Pense ce que tu veux, dis ce que tu dois—Think what you like, say what you ought.
It is like stepping out of one room into another. Stat sua cuique dies; breve et irreparabile tempus / Omnibus est vitæ; sed famam extendere factis, / Hoc virtutis opus—Each man has his appointed day; short and irreparable is the brief life of all; but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is manhood’s work. After the sack of Corinth, Athens, and Thebes, his lieutenant embarked with a captive train of weavers and artificers of both sexes, a trophy glorious to their master, and disgraceful to the Greek emperor. Count v. He was afraid of meningitis, as they had wounded him just in the nuque.
Agesilaus replied that he had no power to entertain such a proposition without the authorities at home, whom he accordingly sent to consult. Little things blame not: Grace may on them wait. But in the absence of the patrician, who was hastily summoned to Italy by some public or private interest, Count Litorius succeeded to the command; and his presumption soon discovered that far different talents are required to lead a wing of cavalry, or to direct the operations of an important war. Here Marlborough proposed to come to a general engagement with them, but again he was thwarted by the Dutch officers and deputies, and most determinedly by General Schlangenburg. “To make the game worth the candle, we must clear Suákin of its Egyptian clique, and re-embark the last Egyptian soldier en route for the Nile Valley.
In consequence I had made up my mind to return and bring the troops to the upper side of the creek, when the enemy opened upon us with a rifled gun that sent shot far beyond us and beyond the stream. This last principle, which is called propriety, from its fitness, according to the various things on which it turns, sometimes is limited to a very narrow point, the least departure from which is a deviation into vice; sometimes it allows a wider scope, so that some actions, even laudable in themselves, may be omitted or varied without crime. Yet his parts seem to have been better suited to the second than to the first rank; he was an unequal rival, though he might have approved himself an excellent lieutenant, to Severus, who afterwards displayed the greatness of his mind by adopting several useful institutions from a vanquished enemy. Les plus grands hommes d’une nation sont 20 ceux qu’elle met à mort—The greatest men of a nation are those whom it puts to death. Religion is consciousness of the infinite.
Gens de lettres—Literary people. Headstrong liberty is lashed with woe. Com. 30 of Errors, ii. They have likewise Opinions concerning the Earth peculiar to themselves, affirming it to resemble a Boat, and to be hollow, to prove which, and other things relating to the frame of the World, they abound in Arguments; but to give a particular Account of ’em, we conceive would be a thing foreign to our History. He had lost his first wife, while he was governor of the Lionnese Gaul. That was the sort of thing which, in the spring of 1914, occupied the thoughts of the German Emperor, who, lusting for robbery and conquest, is accused of having bloodthirstily brought on the World War.
307] being exposed to the enemy, and at the same time to be protected by the shield of a right-hand neighbor. The Lacedæmonians in the one army, and the Thebans in the other, each inclined themselves, and caused their respective armies to incline also, in a direction slanting to the right, so that the Lacedæmonians on their side considerably outflanked the Athenians on the opposite left. FETTERS AND HANDCUFFS, instruments for securing the feet and hands of prisoners under arrest, or as a means of punishment. With hurried hands the soldiers blindfolded them, drawing the sacks over their heads, and bound them to the post. C’est trop aimer quand on en meurt—It is loving too much to die of loving.