Day: February 8, 2018

Shaftesbury, however, ridiculed all these precautions, as attempting to bind Samson with green withes, which he could snap with the greatest ease.

His feat was another British triumph over the same rivals who had competed for the Rosetta stone; for some French explorers had been sent by their government, some years earlier, expressly to copy this inscription, and had reported that to reach the inscription was impossible.

It belongs to great men to have great defects. Fr. This had merely been the padding at the top of the box. His father, Xanthippus, defeated the Persian generals at Mykalé, while his mother, Agariste, was a descendant of Kleisthenes, who drove the sons of Peisistratus out of Athens, put an end to their despotic rule, and established a new constitution admirably calculated to reconcile all parties and save the country. But I, since I have attained to an oblivion of all evil, and shun the overpowering envy that follows me, and the vanity of high position, shall not come to Persia. In former years from five to nine spurs were left in pruning and two or three eyes on each spur, but it has been found profitable and judicious to leave more spurs, so as to take the sap in the spring, and now from twelve to fifteen spurs with two or three eyes each are left every winter.

Meanwhile he ordered Colonel White to line the bank of the creek with his men and try to protect the bridge structure. THIS being neither a critical edition of the text nor an emended edition of Casaubon’s translation, it has not been thought necessary to add full notes. Now those who are entrusted with the power of appointing magistrates, are bound, from motives of public good, to chuse the properest persons, and this is what the state has a RIGHT to require of them. [p. By short and separate truces they dissolved the union of the enemy; accustomed the Syrians to compare their friendship with their enmity; familiarized the idea of their language, religion, and manners; and exhausted, by clandestine purchase, the magazines and arsenals of the cities which they returned to besiege.

Bien vient à mieux, et mieux à mal—Good comes to better and better to bad. [Footnote: Official Records, vol.


“It seems that even in the next world only the gentry are to have a chance!” remarked one.

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“About my wife… They are wild people, and have their own breed of wild dogs, which are of a very savage nature. The two Houses, thus singularly constituted, proceeded to deliberate on the great question in their own separate apartments. The measles and the small-pox were both amazingly fatal. This wounded man was Prince Andrew Bolkónski.

But in them the Greeks, with all their freedom, did not decide from the subjective will. But this middle kingdom does not lie in the sphere of practical life and conduct. In pleasing contrast with these irritable mediocrities is the figure of Gaspar Melchor de Jove-Llanos (1744-1811), the most eminent Spaniard of his age. I had two little controversies on the subject, and in both of them I had to come in collision with Colonel Benjamin Smith. She spoke kindly to him, inquiring who he was and whence he came.

Herbert had given English lessons to the two girls, but the lessons had been found tedious, and had dwindled away.


The alternative of exile or tribute was allowed; the churches were divided between the two religions; and the wealth of those who had fallen in the siege, or retired to Gallicia, was confiscated as the reward of the faithful.

He bent down his head and listened, shaking a warning finger at his master.

The Greeks were repulsed and vanquished, but it was by the arrows of the Turkish cavalry; and had not their bowstrings been damped and relaxed by the evening rain, very few of the Christians could have escaped with the emperor from the field of battle. They were ready to move without rations and travel without rest until the end. Do as others do, and few will laugh at you. Dan. “Mammon,” answered the knight, “in vain do you boast your godhead; in vain do you offer me your gifts. But during the early part of the evening she was sufficiently discreet; she did waltz with Lieutenant Graham, and polka with Captain Ewing, but she did so in a tamer manner than was usual with her, and she made no emulous attempts to dance down other couples.

When we destroy an old prejudice, we have need of a new virtue. Mme. He knew that Brownell was castigating him because he loved him. The sun of the complete day, the sun in the full possession of his strength, could alone win back the attributes of power which the morning sun had allowed himself to be despoiled of. Edited by B. At the same time when Decius was struggling with the violence of the tempest, his mind, calm and deliberate amidst the tumult of war, investigated the more general causes, that, since the age of the Antonines, had so impetuously urged the decline of the Roman greatness.

