Spectatum veniunt, veniunt spectentur ut ipsæ—The 5 ladies come to see, they come also to be seen.
Arenæ mandas semina—You are sowing grain in the sand. Denison’s reply reached me in Manila, with a memorandum from the Minister of the Navy which removed all doubts. wherefore I say unreservedly, events are a very poor testimony of our worth and parts. In the cruel reigns of Decius and Dioclesian, Christianity had been proscribed, as a revolt from the ancient and hereditary religion of the empire; and the unjust suspicions which were entertained of a dark and dangerous faction, were, in some measure, countenanced by the inseparable union and rapid conquests of the Catholic church. I do not think it took us longer than that to get out of range and out of sight.
Forberg (1770-1848) an essay on the “Development of the Idea of Religion.” With much of the essay he entirely agreed, but he thought the exposition in so many ways defective and calculated to create an erroneous impression, that he prefaced it with a short paper On the Grounds of our Belief in a Divine Government of the Universe, in which God is defined as the moral order of the universe, the eternal law of right which is the foundation of all our being. 384.] The promise was made that they should be returned as soon as the immediate exigency was over, but the order was imperative. As he paused after this general remonstrance, the soldiers loudly called upon him to go into particulars; upon which he proceeded to recall, with lucid and impressive simplicity, the outrages which had been committed at and near Kerasus,–the unauthorized and unprovoked attack made by Klearetus and his company on a neighboring village which was in friendly commerce with the army,–the murder of the three elders of the village, who had come as heralds to complain to the generals about such wrong,–the mutinous attack made by disorderly soldiers even upon the magistrates of Kerasus, at the very moment when they were remonstrating with the generals on what had occurred; exposing these magistrates to the utmost peril, and putting the generals themselves to ignominy. “If such are to be our proceedings, (continued Xenophon), look you well into what condition the army will fall. There are three lakes which all meet here, and to all of which we give the name of Como. “Why, don’t you hear it?” Rostóv asked again, after waiting for a reply.
An interpreter rode up to the group. But on that same day four hundred new Colombian troops were landed at Colon. Since then the slight touch of acerbity, of provincial narrowness, has disappeared, the writer’s talent has matured, and, starting as the standard-bearer of an aggressive party, anxious to recover lost ground, his sympathies have widened as his erudition has taken deeper root, till at the present moment he is accepted by his ancient foes as the most sagacious and accomplished of Spanish critics. It was then that I felt the truth of what Thou hast said, that Thou judgest our righteousness. They are utterly and entirely esoteric, and deal with matters of which books usually know nothing.
“When the morning was come, he brought me out before the people, bound as I was; and flinging dust upon his head, thus addressed them: ‘I entertained hopes, ? Athenians, when the gods gave me this son, that he would have been the staff of my declining age. Give the devil his due. 1 Hen.