James first took away his butt of sack, and then his salary; whereupon Dryden directly turned Catholic, and wrote “The Hind and the Panther,” to beslaver Popery, kick down Protestantism, and reconcile the public to James’s invidious scheme of abolishing the Test Act for his own purposes.
If he disagrees with us, let him be frank and consistent, and recommend to Congress that all corporations be made illegal. Maury, head of the National Observatory at Washington. It is interesting to note contemporaneous opinion on a point which is so strongly distorted by partisanship that independent impressions are rare. It is better to create than to be learned. The country was enriched by the various benefits of trade; by the vigilance of the emperors it was covered with a line of forts; and the populous cities of Gerasa, Philadelphia, and Bosra, were secure, at least from a surprise, by the solid structure of their walls.
When she changed her position so that his left eye could see her face he calmed down, not taking his eyes off her for some seconds. One really gains nothing from such interests (as occupy the newspapers). Infidelity, like death, admits of no degrees. 50 Mme. “Chloe had another admirer, Dorco the cowherd, who having in vain requested her in marriage from Dryas, her reputed father, resolves to carry her off by force; for this purpose he disguises himself as a wolf, and lurks among some bushes near a place where Chloe used to pasture her sheep. For it so falls out, / That what we have we prize not to the worth / While we enjoy it, but being lack’d and lost, / Why, then we rack the value. Much Ado, iv.
For you should have a care how you imagine philosophy to have uttered anything more noble, or that she has promised anything more fruitful or of greater consequence, for, good Gods! doth she not engage that she will render him who submits to her laws so accomplished as to be always armed against fortune, and to have every assurance within himself of living well and happily–that he shall, in short, be forever 171happy? But let us see what she will perform? In the mean while, I look upon it as a great thing that she has even made such a promise. I was not master of the entertainment. A nation, the secret or professed enemies of Christianity, still multiplied in servitude and distress; and the intrigues of the Jews promoted the rapid success of the Arabian conquerors. If the young canes are only topped, the secondary branches will come out near the ends of the canes and bear them down, in time exposing the bunches to the sun as well as causing the second crop to grow too far from the main trunk, the summer pruning thus acting the opposite of which it was intended.