The senator Olybrius, of the Anician family, might esteem himself the lawful heir of the Western empire.
VIII., i. The blood rushed to Pétya’s face and he grasped his pistol. Barriscale’s written offer. The proof of this is, that the Peloponnesian confederates do not attack us one by one, but with their whole united force; while we, when we attack them at home, overpower for the most part all of them who try to defend their own territory. Nil me officit unquam, / Ditior hic, aut est quia doctior; est locus uni / Cuique suus—It never the least annoys me that another is richer or more learned than I; every one has his own place assigned him.
“Him… We every day and every hour say things of another that we might properly say of ourselves, could we but apply our observation to our own concerns, as well as extend it to others. Thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges. Twelfth Night, iv. Eudoxia herself, who advanced to meet her friend and deliverer, soon bewailed the imprudence of her own conduct. Every one, says Paterson, was in haste to be gone from it.
It was expected by the commanding general that these troops would move north sufficiently far to flank the enemy out of his position at Churubusco, before turning east to reach the San Antonio road, but they did not succeed in this, and Churubusco proved to be about the severest battle fought in the valley of Mexico. Here finishes the history of the wars in which France was engaged antecedent to the war with Great Britain, with Holland, and with Spain.45 With respect to Spain, we have seen nothing which leads us to suspect that either attachment to religion, or the ties of consanguinity, or regard to the ancient system of Europe, was likely to induce that court to connect itself in offensive war against France. In the juglar’s hands the original was cut or padded to suit the hearers’ taste. 378] executed without the loss of a man, procured for him a plentiful booty, of which, probably not the least valuable portion consisted in the men seized as captives. But if you mean to remain here long I would advise you to get one.
Very often, as I am apt to do, having for exercise taken to maintain an opinion contrary to my own, my mind, bending and applying itself that way, does so engage me that way that I no more discern the reason of my former belief, and forsake it I am, as it were, misled by the side to which I incline, be it what it will, and carried away by my own weight. Three hours of up-hill marching and climbing had been followed by as long a period of bloody battle, and it was almost noon. With Memoir, Portrait, and Facsimiles of the Maps in the Original Edition of “Gulliver’s Travels.” Cr. “Well, anyhow we’re going to end it. Pétya wiped his perspiring face with his hands and pulled up the damp collar which he had arranged so well at home to seem like a man’s.
It would facilitate the investment of Fort Henry materially if the troops could be landed south of that stream. That ambitious monk devoted his life to the execution of two projects. We engaged the artillery of the enemy with a battery of our own, which had the advantage of position, whilst the infantry forced the crossing both by the bridge and by a ford a quarter of a mile to the right. And while he is confused with his fall, Pollenté leaps into the river and takes him at a disadvantage, and either slays him outright or causes him to drown. A rhymed epistle to the Secretary of State, Mateo Vázquez, also belongs to this time.
‘Tis a grievous extremity for a man to be jostled even in his own house and domestic repose. Memorem immemorem facit, qui monet quod memor meminit—He who reminds a man with a good memory of what he remembers, makes him forget. Genesis of the Earth and of Man.