It must not be forgotten that the chemical properties of the fibre substances are modified more or less by association in combination with colouring matters and mordants. The vines are not pinched, but headed well back as soon as the grapes are well set. In contrast to his former reticent taciturnity Prince Andrew now seemed excited. The Frenchman, having pushed his head and hands through, without raising his eyes, looked down at the shirt and examined the seams. Rousseau adopts the expression in his Diswuys sur tes Lettres.]—It is no wonder, if such an institution produced so admirable effects.

The Lahore and Ludhiāna road runs for 51 m. “Well, then, are you refusing Prince Andrew?” said Sónya. Túshin’s battery had been forgotten and only at the very end of the action did Prince Bagratión, still hearing the cannonade in the center, send his orderly staff officer, and later Prince Andrew also, to order the battery to retire as quickly as possible. It is bounded W. He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men. W.

They swear till then they never perceived the evening air to be offensive to the head; that to drink when they were hot was hurtful, and that the winds of autumn were more unwholesome than those of spring; that, since this use of physic, they find themselves oppressed with a legion of unaccustomed diseases, and that they perceive a general decay in their ancient vigour, and their lives are cut shorter by the half. Here besides the law of retrospection, which regards all the past as a preparation for events that subsequently occur, the law of reciprocity comes in, confusing the whole matter. Orleans secured to the Franks a bridge on the Loire; but, at the distance of forty miles from Poitiers, their progress was intercepted by an extraordinary swell of the River Vigenna or Vienne; and the opposite banks were covered by the encampment of the Visigoths.


The men whom I denounce represent the men who have abandoned that legitimate movement for the uplifting of labor, with which I have the most hearty sympathy; they have adopted practices which cut them off from those who lead this legitimate movement.

Three hundred Arabs were speedily collected by the efforts of the mudir’s people, and set about the work.

Van Tromp signalled the merchant fleet under his convoy to take care of themselves, and the battle between him and Blake commenced with fury. Morgan had soon learned that the river was so patrolled that no chance to make a ferry could be trusted, and he made his final effort to reach the ford at Buffington Island, between Marietta and Pomeroy. On the Antilles there are a number of bushes belonging to the Genus Hedyosmum, Order Chloranthaceæ, whose flowers possess a magnificent, truly intoxicating odor. MAJOR-GENERAL J. With regard to administrative matters, the establishment of a municipality did not stop the robberies and was only of use to certain people who formed part of that municipality and under pretext of preserving order looted Moscow or saved their own property from being looted.

He did not, he said, betray the city to the enemy, but relieved it from the miseries of war, imitating therein the noblest Lacedaemonians, whose only idea of what was noble and just was what would serve their own country. [Footnote: See Crittenden’s testimony in Buell Court of Inquiry, Official Records, vol. She rides on a raven, a bird of ill omen sacred to her, and no Hindoo will undertake any new enterprise on the day over which she presides. Plato says further on this point, that the white, warm, &c., or everything that we say of things, does not exist for itself, but that the eye, sensation, is necessary to make it for us. ever to make a particular description and delineation as it were of every object that presents itself to thy mind, that thou mayest wholly and throughly contemplate it, in its own proper nature, bare and naked; wholly, and severally; divided into its several parts and quarters: and then by thyself in thy mind, to call both it, and those things of which it doth consist, and in which it shall be resolved, by their own proper true names, and appellations.

Unfortunately for Monmouth, the friends of Sir John were so incensed at his turning round against him, that the Earl of Carlisle, Lady Fenwick’s brother, produced to the House the papers which he had sent to Sir John in prison, and stated the censures on the king with which he had accompanied them. Dos linajes solo hay en el mundo, el “tener” y el “no tener”—There are but two families in the world, those who have, and those who have not. SIR: I have the honor to recommend Hon. The falling dynasty of the Samanides was at first protected, and at last overthrown, by their servants; and, in the public disorders, the fortune of Mahmud continually increased. [463] Xen.

