36 If we compare the administration of the house of Sassan with that of the house of Sefi, the political influence of the Magian with that of the Mahometan religion, we shall probably infer, that the kingdom of Artaxerxes contained at least as great a number of cities, villages, and inhabitants.

As soon as I reached the meeting-place I would find out the wagon to which I was assigned. In tenui labor, at tenuis non gloria—Slight is the subject of my work, but not the glory. “The unhappy female to whom you allude,” replied Leucippe, “was one of that class who sell their charms for money. Egregii mortalem, altique silenti—A being of extraordinary and profound silence. The stubbornness of Fenwick soon received an explanation.

It would appear from hence that there must have been an open portion of Lechæum, or a space apart from (but adjoining to) the wall which encircled Lechæum, yet still within the Long Walls. He would ask me for a novel—he always said “he cooled his head with a novel when the day’s work was done”—and we went to bed, he reading himself to sleep. Their pay, most probably of a month, was computed at thirty-four centenaries of gold, about one hundred and thirty-six thousand pounds sterling. The condition, therefore, which was assumed as precedent to Burnside’s movement, never existed; and this was better known to McClellan than to any one else, for he received the first discouraging reports after Mansfield fell, and the subsequent alarming ones when Sedgwick was routed. If a man wound you with injuries, meet him with patience; hasty words rankle the wound, soft language dresses it, forgiveness cures it, and oblivion takes away the scar. J.

O what a world is this, when what is comely / Envenoms him that bears it! As You Like It, ii. (You may) dig the deep foundations of a long-abiding 30 fame, / And wist not that they undermine (your) home of love and peace. Dr. Conjectures as to Napoleon’s awareness of the danger of extending his line, and (on the Russian side) as to luring the enemy into the depths of Russia, are evidently of that kind, and only by much straining can historians attribute such conceptions to Napoleon and his marshals, or such plans to the Russian commanders. In his First Book he sets down to account all the debts due to his kinsfolk and teachers. In the course of a few years, the riches of Syracuse, of Carthage, of Macedonia, and of Asia, were brought in triumph to Rome.

The name of Charlemagne was stained by the polemic acrimony of his scribes; but the conqueror himself conformed, with the temper of a statesman, to the various practice of France and Italy.