An address was drawn up and sent to her Majesty. I found that whatever I said was offensive, not excepting those things which others would have been pleased with. In the House of Lords the Earl of Scarborough moved the usual vote of thanks to the Duke of Marlborough, but the Duke of Argyll opposed it; and the duke’s friends let the matter drop, hoping to carry it when the duke returned. At length they made one of themselves king, whose name was Salatis; he lived also at Memphis and made both the upper and lower regions pay tribute, and left garrisons in places that were the most proper for them. Taking the colonel’s outburst as a challenge to his courage, the general expanded his chest and rode, frowning, beside him to the front line, as if their differences would be settled there amongst the bullets.
Very like a whale. Ham., iii. Either of these two, therefore, and various others besides, enjoyed a sort of prerogative, or established starting-point, for taking the initiative in reference to the dispirited army. Amor et melle et felle est fecundissimus—Love is most fruitful both of honey and gall. Sagamore Hill is one of three neighboring houses in which small cousins spent very happy years of childhood. But as to this we must say that of Thales in particular, we know nothing more than his principle, which is that water is the god over all.
No subordinate magistrates have such a power of binding the people; nor will the acts of a smaller portion bind the greater, an argument used in favour of the Romans against the Gauls.