To the men who fought against the rising truths of physical philosophy, it seemed that if they admitted that truth it would destroy faith in God, in the creation of the firmament, and in the miracle of Joshua the son of Nun.
I expect the Minister (Barclay de Tolly) has already reported the abandonment of Smolénsk to the enemy. She then assured them, that in a similar manner they could restore to their old father his former youthful frame and vigour. Man soll nicht mehr Teufel rufen, als man bannen kann—One should raise no more devils than one can lay. He then left the sufferers lying down, with assurance that relief should be sent to them on the next day,–and went forward, seeing all along the line of march the exhausted soldiers lying on the snow, without even the protection of a watch. And for this purpose the mission of Timokrates would be a valuable aid, by conveying assurances of Persian coöperation and support against Sparta.
methinks that he emasculates me. In the village through which they passed there were red lights and a cheerful smell of smoke. The real centre of finance was the fiscus or imperial treasury, which was under the exclusive control of the ruler (“res fiscales,” says Ulpian, “quasi propriae et privatae principis sunt”), and was administered by officials of his household. Mademoiselle Bourienne walked up and down the conservatory for a long time that evening, vainly expecting someone, now smiling at someone, now working herself up to tears with the imaginary words of her pauvre mère rebuking her for her fall. The man who had devastated France returns to France alone, without any conspiracy and without soldiers.
c L.  The ancient trireme was not habitable, like a modern ship of war. But the fact that I had fought hard and efficiently, even though defeated, and that I had made the fight single-handed, with no machine back of me, assured my standing as floor leader. Damnosa hæreditas—An inheritance which entails loss. His case occupied the House of Commons for nearly two months altogether.
Qui fingit sacros auro vel marmore vultus, / Non facit ille deos: qui rogat, ille facit—He does not make gods who fashions sacred images of gold or marble: he makes them such who prays to them. Countess Rostóva, with her daughters and a large number of guests, was already seated in the drawing room. Wer der Dichtkunst Stimme nicht vernimmt, / 10 Ist ein Barbar, er sei auch wer er sei—He who has no ear for the voice of poesy is a barbarian, be he who he may. Anna Pávlovna continued to give on free evenings the same kind of soirees as before—such as she alone had the gift of arranging—at which was to be found “the cream of really good society, the bloom of the intellectual essence of Petersburg,” as she herself put it. When that prince conferred on Galerius the title of Caesar, he had given him in marriage his daughter Valeria, whose melancholy adventures might furnish a very singular subject for tragedy.
Under that power, and by the constitutional, acknowledged Government he had acted, taking no part in the shedding of the king’s blood; and what he did after he did by the authority of the only ruling Government.