Our wills and fates do so contrary run, / That our devices still are overthrown; / Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own. Ham., iii.
The building of U-boats, unfortunately, could not be pushed forward before the war to an extent commensurate with my desires. I hold that they were treated with gross injustice; and that society, acting if necessary through the Government, in such a case should bend its energies to remedy such injustice; and I will support any proper legislation that will aid in securing the desired end. Psamthek was well known to classic writers under the name Psammetichus. He rose and tried to walk, but staggered and would have fallen had not a soldier standing by held him up. One of them stumbled.
Their sons could make good matches among the daughters of the middle classes, according to their education and fortune; when they were intelligent, active, and industrious, there was nothing to prevent them from rising to the highest offices about the person of the sovereign. That Sunday, the Rostóvs went to Mass at the Razumóvskis’ private chapel as usual. The trials were probably hastened by the news that Charles II. 71 “The difficulty of recognising things of this nature, and the endless disputes, which would arise from the prosecution of the owner’s claims to them, have been deemed motives of sufficient weight for the establishment of a contrary practice. Both his staff and mine retired to the camp-fire some yards in front of the tent, thinking our conversation should be private.
Upon this the Lords’ House adjourned, and never met again; and it was hoped the people of England should never again have a negative upon them.” But the hostility of this party was not to the Other House merely, it was to the Protectorate itself, which it declaimed against, and not only in the House, but out of it, setting on foot petitions for the abolition of the Protectorate by the Commons. Hic patet ingeniis campus, certusque merenti / Stat favor: ornatur propriis industria donis—Here is a field open for talent, and here merit will have certain favour, and industry be graced with its due reward. Ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito—Yield not to misfortunes, but rather go more boldly to meet them. John requires fruits worthy of repentance, and threatens destruction to those, who do not produce them. Because the elements were thus existent simply in themselves, there was, properly speaking, no process established in them, for in process they are only vanishing moments, and not existent in themselves.
He who gets it of nobody else, let him pay himself out of his own purse.