As Charles, however, still lingered between life and death for a month yet, the French made every preparation for the event, and Portocarrero took possession of the Great Seals, and dispersed all his agents, so as to secure the transfer of the crown to France.
Unprecedented sums had been voted for the prosecution of the Dutch War, and some terrible battles had been fought at sea; but these, so far from bringing any solid advantage to the nation, had ruined its finances, and greatly damaged the navy. Besser frei in der Fremde als Knecht daheim—Better free in a strange land than a slave at home. The content of Christianity, which is Truth, has, however, remained unaltered as such, and has therefore little history or as good as none. Hence in Religion, on account of its very nature as Christianity, the conflict referred to disappears. Beli. Like simple sheep, when shepherd absent is Far from his flock, assail’d by greedy wolves, Do scattering fly about, some here, some there, To keep their bodies from their ravening jaws, So do the fearful youths of Arragon Run round about the green and pleasant plains, And hide their heads from Neapolitans; Such terror have their strong and sturdy blows Struck to their hearts, as for a world of gold, I warrant you, they will not come again. But, noble lords, where is the knight become Which made the blood be-sprinkle all the place Whereas he did encounter with his foe? My friend, Albinius, know you where he is? Albi. Not I, my lord, for since in thickest ranks I saw him chase Flaminius at the heels, I never yet could set mine eyes on him. But see, my lord, whereas the warrior stands, Or else my sight doth fail me at this time. Pg 23[Spies out Alphonsus, and shows him to Belinus. Beli. ‘Tis he indeed, who, as I do suppose, Hath slain the king, or else some other lord, For well I wot, a carcass I do see Hard at his feet lie struggling on the ground. Come on, Albinius, we will try the truth. [Belinus and Albinius go towards Alphonsus. Hail to the noble victor of our foes! Alphon. Thanks, mighty prince; but yet I seek not this: It is not words must recompense my pain, But deeds. There was the goddess for whose sake the whole expedition had been undertaken.
That part of the line was not entrenched and in front of it the ground was more open and level than elsewhere. What affected him immensely—and he owned it—was Christ on the Cross. Greene undid one of the rolls and extracted eight sovereigns. “Wine? Gluttony? Idleness? Laziness? Irritability? Anger? Women?” He went over his vices in his mind, not knowing to which of them to give the pre-eminence. Original page numbers look like this: |735|.
We are always told that three-o’clock-in-the-morning courage is the most desirable kind. Iris, the avant courier of the Squadron, arrived. So tempting a site invited the Milesians, even before the year 600 B.C., to plant a colony there, and enabled Sinôpê to attain much prosperity and power. If I for my opinion bleed, / Opinion shall be surgeon to my hurt. 1 Hen. “Tollimur in coelum curvato gurgite; et iidem
Subductâ ad manes imos descendimus undâ.”
if thou shalt consider, that thou art now altogether incapable of the commendation of one, who all his life long, or from his youth at least, hath lived a philosopher’s life. Straining all her faculties Princess Mary looked at him. This divinity would appear to have been the ancient sun-god of the Italian tribes, in which capacity he opens and closes the gates of heaven every morning and evening. “Do you know, you are a terrible chap for all your innocent airs,” continued the vicomte. “Ah? You’re Pwince Bolkónski? Vewy glad to make your acquaintance! I’m Lieutenant Colonel Denísov, better known as ‘Váska,’” said Denísov, pressing Prince Andrew’s hand and looking into his face with a particularly kindly attention.
Even some parts within the bars of the City of London remained unbuilt within about a hundred and fifty years past, particularly all the ground between Shoe Lane and Fewters, now Fetter, Lane, so called, says Howell in his ‘Londonopolis,’ from Fewters, an old appellation of idle people, loitering there, as in a way leading to gardens; which, in Charles I.’s reign, and even some of them since, have been built up into streets, lanes, etc. They were of noble family, but not rich, and she had the romantic idea of bringing her daughters up to a musical profession, of travelling all over the world for the purpose of seeing and studying, and leading an interesting life, paying their way with concerts and entertainments as they went. Baillie, who had gone through Cheapside amongst the bonfires, and heard the king’s health drunk in various places, and people talking of sending for the king, had posted off to Brussels, where Charles was.