Aubertin, Sir Charles Sebright, the Dowager Lady Stanley of Alderley, with Mrs. John Stanley, who stayed a couple of days en route for Corfu.
It is very easy to be efficient if the efficiency is based on unscrupulousness, and it is still easier to be virtuous if one is content with the purely negative virtue which consists in not doing anything wrong, but being wholly unable to accomplish anything positive for good. Piehl, Deux déesses égyptiennes (in Mélanges de Harlez). The collection of benzoin is very similar to that of pine resin; the bark of the tree is cut open, the exuding juice is allowed to harden on the trunk, and is thus brought into commerce. We, who live private lives, not exposed to any other view than our own, ought chiefly to have settled a pattern within ourselves by which to try our actions: and according to that, sometimes to encourage and sometimes to correct ourselves. There was at that house a niece of my father’s, to whom I am under great obligations.
The warfare was carried on with singular ferocity, the careless Lope offering openings at every turn. These men appointed deputations of chosen tools to visit the different corporations, and report to them; and James issued a proclamation announcing his intention to revise the commissions of the peace, and of the lieutenancy of counties. All seemed fully absorbed in these pursuits. Ventum seminabant et turbinem metent—They were sowing the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. The daughter contrived to extract a promise from the mother that Hetta should not be told just at present.
It would be an outrage to my friend. There and then there arose a hurly-burly among us as to the manner in which the odious trunk found its way into my room. Rostóv let go of it. I have written several 13 letters to Lichfield, Stafford, Tamworth, and Newcastle for the Nomination and Election of certain Burgesses for the Parliament to be held very shortlie; having named unto them, for Lichfield, Sir John Wingfield and Mr. Not being a man of prayer he gave his consent to my great hurt.
Juvenal laments, as it should seem from his own experience, the hardships of the poorer citizens, to whom he addresses the salutary advice of emigrating, without delay, from the smoke of Rome, since they might purchase, in the little towns of Italy, a cheerful commodious dwelling, at the same price which they annually paid for a dark and miserable lodging.