If these things seem incredible and like to Fables, those that we shall hereafter relate will look more strange.
“You know,” he added, stopping at the door, “why I’m especially fond of that music? It is always the first thing that tells me all is well. That evening, proud of Dólokhov’s proposal, her refusal, and her explanation with Nicholas, Sónya twirled about before she left home so that the maid could hardly get her hair plaited, and she was transparently radiant with impulsive joy. Passed by the majority commanded by the Coalition Ministry in the Commons, the Bill was—in direct deference to the king’s written instructions, freely heralded about—thrown out on the second reading in the Lords. He wept bitterly over the dead body of his comrade, and solemnly vowed that the funereal rites should not be solemnized in his honour until he had slain Hector with his own hands, and captured twelve Trojans to be immolated on his funeral pyre. General Joseph E.
But still he pitied Prince Andrew to the point of tears and sympathized with his wounded pride, and the more he pitied his friend the more did he think with contempt and even with disgust of that Natásha who had just passed him in the ballroom with such a look of cold dignity. Non satis est pulchra esse poëmata; dulcia 35 sunto, / Et quocumque volent animum auditoris agunto—It is not enough that poems be beautiful; they must also be affecting, and move at will the hearer’s soul. Placed between two extreme parties, ever on the point of getting to blows, he showed himself in practice what he is in his book, the friend of a middle and temperate policy. Fairholt.—Tobacco: Its History and Associations; with an Account of the Plant and its Manufacture, and its Modes of Use in all Ages and Countries. The high esteem I had for myself made me find faults in everyone else of my own sex.
O, wären sie immer vereinigt, / Immer die Güte auch gross, immer die Grösse auch gut!—There are only two virtues, were they but always united: goodness always also great, and greatness always also good. Just a path that is sure, / Thorny or not, / And a heart honest and pure / Keeping the path that is sure, / That be my lot. Dr. In a third direction the co-ordination of finance has been just as remarkable. Chi nasce bella, nasce maritata—She who is born a beauty is born married. “Bravo! Ha, ha, ha!” rose their rough, joyous laughter from all sides.
This inflexible perseverance, which appeared so odious or so ridiculous to the ancient world, assumes a more awful character, since Providence has deigned to reveal to us the mysterious history of the chosen people. Send a fool to France, and he’ll come a fool back. Sc. Dádivas quebrantan peñas—Gifts dissolve rocks. Fate is character. W. It is a curious fact, a seeming paradox, that the first two great histories ever written—the histories, namely, of Herodotus and Thucydides—should stand out pre-eminently as types of two utterly different methods of historical writing.
Irritabis crabrones—You will irritate the hornets. In the course of the evening Mr. In meinem Revier / Sind Gelehrten gewesen / Ausser ihrem Brevier / Konnten sie keines lesen—In my domain there have been learned men, but outside their breviary they could read nothing. 51 Since the alteration of manners and government, the most wealthy of the equestrian order were engaged in the administration of justice, and of the revenue; 52 and whenever they embraced the profession of arms, they were immediately intrusted with a troop of horse, or a cohort of foot. When Francesco Sforza died, Filelfo turned his thoughts towards Rome.
It was high time for the Puritans to come into power, and to put both town and country under a more wholesome discipline. After being fully assured of the failure of the mine, and finding that most of that part of Lee’s army which had been drawn north of the James River were still there, I gave Meade directions to send a corps of infantry and the cavalry next morning, before Lee could get his forces back, to destroy fifteen or twenty miles of the Weldon Railroad. “Please, Miss!” whispered a maid entering the room with a mysterious air. John Horne Tooke was only second to the successful candidate in the eulogiums showered on his name and conduct at this emergency. From these causes were derived, 1.
This was so contrived, that he might gain time to prepossess the Bishop for his purposes. At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostóv saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.