Some of the ephors strenuously opposed the admission of the large sum brought home by Lysander as remnant of what he had received from Cyrus towards the prosecution of the war. Until the crypts by the Nile and the earth mounds by the Tigris and Euphrates gave up their secrets, absolutely nothing was known to scholarship of the main sweep of civilisation more anciently than about the sixth century B.C. Beyond that all was myth, fable, unauthenticated tradition. The flight and death of Shaftesbury struck terror into the Whig party. When they arrived at the castle they attacked the fleet lying in the harbour, and in their first attack took eight of the enemy’s ships, and killed the infidels that were in them. Foy pour devoir—Faith for duty.
The enemy was driven back all day, as we had been the day before, until finally he beat a precipitate retreat. I had time sufficient for both, as I had no other occupation than what I prescribed to myself. The barristers and students of the Middle Temple, in their address, thanked the king for preserving the customs, and both they and the two universities expressed the most boundless obedience to the king’s sovereign and unlimited power. Each of these was led by a man who carried a bundle of sticks and straw upon a pole. Many instances may be produced in favour of both opinions.
Les femmes ont toujours quelque arrière-pensée—Women have always some mental reservation. It did not take the messenger of the gods long to obtain the means of fulfilling this condition, and he soon returned with a well-filled purse. I am Sir Oracle, / And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark. Mer. Partage de Montgomerie: tout d’un côté, rien de l’autre—A Montgomery division: everything on one side and nothing on the other. The enemy used in their defence explosive musket-balls, no doubt thinking that, bursting over our men in the trenches, they would do some execution; but I do not remember a single case where a man was injured by a piece of one of these shells.
Others placed themselves in the sepulchral chamber, and stood ready to strike any one who dared to enter: these had human figures, or lions’ heads joined to the bodies of men. New and Cheaper Edit., demy 8vo, cl. Quæ peccamus juvenes ea luimus senes—We pay when old for the excesses of our youth. He received the news of the acquittal by a special messenger while in Lord Feversham’s tent. At the same time other points within my command were so threatened that it was impossible to concentrate a force to drive him away.
Rus in urbe—Country in town. Do not you remember how often I got you under my power, and yet put none of you to death? Nay, you once fell into a tumult one against another, and slew one hundred and eighty-five of your citizens, not on account of your good-will to the king and to the Romans, but on account of your own wickedness, and this while I was besieged by the Romans in Jotapata. Is it then to be wondered at that Socrates was found guilty? We might say that it had to be so. If there were wrongs, I would join with a full heart in striving to have them corrected. General Taylor pursued the same course in marching toward an enemy.
The burden of this contention was further explained by the publication in 1860 of his Notes on the Site of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem; and The Temples of the Jews and the other Buildings in the Haram Area at Jerusalem, published in 1878, was a still completer elaboration of these theories, which are said to have been the origin of the establishment of the Palestine Exploration fund. I cannot express what nature suffered.