The Greeks believed that the home of this their mighty and all-powerful deity was on the top of Mount Olympus, that high and lofty mountain between Thessaly and Macedon, whose summit, wrapt in clouds and mist, was hidden from mortal view.

“I saw it out of the steamer,” said Mrs. Greene, “and it certainly is not in the house. Yet it does not follow from hence that any one, who has extorted such a promise in unjust war, can, consistently with piety and the duties of a good man, retain what he has so received, nor can he compel another to stand to such engagements, whether upon oath, or not. Prince Andrew told his driver to stop, and asked a soldier in what action they had been wounded. Everything looked favorable to the defeat of the enemy and the capture of Petersburg and Richmond, if the proper effort was made. But be this as it may, in November, 1859, Mrs. Talboys came among us English at Rome, and soon succeeded in obtaining for herself a comfortable footing in our society.

And yet the piercing eye, clear as an onyx, seemed to protest against the plea of age. After Anna Mikháylovna had driven off with her son to visit Count Cyril Vladímirovich Bezúkhov, Countess Rostóva sat for a long time all alone applying her handkerchief to her eyes. At last the time came round for us to leave Goa. [370] Xen. During my stay at Balholm I received only meager news from the Foreign Office and was obliged to rely principally on the Norwegian newspapers, from which I got the impression that the situation was growing worse.

He determined, on the contrary, to commence the siege of Bouchain. Following the wounded hare he made his way far into the forest and came upon the left flank of Murat’s army, encamped there without any precautions. In breathing there are two kinds of blessings (Gnaden): inhaling the air and exhaling (lit. discharging) it; the former is oppressive, the latter refreshing; so strangely is life mingled. It is the editorial conviction that attention, based upon interest, is the foundation of mental development. Ex curia—Out of court.

I happen to be devoted to Macbeth, whereas I very seldom read Hamlet (though I like parts of it). The Presbyterian religion was declared the established religion of Scotland. Of the three precepts of Freemasonry Pierre realized that he did not fulfill the one which enjoined every Mason to set an example of moral life, and that of the seven virtues he lacked two—morality and the love of death. Qui perd péche—He who loses sins. Whatsoever thy seasons bear, shall ever by me be esteemed as happy fruit, and increase.

I think, on the contrary, that their successive rulers have been as bad and as execrable, in various instances, as any of the most despotic and unprincipled governments that the world ever saw. “India, then, has more than one string to her bow: she will dispose of her increasing millions in three ways. Hervás, who took the pseudonym of Jorge Pitillas, wrote with boldness, with critical sense, with an ease and point and grace which engraved his verse upon the general memory; so that to this day many of his lines are as familiar to Spaniards as are Pope’s to Englishmen. “What does that matter to an Irishman?” said Mackinnon. He encountered them at a place near Loudon Hill, in a boggy ground called Drumclog, where the Covenanters, under Hamilton, Balfour, and Cleland, defeated his forces, and put them to flight, killing about thirty of them, including a relative of Claverhouse’s (June 11, 1679).

In other words, I made up my mind that, while I must earn money, I could afford to make earning money the secondary instead of the primary object of my career. Kindness of heart, when it meets with a due return, increases, but when slighted, it soon changes into angry feelings; and then the desire of taking vengeance is proportioned to the previous willingness of doing good.” Leaving Leucippe for a time, we will now speak of some of the other characters in this tale. It was no doubt because she felt this that in the last year of her life she regretted not having devoted her talents more exclusively to the service of religion. The perfect settlement of the Roman empire was preceded by ages of violence and rapine. Mon frère a mis son bonnet de travers—My brother is cross (lit. has put on his cap the wrong way).

Smith, the master of transportation; Mr. P. Fax mentis honestæ gloria—Glory is the torch of an honourable mind. He is now no more his sceptre has passed to a woman and a child, and you dare not attack their infancy and weakness. I believe most earnestly and sincerely in peace, but as things are yet in this world the nation that cannot fight, the people that have lost the fighting edge, that have lost the virile virtues, occupy a position as dangerous as it is ignoble. The word “panic” means fear, unreasoning fear; to stop a panic it is necessary to restore confidence; and at the moment the so-called Morgan interests were the only interests which retained a full hold on the confidence of the people of New York—not only the business people, but the immense mass of men and women who owned small investments or had small savings in the banks and trust companies.