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It may occasion some surprise that the Roman pontiff should erect, in the heart of France, the tribunal from whence he hurled his anathemas against the king; but our surprise will vanish so soon as we form a just estimate of a king of France of the eleventh century.

That I did by times prefer those, by whom I was brought up, to such places and dignities, which they seemed unto me most to desire; and that I did not put them off with hope and expectation, that (since that they were yet but young) I would do the same hereafter. [133] Macciavelli, Principe, …

The senate of Rome said, that they could receive no embassy from Carthage, as long as the Carthaginian army remained in Italy.

And when the brothers saw it, they rejoiced greatly, thinking that the end had come. Capias—A writ to order the seizure of a defendant’s person. Ohne die Freiheit, was wärest du, Hellas? / 25 Ohne dich, Hellas, was wäre die Welt?—Without freedom, what wert thou, Greece? Without thee, Greece, what were the world? W. 35 …

The elegance of dress, of motion, and of manners, gives a lustre to beauty, and inflames the senses through the imagination.

The queen, however, being determined by the Marlborough influence to declare war, laid her intentions before Parliament, which supported her, and accordingly war was proclaimed on the 4th of May, the Emperor and the States-General issuing their proclamations at the same time. They are outrées in their dress, and the neglect of these things is …

Envy is the most acid fruit that grows on the stock of sin, a fluid so subtle that nothing but the fire of divine love can purge it from the soul. H.

In it we see thought becoming free for itself; and in that which the Eleatics express as absolute essence, we see Thought grasp itself in purity, and the movement of Thought in Notions. Marcus was the only man in the empire who seemed ignorant or insensible of the irregularities of Faustina; which, according to the …

Brutus will start a spirit as soon as Cæsar. Jul.

Another inducement to it was a melancholy disposition of mind, and the great and heavy oppression of fortune that was upon me; from which, if I could have found any surer remedy, I would not have sought relief in this pursuit. This course of history proper we have followed under guidance of specialists who have …

Miserable as the condition was to which I was reduced by my infidelities, and the little help I had from my confessor, I did not fail to say my vocal prayers every day, to confess pretty often, and to partake of the communion almost every fortnight.

Everything in nature is a puzzle until it finds its solution in man, who solves it in some way with God, and so completes the circle of creation. T. The first-fruits of the pastoral harvest live in the house where Santillana garnered them, and those roses, amid which he found the milkmaid of La Finojosa, …

By his age he should have belonged to the younger men, but by his wealth and connections he belonged to the groups of old and honored guests, and so he went from one group to another.

Their men would not go back, they declared, until every original demand had been fully met, nor would they permit the union employees to resume work without them. Circumstances to which I have already alluded, probably prevented Mr. Chase from taking any active part again in the discussion of army affairs in the cabinet. We …