There is a wretched little station called Bou Medfa, where a tumbledown little ‘bus, only good enough for luggage, awaits passengers; but fortunately we got a calèche, two good horses, and a pleasant Jehu, and we had a long drive through cold, raw, snowy air (in February).

Friendship is like a debt of honour; the 25 moment it is talked of, it loses its real name, and assumes the more ungrateful form of obligation. Arliss’ Lit. Rien de plus éloquent que l’argent comptant—Nothing 45 is more eloquent than ready money. The English have not understood and cannot understand the self-abnegation of our Emperor who wants nothing for himself, but only desires the good of mankind. He piously commended himself to the protection of the gods, assembled a carefully selected body of troops, and ventured with them on the almost impossible enterprise. 192), “according to these men” (the Ionians and others) “and in reference to such causes” (water, fire, &c.), “since they are not sufficient to beget the nature of things, the philosophers are, as already said, compelled by the truth to go on to the principle following (???u????).

Quandoque bonus dormitat Homerus—Even the worthy Homer nods sometimes. Nowadays I must do without the intercourse with my men of learning of my association, and that is a cruel blow to me. Heracles at once armed himself and ascended the mountain, where he soon caught sight of the lion, and rushing at him with his sword succeeded in killing him. There is no place where earth’s sorrows / Are 5 more felt than up in heaven; / There is no place where earth’s failings / Have such kindly judgment given. F. Urbem quam dicunt Romam, Meliboee, putavi, / Stultus ego, huic nostræ similem—The city, Meliboeus, which they call Rome, I foolishly imagined to be like this town of ours.

But repressed vexation at his son’s poor-spirited behavior found expression in his treatment of his daughter.