Hackluyt, Richard, Rev.: Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries made by the English Nation.
As soon as Prince Andrew had given up his daily occupations, and especially on returning to the old conditions of life amid which he had been happy, weariness of life overcame him with its former intensity, and he hastened to escape from these memories and to find some work as soon as possible. He was not followed, however, by the enemy, and was thereby enabled to reorganize his command as soon as covered from the guns of the enemy. Cunning is the dwarf of wisdom. W. The hope, that truth and wisdom would be found in the assemblies of the orthodox clergy, induced the emperor to convene, at Constantinople, a synod of one hundred and fifty bishops, who proceeded, without much difficulty or delay, to complete the theological system which had been established in the council of Nice. Every one who has studied the subject at all is only too well aware that the world offsets the readiness with which it condones a crime for which a man escapes punishment, by its unforgiving relentlessness to the often far less guilty man who is punished, and who therefore has made his atonement.
The glory which Marlborough had won, and part of which he had tried to filch from him, was extremely galling to him, and especially that so much honour should fall to the lot of a heretic. Sit mihi quod nunc est, etiam minus; ut mihi vivam / Quod superest ævi, si quid superesse volunt Di—May I continue to possess what I have now, or even less; so I may live the remainder of my days after my own plan, if the gods will that any should remain. But the story of the herald, Anthemokritus, and his death, cannot be altogether rejected. Youth, abundant wealth, high birth, and inexperience, are, each of them, the source of ruin. And tho’ the Mock-Elephants in Semiramis’s Army did the like, yet they stood the violent shock of the other but a little while, for the Indian Beasts being both exceeding strong and stout, easily bore down and destroy’d all that oppos’d them, so that there was a great Slaughter; for some they trampl’d under foot, others they rent in pieces with their Teeth, and toss’d up others with their Trunks into the Air.
You have done nothing. There is I know not what of servile in rigour and constraint; and I am of opinion that what is not to be done by reason, prudence, and address, is never to be affected by force. In the division of the provinces, Augustus provided for his own power and for the dignity of the republic. When my successor in the Governorship took office, Colonel Partridge retired, and Elon Hooker, finding that he could no longer act with entire disregard of politics and with an eye single to the efficiency of the work, also left. This oil, obtained from the wood of the Juniperus virginiana (not from the true cedar, Cedrus Libani), is clear like water, has a pleasant odor, and differs from most essential oils122 by congealing at a very low temperature (-22° C.
Actions that are carried on without this reflection—a near and essential reflection, I mean—such as those of ambitious and avaricious men, and so many more as run point-blank, and to whose career always carries them before themselves, such actions, I say; are erroneous and sickly. In spite of constant and harassing engagements Ferdinand was fairly successful both as king and emperor. I am very much afraid that this form of ‘Spiritualism without spirits’ is on the increase. En bon train—In a fair way. We were then taken to the stables, a place like the Burlington Arcade, open at both ends, loose boxes where the shops would be, each opening into the passage running down the centre.
Ipse dixit—He himself (viz. But the aged nation had no longer the skill to take wise advantage of propitious fortune; it had no thoughts of its own, nor could it find fitting form for its new splendour.