Man löst sich nicht allmählich von dem Leben!—It is by no gradual process we detach ourselves from (lose our hold of) life.
Più sa il matto in casa sua che il savio in casa d’altri—The fool knows more in his own house than a wise man does in another’s. The students of the university he taught in daily lectures, passing in review the weightiest and lightest authors of antiquity, and pouring forth a flood of miscellaneous erudition. One precedent creates another. She was nursing her boy when the sound of Pierre’s sleigh was heard at the front door, and the old nurse—knowing how to please her mistress—entered the room inaudibly but hurriedly and with a beaming face. In the meantime the senators themselves encouraged and consoled the people by personal appeals, pointing to the tombs and monuments of their ancestors, and recalling to their minds the temples and holy places which Romulus and Numa and the other kings had consecrated and left in charge to them.
Fielding’s education up to his mother’s death, which took place in April 1718 at East Stour, seems to have been entrusted to a neighbouring clergyman, Mr Oliver of Motcombe, in whom tradition traces the uncouth lineaments of “Parson Trulliber” in Joseph Andrews. Its immediate result for the Russians was, and was bound to be, that we were brought nearer to the destruction of Moscow—which we feared more than anything in the world; and for the French its immediate result was that they were brought nearer to the destruction of their whole army—which they feared more than anything in the world. She rides on a raven, a bird of ill omen sacred to her, and no Hindoo will undertake any new enterprise on the day over which she presides. While this was being done, he got the remainder of the troops under arms and led them slowly forward. The Parliamentary generals, at his approach, raised the siege, and withdrew to Marston Moor, about four miles from the city.
Upon the receipt of this letter of Silas, I took two hundred men along with me, and traveled all night, having sent before a messenger to let the people of Tiberias know that I was coming to them. Pierre was the sixth to enter. I do not believe there ever was any life more attractive to a vigorous young fellow than life on a cattle ranch in those days. James determined to make his intentions known for fully restoring Popery by a new Declaration of Indulgence, in which he reminded his subjects of his determined character, and of the numbers of public servants that he had already dismissed for opposing his will. Conscious of the character in which nature and experience had enabled him to excel, he again took the field a few months after his triumph.
This raillery drew a short and forced smile from them, mingled with tears; for such was their calamitous situation, that grief and thought soon overpowered this gleam of cheerfulness. However virtuous was their character, however pure their intentions, they found themselves reduced to the hard necessity of supporting their usurpation by frequent acts of rapine and cruelty. The most suitable fête the Germans can devise for him is a celebration of Jena and Auerstädt. “Almost all the ship’s company, while the vessel was being moored, hurried off to the city to buy what things they wanted. Asshurnazirpal then crossed the Tigris and invaded Kummukh to claim the annual tribute it had forgotten to furnish.
Every reason of state seemed to require that we should not permit them to be abused and vilified by English writers.