The same extent of ground which at present maintains, in ease and plenty, a million of husbandmen and artificers, was unable to supply a hundred thousand lazy warriors with the simple necessaries of life.

Louis was to quit-claim to all the barons and men of England all homage, fealty, confederations, and alliances, and never henceforth to make, on account of this war, any confederation which might at any time cause damage to the English King. But the majority of my divisions fought flawlessly to the very end and preserved …

It is said that the great disaster with the Gauls befell the city in consequence of this ceremony having been neglected.

This virtue it had, that whosoever might be struck by the point thereof, could not stay in his saddle, but must be borne to the ground. “Nicholas, will you come to Iogel’s? Please do!” said Natásha. Perhaps all is over between me and Bolkónski. But whilst these disturbances in the northeast were suppressed without much …

The sages tell us that, as to what concerns knowledge, ‘tis nothing but philosophy; and as to what concerns effects, nothing but virtue, which is generally proper to all degrees and to all orders.

It is one of the most valuable and at the same time most expensive aromatic substances employed in perfumery. for Meas., iii. The succession of Illyrian princes restored the empire without restoring the sciences. The strength of Aurelian had crushed on every side the enemies of Rome. 67 Many will be of opinion, that Atticus …

In the north of Europe the Saxons, Britons and Celts were from an early period skilful in several kinds of goldsmiths’ work.

Hal, he didn’t want to do it. We are thus naturally led to that great misrepresentation which pervades his history—his false estimate of the nature and influence of Christianity. “You don’t understand why I say this,” he continued, “but it is the whole story of life. proceed. She was not concerned about the Emperor or …

Another relic was the saint’s staff or crozier, which became known as the coygerach or quigrich, and was long in the possession of a family of the name of Jore or Dewar, who were its hereditary guardians.

But if the conjectures are equal on both sides, it will remain that favourable treaties are supposed to be real or permanent, and odious ones only personal. “Natásha! Now it’s your turn. “Pierre! Been back long?” someone shouted. Corresponding to these two worlds, he has within him two conflicting impulses or impulsions of his nature, …

He issued his orders to the four magazines and manufactures of offensive and defensive arms, Margus, Ratiaria, Naissus, and Thessalonica, to provide his troops with an extraordinary supply of shields, helmets, swords, and spears; the unhappy provincials were compelled to forge the instruments of their own destruction; and the Barbarians removed the only defect which had sometimes disappointed the efforts of their courage.

But McClellan’s anticipation of an overwhelming attack upon his right was so strong that he determined still to press our advance, and sent orders accordingly. If it were a habit of valour and not a sally, it would render a man equally resolute in all accidents; the same alone as in company; the same in …

The word “raisin” as spelled and pronounced to-day, is not of very ancient origin, but rather a corruption and evolution of older words, both spelled and pronounced differently.

Unfortunately the inscription which enumerates the principal structures belonging to the first half of his reign only occasionally mentions the places in which the temples he erected stood. I told him I had none. [187] Xen. Leonum ora a magistris impune tractantur—The mouths of lions are with impunity handled by their keepers. By the law …