As he was not so rich a man as Kimon, who used from his own ample means to give a dinner daily to any poor Athenian who required it, clothe aged persons, and take away the fences round his property, so that any one might gather the fruit, Perikles, unable to vie with him in this, turned his attention to a distribution of the public funds among the people, at the suggestion, we are told by Aristotle, of Damonides of Oia.

Lushington; see also monograph by E.S. It may be imagined that such a spectacle drew immense throngs. Luxemburg represented to Louis that it would have the certain effect of damping the spirits of the soldiers, and raise those of the enemy. Before beginning his music, and while the women were girding themselves for action, the …

and Jul., v.

I have heard of his men, among them officers, being in rear of this army, selling captured goods, sutlers’ stores, etc. Ishtar saw him thus adorned, and the same passion consumed her which inflames mortals.* “To the love of Gilgames she raised her eyes, the mighty Ishtar, and she said, ‘Come, Gilgames, be my husband, …

“Well, yes, melody! You see, sir, all around you are ecstatized, consequently there must be something to attract admiration in the performance.

It was in this manner that Athens, rescued from that sanguinary and rapacious regime which has passed into history under the name of the Thirty Tyrants, was enabled to reappear as a humble and dependent member of the Spartan alliance,–with nothing but the recollection of her former power, yet with her democracy again in vigorous …

It was very dark here.

As I have said, it was necessary for me also to have an operator during this inspection who had possession of this cipher to enable me to telegraph to my division and to the War Department without my dispatches being read by all the operators along the line of wires over which they were transmitted. …

He made a mumbling sound in confirmation of this, took her hand, and began pressing it to different parts of his breast as if trying to find the right place for it.

Donner de si mauvaise grâce qu’on n’a pas d’obligation—To give so ungraciously as to do away with any obligation. I have had as much experience of these as another, and of the most perfect of their kind: but I do not advise that any should confound the rules of the one and the other, for …

Somebody’s comin’.

Pierre stopped laughing, got up, went farther away from the inquisitive man, and looked around him. “But if for any reason you don’t feel inclined to talk to me,” said the old man, “say so, my dear sir.” And he suddenly smiled, in an unexpected and tenderly paternal way. We do not determine what we …

Thus the city still obeyed Solon’s laws, but was longing for change, and all men hoped for a new revolution, in which they trusted to get not only their rights, but something more, and to triumph over the opposite faction.

E., United States Consul at Smyrna: Fruit Culture in Asia Minor. I have a thousand times lamented the loss of the treatise Brutus wrote upon Virtue, for it is well to learn the theory from those who best know the practice. The enemy already had possession of Franklin, and was beyond them. If he but …