After the confession and absolution of their sins, the champions of the cross were dismissed with a superfluous admonition to invite their countrymen and friends; and their departure for the Holy Land was fixed to the festival of the Assumption, the fifteenth of August, of the ensuing year.
Therefore have mercy upon him. Ampliat ætatis spatium sibi vir bonus; hoc est / Vivere bis vitâ posse priore frui—The good man extends the term of his life; it is to live twice, to be able to enjoy one’s former life. Upon what then? that all thy desires might ever be moderated with this due kind of reservation. (Loud cheers, with shouts of disapprobation from the ‘Leader’ party.) In addition, I will merely say that you view as I do the attempt to control your opinions lately made by the great popish priest-ridden paid patriot of Ireland. Some indications seem to point to another possible restriction on the powers of the king’s guardians, in the shape of a theory that their “pleasure” was not legally equivalent to “the King’s pleasure”; in other words, that appointments made by the late King were not revocable (except for some special reason) during the minority of his successor.
The ancient families of Rome had successively fallen beneath the tyranny of the Caesars; and whilst those princes were shackled by the forms of a commonwealth, and disappointed by the repeated failure of their posterity, 1 it was impossible that any idea of hereditary succession should have taken root in the minds of their subjects. Here at Byzantium, he received his first communication from the Thracian prince Seuthes; who sent Medosadês to offer him a reward if he would bring the army across. If Benjamin Barriscale, Sr., resented the governor’s criticism of his impolitic speech, he did not manifest his resentment. In his youth Peter had been a knight in the service of Richard Coeur-de-Lion;564 and he must have shown great aptitude for the career of a warrior, since, long after his helmet had been replaced by a mitre, he was regarded as “learned in the military art,” and proved himself worthy of his reputation when he acted as “the master counsellor” of the English host on the day of the Fair of Lincoln. Arsace approved, and bid her execute her purpose.
Factum est illud; fieri infectum non potest—It is done and cannot be undone. Quay had become particularly concerned about the Delawares in the Indian Territory. I fatti sono maschii, le parole femine—Deeds are masculine, words feminine. While Jason was engaged sowing the dragon’s teeth in the deep furrows of the field, he kept a cautious look-out lest the germinating giant brood might grow too quickly for him, and as soon as the four acres of land had been tilled he unyoked the oxen, and succeeded in frightening them so effectually with his weapons, that they rushed back in terror to their subterranean stables. [Greek: mathousin audô, kou mathousi lêthomai]—I speak to experts; those who are not I ignore.
The literary traditions of Seneca, Lucan, and their brethren, passed through the hands of mediocrities like Pomponius Mela and Columella, to be delivered to Gaius Vettius Aquilinus Juvencus, who gave a rendering of the gospels, wherein the Virgilian hexameter is aped with a certain provincial vigour. Ame de boue—Base, mean soul. As they all plunged from the same side, and caused a mighty chasm in the waters the vessel lurched, the waves closed over it, and it sank. He was at a loss what use to make of the discovery which Fortune had thrown in his way, for he thought it a shocking thing, as indeed it was, for him to make such a fearful revelation to Brutus about his sons, or to Collatinus about his nephews, and he would not trust any private citizen with a secret of such importance. Determined from the very outset that he would become the leading man in the state, he eagerly entered into all the schemes for displacing those who where then at the head of affairs, especially attacking Aristeides, the son of Lysimachus, whose policy he opposed on every occasion.
The sun was then shining bright, however, and they had better cover for their heads by the next night. It has lasted two years and three months, and I believe there are a few florins still left. The Commons on their part took up the charge against Russell as a charge against themselves. Commune naufragium omnibus est consolatio—A shipwreck (disaster) that is common is a consolation to all. XXI. Moreover, he made himself odious to the allies by sailing about the islands and wringing money from them.
“The withdrawal of Prince Leopold was announced to France in a valid manner and officially accepted by the Spanish Government. He had promised his sister Constantia in marriage to that prince; but the celebration of the nuptials was deferred till after the conclusion of the war, and the interview of the two emperors at Milan, which was appointed for that purpose, appeared to cement the union of their families and interests. He was anxious that I should not be nominated as Vice-President. Without quoting the old saying about what is true not being new, and what is new not being true, I very much doubt whether the ‘new truths’ are so valuable as the new fact of encouraging men to tell the truth about all things. Now you, Captain,” and he turned to a thin, dirty little artillery officer who without his boots (he had given them to the canteen keeper to dry), in only his stockings, rose when they entered, smiling not altogether comfortably.
‘Tis a fault in our very laws to maintain this error: these say that a man is not capable of managing his own estate till he be five-and-twenty years old, whereas he will have much ado to manage his life so long. He requested that the power might be equally divided between them; the army would not listen to his speech. This greatly disconcerted James, for it compelled him to send them to prison, and he justly feared the effect of it on the public. Princes were distinguished by a badge hanging from the side of the head, which inclosed, or represented, the lock of hair emblematic of a “son”; in imitation of the youthful god “Horus, the son of Isis and Osiris,” who was held forth as the model for all princes, and the type of royal virtue. Tiglathpileser now determined to bring the west under his yoke, and did not rest until he had brought all the Hittite and Semitic countries to the coast of the Mediterranean and the frontiers of Egypt, except some Arabian districts, under his sway.
Camillus, a famous dictator in the early days of the Roman Republic. All these movements were designed to be in support of Sherman’s march, the object being to keep the Confederate troops in the West from leaving there.