I do not profess myself to be master of this difficult and noble faculty; but I do assert that I have endeavored to make myself so; and it is impossible that they who choose 214this manner of philosophizing should not meet at least with something worthy their pursuit.
Dem Hunde, wenn er gut gezogen / Wird 20 selbst ein weiser Mann gewogen—Even a wise man will attach himself to the dog when he is well bred. He fawned upon Joseph Bonaparte, whom he vowed “to love each day,” and he hailed the restoration of the Spanish with patriotic enthusiasm. The next day (24th) Sherman continued his march, going by the way of Waynesboro and Louisville, Millen being the next objective and where the two columns (the right and left wings) were to meet. “Some fellows do things just anyhow, without preparation, and then they’re sorry for it afterwards. So there came an aged sire, Melibæus by name, who was commonly reputed to be the father of the fair maiden—Pastorella was her name.
I served six years as Civil Service Commissioner—four years under President Harrison and then two years under President Cleveland. Though indeed on certain occasions, God may have punished some offenders with the loss of such a right, he did so by virtue of his own prerogative, which places him above the restrictions of all law. Cybele upon this went out, and—”? Theagenes!” said Chariclea, “the evil genius who persecutes us has given us a specious appearance of good fortune, with which there is really intermixed more of evil; but since things have so turned out, it is a great part of wisdom to draw some good, if possible, from each untoward accident. Every victorious campaign brought him his share in the spoils and captives; every fortunate or unfortunate event which occurred in connection with the State or royal family meant an increase in the gifts to the god, as an act of thanksgiving on the one hand for the divine favour, or as an offering on the other to appease the wrath of the god. III. The relief of debtors was a device peculiar to Solon, which, more than anything else confirmed the liberty of the citizens.
A misunderstanding afterwards arose between the inhabitants of Algiers and Khair-ad-din Beg, whose troops quarrelled with the natives; and the intercourse between Algiers and the neighbouring places was interrupted. Les grands et les petits ont mêmes accidents, et mêmes fâcheries et mêmes passions, mais l’un est au haut de la roue et l’autre près du centre, et ainsi moins agité par les mêmes mouvements—Great and little are subject to the same mischances, worries, and passions, but one is on the rim of the wheel and the other near the centre, and so is less agitated by the same movements.