The voice of fame has accused the second Otho of a perfidious and bloody act, the massacre of the senators, whom he had invited to his table under the fair semblance of hospitality and friendship.
“On the other hand, the Kharekwasla Tank and the noble dam, built by Mr. Joyner, C.E., are well worth visiting, both on account of the intrinsic excellence of the work, and the great consequences to which such works must lead. Orl. Come, then, and I will give you weapons straight. There is something in sorrow more akin to the course of human affairs than joy. C. “Sir Edward Lee, hon. The hardest of all for her to bear was her homesickness for[Pg 339] the soil of Germany, for the German people.
However highly these principles are to be esteemed as a forward step, they at once reveal to us their total inadequacy, as is also the case when we enter with them on further concrete determinations. Augustus, Trajan, Hadrian, and Marcus visited their extensive dominions in person, and their progress was marked by acts of wisdom and beneficence. His hopes for the future?… And I know, amongst those who behave themselves most bravely in the present war, some whose manners are so gentle, obliging, and just, that they will certainly stand firm, whatever event Heaven is preparing for us. Poverty is the mither (mother) o’ a’ arts. Sc.
The ardor of contention, the pride of victory, the despair of success, the memory of past injuries, and the fear of future dangers, all contribute to inflame the mind, and to silence the voice of pity. If I could hold them in play, I were a brave fellow; for I never attack them; but where they are most sinewy and strong. This 1807 edition seems to be closely based on the 1587 edition of the Chronicles, printed in blackletter. Epeios, a Greek sculptor, who had accompanied the expedition, was desired to construct a colossal wooden horse large enough to contain a number of able and distinguished heroes. The answer was, that they were to cover their heads, and throw the bones of their mother behind them.
The larger vessel contains the king in his chariot, with his attendants and eunuchs. So come, cease this folly, if you wish to negotiate with the Athenians in a moderate way, and not to be forced into conceding points against your will. There lay forty triremes in Nisæa, the harbor of Megara, which, though old and out of condition, were sufficient for so short a trip; and the seamen immediately on arriving, launched these and got aboard. “He made a bow and placed his mark upon it;” ** he had a spear brought to him and fitted a point to it; the god lifted the lance, brandished it in his right hand, then hung the bow and quiver at his side. On entre et on crie, / Et voilà la vie! / On crie et on sort, / Et voilà la mort!—We come and cry, and that is life; we cry and go, and that is death.
La langue des femmes est leur épée, et elles ne la laissent pas rouiller—The tongue of a woman is her sword, which she seldom suffers to rust. Louis was to quit-claim to all the barons and men of England all homage, fealty, confederations, and alliances, and never henceforth to make, on account of this war, any confederation which might at any time cause damage to the English King. There are three means of believing—by inspiration, by reason, and by custom. The second expedition of the Goths was undertaken with greater powers of men and ships; but they steered a different course, and, disdaining the exhausted provinces of Pontus, followed the western coast of the Euxine, passed before the wide mouths of the Borysthenes, the Niester, and the Danube, and increasing their fleet by the capture of a great number of fishing barks, they approached the narrow outlet through which the Euxine Sea pours its waters into the Mediterranean, and divides the continents of Europe and Asia. The Division moved from its camp on the evening of June 30th, and bivouacked at and about El Poso.
Faith is the heroism of intellect. C. “Well, of course! That’s what we were saying,” replied the first speaker. This was in fact the quickest way to reach the mouth of the Kanawha River, for the fall rains had not yet come to make the Ohio navigable, and from Columbus to Cincinnati, and thence by the Marietta Railway eastward, was, as the railway routes then ran, the best method of joining my command. The captains of the maritime auxiliary forces were there with overseers and managers to provision the ships with the countless products of Egypt. From the above instances it appears that Cicero has too loosely worded his proposition, “that such promises, as are prejudicial to the person, to whom they are given, are not to be kept, nor, if they are more prejudicial to the party giving, than beneficial to the person receiving them.” For it should not be left to the promiser to judge, whether the fulfilment of his engagement will be serviceable to the party receiving it, except in the case of the madman cited above: nor is any TRIVIAL or IMAGINARY prejudice that might result from it, sufficient to release the obligation.
‘It is very nice of you,’ he writes to Fronto,(1) ‘to ask for my hexameters; I would have sent them at once if I had them by me. Benevolence is the foundation of justice, since we are forbid to injure those whom we are bound to assist.