And he saw before him a plump, rather sallow-faced, short, stout woman, the Empress Mother, with her smile and her words at her first gracious reception of him, and then that same face on the catafalque, and the encounter he had with Zúbov over her coffin about his right to kiss her hand.


At the beginning of each campaign, a distribution of weapons to the newly levied troops took place; but as soon as the war was at an end, the men brought back their accoutrements, which were stored till they were again required.

As if urging each other on, the soldiers cried at each shot: “Fine! That’s good! Look at it…

I hope to join you at the earliest convenient opportunity. Plus etenim fati valet hora benigni / Quam si nos Veneris commendet epistola Marti—A moment of smiling fortune is of more avail (to a soldier) than if he were recommended to Mars by an epistle from Venus. so soon as it enters unto the terms of friendship, that is to say, into a concurrence of desires, it vanishes and is gone, fruition destroys it, as having only a fleshly end, and such a one as is subject to satiety. In pursuance of their promise, the emperors soon afterwards appointed Sicorius Probus, one of their secretaries, to acquaint the Persian court with their final resolution. We were in a Southern climate, at the beginning of the hot season.

The supplications having been heard, water was brought to the gods for the necessary ablutions before a repast. In this meane while, the duke of Lancaster was in Gascoigne, treating with the lords of the countrie, and the inhabitants of the good townes, which vtterlie refused to receiue him otherwise than as a lieutenant or substitute to the king of England, and in the end addressed messengers into England, to signifie to the king, that they had beene accustomed to be gouerned by kings, and meant not now to become subiects to anie other, contrarie to all reason, sith the king could not (sauing his oth) alien them from the crowne. “I will not say so,” she replied. We had a comfortable journey, and were glad to get home that evening after ten weeks out, which we had thoroughly enjoyed, except on the occasions when Richard was suffering. But when dispatching him he recalled Pétya’s mad action at the battle of Vyázma, where instead of riding by the road to the place to which he had been sent, he had galloped to the advanced line under the fire of the French and had there twice fired his pistol.

We have above already referred to the currants, from the town of Corinth and the Grecian Islands, and the Malagas, from Malaga. You are also unwilling I should give you a minute account of my sins. The mind of Maximus was formed in a rougher mould. Arnold’s explanation of it would be eminently unsuitable. It would be interesting to follow this people, made up of such complex elements, in all their daily work and recreation, as we are able to do in the case of contemporary Egyptians; but the monuments which might furnish us with the necessary materials are scarce, and the positive information to be gleaned from them amounts to but little.

The more daring Probus pursued his Gallic victories, passed the Rhine, and displayed his invincible eagles on the banks of the Elbe and the Necker. Each side got so wrought up as to be utterly unable to get matters into proper perspective; each prepared to stand on unimportant trifles; each announced with hysterical emphasis—the reformers just as hysterically as the reactionaries—that the decision as regards each unimportant trifle determined the worth or worthlessness of the measure. These markets, nearly three miles in extent, are perhaps the most picturesque in the world, composed entirely of lofty, handsome Oriental houses, with projecting lattice windows and wooden balconies elaborately carved and hung in many places with rich tapestries. Hancock was in a position to reinforce speedily, and was the soldier to do it without waiting to make dispositions. Men’s vows are women’s traitors. Cymbeline, iii.

Si bene commemini, causæ sunt quinque bibendi: / Hospitis adventus, præsens sitis, atque futura, / Aut vini bonitas, aut quælibet altera causa—If I remember right, there are five excuses for drinking: the visit of a guest, present thirst, thirst to come, the goodness of the wine, or any other excuse you choose.


It is not necessary to repeat at length all that was said on that night between Major and Mrs. Garrow, as to the offer which had now for a third time been made to their daughter.

