The first part closes with the marriage of the hero’s daughters; the second with the shame of the Infantes de Carrión, and the proud announcement that the kings of Spain are sprung from the Cid’s loins.
I soon found my natural friends and allies in such men as Evans, Taylor, Sampson, Wainwright, Brownson, Schroeder, Bradford, Cowles, Cameron, Winslow, O’Neil, and others like them. On the 13th of January, 1646, the Lords threw it out. For the left hand we see, which for the most part lieth idle because not used; yet doth it hold the bridle with more strength than the right, because it hath been used unto it. The Old English spelling was phife, phiphe or ffyffe. So we may see a hawk strike at a heron with all his might; so strong is the blow, that it would seem as if nothing could turn it aside; but the heron, a wary bird, sees it come, and lightly avoids it, so that the hawk is well-nigh brought to the ground ere the force of his onset is sped.
Greene’s Tully’s Love is used in Every Woman in Her Humour, a comedy of humours after the model of Jonson; the author of Sir John Oldcastle borrows from The Pinner of Wakefield the swallowing of the seals; Harvey accuses Nash of being the ape of Greene, and Greene of being the ape of Euphues; Tamburlaine is imitated again and again, sometimes in whole, as in Alphonsus of Arragon, Selimus, and The Battle of Alcazar, but more often through the unconscious influence of its affected language and dramatic types. Had the French reinforcements effected a landing and defeated the Royalists in one battle, such a conquest might still have been possible. Golden lads and girls all must, / As chimney-sweepers, 45 come to dust. Cymb., iv. Nesvítski stopped him and took him home. For this purpose some chance orphan might be brought into the household—one of those poor little creatures consigned by their mothers to the river, as in the case of Shargani, according to the ancient legend; or who had been exposed at the cross-roads to excite the pity of passers-by,** like the foundling whose story is given us in an old ballad.
To procure greater credit to his information, Andokides even accused his own servants. It is impossible for us to determine whether this hasty confederation was formed by necessity, by reason, or by passion; but we may rest assured, that the barbarians were neither allured by the indolence, nor provoked by the ambition, of the Roman monarch. ??. Accedas ad curiam—You may go to the court. Words are but wind, but seein’s believin’. Sc.
The steady valour of the Roundheads astonished the Cavaliers. Friendship’s as it’s kept. Gael. To the Corinthians, in their anxiety for the relief of Potidæa, the decision of this congress was not less important than that which the Spartans had just taken separately: and they sent round envoys to each of the allies, entreating them to authorize war without reserve. He had a long, greasy, flowered silk waistcoat next to his sallow, thin bare body, but no shirt. Right you are! responded one member of the group after another.
When he declaimed against the peculiar vices of the rich, poverty might obtain a transient consolation from his invectives; but the guilty were still sheltered by their numbers; and the reproach itself was dignified by some ideas of superiority and enjoyment. No more can you distinguish of a man / Than of his outward show; which, God he knows, / Seldom or never jumpeth with the heart. Rich. Yet a considerable part of them proved incompetent to command. He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace. On the 14th of July 1555 he took his doctor’s degree, an event which was celebrated, according to custom, by a sort of Roman triumph, and he stayed on as a professor, finding Coimbra with its picturesque environs congenial to his poetical tastes and love of a country life.
Daphnis was delighted at having these commendations pronounced upon him in the hearing of Chloe, and when her parents proceeded to insist upon his remaining with them till next day, when they intended to sacrifice to Bacchus, he was very nearly adoring them in lieu of the god. Amico d’ognuno, amico di nessuno—Everybody’s 30 friend is nobody’s friend. The clear-sighted Dutch diplomatist has summed up the grand points of England’s advantages at that and succeeding periods, and some of these deserve our particular attention. While the images and vases of gold and silver were carefully melted, and those of a less valuable metal were contemptuously broken, and cast into the streets, Theophilus labored to expose the frauds and vices of the ministers of the idols; their dexterity in the management of the loadstone; their secret methods of introducing a human actor into a hollow statue; and their scandalous abuse of the confidence of devout husbands and unsuspecting females. Peter’s is only two or three hours, but St. Peter’s, on an elevation, is an ice-bound place in winter; there you have to stand about for an hour or more in a miserable little station, waiting for the night-mail for Trieste.
Magnanimiter crucem sustine—Bear up bravely under the cross. Even my writing to her was extremely difficult.