Mrs. Burton has informed you that in this last paper I have been ‘trimming.’ I think you will own that it is the first time I have ever trimmed, and I can certainly promise you never to trim again.

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To this dispatch no answer was given, and it was probably pigeonholed and forgotten.

“But the Pilgrim is dissatisfied with the idea that evil originates in the individual actions of free agents, ourselves and others. Rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem. It is impossible completely to understand what we do not love. Mrs. 330] others in the senate-house.[629] While the choice performers at Corinth were contending for the prize in the theatre, with judges formally named to decide,–and while the market-place around was crowded with festive spectators,–a number of armed men were introduced, probably Argeians, with leaders designating the victims whom they were to strike. I went straight to my books.

After this, comming into the hall, he created foure new earles, before he sat downe to meat; to wit, his vncle the lord Thomas de Wodstoke earle of Buckingham, to whome he gaue a thousand marks a yeare out of his treasurie, till he prouided him of lands to the like value. When I had carefully examined all the monuments (for there are a great many tombs at the gate Achradinæ), I observed a small column standing out a little above the briers, with the figure of a sphere and a cylinder upon it; whereupon I immediately said to the Syracusans–for there were some of their principal men with me there–that I imagined that was what I was inquiring for. Sophocles being joint praetor with Pericles, seeing accidentally a fine boy pass by: “O what a charming boy is that!” said he. “They may die tomorrow; why are they thinking of anything but death?” And by some latent sequence of thought the descent of the Mozháysk hill, the carts with the wounded, the ringing bells, the slanting rays of the sun, and the songs of the cavalrymen vividly recurred to his mind. The personages of his worldly plays, and even of his comedias devotas, tend to become personifications of revenge, love, pride, charity, and the rest.

Of the fight of the water-power men for States Rights at the St. Besides this profit I make of writing of myself, I have also hoped for this other advantage, that if it should fall out that my humour should please or jump with those of some honest man before I die, he would then desire and seek to be acquainted with me. Our journey next was quite an adventurous one. A high knoll on our left was carried. The Imperial troops were superior in number; but the rebels formed an army of veterans, commanded by an able and experienced leader.

Some little licence is admitted in verse, and literal interpreters are peculiarly liable to error. In the Irish camp the utmost license, disorder, and destitution prevailed. When the emperor Decius persecuted the Christians, seven noble youths of Ephesus concealed themselves in a spacious cavern in the side of an adjacent mountain; where they were doomed to perish by the tyrant, who gave orders that the entrance should be firmly secured by the a pile of huge stones. Facilius crescit quam inchoatur dignitas—It is more easy to obtain an accession of dignity than to acquire it in the first instance. On dit, est souvent un grand menteur—”They 25 say” is often a great liar.

By means of this charter, and furnished with letters from Queen Elizabeth to various Eastern rajahs, who were probably unconscious of her existence, a squadron of five ships sailed on the 2d of May, 1601, from Torbay. “Sirs”—thus he is said to have addressed the few friends who stood around his death-bed—”I must die. 221 I. Fear has been the original parent of superstition, and every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of their invisible enemies. And she, being not a little grateful for this same help, bestowed upon me the dowry which fortune had given her, to wit the chest on which she had chanced, and what was far more precious, her own self.

He even carried his zeal so far as to be initiated into the mysteries of Osiris. When we reached the south-west corner of the enclosure before described, I saw some United States troops pushing north through a shallow ditch near by, who had come up since my reconnaissance. “They being the most ancient Babylonians, hold the same station and dignity in the Common-wealth as the Egyptian Priests do in Egypt: For being deputed to Divine Offices, they spend all their Time in the study of Philosophy, and are especially famous for the Art of Astrology. “You can’t do it, sir,” said the consul, in a dry and somewhat angry tone. The Franks, who had punished with exile the youthful follies of Childeric, elected the Roman general for their king: his vanity, rather than his ambition, was gratified by that singular honor; and when the nation, at the end of four years, repented of the injury which they had offered to the Merovingian family, he patiently acquiesced in the restoration of the lawful prince.

As in other capitals each trade has a district or street devoted chiefly to its activities. My orders were to turn to the right at San Juan River and take up a line along that stream and try and connect with General Lawton, who was to engage the enemy at El Caney. They must, therefore, abhor the conduct of the Freeholders of Middlesex, who chose Mr. Justitia tanta vis est, ut ne illi quidem, qui maleficio et scelere pascuntur, possint sine ulla particula justitiæ vivere—There is such force in justice, that those even who live by crime and wickedness cannot live without some small portion of it among them. Grandeur has a heavy tax to pay. Alex.

At this moment that terrible door, which Pierre had watched so long and which had always opened so quietly, burst noisily open and banged against the wall, and the second of the three sisters rushed out wringing her hands. 153 As soon as those histories were translated into the Latin tongue, they were perfectly intelligible to all the subjects of Rome, excepting only to the peasants of Syria and Egypt, for whose benefit particular versions were afterwards made.