Auf Dinge, die nicht mehr zu ändern sind, / Muss auch kein Blick zurück mehr fallen! Was / Gethan ist, ist gethan und bleiht’s—On things which are no more to be changed a backward glance must be no longer cast! What is done is done, and so remains.

/ The fox barks not when he would steal the lamb. 2 Henry VI., iii. False as dicers’ oaths. Ham., iii. But an irresistible impulse drew her forward. It would, of course, be absurd to imply that the mere bulk of the manuscripts preserved before the age of printing is a test of the value of an ancient author’s work; but, on the other hand, bearing in mind always the labour employed in the production of a single copy of a large work, it would be equally absurd to deny that the bulk of manuscripts has a certain bearing upon the value of the matter which they preserve. He was feebly supported by the Lord Keeper North; he was actively and zealously undermined by his colleagues, Sunderland and Godolphin; but still Charles hesitated.

I ponder with myself of content; I do not skim over, but sound it; and I bend my reason, now grown perverse and peevish, to entertain it. Perhaps God will help me to find a way to prepare him!… 79 The Latinæ Feriæ was originally a festival of the Latins, altered by Tarquinius Superbus into a Roman one. Hic et nunc—Here and now{pg 156}. “The successful ravisher was punished with death;” and as if simple death was inadequate to the enormity of his guilt, he was either burnt alive, or torn in pieces by wild beasts in the amphitheatre.

41) attests how much these Hetæræ accompanying the soldiers (women for the most part free), were esteemed in the Macedonian army, and by Alexander himself among the rest. We are at home on Thursdays—today is Thursday, so please come and see us quite informally,” said the governor, taking leave of him.

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