Beneficium invito non datur—There is no conferring a favour (involving obligation) on a man against his will.
At sunrise the queen caused a trumpet to be blown to warn the stranger that the hour of battle was come. It was the first time that the two young men had seen each other since the Fourth of July, but the recognition was mutual. Montagu did not wait for the blow which was sure to follow this missive, but suddenly, without notice or permission, left Paris and appeared in England. But what should he, himself, do with it? He drew it from the pocket in which, by way of precaution, he had placed it, and again examined the brief superscription. Alles Gescheidte ist schon gedacht worden; man muss nur versuchen, es noch einmal zu denken—Everything wise has already been thought; one can only try and think it once more.
He could attack and cut off this right wing, whilst the main body of Leslie’s army, penned between the brook and the hills, could not manœuvre to help it. When it is acknowledged, however, that Egyptian patterns were imitated by the Assyrians at a comparatively late date, and that Egyptian motives were borrowed from her artists, it does not by any means follow that Babylonian-Assyrian art as a whole was of Egyptian origin. But his “nocturnes,” a form of music highly developed if not actually created by him, remain all but unrivalled for their tenderness and dreaminess of conception, combined with a continuous flow of beautiful melody. The hazard of war might have yielded another issue; and to adopt another celebrated phrase of Gibbon’s, but for the Cid and his successors, the Ku’ran might now be taught in the schools of Salamanca, and her pulpits might demonstrate to a circumcised people the sanctity and truth of the revelation of Muhammad. And Isa found herself in the presence of her uncle before she had been two minutes under the roof.
The casualties in the Ninth Corps had been 889, of which 356 were in the Kanawha division. On the 5th November, 1688, William, Prince of Orange, and Stadtholder of the United Provinces, landed at Torbay in Devonshire. We do not say that men are never actuated by sincere repentance; but it is not every kind of avowal or acknowledgment, by which God is moved to remit the WHOLE of a punishment, as appears from the case of David. thou can do either: much more in matter of life.