Rochester had a pension of four thousand pounds a year, which he would lose if he refused the oath—a strong argument, which seems to have proved convincing, for he took the oath.

At this time I generally spent the day at Pittsburg and returned to Savannah in the evening. “Marie! oh upstairs; you shall see her after breakfast,” said La Mère Bauche. Cuvier was the first to demonstrate that certain fossil skeletons belonged to no existing species of animal. This will prove a brave kingdom to me, where I shall have my music for nothing. Tempest, iii. Wright (Thomas), Works by: Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 7s.

But we will speak of this another time: at present it is sufficient not to attribute our misery to the loss of our friends, nor to love them more than, if they themselves could be sensible of our conduct, they would approve of, or at least not more than we do ourselves. He condemned the decision to recall him from Harrison’s Landing, arguing that the one thing to do in that emergency was to reinforce his army there and make it strong enough to go on with its work and capture Richmond. In the twenty-first year of Ramses II King Kheta-sar proposed one of those everlasting treaties to the Pharaoh, in which both states guaranteed their own integrity, formed an alliance for protection against every outside enemy, and mutually bound themselves to watch over all exiles who might seek refuge with them, and to surrender all deserters and emigrants. On the other hand, altho’ by having them in their power, they might have prevented their misconduct, they will not be answerable for it, unless they had a knowledge of it also. The first attempt to represent the figures of gods, sacred emblems, and other subjects consisted in drawing, or painting, simple outlines of them on a flat surface, the details being afterwards put in with colour; but in process of time these forms were traced on stone with a tool, and the intermediate space between the various figures being afterwards cut away, the once level surface assumed the appearance of a bas-relief.

She had told him, with her pretty feminine falseness, that she could wait without impatience; but now she said to herself that it would not be good for him to wait longer.


“Now, all together! But wait a moment, boys…

bear without indignation with such and so many sinners, as have ever been, yea not only so, but also take such care for them, that they want nothing; and dust thou so grievously take on, as one that could bear with them no longer; thou that art but for a moment of time? yea thou that art one of those sinners thyself? A very ridiculous thing it is, that any man should dispense with vice and wickedness in himself, which is in his power to restrain; and should go about to suppress it in others, which is altogether impossible.

From a principle of interest, as well as gratitude, If they still continue, the number of the gods must become infinite; and shall we not risk, by the indiscreet worship of some impotent deity, to excite the resentment of his jealous superior? The visible heavens and earth, the whole system of the universe, which may be conceived by the mind, is it created or eternal? If created, how, or where, could the gods themselves exist before creation? If eternal, how could they assume the empire of an independent and preexisting world? Urge these arguments with temper and moderation; insinuate, at seasonable intervals, the truth and beauty of the Christian revelation; and endeavor to make the unbelievers ashamed, without making them angry.” This metaphysical reasoning, too refined, perhaps, for the Barbarians of Germany, was fortified by the grosser weight of authority and popular consent. But the one is as yet no number, because as yet it is not quantity; unity and quantity belong to number. Now John was not only of their opinion, but advised them, that two of them should go to accuse me before the multitude [at Jerusalem], that I do not manage the affairs of Galilee as I ought to do; and that they would easily persuade the people, because of their dignity, and because the whole multitude are very mutable. The chilly temperature of the tent was pleasantly modified by a furnace which was the successful invention of the private soldiers.

Princess Mary was sitting helpless and bewildered in the large sitting room, when Rostóv was shown in. His first work was El Héroe (1630), an ideal rendering of the339 Happy Warrior, as El Discreto (1647) is the ideal of the Politic Courtier; more important than either is the Agudeza y Arte de Ingenio (1642), a conceptista Art of Rhetoric, of singular learning, subtlety, and catholic taste. Friedrich August II. Besides the ordinary topics of conversation, Pierre heard questions of where the marshals of the nobility were to stand when the Emperor entered, when a ball should be given in the Emperor’s honor, whether they should group themselves by districts or by whole provinces… Among those who were thus sent were the descendants of the Athenians, and, as they could not maintain themselves there, they first passed over to Italy, and there settled near Iapygium, and from thence again removed to Thrace, and took the name of Bottiaeans.

