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Das Beste, was wir von der Geschichte haben, 30 ist der Enthusiasmus, den sie erregt—The best benefit we derive from history is the enthusiasm which it excites.

“The count is pathetic, they say. The epistle of the Greek monarch to his brother is filled with the warmest professions of friendship, and the most lively desire of strengthening their alliance by every public and private tie. The Romans, according to their custom of identifying their deities with those of the Greek gods whose …

From generosity mingled with respect to the sanctity of the spot, he commanded that they should be dismissed unhurt, and then proceeded to give directions for the night-watch, as it was already late.

There was a café in the village, at which ladies and gentlemen could get a cup of coffee or a glass of eau sucré; but no such accommodation was to be had in the establishment. They found the Scottish army under Leslie posted between Edinburgh and Leith, and well defended by batteries and entrenchments. The …

On the morrow they were visited by a herald, coming from those Ambrakiots who had fled into the Agræan territory, after the battle of Olpæ, and the subsequent pursuit.

The plantations of course are very young, the irrigation works having been finished quite recently. There is a third silent party to all our bargains. Went away yesterday at vespertime,” said Mávra Kuzmínichna cordially. By these frequent protestations their attachment to the faith was continually fortified; and in proportion to the increase of zeal, they …

It has to be noted that with the ancients these qualities have generally more of the character of virtue, because with the ancients, in ordinary morality, individuality, as the form of the universal, was given free[393] scope, so that virtues were regarded more as the actions of the individual will, and thus as personal qualities; while with us they seem to be less what is meritorious to the individual, or what comes from himself as this unit.

Vellinghausen, Wilhelmsthal, Warburg and other victories attested the increasing power of Ferdinand in the following campaigns, and Frederick, hard pressed in the eastern theatre of war, owed much of his success in an almost hopeless task to the continued pressure exerted by Ferdinand in the west. “I knew you’d give permission… Much of it was …

Aristo of Chios used often to say that the philosophers do hurt to such of their disciples as take their good doctrine in a wrong sense; thus the lectures of Aristippus might produce debauchees, and those of Zeno pedants.

The Naval law was looked upon by many laymen, in view of the numbers involved, as a naval increase. I was beginning to get angry, and to think myself ill used. xv, 41 ad fin.; and Thucyd. They shall hear all that I know myself, and all that I could reveal to the most intimate …