O fortunatos nimium, sua si bona norint, / Agricolas, quibus ipsa, procul discordibus armis, / Fundit humo facilem victum justissima tellus—Oh, how happy the tillers of the ground are, if they but knew their blessings; for whom, far from the clash of arms, the all-righteous earth pours forth from her soil an easy sustenance.
Other allies, or connections, who are neither subjects nor named in the treaty of peace, form a distinct class, to whom any violence done cannot be construed into an act of breaking the peace. The odor of the pomade differs according to the length of time which it has been subjected to the flowers, and on being treated with alcohol furnishes extracts of corresponding strength. He never physically punished me but once, but he was the only man of whom I was ever really afraid. From this arose a strange case of mistaken identity. “La balance y est…
Capital, said Scipio. When at leisure, he disregarded sensual enjoyments and money-getting, but devoted himself to the service of the gods and to speculations about their nature and power, so that he obtained great celebrity. At a time when it was universally confessed, that almost every man in the empire was superior in personal merit to the princes whom the accident of their birth had seated on the throne, a rapid succession of usurpers, regardless of the fate of their predecessors, still continued to arise. The first was to send a force to drive the enemy from our rear, and out of the State. Drooping in spirit and closing their eyes before the menacing cloud of death that overhung them, they dared not look life in the face.
The navy lost in this engagement eighteen killed and fifty-six wounded.