Ye may darken over the blue heavens, ye vapoury masses in the sky. But the ships of Portesmouth & Dertemouth, bestirred themselues better: for entering into the riuer of Saine, they drowned foure of their enimies ships, and tooke other foure, with a barke of the lord Clissons, one of the fairest that was to be found either in France or England. Dociles imitandis / Turpibus ac pravis omnes sumus—We are all easily taught to imitate what is base and depraved. As a Statesman I put him on a pedestal as my political Chief and model. Prince Andrew was as glad to find the boy like that, as if he had already lost him.
“Leave it, Vasílich will put it away. The men died because fed with over-driven beef where mutton should have been preferred, and the horses were killed by rations of heating oats, where the natives use only cooling barley. This was explained by the Continental being an American institution, and after all the grind-organ, like the street band, is kept up by the suffrages of the majority.