Diognetus, a painter.
If he has made any mistake in his haste to drive out the enemy, we will blame him for that at another time." The appearance of Fabius scared and drove back the Numidians, who were slaughtering the fugitives in the plain; next he bore against those who were attacking the Roman rear, slaying all he met, though most of them, before they were cut off and treated as they had treated the Romans, betook themselves to flight. The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos. He was an active member of the little community of Chaeronea, being archon of that town. As her sisters, who were by no means equal to her in attractions, were married, and Psyche still remained unwedded, her father consulted the oracle of Delphi, and, in obedience to the divine response, caused her to be dressed as though for the grave, and conducted to the edge of a yawning precipice. d Diodorus Siculus, The Historical Library (translated from the Greek by G.
MONMOUTH’S INTERVIEW WITH THE KING. The conceit was knocked out of me by two little circumstances that happened soon after the arrival of the clothes, which gave me a distaste for military uniform that I never recovered from. As natural conveniences fail, let us supply them with those that are artificial. Lord Cutts during this had fallen back from the entrenchments of the village, finding it impossible to clear a way into it without artillery. The highest point attainable by the individual, the everlasting bliss, is made an immersion into substance, a vanishing away of consciousness, and thus of all distinction between substance and individuality—hence an annihilation.
Things may serve long, but not serve ever. All’s Well, ii. If I attacked an armed foe, he fled before me, and I had no reverse of fortune.” And it was to this force of character that the king owed his success. Sargon’s rejoicings over his victory were still further increased by the embassies and reports which he received one after the other. Let us imagine two men who have come out to fight a duel with rapiers according to all the rules of the art of fencing.