Platt from the outset on pretty nearly the right basis. More than that, the question was still undetermined as to whether the granting of supplies should always wait upon redress of grievances. O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstasy; / In measure rain thy joy; scant this excess; / I feel too much thy blessing! Make it less, / For fear I surfeit. Mer. The sacred fig, peepul, or bo, Ficus religiosa, a large tree with heart-shaped, long-pointed leaves on slender footstalks, is much grown in southern Asia. The greater portion of the Republic was previously translated by Francis Barham, Esq., and published in 1841.

And this property again may be divided into smaller grants, and those again subdivided into other portions, to be held as dependent upon the original grantor, the Sovereign, or the Lord. It seems probable that, about that time, the kingdom of Gishban had become a really powerful state. There is certainly something universal in them, since a wise man can often foresee whether anything is advisable or not. But the tyrant’s avarice, stimulated by the insatiate desires of the soldiers, at length attacked the public property. The effect of these altered relations upon Egypt is easy to see.


The Royalists were confounded to find everything pass over so smoothly, but all who knew the retiring disposition of Richard, and the volcano of raging materials which lay in the sects, factions, and parties which at that moment divided and agitated England, could only look on it as the lull before the tempest.

The remarkable alteration of his character or conduct may not be imputed to the arts of flattery, which had besieged the son of Valentinian from his infancy; nor to the headstrong passions which the that gentle youth appears to have escaped.

The authority of the senate expired with Probus; nor was the repentance of the soldiers displayed by the same dutiful regard for the civil power, which they had testified after the unfortunate death of Aurelian. This was made more stringent by a subsequent Act, 1 James II. His conversion is the last that need be recorded here. The monarchy was left without any regular establishment of justice, of arms, or of revenue. Yes, that have I written.

The Romans, indeed, practical people that they always were in the day of their prime, were disposed to look with[41] more of scepticism upon such claims. The distance from Corpus Christi to Matamoras is about one hundred and fifty miles. The death of Hostiliamus, though it happened in the midst of a raging pestilence, was interpreted as the personal crime of Gallus; 54 and even the defeat of the later emperor was ascribed by the voice of suspicion to the perfidious counsels of his hated successor. Upon one occasion Silenus, the preceptor and friend of Dionysus, being in an intoxicated condition, strayed into the rose-gardens of this monarch, where he was found by some of the king’s attendants, who bound him with roses and conducted him to the presence of their royal master. My grandfather on my father’s side was of almost purely Dutch blood.

The circumstances of his death are variously related. Beinahe bringt keine Mücke um—Almost never killed a fly. Richardson’s division followed French after an hour or two, [Footnote: Hancock says the division crossed the Antietam about 9.30. The first article which we may confidently assert the Babylonians to have obtained, at least in part, from these countries, were precious stones, the use of which for seal rings was very general amongst them. Our work there has benefited us only as any efficiently done work performed for the benefit of others does incidentally help the character of those who do it.

Those who retreat after a battle have lost it is what we say; and according to that it is we who lost the battle of Pultúsk. Cervantes’ Barber, classing the book as “the best in that kind,” saved it from the holocaust, and posterity has accepted the Barber’s sentence. He told me that I must return to Paris without any delay. If we thought by virtue to be always masters of our enemies, and to triumph over them at pleasure, we should be sorry they should escape from us as they do, by dying: but we have a mind to conquer, more with safety than honour, and, in our quarrel, more pursue the end than the glory. The expedition under General Stoneman from East Tennessee got off on the 20th of March, moving by way of Boone, North Carolina, and struck the railroad at Wytheville, Chambersburg, and Big Lick.

