16] rather than a general, though competent to both functions if occasion demanded, as every leading man in those days was required to be.

Er steckt seine Nase in Alles—He thrusts his nose into everything. Whether it will be better for you to strike for Greensboro’, or nearer to Danville, you will be better able to judge when you receive this. Nur immer zu! wir wollen es ergründen, / In deinem Nichts hoff’ ich das All zu finden—Only let …

But the absence, and, soon afterwards, the death, of the emperor, confirmed the absolute authority of Rufinus over the person and dominions of Arcadius; a feeble youth, whom the imperious pr

At that moment Count Rostopchín with his protruding chin and alert eyes, wearing the uniform of a general with sash over his shoulder, entered the room, stepping briskly to the front of the crowd of gentry. / Here is no home, here is but wilderness. Sorrow is an enemy, but it carries a friend’s message …

“The poet” (34): Homer, Iliad, vi.

The radical changes of the last five years in Paris deserve chronicling and deep study. From that city he not only despatched messengers in all directions to hasten the arrival of the Perioeki, but also sent forth the officers called xenâgi to the cities of the Peloponnesian allies, to muster and bring together the respective …

“You will be called in when you are wanted,” he said.

It is the most ancient piece of non-Semitic alphabetical writing extant. Other ascriptions, involving Blanco de Paz, Ruiz de Alarcón, Andrés Pérez, are equally futile. Damnosa hæreditas—An inheritance which entails loss. Virtus est militis decus—Valour is the soldier’s honour. Mortemart, Hippolyte’s friend, addressed him firmly. We cannot forbear transcribing the ingenious, though somewhat fanciful description, …

I have, in my youth, seen a man of good rank with one hand present to the people verses that excelled both in wit and debauchery, and with the other, at the same time, the most ripe and pugnacious theological reformation that the world has been treated withal these many years.

When the Prince decided to make his offer to the Tsar, he must have altered his political conceptions which had led to San Stefano and the Congress of Berlin; or else, on account of the development of the general political situation in Europe, he considered that the moment had come for shuffling the political cards …