When the emperor Carus undertook the Persian war, he was induced, by motives of affection as well as policy, to secure the fortunes of his family, by leaving in the hands of his eldest son the armies and provinces of the West.
His first impulse was to resent the question as an unwarranted intrusion into his private affairs. Gardez la foi—Guard the faith. Leaves from a Naturalist’s Note-Book. By Dr. Another change which had come about as a result of the foregoing was a crass inequality in the bargaining relation between the employer and the individual employee standing alone. For in the former case, a revocation will be valid, even though it has not been made known to the minister employed; but in the latter case, it will be entirely void,141 because the right of promising was committed to the minister, and fully depended upon his will; therefore the obligation of the promise was complete, as he knew of no intended revocation.
Having ridden in, he dismounted and approached a big blazing campfire, around which sat several men talking noisily. “I helped you, but all the same I must tell you the truth; it is a dangerous business, and if you think about it—a stupid business. Theodosius condescended to praise the senate of Constantinople, who had generously interceded for their distressed brethren: he rewarded the eloquence of Hilarius with the government of Palestine; and dismissed the bishop of Antioch with the warmest expressions of his respect and gratitude. “Yes, and where do you put the others?” inquired Dólokhov. There is also a superior chief scribe for Amen, who keeps the roll of the sanctuary’s possessions.
Father La Combe confessed to me that he had some reluctance to do it, and only obedience, and the danger to which I should have been exposed, made him surmount it.