The show of precedent was barely an extenuation, not a justification of the demand.
One of our largest trading companies also was fast growing, and was destined to lay the foundation of the grandest colonial territory which the world ever saw. Cui lecta potenter erit res / Nec facundia deseret hunc nec lucidus ordo—He who has chosen a theme suited to his powers will never be at a loss for felicitous language or lucid arrangement. Balfour and Rathillet defended their post bravely, but the gate was at length carried, and they were pushed back at the point of the bayonet. Quixadas sin barbas no merecen ser honradas—Chins without beards deserve no honour. And for my part, I know no passion which I could with so much violence to myself attempt to cover and conceal; I would not set wisdom at so high a price; and do not so much consider what a man does, as how much it costs him to do no worse.
She represented to the persons whom Maximin had employed on this occasion, “that even if honor could permit a woman of her character and dignity to entertain a thought of second nuptials, decency at least must forbid her to listen to his addresses at a time when the ashes of her husband, and his benefactor were still warm, and while the sorrows of her mind were still expressed by her mourning garments. And an analogous clause also assures the king of Kheta of the support of the Egyptian arms. His activity in Moscow was as amazing and as full of genius as elsewhere. Placed roughly midway between the countries of the central Sudan and Tripoli, Fezzan serves as a depot for caravans crossing the Sahara; its commerce is unimportant. And in order to this I would not avoid their company; I would observe them near at hand, and partake, according to the condition of my age, of their feasts and jollities.
Such authorities are quoted, not merely from histories in English, but from the entire range of historical writings of all ages. Rome was again encompassed by his arms; and Stephen, apprehensive of fatiguing the zeal of his Transalpine allies enforced his complaint and request by an eloquent letter in the name and person of St. He stretched out his hand to take hold of the purse. Towards the west lies the fertile shore that stretches along the Adriatic, in which a number of small islands are scattered in such a manner, as to give this part of the sea the appearance of a great lake. Apart from these two concepts which in their union mutually define one another as form and content, no conception of life is possible.
We turned off the road to visit a formidable towering rock on which stands the old Mahratta fort of Pratapgarh. The men had been on half rations of hard bread for a considerable time, with but few other supplies except beef driven from Nashville across the country. The ranks were drawn up on the vast field. Pierre walked along, looking from side to side, counting his steps in threes, and reckoning them off on his fingers. VI. Lykurgus was so much interested in this council as to obtain from Delphi an oracle about it, called the rhetra, which runs as follows: "After you have built a temple to Zeus of Greece and Athene of Greece, and have divided the people into tribes and obes, you shall found a council of thirty, including the chiefs, and shall from season to season apellazein the people between Babyka and Knakion, and there propound measures and divide upon them, and the people shall have the casting vote and final decision." In these words tribes and obes are divisions into which the people were to be divided; the chiefs mean the kings; apellazein means to call an assembly, in allusion to Apollo, to whom the whole scheme of the constitution is referred.
“There is no need of going early,” said she, when her nephew made a fuss about the starting. The first taste which I had for books came to me from the pleasure in reading the fables of Ovid’s Metamorphoses; for, being about seven or eight years old, I gave up all other diversions to read them, both by reason that this was my own natural language, the easiest book that I was acquainted with, and for the subject, the most accommodated to the capacity of my age: for as for the Lancelot of the Lake, the Amadis of Gaul, the Huon of Bordeaux, and such farragos, by which children are most delighted with, I had never so much as heard their names, no more than I yet know what they contain; so exact was the discipline wherein I was brought up. “It’s all the same now. Xenophon (Memorab. After the French victory at Borodinó there was no general engagement nor any that were at all serious, yet the French army ceased to exist.
Es hört doch Jeder nur was er versteht—Every one hears only what he understands. God blesses the seeking, not the finding. Ger. As spring advanced he received the benefit of William’s exertions and stern reforms in England. “It was a small estate that brought in no profit,” replied Prince Andrew, trying to extenuate his action so as not to irritate the old man uselessly. Either one of these substances, especially the latter, would injure the quality of the product.
The place, the circumstances, all fix it beyond controversy that they were French’s men or French’s and Richardson’s. “Plenty of time, your excellency,” muttered Kutúzov in the midst of a yawn. Auch in der That ist Raum für Ueberlegung—Even 35 in the moment of action there is room for consideration. WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.