This ceremony takes place on the 25th of the month Thargelion, which day is considered by the Athenians to be the unluckiest of all.


I have stated on more than one occasion, that the average public morality of Grecian individual politicians in Sparta, Athens, and other cities, was not such as to exclude personal corruption; that it required a morality higher than the average, when such temptation was resisted,–and a morality considerably higher than the average, if it were systematically resisted, and for a long life, as by Perikles and Nikias.

The most faithful of his friends were sacrificed to the first fury of the soldiers.

Przebyszéwski and his corps had laid down their arms. The ceremony of his abdication was performed in a spacious plain, about three miles from Nicomedia. Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare. Soon after this event Heracles was struck with a fearful disease, and betook himself to the temple of Delphi, hoping to obtain from the oracle the means of relief. He marched about five hundred miles in the whole circuit, and though frequently skirmishing briskly with considerable bodies of the enemy, his losses were only 2 killed, 4 wounded, and 13 missing.

The ejected members of Parliament, in their different quarters, were stirring up discontent against Cromwell, and even declaring that it were better to have Charles Stuart back again. I do not wish to ignore completely the less important work done by Germany, also included within the framework of politics on a large scale,[Pg 324] which was always inspired by the same purpose: to effect compromise of existing points of conflict. The Wilmington expedition has proven a gross and culpable failure. The army of Marshal Villars was a very numerous one, and he had defended his lines with redoubts and other works so formidably that he thought he would at last checkmate Marlborough. This innocent and elegant practice might perhaps have been tolerated as a mere civil institution.

Count Rostóv took the girls to Countess Bezúkhova’s. Not so the account of the same phenomenon, given by Dr. Rossi (Gazette Médicale de Paris, February, 1860). 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. Michaud respectfully delivered the message Kutúzov had entrusted to him, which was that it had been impossible to fight before Moscow, and that as the only remaining choice was between losing the army as well as Moscow, or losing Moscow alone, the field marshal had to choose the latter. One of these men died of apoplexy one month after my husband; the second had a stroke of paralysis and died immediately after I left; the third fell into a well, and his body was not found till several days; the fourth was very ill of blood-poisoning, had to be sent away, but has since returned and is well—five of us put hors de combat, as I was stricken down with grief.

Of the remaining twelve, five had been concerned in the recent211 attempt to oust the Justiciar—Ranulf of Chester, William de Cantelupe, Engelard de Cigogné, Brian de Lisle, and Falkes; the other seven were either neutral, or distinctly of the opposite party—Ralf de Gernon, John Russell, Stephen de Sedgrave, William Brewer, the Bishop of Norwich, the Earl of Salisbury, and the Justiciar himself. It was quite an anti-climax, however, when the gay young officers came back, before a week was over, crestfallen, the detaching of the Ninth Corps having suspended operations in Kentucky. London, 1843.—Wendel, History of Egypt. In some sections more anti-slavery men belonged to the Democratic party, and in others to the Whigs.


About the same time, or rather somewhat before, the Englishmen also tooke certeine hulks and six cariks of the Genowais, laden with great riches: but bicause they were merchants, they found such fauor at the kings hands through means of Michaell de la Poole then lord chancellor (whome they had made their fréend) that they had their vessels and all their goods restored, and streightwaies they passed with the same vnto Sluis, where the enimies laie, to make sale of their wares there.

The Egyptians of history are probably a fusion of an indigenous white race of northeastern Africa and an intruding people of Asiatic origin.

April 4, 1862.—Measures to prevent rebels crossing Isthmus. “You are not what you say,” returned Davout. “Eh, Dron, it will turn out badly!” he said, shaking his head. That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man, / If with his tongue he cannot win a woman. Two Gent. She advised me to cover my neck, which I have done ever since notwithstanding the singularity of it.

