Trifles make up the happiness or misery of mortal life. Alex.
Some there be that write, how the king piked the first quarell against the maior and shiriffes, for a riot committed by the vnrulie citizens, against the seruants of the bishop of Salisburie: for that where one of the same bishops seruants had taken a horsse-lofe fro a bakers man, as he passed by in Fléetstréet with his basket to serue his masters customers, and would not deliuer it againe, but brake the bakers mans head, when he was earnest to haue recouered the lofe, the inhabitants of the stréet rose, and would haue had the bishops man to prison for breaking the kings peace: but he was rescued by his fellowes, and escaped into Salisburie house, that stood there within the allie, and as then belonged to his master the bishop of Salisburie, being at that time high treasuror of England. All this time they strove equally to induce Charles to accept the terms, which would have removed all difficulties. Pfuel and his adherents demanded a retirement into the depths of the country in accordance with precise laws defined by a pseudo-theory of war, and they saw only barbarism, ignorance, or evil intention in every deviation from that theory. (He was well acquainted with the senator, but thought it necessary on this occasion to address him formally.) “Though I don’t agree with the gentleman…” (he hesitated: he wished to say, “Mon très honorable préopinant”—“My very honorable opponent”) “with the gentleman… It goes without saying that the great mass of people in Egypt were never able to write at all.
Running hard, he gained on his man, whereupon the latter suddenly turned and fired full in his face. On the day of Prince Vasíli’s arrival, Prince Bolkónski was particularly discontented and out of temper. But the youth of Severus had been trained in the implicit obedience of camps, and his riper years spent in the despotism of military command. The continuous rise in the Tennessee had rendered it impossible to keep the bridge at that point in condition for troops to cross; but I was determined to move that night even without this division. In the more remote ages of antiquity, the world was unequally divided.
L’influence féminine devient l’auxiliaire indispensable de tout pouvoir spirituel, comme le moyen âge l’a tant montré—The influence of woman proves to be the indispensable auxiliary of all spiritual power, as the Middle Ages have so abundantly testified.  Xen. The crossing had to be effected in full view of the enemy on the top of Lookout Mountain. so I’ll tell them,” and, having kissed her mother, Natásha got up and went to the door. HOWZE, Captain A.
them, who now if thou shalt return to the dogmata and to the honouring of reason, will esteem of thee no better than of a mere brute, and of an ape. Soldiers and militiamen ran bareheaded past Pierre toward the procession. The French historians, describing the condition of the French army before it left Moscow, affirm that all was in order in the Grand Army, except the cavalry, the artillery, and the transport—there was no forage for the horses or the cattle. The next day William marched in the direction of Exeter; but the rains continued, and the roads were foul, so that he made little progress. Chaldea and the surrounding territories were now also subdued.
A few weeks after I had received that interior wound of the heart, which had begun my change, the feast of the Blessed Virgin was held, in the convent in which was that good father my director. The strength of the phalanx depended on sixteen ranks of long pikes, wedged together in the closest array. The flames now died down and were lost in the black smoke, now suddenly flared up again brightly, lighting up with strange distinctness the faces of the people crowding at the crossroads. In the remote darkness of the north, the ancients imperfectly descried a frozen ocean that lay beyond the Baltic Sea, and beyond the Peninsula, or islands 1001a of Scandinavia. Brand’s Observations on Popular Antiquities, chiefly Illustrating the Origin of our Vulgar Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions.
What Herodotus tells us of the causes of the rises of the Nile, for example, is important as showing the attitude of Greek thought towards this singular phenomenon. One of the most recent authorities, Professor Flinders Petrie, inclines to the opinion that the Egyptians were of common origin with the Phoenicians, and that they came into the Nile region from the land of Punt, across the Red Sea. XIV. These were also incentives to marriage, I mean these processions, and strippings, and exercises of the maidens in the sight of the young men, who, as Plato says, are more swayed by amorous than by mathematical considerations; moreover, he imposed certain penalties on the unmarried men. With the Catholics of Ireland he was equally in treaty; but whilst his secret negotiations were going on in Ireland, the Scots endeavoured to bring theirs to a close, by applying to the queen in Paris. Avoid, void.
When I learned that the English fleet had not dispersed after the review at Spithead, but had[Pg 248] remained concentrated, I telegraphed again to Berlin that I considered my return necessary. But it is hypocrisy, alike odious and contemptible, for any man to say both that we ought to have built the canal and that we ought not to have acted in the way we did act. This ceremony lasted three-quarters of an hour, and the excluded attendants passed the time in much wonder and significant guesses. Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge our selves by railing at it; and yet it is not absolutely railing against anything to proclaim its defects, because they are in all things to be found, how beautiful or how much to be coveted soever. She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.
E meglio sdrucciolare col piè che con la lingua—Better slip with the foot than the tongue.