Edited, with an Introduction and Notes to each Play, and a Biographical Sketch of Sheridan, by Brander Matthews.

I was in the closest touch with Senator Lodge throughout this period, and either consulted him about or notified him of all the moves I was taking. The greatest revelation of God in the world! For He Himself appeared in the body of His Son; Christ is God, God in human form. The effect which that revolt produced in alarming and exasperating the Spartans, has been[p. The king himself led the march, and thus showed himself a worthy successor of the undaunted heroes who in earlier centuries had founded the Assyrian power. Unverhofft kommt oft—The unlooked-for often happens.

On the contrary, I felt the tenderness of compassion for them, and had more pain for those afflictions which I innocently caused to them, than for any which they had heaped upon me. Augustin on the xviii Chapter of St. Unfortunately, the knowledge of to-day does not permit us to follow this theoretical obligation. Either feeling touched at the statue being a captive, or else willing to show the Athenians how much power he possessed in Persia, he proposed to the Satrap of Lydia to send it back to Athens. Qui proficit in literis et deficit in moribus, plus deficit quam proficit—He who is proficient in learning and deficient in morals is more deficient than proficient.

A few instants after the echo of the reports resounding over the stone-built Krémlin had died away the French heard a strange sound above their head. Next day Prince Vasíli had arrived and settled in the count’s house. When he was in a good humor and I was carrying something agreeable to him, then my mother-in-law would snatch it out of my hands. He looked inquiringly at his monitress and saw that she was again going on tiptoe to the reception room where they had left Prince Vasíli and the eldest princess. But I understand that you value what opens up a fresh line,” said she, repeating words Pierre had once uttered.

There are men who are learning to speak at a time when they should learn to be silent for ever. Nicht alles Wünschenswerte ist erreichbar; nicht alles Erkennenswerte ist erkennbar—Not everything that is desirable is attainable, and not everything that is worth knowing is knowable. Prince Andrew, who had thought it was all the same to him whether or not Moscow was taken as Smolénsk had been, was suddenly checked in his speech by an unexpected cramp in his throat. We reached Corpus Christi just in time to avoid “absence without leave.” We met no one not even an Indian—during the remainder of our journey, except at San Patricio. Yet I have made extracts from sixty books, five volumes of them, in these latter days.

Loving the strokes which God gives, one cannot hate the hand which He makes use of to strike with. You will see. Sometimes the sky seemed to be rising high, high overhead, and then it seemed to sink so low that one could touch it with one’s hand. We supped, after ablutions in the oil-cellar-I mean we supped after ablutions, not after ablutions in the oil-cellar; and listened with enjoyment to the rustics gibing. Hearing therefore that the Indians were the greatest Nation in the whole World, and had the largest and richest Tract of Land of all others, she resolv’d to make War upon them.

On his part, he was to employ the naval and military power of England to promote the wicked designs of Louis against his neighbours on the Continent. William immediately left the conduct of the siege to the Elector of Bavaria, and drew out a strong force to confront Villeroi, who was reinforced by a large body of troops from Germany. The task of the historian is to search for causes, to endeavour to build up from the lessons of history a true philosophy of living.

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