy persons.

A conference took place confined to the magnates sitting at the table. In these games of Honorius, the inhuman combats of gladiators polluted, for the last time, the amphitheater of Rome. The importance of the part which scutage played in the tragedy of John can hardly be overestimated; it was the great moving cause which brought about the crisis of 1215 and Magna Carta. He had an intellectual and distinctive head, but the instant he turned to Prince Andrew the firm, intelligent expression on his face changed in a way evidently deliberate and habitual to him. That it did not create a despotism in England is not greatly to be wondered at.

When I walked, I observed there was something wrong; if I spoke any way in my own favor, I saw pride. Meanwhile the Duke of Burgundy, taking the command of the army of Boufflers at Zanten, near Cleves, formed a design to surprise Nimeguen in conjunction with Tallard, who suddenly quitted his post near Kaiserwerth, and joined Burgundy.


The change came in an unexpected way.

After the fish, which made a certain sensation, the count exchanged glances with the other committeemen.

Pierre looked at Timókhin with the condescendingly interrogative smile with which everybody involuntarily addressed that officer. Fortuna obesse nulli contenta est semel—Fortune is not content to do one an ill turn only once. Again, the hortatory and patriotic kinds of lyric poetry, from the strains of Tyrtaeus to those of Arndt or Rouget de Lisle or Wordsworth’s sonnets written in war-time, may fairly be said to belong to a phase of fine art which aims directly at one of the highest utilities, the stimulation of patriotic feeling and self-devotion. Benham stayed but two or three days, modified Wagner’s plans enough to feel that he had made them his own, and then went back to Rosecrans’s headquarters, where he was met with an appointment as brigadier-general, and was relieved of staff duty. Oriental storax should not be confounded with American storax which occurs in commerce under the name of Sweet Gum, Gum Wax, or Liquidamber, and is derived from Liquidambar styraciflua.

The First of which is altogether Fabulous, and agrees with the old Dotage: For they say, that the First Gods were so very few, and Men so many above them in number, and so wicked and impious, that they were too weak for them, and therefore transform’d themselves into Beasts, and by that means avoided their Assaults and Cruelty. In hoc signo spes mea—In this sign is my hope. After all the examinations, and making nothing out against me, who would not have thought but they would have left me to rest in peace? Quite otherwise, the more my innocence appeared, the more did they, who had undertaken to render me criminal, put every spring in motion to effect it. Sheridan was, therefore, directed to break it up; which he did on the 22d of June, bringing the garrison and an immense wagon train with him. A goat, moreover, nursed me, as a ewe did Chloe.

There were nine bailiwicks in the borough, with a bailiff appointed for each. I told him I would see whether he would or not. The first counsel of the Magi was agreeable to the unsociable genius of their faith, to the practice of ancient kings, and even to the example of their legislator, who had a victim to a religious war, excited by his own intolerant zeal. They were, of course, wholly unable to advance a single sound reason of any kind for their attitude. The general sat down by Count Ilyá Rostóv, who was next to himself the most important guest.

It was the rigid attention of Aurelian, even to the minutest articles of discipline, which bestowed such uninterrupted success on his arms.