The successor of Artaxerxes, * Varanes, or Bahram, though he had subdued the Segestans, one of the most warlike nations of Upper Asia, was alarmed at the approach of the Romans, and endeavored to retard their progress by a negotiation of peace.
Alexander the Great was the first to whom the country fell, and at his death it became the heritage of his general, Ptolemy. (Florence, 1853), with an introduction by C. By the favour of God they were again crowned with victory, and succeeded in taking the standard of the infidels, whom they pursued and killed whilst flying to their ships. The conqueror penetrated as far as the confines of Spain; restored the honors of the Catholic church; fixed in Aquitain a colony of Franks; and delegated to his lieutenants the easy task of subduing, or extirpating, the nation of the Visigoths. So long as the rioters were only burning and ruining the Dissenting chapels, the Court remained most calmly quiescent; but when the news came that they were beginning to attack “Low Church as by law established,” there was a bustle and a fright at St.
“There is your child! Oh, a girl, so much the better!” said the Frenchman. xiv, 84; Isokrates, Orat. Intemperans adolescentia effetum corpus 25 tradet senectuti—An incontinent youth will transmit a worn-out bodily frame to old age. Here dwelt Eros, the god of Love, in whose arms Zephyrus deposited his lovely burden. “Zat, my dear sir, is vy…” he concluded, drinking a tumbler of wine with dignity and looking to the count for approval.
of France. “Miláshka, dear!” rose Nicholas’ triumphant cry. See also Plutarch (Cato, c. Authorities.—F. They trusted, in the first place, to the moderation of the legal officers of the crown, educated in the maxims and imbued with the spirit of a free government; controlled by the superintending power of Parliament, and peculiarly watched in all political prosecutions by the reasonable and wholesome jealousy of their fellow-subjects.
While their camp thus remained unmolested, every man within it was a prey to the most agonizing apprehensions. Hera promised him extensive dominions; Athene, martial fame and glory; and Aphrodite, the loveliest woman in the world. The emperor himself attempted to escape back into the city over the Milvian bridge; but the crowds which pressed together through that narrow passage forced him into the river, where he was immediately drowned by the weight of his armor. It is only stretching the Eastern fancy a little further to declare that Azreel, the Oriental angel of death, was Burton’s closest companion during that eventful pilgrimage. Liberality itself is not in its true lustre in a sovereign hand: private men have therein the most right; for, to take it exactly, a king has nothing properly his own; he owes himself to others: authority is not given in favour of the magistrate, but of the people; a superior is never made so for his own profit, but for the profit of the inferior, and a physician for the sick person, and not for himself: all magistracy, as well as all art, has its end out of itself wherefore the tutors of young princes, who make it their business to imprint in them this virtue of liberality, and preach to them to deny nothing and to think nothing so well spent as what they give (a doctrine that I have known in great credit in my time), either have more particular regard to their own profit than to that of their master, or ill understand to whom they speak.
Senator Platt and the New York machine leaders had become very anxious to get me out of the Governorship, chiefly because of the hostility of the big corporation men towards me; but they had also become convinced that there was such popular feeling on my behalf that it would be difficult to refuse me a renomination if I demanded it. Especially was this the case with Daphnis. The sieges and battles of six campaigns had consumed many thousands of the Moslems. called cause, operation, and effect, or, theologically, the Father, the Spirit, and the Son. Proximus a tectis ignis defenditur ægre—A 15 fire is difficult to ward off when next house is in flames.
The other sciences, indeed, have also according to their content a History, a part of which relates to alterations, and the renunciation of tenets which were formerly current. For122 thus a new people as it were is formed, enjoying their own rights; and as Thucydides says, sent out not upon terms of slavery, but equality, yet still owing respect and obedience to their mother-country. 421-447 (Dublin, 1875-1904); J.C. We have a letter of Aurelian himself, in which he acknowledges, that old men, women, children, and peasants, had been involved in that dreadful execution, which should have been confined to armed rebellion; and although his principal concern seems directed to the reestablishment of a temple of the Sun, he discovers some pity for the remnant of the Palmyrenians, to whom he grants the permission of rebuilding and inhabiting their city. Almost before England had sunk below his horizon Bohun and Bigod were at the Exchequer loudly protesting against the collection of the aid which had been irregularly granted to Edward five weeks previously.