Personal merit alone had raised Pescennius Niger, from an obscure birth and station, to the government of Syria; a lucrative and important command, which in times of civil confusion gave him a near prospect of the throne.
Before analyzing the properties of manure, before entering into the debit and credit (as he ironically called it), he found out how many cattle the peasants had and increased the number by all possible means. So did Sir Calidore fulfil his quest. A man of equity is he who deliberately and habitually exercises this virtue; who prefers it in all his dealings to the rigour of justice; and who, even when the law is on his side, will not avail himself of this advantage to treat others injuriously or unhandsomely.”—Aristot. This done, she showed him the way by which he must go, if he would overtake the lady, and he, having thanked her with due courtesy, rode on. In the freedom of private correspondence with Mr. Chase I enlarged upon the same topics, and urged him to get the serious attention of the President and the cabinet to them.
of Ven., v. He was endowed with the rare and precious talent of raising the meanest, of adorning the most barren, and of diversifying the most similar, topics: his coloring, more especially in descriptive poetry, is soft and splendid; and he seldom fails to display, and even to abuse, the advantages of a cultivated understanding, a copious fancy, an easy, and sometimes forcible, expression; and a perpetual flow of harmonious versification. These properties, however, belong only to the commercial stronger or so-called druggists’ alcohol, and more particularly to a very pure quality of it, as free as possible from fusel-oil compounds, known as cologne spirit. She presided over the assemblies of the people and the laws of hospitality. Moderation and judgment are, for most purposes, more than the flash and the glitter even of genius. J.
Hazlitt protests against the story which tells that Lope wrote a play before breakfast, and in truth it rests on no good authority. It is most important to trace back the infinitely manifold nature of the forms and determinations of finality to their universal thoughts as the most simple principles of all determination. After the retreat of the Barbarians, Honorius was directed to accept the dutiful invitation of the senate, and to celebrate, in the Imperial city, the auspicious Though history has accustomed us to observe every principle and every passion yielding to the imperious dictates of ambition, it is scarcely credible that, in these moments of horror, Sulpicianus should have aspired to ascend a throne polluted with the recent blood of so near a relation and so excellent a prince. From the rich and elegant costume of Charles I.
London, 1885; The Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia. The moral condition of the people, as we have just seen, was at this period deplorable. Up came Mr. Damer; up came Abdallah; up came M. Encountering Herod,46 they confide to him their mission; the King conjures his “abbots” (rabbis), counsellors, and soothsayers to search the mystic books, and to say whether the Magis’ tale be true. The immense energy and courage of his mind used to urge him to attempt and to perform great exploits, but his harsh and ambitious temper made it difficult for him to live on friendly terms with his companions.
Note.–There is considerable confusion, in works on perfumery, regarding the terms essence and extract.