Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli / Scrutantur plagas—What is at his feet no one looks at; they scan the tracks of heaven.
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air. Maroquin Vice-President, of the Republic of Colombia. This debatable ground was sparsely settled and very poor in agricultural resources, so that it could furnish nothing for subsistence of man or beast. Again the officer turned to Gerásim and asked him to show him the rooms in the house. God’s justice and His power are inseparable; ‘tis in vain we invoke His power in an unjust cause.
“To the Independent Electors of Westminster, this Print of their staunch old watchman, the guardian of their rights and privileges, is dedicated by a grateful Elector. The lives of the kings of this name before Ferdinand V. Distingué—Distinguished; eminent; gentlemanlike. The ideas of inheritance and succession are so very familiar, that the generality of mankind consider them as founded, not only in reason, but in nature itself. As the feast of Ceres fell during those days, it was thought better to omit both the sacrifices and the processions than to have them marred by the consciousness of their misfortune, which would be painfully evident in the small number of worshippers and their downcast looks.
Each reference letter at the end of a sentence refers to all the matter that precedes it back to the last similarly placed reference letter. But in respect of the inward life, reasoning thought has, in distinction to Plato, this prevailing characteristic, that it makes duty, that which has to be done, not come from the Notion of the thing as determined in and for itself; for it brings forward external reasons through which right and wrong, utility and harmfulness, are distinguished. Yielding to the first impulse of the torrent, he deposited his family and treasure in Nice; retired to the mountains with fifty thousand horse; and twice descended to assault the camps or quarters of the Christian besiegers, which formed an imperfect circle of above six miles. When he got home he could not sleep for a long time for thinking of what had happened. [Greek: all’ ou Zeus andressi noêmata panta teleutâ]—Zeus, however, does not give effect to all the schemes of man.
If therefore all things else be common to these likewise, it follows, that for a man to like and embrace all things that happen and are destinated unto him, and not to trouble and molest that spirit which is seated in the temple of his own breast, with a multitude of vain fancies and imaginations, but to keep him propitious and to obey him as a god, never either speaking anything contrary to truth, or doing anything contrary to justice, is the only true property of a good man. But the passion that is said to be produced by idleness in the hearts of young men, though it proceed leisurely, and with a measured progress, does evidently manifest, to those who have tried to oppose its power, the violence our judgment suffers in this alteration and conversion. Duos qui sequitur lepores neutrum capit—He who follows two hares is sure to catch neither. But their minds were not yet humbled to their condition; and instead of affecting the pacific virtues of the feeble, they peevishly harassed the Romans with a repetition of claims, evasions, and inroads, which they undertook without reflection, and terminated without glory. But God forbid that I should have stained my soul with the guilt of dragging them from their friends and families!” Such has been the precious defence of the slave-trade, and such is the argument set up for142 Austria in this instance of Venice.
Life is not (v. His book had excited the most opposite sentiments and awakened the most contradictory judgments, but among lawyers and statesmen its reception was from the first generally marked by admiration. His 253voluminous private letters, full of wit and malice and risky anecdote, are as brilliant and amusing as they are unedifying. If the commanders had been guided by reason, it would seem that it must have been obvious to Napoleon that by advancing thirteen hundred miles and giving battle with a probability of losing a quarter of his army, he was advancing to certain destruction, and it must have been equally clear to Kutúzov that by accepting battle and risking the loss of a quarter of his army he would certainly lose Moscow. “Well, what of that? She’s turned out splendidly all the same,” he added, winking at Véra.
She pretended to place a great confidence in me, and professed a high esteem for me. Its first fundamental principle was to bribe the poor against the rich by proposing to transfer into new hands, on the delusive notion of equality, and in breach of every principle of justice, the whole property of the country. The messengers charged with this letter were instructed to accost the Cæsar with respect, to desire a private audience, and to plunge their daggers into his heart.  Xen. In 1156 such prelates as held their lands by military tenure were directed to compound for soldierly service which their character of churchmen precluded them from rendering. Some thirty-five bishops and abbots paid the assessment, but Archbishop Theobald raised vigorous protest. He objected, apparently, not out of principle, but because he could not see that the exaction was necessary. This probability, together with the further considerations that the demand was not a demand for a new tax but merely that the prelates compound for an obligation long recognized as lawful, and that there were precedents for precisely this sort of commutation, makes Theobald’s protest not of great importance.
Noch ist es Tag, da rühre sich der Mann, / 30 Die Nacht tritt ein, wo niemand wirken kann—It is still day, in which to be up and doing; the night is setting in wherein no man can work.