The rebels were some distance back from the river, so that their fire was high and did us but little harm.
Cæs., i. On my next visit I hope to find Mr. Clarke travelling Director of Telegraphs, a post which will suit him and which he will suit down to the ground. Herbert Onslow again fretted and again fumed, but he did not have his way. The river in this place is rapid, because the full course of the water is somewhat impeded by a bank of earth jutting out from the opposite side of the river into the stream; but it is not so rapid as to make any recognised danger in the embarkation. Space fails for contemporary authors of esparsas, decires, resquestas, more or less ingenious; but we cannot omit the name of the Carthusian, Juan de Padilla (1468-?1522), who suffers from an admirer’s indiscretion in calling him “the Spanish Homer.” His Retablo de la Vida de Cristo versifies the Saviour’s life in the manner of Juvencus, and his more elaborate poem, Los doce triunfos de los doce Apóstoles, strives to fuse Dante’s severity with Petrarch’s grace.
They declared, with loud voices, eager actions, and manifold English oaths, that an attempt was being made to rob them. The German assumed social friendliness to be the expression of political friendliness, since the German is accustomed to express aversion and approval by means of social[Pg 329] forms as well as otherwise. Of these Commissioners no more than eighty assembled. But it was not to be expected that the average man could continue to grow when every influence was against him. But to defeat this, Danby now advised the king to do that which he had repeatedly dissuaded him from—namely, to dissolve the Parliament.
The private character of Majorian inspired love and respect. We incline to the view that it was an early play. But Hermes, astute as he was dishonest, determined to test the shepherd’s integrity. Dr. Arnold observes: “The sense required must be something of this sort. “Well, never mind, some of the things can be unloaded,” he added in a soft, confidential voice, as though afraid of being overheard.
51. But as soon as she reigned in her own name and that of her son, Irene more seriously undertook the ruin of the Iconoclasts; and the first step of her future persecution was a general edict for liberty of conscience. “Where would it have been at Basle if I had not been looking afther it?” “Quite safe,” said Sophonisba; “those large things always are safe.” “Are they, Miss? That’s all you know about it. The obvious result of all this minute and laborious effort is the piling up of a mass of more or less incoördinate details as to the crude facts of history, which only the specialist in each particular field can hope to master, and the remoter bearings of which in their relations to world history are not always clearly appreciable. XXIII. Altogether Solon’s laws concerning women are very strange.
Clancey met Porter at a tavern, and offered him three hundred guineas down, three hundred more as soon as he landed in France, and an annuity of one hundred pounds a year. Enyart’s reconnoitring party sent toward Fayette advanced a mile on that road and remained in observation, finding no enemy. 343 This was the practice in the ancient times of the Roman republic. La mort est plus aisée à supporter sans y 20 penser, que la pensée de la mort sans péril—Death is more easy to bear when it comes without thought of it, than the thought of it without the risk of it. The fury of their charge was irresistible; but, at length, after a dreadful slaughter, the patient firmness of the emperor rallied his troops, and restored, in some degree, the honor of his arms.
A few hours afterwards the other ship also made her appearance; but owing to the approach of evening was too late to enter the harbour, and remained out at sea. Now he craued of the king that all warrens, waters, parks and woods should be common, so that as well poore as rich might fréelie in any place wheresoeuer practise fishing in ponds, pooles, riuers, or any waters, and might hunt déere in forrests and parkes, and the hare in the fields, with diuerse other requests, which he would haue granted without contradiction or gainesaieng, and exercise without controlment. Spirit is the creator. La faim chasse le loup hors du bois—Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood. (1806-1808).
He took the world into his confidence on all subjects. Confess yourself to Heaven; / Repent what’s past; avoid what is to come; / And do not spread the compost on the weeds, / To make them ranker. Ham., iii. Call him Jack in Cairo. The man had been previously tutored by Thersander, and was casually to introduce Leucippe’s name, and to say that she had been murdered by the contrivance of Melitta. Sweeping attacks upon all property, upon all men of means, without regard to whether they do well or ill, would sound the death knell of the Republic; and such attacks become inevitable if decent citizens permit rich men whose lives are corrupt and evil to domineer in swollen pride, unchecked and unhindered, over the destinies of this country.
From the universal testimony of pagan or Christian travellers we find that the Fire-worshippers of India are thought to be more honorable in their dealings with one another, and even with strangers, than the generality of Asiatics, and even than those peoples professing Christianity. Old, as applied to romances, has a relative meaning; but even in the lowest sense the word can scarcely be used of the songs in the Romancero General, which is very largely made up of the work of contemporary poets. Assembling some youths, who waited upon Astylus, he pursued Dryas, whom he desired to conduct them to the place where Lampis dwelt.