The interval between 1290 and 1294 does not furnish a wealth of material.
Sir Salar Jung gave a magnificent evening fête, which was like a scene in the “Arabian Nights.” One of the large courts of the palace is a quadrangle, the centre of which is occupied by a huge basin of water as big as a small lake full of fountains. Sir Harry Vane the younger said that the treaty had been carried on for months, and that although the king had appeared to concede much at the last moment, yet they had his own declaration that he did not hold himself bound by promises which he might make, and that it was the conviction of himself, and thousands of others, that the king was not to be trusted; that he, therefore, moved that the House should return at once to its vote of non-addresses, which it ought never to have violated, should cease all negotiations, and settle the commonwealth on another model. I presume his feelings when first called upon to command a large army against a fortified city, were somewhat like my own when marching a regiment against General Thomas Harris in Missouri in 1861. So that, when it is maintained that I and the Conservatives did not get along in dealings with each other, the same reason was at the root of the difficulty on both sides. Tarde venientibus ossa—To those who come late 50 the bones.
He heard what they said, but did not understand the meaning of the words and made no kind of deduction from or application of them. (Applause.) Mr. Crookes, in his extremely kind notice of my lecture, alluded to ‘psychic force,’ for which I have chosen to use another word. Hazlitt protests against the story which tells that Lope wrote a play before breakfast, and in truth it rests on no good authority. It wounded her in several places about the arm, covering them both with blood;—but still she hung on. But it was necessary to secure an ample extent of pasture and arable land, against the frequent and sudden incursions of the tribes of Latium, the perpetual enemies of the republic.
Vertere seria ludo—To turn from grave to gay. Alpátych… The rate, which since the beginning of the century had been agreed upon between royal officers and merchants as their reasonable charge was this half mark (6s. 8d.) on each sack of wool weighing 364 pounds, or on the estimated equivalent of a sack, 300 woolfells, and a mark upon each last (or load) of leather. Exactions above this rate were known as mala tolta, the evil tolls, and the phrase had been shortened to the single word maletolt. Besides these, in the centre of each division of the city, there is a circular space surrounded by a wall. “Colonel Gordon’s work, however, was too ‘thorough;’ moreover, his strict and honourable rule allowed no plundering and embezzling of ‘parasitical Pashas, foreigners in Egypt.’ The Khedive (Ismail I.) by a stout-hearted coup d’état had appointed and had unhesitatingly supported his great lieutenant.
The conquest of Africa was facilitated by the active zeal, or the secret favor, of a domestic faction; the wanton outrages against the churches and the clergy of which the Vandals are accused, may be fairly imputed to the fanaticism of their allies; and the intolerant spirit which disgraced the triumph of Christianity, contributed to the loss of the most important province of the West. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! / Here will we sit and let the sounds of music / Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night / Become the touches of sweet harmony. Mer. The countess was sitting up in bed and speaking softly. Some say that he married Tatia alone, and was the father of one daughter only, named Pompilia; but others, besides her, assign to him four sons, named Pompo, Pinus, Calpus, and Mamercus, from whom descended the four noble families of the Pomponii, Pinarii, Calphurnii, and Mamerci, which for this reason took the title of Rex, that is, king. Royal Asiatic Soc.; vols.
Al fin se canta la Gloria—Not till the end is the 5 Gloria chanted. 2) shows Tralles’ alcoholometer, with the vessel in which the test is70 made. On the evening of the twenty-sixth of August, Kutúzov and the whole Russian army were convinced that the battle of Borodinó was a victory.