None of them contents itself with seeking to represent realities, however literally taken, exactly as those realities are.

The Corinthian troops at Thurii were in fear of the Carthaginian triremes under Hanno which were watching them, and as the sea had for many days been excessively rough, in consequence of a gale, determined to march on foot through the Bruttii. By these words he made the citizens stand greatly in awe of him, and gave them great expectations of what he would effect, while all rejoiced that they had passed over those who used to flatter them, and had chosen a general of independence and spirit. Chat échaudé craint l’eau froide—A scalded cat dreads cold water. Few remains of an earlier epoch have yet been discovered. Il est bon d’être ferme par tempérament et flexible par réflexion—It is good to be firm by temperament and pliable by reflexion.

In 1295 the question was fully answered as to how the people [132]should assent to taxation, in case their assent should be asked. The relations between me and the Chancellor remained trustful and friendly throughout this period. This Natásha noticed at once. Der Ausgang giebt den Thaten ihre Titel—It is the issue that gives to deeds their title. Parents should also avoid showing the smallest partiality in the treatment of their children.

They talk to us of the rules of war, of chivalry, of flags of truce, of mercy to the unfortunate and so on. Dans la morale, comme l’art, dire n’est rien, faire est tout—In morals as in art, talking is nothing, doing is all. On the 29th a reconnoissance was made in force, to find the position of Lee. When they’ve been put down, the war with Buonaparte will begin. Romam cuncta undique atrocia aut pudenda confluunt celebranturque—All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.

When I, at the request of the newly founded Imperial Automobile Club, took it under my protection, I accepted an invitation to a luncheon in the beautiful rooms of the clubhouse, built by Ihne. And what use is it for him to praise Brutus while he imitates Tarquin in his deeds, swaggering down into the Forum with all the rods and axes before him, from a house larger than the king’s palace used to be." Indeed, Valerius lived in rather too splendid a house on the Velian Hill, looking down into the Forum, and difficult to climb up to, so that when he walked down from it he did indeed look like a tragedy king leaving his palace. But the men who take part in these fights are hard as nails, and it is not worth while to feel sentimental about their receiving punishment which as a matter of fact they do not mind. [633] Xen. The change that took place in Natásha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her.

Worsteds and Unions.—The pieces are first singed by gas or hot plate (see Bleaching), and are then usually subjected to a process known as “crabbing,” the object of which is to “set” the wool fibres.