The road we were on, struck the turnpike within half a mile of the point where the second runaway commenced, and there there was an embankment twenty or more feet deep on the opposite side of the pike.

His national feeling would not allow him to write in Latin or Spanish, like most of his contemporaries, but his Portuguese is as Latinized as he could make it, and he even calls his poetical works Poemas Lusitanos. The possession of Lookout Mountain was of no special advantage to us now. A number of attempts were made by the enemy to turn our right flank, where Sherman was posted, but every effort was repulsed with heavy loss. The accompanying verses explain the meaning intended to be conveyed by the principal figures. Cereus in vitium flecti, monitoribus asper—(Youth), 25 pliable as wax to vice, obstinate under reproof.

His decent firmness was supported by an artful moderation, which contributed to the success of his designs. Some of the Ambrakiots became entangled in ravines,–others fell into ambuscades laid by the Amphilochians. Montrose crossed the Forth near Stirling, where at Kilsyth he was met by Baillie and his new army. It was at the Westminster election of 1806 that the excitement culminated. Outside the house, beyond the gates, a group of undertakers, who hid whenever a carriage drove up, waited in expectation of an important order for an expensive funeral.

“Thanks,” I said, as he handed me my belongings. In making it, pour the aromatic water in a very thin stream into the tincture under vigorous stirring.

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