“Mary,” said she, “tell me what I should do! I am afraid of being bad. Whether he was concerned in his father’s murder cannot be determined; that he was, as his name indicates, a younger son, is no certain evidence of this, but it is a suspicious circumstance that he nowhere mentions his celebrated father’s name. Sennacherib immediately despatched a large force against the king of Elam, whom he rightly regarded as the chief author of all the trouble. Grosart, D.D. He was in league with Louis XIV.

All agreed that it would be difficult to find a better soldier, and related some of his exploits. Socrates says that boys are to cause themselves to be instructed, men to exercise themselves in well-doing, and old men to retire from all civil and military employments, living at their own discretion, without the obligation to any office. “O Lord! Oh, it will be the death of me! O Lord!” moaned the man in a louder voice. It was derived from their ancestors, had grown up with their earliest habits of life, and was protected, in some measure, by the opinion of political utility. Greatness of soul consists not so much in mounting and in pressing forward, as in knowing how to govern and circumscribe itself; it takes everything for great, that is enough, and demonstrates itself in preferring moderate to eminent things.

Wherein he would employ the divine favour, his soul being full of such virtuous meditations, I leave others to judge, which, nevertheless, she instances for a testimony of singular devotion. Near by could be seen the familiar ruins of a half-burned mansion occupied by the French, with lilac bushes still showing dark green beside the fence. The king had always a “second chariot,” in order to provide against accidents; as Josiah is stated to have had when defeated by Neku; and the same was in attendance on state occasions. Of the same nature is sickness and death; slander, and lying in wait, and whatsoever else ordinarily doth unto fools use to be occasion either of joy or sorrow. “They say the ball will be very good,” replied the princess, drawing up her downy little lip.

We are told of the cunning of Kleon, and that Kleon had received intelligence from Demosthenês,–as if this were some private communication to himself. He never[p. Whilst Das Minas and Galway, who was only second in command, were laying siege to Velina, in Valencia, and were in want of almost everything—food, clothes, and ammunition—they heard that the Duke of Berwick was hastening, by forced marches, to attack them. Cæs., ii. Later in the year he fought in concert with General Wunsch a widespread combat, called the action of Korbitz (Sept.

“The prince,” says Montesquieu, “who is actuated by the hopes and fears of religion, may be compared to a lion, docile only to the voice, and tractable to the hand, of his keeper.” The motions of the royal animal will therefore depend on the inclination, and interest, of the man who has acquired such dangerous authority over him; and the priest, who holds in his hands the conscience of a king, may inflame, or moderate, his sanguinary passions. But this rule by no means compels nations to give an UNQUALIFIED admission to all ambassadors. Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing…. 5 His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you will seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search. Mer. For instance, at the end of his Life of Themistokles, he mentions a descendant of that great man who was his fellow-student at the house of Ammonius the philosopher. In the Lords, Bishop Sherlock and a small knot of Tories were for recalling James, and attempting the impossible thing of binding him to the Constitution; another party, of which Sancroft was known to be the head, though he had not the courage to go there and advocate it, were for a regency; whilst Danby contended for proclaiming the Princess Mary in her own right; and the Whigs were for nominating William as an elective prince.

Superbo è quel cavallo che non si vuol portar 55 la biada—Proud is the horse that won’t carry its own oats. You need only forget to ask how the will of heroes produces events, and such histories as Thiers’ will be interesting and instructive and may perhaps even possess a tinge of poetry. Our sacrifices are rarely of an active kind; we, as it were, abandon what we give away. It was discovered, on a very melancholy occasion, that four hundred slaves were maintained in a single palace of Rome. And then, lo! a great marvel! The false dame melted away as snow melts in the sunshine! In a moment naught remained of her save only the empty girdle which once had compassed her waist.

Before his accession to the throne, he had deserved, by his Georgian warfare, the honorable epithet of the ass of Mesopotamia; and he might have been ranked amongst the greatest princes, had not, says Abulfeda, the eternal order decreed that moment for the ruin of his family; a decree against which all human fortitude and prudence must struggle in vain.