For nothing can so much rejoice thee, as the resemblances and parallels of several virtues, eminent in the dispositions of them that live with thee, especially when all at once, as it were, they represent themselves unto thee.

19 “Though your good works,” says the interested prophet, “exceed in number the leaves of the trees, the drops of rain, the stars in the heaven, or the sands on the sea-shore, they will all be unprofitable to you, unless they are accepted by the destour, or priest.

When we see a person in all whose ordinary movements there are freedom and beauty, we put down the charm of these with good reason to inherited and inbred aptitudes of which the person has never thought or long since ceased to think, and could not still be thinking without spoiling the charm by self-consciousness; and we call the result a gift of nature. He did not then realize the significance of the burning of Moscow, and looked at the fires with horror. Spesso i doni sono danni—Gifts are oftentimes losses. Had she been like this when he entered the day before he could not for a moment have failed to recognize her. There have been about sixteen thousand men sent from Lee’s army south.

It was a banishment of my soul from the presence of its Beloved. “Where is it, that lofty sky that I did not know till now, but saw today?” was his first thought. Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how to answer every man. St. I can maintain an opinion, but I cannot choose one. “What officers? Whom have they brought? I don’t understand anything about it,” said the countess.

Nil cupientium / Nudus castra peto—Naked 30 myself, I make for the camp of those who desire nothing. I pointed out that there was no possible analogy between their case and that of Germany in the war with France, which they were fond of quoting. On ne jette des pierres qu’à l’arbre chargé de 15 fruits—People throw stones only at the tree which is loaded with fruit. 105 The gradual decline of his health might have induced them to believe that his death was natural; but the concealment was interpreted as an evidence of guilt, and the measures which Aper had taken to secure his election became the immediate occasion of his ruin Yet, even in the transport of their rage and grief, the troops observed a regular proceeding, which proves how firmly discipline had been reestablished by the martial successors of Gallienus. 353] he marched back to Sparta.

Count Ostermann-Tolstóy met the returning hussars, sent for Rostóv, thanked him, and said he would report his gallant deed to the Emperor and would recommend him for a St. And yet it is difficult to imagine an historical character whose activity was so unswervingly directed to a single aim; and it would be difficult to imagine any aim more worthy or more consonant with the will of the whole people. The alarm in London became excessive. Crassus,” you either say this, “M. Once I invited an entire class of officers who were attending lectures at the War College to come on one of these walks; I chose a route which gave us the hardest climbing along the rocks and the deepest crossings of the creek; and my army friends enjoyed it hugely—being the right sort, to a man.

The time is now proper for us to reform backward; more by dissenting than by agreeing; by differing more than by consent. Carpe diem—Make a good use of the present. Nicholas looked at her face with surprise. A trench was dug three and a half feet wide, four feet eight inches deep, and eight feet long. Nothing deepens and intensifies family traits like poverty and toil and suffering.

Douglas (2 vols., 1898), Tudor Translation series, vols. Ego ero post principia—I will get out of harm’s way (lit. I will keep behind the first rank). The law of Moses indeed, which in these respects was to remain in force as long as the Jewish Polity existed, strictly enjoined magistrates to punish murder and other similar crimes. He began to laugh. She overcomes all resistance, and nothing can escape from her: the gods themselves can pass into her empire only on the condition of submitting to death like mortals, and of humbly avowing themselves her slaves.

The Russian Cossacks and bugler and the French hussars looked silently at one another from time to time. Abiyate, whom Asshurbanapal had appointed in the place of Yauta-ben-Hazael as Assyrian vassal-king of Aribi, entered into negotiations with Natnu, prince of Nabathea, to whom Yauta had formerly fled, but who had at that time thought it safer to seek the friendship of Assyria. Is there any trophy dedicated to the conquerors which was not much more due to these who were overcome? The part that true conquering is to play, lies in the encounter, not in the coming off; and the honour of valour consists in fighting, not in subduing. Natásha smiled through her tears. But to arrive at these laws, resulting from the sum of all those human wills, man’s mind postulates arbitrary and disconnected units.

Moreover, by applying the same system to the words quarante-deux, * which was the term allowed to the beast that “spoke great things and blasphemies,” the same number 666 was obtained; from which it followed that the limit fixed for Napoleon’s power had come in the year 1812 when the French emperor was forty-two. But while Ishtar is being detained in the lower world, all life has stopped on the earth’s surface.