Gutta fortunæ præ dolio sapientiæ—A drop of good fortune rather than a cask of wisdom.

Utque alios industria, ita hunc ignavia ad famam protulerat—While other men have attained to fame by their industry, this man has by his indolence.

“No, bwother, I have gwown mustaches myself,” said Denísov on reading these documents, and he wrote to the German that, despite his heartfelt desire to serve under so valiant and renowned a general, he had to forgo that pleasure because he was already under the command of the Polish general. IV., v. 182XVIII. “Strike her eyes with the affliction of the eyes—strike her loins with the affliction of the loins—strike her feet with the affliction of the feet—strike her heart with the affliction of the heart—strike her head with the affliction of the head—strike violently at her, at her whole body!” While Ishtar was suffering the torments of the infernal regions, the world of the living was wearing mourning on account of her death. She did not understand how he could ask such a question.

The weariest and most loathéd worldly life, / 45 That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment / Can lay on nature, is a paradise / To what we fear of death. Meas. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear. St. It is clear from inscriptions of Nabonidus and of Cyrus his conqueror that Babylon was overthrown without a struggle. Physicians modify their rules according to the violent longings that happen to sick persons, ordinarily with good success; this great desire cannot be imagined so strange and vicious, but that nature must have a hand in it. Louis, at the time.

Therefore, how the Peace of Versailles, in view of this perfectly clear state of affairs, could have been founded upon Germany’s guilt in having caused the World War, would seem an insoluble riddle if it were not possible to trace the tremendous effect of a new war weapon—viz., the political propaganda of England against Germany—planned on a large scale and applied with audacity[Pg 332] and unscrupulousness. The Parliament, both Lords and Commons, lost no time in seizing all such of the late king’s judges as survived or were within the kingdom. Dum vivimus, vivamus—While we live, let us live. It may seem to be a matter of indifference whether we understand the meaning of historical events this way or that; yet there is the same difference between a man who says that the people of the West moved on the East because Napoleon wished it and a man who says that this happened because it had to happen, as there is between those who declared that the earth was stationary and that the planets moved round it and those who admitted that they did not know what upheld the earth, but knew there were laws directing its movement and that of the other planets. But it was not the will of Zeus that they should perish.

The Muses of Mayfair. Vers de Société, Selected and Edited by H.