Striking the Weldon Railroad at Reams’s Station, destroying the depot and several miles of the road, and the South Side road about fifteen miles from Petersburg, to near Nottoway Station, where he met and defeated a force of the enemy’s cavalry.
Having looked in a mirror, and standing before Dólokhov in the same pose he had assumed before it, he lifted a glass of wine. Yes, that would be very noble, but I am unable to follow in that gentleman’s footsteps. The Visigoths, who had been thrown into confusion by the flight or defection of the Alani, gradually restored their order of battle; and the Huns were undoubtedly vanquished, since Attila was compelled to retreat. “The precious stone was practically limited to Hindustan and Borneo before A.D. To back it up so high requires also a correspondingly high levee, which again is more apt to break and cause trouble and expense the higher it is.
“Malo me Galatea petit, lasciva puella.”—Virg. Such has been the case elsewhere. “I am awaiting orders to join my new regiment, your excellency,” replied Borís, betraying neither annoyance at the prince’s brusque manner nor a desire to enter into conversation, but speaking so quietly and respectfully that the prince gave him a searching glance. On the 15th of January Fort Fisher had fallen, news of which Sherman had received before starting out on his march. I drew a long breath of relief, and nothing which happened to me in the whole war so encouraged me to hopeful confidence in the outcome of it, as the evidence I saw that our blunders at the beginning had been no greater than those of old standing armies, and that our capacity to learn was at least as quick as theirs.
“I can call spirits from the vasty deep.” “Why, so can I, or so can any man; but will they come when you do call for them?” 1 Hen. At an election held on the fifth day of October, A. All stratagems of this kind are so direct a violation of all moral principle, both in their nature and consequences, that almost every page of the revealed will of God declares their condemnation. And in truth, we shall find few persons in those republics who have pushed their fortunes to any great degree of eminence without the assistance of eloquence.