Yes, I confess, I see nothing, not so much as in a dream, in a wish, whereon I could set up my rest: variety only, and the possession of diversity, can satisfy me; that is, if anything can.
“Infatuated men! your distresses seems to have taken away your senses. Rien ne vaut poulain s’il ne rompt son lien—A 10 colt is nothing worth if it does not break its halter. This done, the astrologer casts the horoscope of the child, which is carefully written down, whether good or evil, and is confided to the father. Young, however, feigned another plot, and endeavoured to inveigle into it a poor man of the name of Holland, who also informed the Earl of Nottingham. They had suffered such indignities from the Independent leaders, that they could not bring themselves to forgive, and they altered the Bill, voting that every man who had sat on the king’s trial, or signed the death-warrant, should be tried as a traitor for his life.
The ‘international supervision,’ an idea lately ventilated, could do no good. Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Túshin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him. The new commander, with an army estimated by Diodorus at eight thousand men, marched from Ephesus into the interior, and began his devastation of the territory dependent on Persia. The compound verb ????????? ???? u???? seems to imply the underhand purpose with which the Argeians preferred their demand of the truce. For instance, alluding to the practice of Sufi-ism, in my ‘History of Sindh,’ I gave an account of a very long training I went through.
I had promised to be ready at six, and having carefully completed my toilet, and put a clean collar and comb into my pocket ready for dinner, I descended to the great gateway and walked slowly round to the quay. But the emperor showed himself much more attentive to relieve the innocent than to chastise the guilty. Look how the floor of heaven / Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold; / There’s not the smallest orb which thou behold’st / But in his motion like an angel sings, / Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubims. Mer. And on learning that tomorrow they were to attack the enemy, and hearing from the highest quarters a confirmation of what they wanted to believe, the exhausted, wavering men felt comforted and inspirited. His letters, extending over the years 1474-1494, have been published, both separately and in his collected works.
Essex had no right to expect anything but the most severe censure for his failure; he retired to his house, and demanded an investigation, charging his disasters to the neglect of Waller. For days neither provisions for the men nor fodder for the horses had been issued. “You see! I have asked,” whispered Natásha to her little brother and to Pierre, glancing at him again. “Her words inspired her lover with fresh spirit and resolution: they reminded him, that she, the prize of victory, still lived. What deserves remark is, that their direct sentiment attaches itself, not at all to the Platæan people, but only to the Platæan territory; it is purely local, though it becomes partially transferred to the people, as tenants of this spot, by secondary association.
Yet the benefits of this institution, to refine the temper of Barbarians, and to infuse some principles of faith, justice, and humanity, were strongly felt, and have been often observed. Sac. Villain, Angelica sends for me: see that thou entertain that happy messenger, and bring him in with thee. Here, as well as on the march up, his restlessness, particularly under responsibilities, showed itself. But few towns, merely as towns, can be better worth visiting. As magistrates and senators they were admitted into the great council, which had once dictated laws to the earth, whose authority was so often prostituted to the vilest purposes of tyranny.
The descendants of Arsaces were degraded from the royal dignity, which they had possessed above five hundred and sixty years; and the dominions of the unfortunate Artasires, under the new and significant appellation of Persarmenia, were reduced into the form of a province. The struggles, twists, and contortions of ministers to keep in place, and the involutions of “Ins and Outs,” were ably parodied, a few months before the dissolution, as the “Fancy Ball—Jim Crow Dance and Chorus” (April 17, 1837); in which the most prominent movers of both parties are travestied in fancy costumes, out-at-elbows, and with blackened faces—the likenesses admirably preserved; and executing a reel worthy of “Chimney Sweeps’ Day;” the 382 whole arranged to the then-popular air of “Jump Jim Crow,” introduced at that time by an actor named Rice—the forerunner of the “Christy Minstrels” of a later generation.