In the march over from Fort Henry numbers of the men had thrown away their blankets and overcoats.
Never forget St. I took no steps to answer these complaints, but continued to do my duty, as I understood it, to the best of my ability. The members of what had once been an army—Napoleon himself and all his soldiers fled—without knowing whither, each concerned only to make his escape as quickly as possible from this position, of the hopelessness of which they were all more or less vaguely conscious. Man muss keinem Menschen trauen, der bei seinen Versicherungen die Hand auf’s Herz legt—We should trust no man who in his protestations lays his hand on his heart. In 1862 the greater part of the country was covered with forest with intervening clearings and houses.
But the Egyptians often carried their dislike of uniformity to an extreme, beyond even what is justified by the study of variety. Bonum ego quam beatum me esse nimio dici 55 mavolo—I would much rather be called good than well off. For in Pythagoras’s metempsychosis, and the change of habitation that he imagined in souls, can we believe that the lion, in whom the soul of Csar is enclosed, does espouse Csar’s passions, or that the lion is he? For if it was still Csar, they would be in the right who, controverting this opinion with Plato, reproach him that the son might be seen to ride his mother transformed into a mule, and the like absurdities. O what a noble mind is here o’erthrown! / The courtier’s, soldier’s, scholar’s eye, tongue, sword; / The expectancy and rose of the fair state, / The glass of fashion, and the mould of form, / The observed of all observers, quite, quite down! Ham., iii. To this demand the Karduchians at first acceded, on condition that their villages should not be burnt; but finding their numbers every moment increasing, they resumed the offensive.
Becuda, one of his Grace’s stewards, and accept the notice therein. The coach with six horses was waiting at the porch. I could not forbear tears. The French, not being farther pursued, began to recover themselves: they formed into detachments and began firing. The execution of the extensive plan which I have described, would connect the ancient and modern history of the world; but it would require many years of health, of leisure, and of perseverance.
In very few words Nicholas bought seventeen picked stallions for six thousand rubles—to serve, as he said, as samples of his remounts. XV. Varro induced his colleague to adopt the system of each consul holding the chief command on alternate days. Le bonheur et le malheur des hommes ne dépendent pas moins de leur humeur que de la fortune—The happiness and unhappiness of men depend as much on their dispositions as on fortune. “Where did I disappear to? I went to get Frenchmen,” answered Tíkhon boldly and hurriedly, in a husky but melodious bass voice. In honor of our country, we may assert that she has produced within herself a great number, I will not say of sages (since philosophy is so jealous of this name), but of men worthy of the highest celebrity, because by them the precepts and discoveries of the sages have been carried out into actual practice.
On one occasion I had a roommate whom I never saw, because he always went to bed much later than I did and I always got up much earlier than he did. He was also a candidate for elector on the Douglas ticket. I consequently urged Thomas in frequent dispatches sent from City Point to make the attack at once. On his going against Naksha (Naxia), the infidels came out and agreed to an impost. Irresolution loosens all our joints; like an ague, it shakes not this limb or that limb, but all the body is at once in a fit.
In the time of the Ptolemies, tradition had it that King Aahmes appeared before Avaris with an army of four hundred and eighty thousand men, that there was a long siege, which was finally ended by the king treating with the besieged and permitting them to depart peacefully, with their wives, children, and possessions, into Syria. The dukes of Aniou, Berrie, Burgognie, and Burbon, brethren to the late king, and vncle to his sonne the yoong king, hauing the gouernance of the realme vnder him, sent six hundred speares with all spéed to strengthen them of Naunts, which defended the citie in such wise from the puissance of the Englishmen, who enuironed the same with a strong siege, that in the end, bicause the duke came not to them (according to his promise) the siege was raised the morrow after New yeares daie, two moneths and foure daies after the same was first laid. “Killed?” cried Denísov, recognizing from a distance the unmistakably lifeless attitude—very familiar to him—in which Pétya’s body was lying. We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live forever, there, in the Whole,” said Pierre, and he pointed to the sky. He did not say another word to Pétya but rode in silence all the way.
Men of few words are the best men. Henry 45 V., iii. Taurum tollet qui vitulum sustulerit—He who has carried the calf will be able by and by to carry the ox. On the return of the Duke of York to Scotland, the persecutions of the defeated Covenanters had been renewed there with a fury and diabolical ferocity which has scarcely a parallel in history. His army was paralysed by internal dissensions.