Besides the gambling in cards there was gambling on a larger scale in city lots.
by Spiegelberg. E meglio domandar che errare—Better ask than lose your way. The vapors of bisulphide of carbon thus formed are led into vessels filled with ice or ice-cold water, where they condense. As soon as Hartsuff assumed command of the new Twenty-third Corps, Burnside sent him, on May 3d, to visit Rosecrans in person, giving him authority to arrange an aggressive campaign. On the 30th of July the Elector of Bavaria attacked Vauban’s line that surrounded the defences of the castle, and broke through it, and reached even Cohorn’s celebrated fort, under the eyes of Cohorn himself, but could not effect a lodgment in it.
In other words, such historical compositions as were works of art, rather than such as depended upon other merits, were the ones which successive generations of copyists reproduced, and which ultimately were enabled to pass the final ordeal imposed by the monks of the middle ages, who made palimpsests of many an author deserving a better fate. And for the same reason, neither slaves, nor things taken in war are restored upon a peace, except express stipulations be made to that purpose. Sennacherib, himself, was distinguished by his personal courage. Polygamy is unknown among them. When Plutarch was born, however, no such warlike scenes as these were to be expected.
Indeed, when Herbert came to the Ludwigs Strasse, not in the evening as he was bidden to do, but instantly, leaving his own dinner uneaten, and coming upon the Heines in the midst of their dinner, she was more than usually tranquil. “Bonaparte treats Europe as a pirate does a captured vessel,” said Count Rostopchín, repeating a phrase he had uttered several times before. “How on earth we are to eat and drink with those nasty Arab people around us, I can’t conceive. Half a house is half a hell. Ger. First came Fancy, in likeness of a lovely boy, and after him Desire, and then Doubt, ever looking about him with restless eyes, and Danger, and Fear, who ever kept his eye on Danger, and Hope in the semblance of a happy maiden, and Suspicion, and Grief and Fury, and many more, which it were long to name one by one.
He was in many ways a remarkable man, endowed with that calm and perfect confidence in himself which founds ‘schools,’ and which propagates faiths. Aristobulus relates that Alexander himself, when he was sailing up the river and directing the course of the boat, inspected the canals, and ordered them to be cleared by his multitude of followers; he likewise stopped up some of the mouths, and opened others. For a full minute he was silent; but he resumed the nervous tapping on the table with his paper-knife. “He doesn’t obey… The same course was followed by another prince (Umbahabua?) who had reigned in Elam for a time, before Ummanaldash, but, in face of a rebellion, had retreated to Bubilu.
When they entered first into communication, and had séene each others authoritie, one of the first demands that the Frenchmen made, was to haue Calis raced, in such wise, as there should neuer be anie habitation there after that time. Upon the elevation on the right of the road was an orchard in which the shattered and diminished force of Jones made a final stand, but Willcox concentrated his artillery fire upon it, and his infantry was able to push forward and occupy it. These compensations of the purse and the person introduced, in the eleventh century, a more honorable mode of satisfaction. But the people of the West had suffered too much from the support of Monmouth not to have learnt caution. The Hanbhali sect are not very numerous, but are said to be extremely dogmatic in their own belief.
Cromwell next sent off his cannon and stores to Abingdon, and pushed on to Radcot Bridge, or Bampton-in-the-Bush, where others of the enemy had fled: here he defeated them, and took their leaders Vaughan and Littleton. Miles. Good Lord, Master Plutus, I have seen you a thousand times at my master’s, and yet I had never the manners to make you drink. On this account, sir, I have been desirous to bring to light, and present to you, such few Latin verses as he left behind. Under the supervision of the engineers, roadways had been opened over chasms to the right where the walls were so steep that men could barely climb them. There is, however, internal evidence in the language and religion which he reformed that he lived at a very early age, and there are many traces of his great antiquity in the Zend-Avesta itself.
Parcere subjectis et debellare superbos—To spare the conquered, to subdue the haughty. This left no doubt as to what must be the result. Cæs., ii. The struggle, however, was but a short one.