The host had natural dignified manners.
Un fou avise bien un sage—A wise man may learn of a fool. He got upon that road, destroyed its bridges at different places and rendered the road useless to the enemy up to within a few miles of Lynchburg. William had, however, difficulties at home to surmount before he could depart for Ireland. Pacuvius Calavius corrected the vice of this proceeding by a notable example. When I take a book in hand I have then discovered admirable graces in such and such passages, and such as have struck my soul; let me light upon them at another time, I may turn and toss, tumble and rattle the leaves to no purpose; ‘tis then to me an inform and undiscovered mass.
Should we inquire into the reasons why raisin grapes may in some localities be grown and actually prove profitable without irrigation; we find the same to depend not alone upon the rainfall of the locality, but principally upon such other circumstances as dew, fog, the nature of the subsoil, and the moisture of the air. B., Mesopotamia and Assyria, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 3s. Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l’admire—Every fool finds a greater to admire him. XXXVII. Camillus, when appointed military tribune for the sixth time, begged to be excused, as he was growing old, and perhaps feared that such unbroken success and glory would call down upon him the wrath of the gods. His most obvious reason for declining the appointment was the state of his health, for at this time he was sick.
I am surprised, he said, that remarks such as you have just heard should be greeted with applause by any member of this company. Forbearance is not acquittance. Ger. His gratitude and policy conferred on Robert and his posterity the ducal title, with the investiture of Apulia, Calabria, and all the lands, both in Italy and Sicily, which his sword could rescue from the schismatic Greeks and the unbelieving Saracens. The houses are described as numerous and well built; the manners of the people as polished and liberal. The lee sides of the larger islands, however, have grassy plains suitable for grazing, with scattered trees, chiefly Pandanus, and ferns.
Then followed an expedition to the east against [the Musri and] the then unknown race of the Qumani. “The man, who, with his wife, has made this pied à terre in Trieste is a man unlike anybody else—a very extraordinary man, who has toiled every hour and minute for forty-four and a half years, distinguishing himself in every possible way. The battle of Tarútino obviously did not attain the aim Toll had in view—to lead the troops into action in the order prescribed by the dispositions; nor that which Count Orlóv-Denísov may have had in view—to take Murat prisoner; nor the result of immediately destroying the whole corps, which Bennigsen and others may have had in view; nor the aim of the officer who wished to go into action to distinguish himself; nor that of the Cossack who wanted more booty than he got, and so on. He appointed a Board of Regulators at Whitehall to examine into the state of the corporations and introduce new rules and new men as they thought fit. And lastly, which beareth me that tread upon it, and beareth with me that so many ways do abuse it, or so freely make use of it, so many ways to so many ends.
Progress begins with the minority. G. In this humble occupation he passed the remainder of his life. Patriots would persuade you that the Arabs brought nothing to the stock of general culture, and the more thoroughgoing insist that the Spaniards lent more than they borrowed. 42 The sudden elevation of the Praetorian praefects betrayed the meanness of their origin; and the equestrian order was still in possession of that great office, which commanded with arbitrary sway the lives and fortunes of the senate. Æs debitorem leve, gravius inimicum facit—A slight debt makes a man your debtor; a heavier one, your enemy.
He revived the university first founded by his grandfather Alphonso VIII., and placed it at Salamanca. Princess Mary noticed this and glanced gratefully at him with that radiant look which caused the plainness of her face to be forgotten. She then wrote to me about it no more. The Goths were now in possession of the Ukraine, a country of considerable extent and uncommon fertility, intersected with navigable rivers, which, from either side, discharge themselves into the Borysthenes; and interspersed with large and leafy forests of oaks. “So you’ve decided to go, Andrew?” asked his sister.
In all the pursuits of active and speculative life, the emulation of states and individuals is the most powerful spring of the efforts and improvements of mankind. After one hundred and twenty years, Egypt recovered her independence under three native dynasties, the XXVIIIth, the XXIXth, and the XXXth. When the Egyptians sank from power, it was not so much that they lost their inherent capacity for progress, as that other nations outstripped them in the race, and came presently to dominate and subjugate them, and thus to stamp out their ambition. And this is the right place for saying a word concerning the relations between the Emperor and the Chancellor. The next important advance was the substitution of solid for liquid media; due originally to Schroter.
FERRULE, a small metal cap or ring used for holding parts of a rod, &c., together, and for giving strength to weakened materials, or especially, when attached to the end of a stick, umbrella, &c., for preventing wearing or splitting. if I will, it is in my power to keep out of this my soul all wickedness, all lust, and concupiscences, all trouble and confusion.