I directed him, however, not to deliver the order or publish it until he reached there, and if Thomas had moved, then not to deliver it at all, but communicate with me by telegraph.
“But nowhere in Europe is there anything like that,” said Napoleon. Neither Manetho’s lists nor any other available sources enable us at present to supply exact dates for the earlier periods of Egyptian history with any precision. Riches breed care, poverty is safe. Dan. Rien ne manque à sa gloire; il manquait à la nôtre—Nothing is wanting to his glory; he was wanting to ours. He tells his soldiers: “Courage is your homebred property; for ye belong to communities wherein the small[p.
That expectation and that hope remained uppermost in my mind until the Lieutenant-Generalcy bill was introduced into Congress in the winter of 1863-4. Simplicity and vulgarity were for him synonyms, and he carries his doctrine to its logical extreme by adopting impossible constructions, by wrenching his sentences asunder by exaggerated inversions, and by adding absurd Latinisms to his vocabulary. His own death followed speedily. “And what a well-preserved man he was!” remarked the aide-de-camp. I have expiated with pleasure on the first steps of the crusaders, as they paint the manners and character of Europe: but I shall abridge the tedious and uniform narrative of their blind achievements, which were performed by strength and are described by ignorance.
Ohne Hast, aber ohne Rast—Unhasting, yet unresting. 135] loudly accused Xenophon of underhand manoeuvring to cheat the army into remaining against their will,–that the latter rose to repel the imputation; saying, that all that he had done was, to consult the gods whether it would be better to lay his project before the army or to keep it in his own bosom. He had in many instances dispensed with the Test Act in giving many commissions in the army to Catholics, and he resolved to abolish both that Act and the Habeas Corpus Act. If dipped before, they will become inferior both as to color and taste. “Old though he may be, he should not, he certainly should not, speak like that,” their glances seemed to say.
I won’t peach, replied one. This freedom, however, was the consequence, rather than the design, of the Reformation. —— ——. After breakfast we started for Ober-Ammergau. As I have written historical accounts of some campaigns separately, it may be proper to say that I have in this book avoided repetition, and have tried to make the personal narrative supplement and lend new interest to the more formal story.
At posting stations, at inns, and in the landowner’s snuggery, maidservants had been flattered by his notice, and here too at the governor’s party there were (as it seemed to Nicholas) an inexhaustible number of pretty young women, married and unmarried, impatiently awaiting his notice.