It was more agreeable to his temper, as well as to his policy, to reign under the venerable names of ancient magistracy, and artfully to collect, in his own person, all the scattered rays of civil jurisdiction.
When clouds appear, wise men put on their cloaks; / When great leaves fall, the winter is at hand. Rich. What, then, is to be expected from them that would yet put into consideration the glory attending this refusal, wherein there may lurk worse ambition than even in the desire itself, and fruition of greatness? Forasmuch as ambition never comports itself better, according to itself, than when it proceeds by obscure and unfrequented ways. Recluse fanatics have few ideas or sentiments to communicate: a special license of the abbot regulated the time and duration of their familiar visits; and, at their silent meals, they were enveloped in their cowls, inaccessible, and almost invisible, to each other. Each time he met the calumny in the same way; he offered to disprove it by ordeal of battle. Burnside was directed to cross a division over this ford, and to send one division to Hancock.
Many small pieces of frankincense are set upon the same altar, one drops first and is consumed, another after; and it comes all to one. The Bible legend tells us that the absence of labor—idleness—was a condition of the first man’s blessedness before the Fall. The regal and sacerdotal characters were united in the successors of Mahomet; and if the Koran was the rule of their actions, they were the supreme judges and interpreters of that divine book. On a former occasion the enemy had been much annoyed by Kemal Reis, and now the enmity in their breasts was without bounds. The kingdom established by the Visigoths in the southern provinces of Gaul, had gradually acquired strength and maturity; and the conduct of those ambitious Barbarians, either in peace or war, engaged the perpetual vigilance of
To render the alienation of the whole public dominion valid, the consent of the constituted authorities of the state is requisite. The lords again offered the tenth sheaf, the tenth fleece, and the tenth lamb; the commons granted 30,000 sacks of wool, on the condition of the royal acceptance of certain articles drawn by them, and in case their reforms were not favored by the king, they made a free gift of 2500 sacks of wool. Edward called a new Parliament which met the 29th March, there being in attendance a large body of merchants. In the course of this expedition Khair-ad-din collected cloth, money, a thousand girls, and fifteen hundred boys–plunder amounting in all to the value of four hundred thousand pieces of gold: such at least was the calculation of his wealth. Frisch gewagt ist halb gewonnen—Boldly ventured is half done (won). The doctor sternly forbade anything of the kind; he would not guarantee my life for half a day if I had to put on uniform, go on board, and be present at official receptions.
But when we put together the different heads of indictment accumulated by Aristophanês, it will be found that they are not easily reconcilable one with the other; for an Athenian, whose temper led him to violent crimination of others, at the inevitable price of multiplying and exasperating personal enemies, would find it peculiarly dangerous, if not impossible, to carry on peculation for his own account. The wealth of the company was put into requisition to hurl from power the ministers who dared to legislate for the administration of the huge empire confided to their government; and the king chiefly aimed at the dismissal of the great Whig chief, against whom an unreasonable prejudice long continued to exist in the royal mind. Women of the Day: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Contemporaries.