I offer you my friendship.
The giant pulled at it amain, seeking to lift it for another stroke, but could not prevail, so fast was it buried. The death of his competitors united the electoral college, and Charles was unanimously saluted king of the Romans, and future emperor; a title which, in the same age, was prostituted to the C Rostóv felt ill at ease. With the help of a maid she was arranging a seat for the countess in the huge high coach that stood at the entrance. Sheridan’s and Wood’s divisions had been lying under arms from early morning, ready to move the instant the signal was given.
For his movement two plans presented themselves: One to cross the Rapidan below Lee, moving by his right flank; the other above, moving by his left. Bees cull their several sweets from this flower and that blossom, here and there where they find them, but themselves afterwards make the honey, which is all and purely their own, and no more thyme and marjoram: so the several fragments he borrows from others, he will transform and shuffle together to compile a work that shall be absolutely his own; that is to say, his judgment: his instruction, labour and study, tend to nothing else but to form that. He wrote back to us that if we would render to him one hundred marks a year, which King John had promised him, he would keep us in safety; otherwise we must guard ourselves against him and his men; and he has already done us some injury. Their climate, their want of learning, of arts, and of laws, their notions of honor, of gallantry, and of religion, their sense of freedom, impatience of peace, and thirst of enterprise, all contributed to form a people of military heroes. VI., i.
Richard nearly lost his life here (not on this occasion) by insisting on swimming down the stream, which is ice cold, and wanting to let himself be carried under the mountains to see where he would come out. In the interval between the assaults of the 19th and 22d, roads had been completed from the Yazoo River and Chickasaw Bayou, around the rear of the army, to enable us to bring up supplies of food and ammunition; ground had been selected and cleared on which the troops were to be encamped, and tents and cooking utensils were brought up. Such a fate was tragic enough; yet after all it seems less cruel than the destiny of such nations as Egypt, and in later time, Greece, which live on in senescence long after all vestige of their power has departed. It is its deep gloom with which the stranger is so greatly struck on his first entrance. Whitelock assures us that Cromwell at one time had been satisfied in his private judgment that he might accept the royal title, but that the formidable opposition of the officers of the army had shown him that it might lead to dangerous and deplorable results, and that therefore he believed it better to waive it.
Henry had munificently patronised Holbein, and had made various purchases of foreign chefs-d’œuvre. She had been abandoned by Theseus on this lonely spot, and, when Dionysus now beheld her, was lying fast asleep on a rock, worn out with sorrow and weeping. Frederick and Suvórov; Moreau!… In contrast to this the Parliamentarians wore their hair cut short—whence the name of Roundhead—and studied a sober cut and colour of clothes. “Take me back,” he said, “to the place from which I came,” and Mammon was constrained to obey, for it was not permitted to him to keep the knight or any man against his will.
I proceeded at an early hour in the morning, still suffering with the headache, to get to the head of the column. The music of an approaching band had grown more distinct, and a procession could be seen coming down the main street toward the plaza. Esto, ut nunc multi, dives tibi, pauper amicis—Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends. Grand! Forgive us for Christ’s sake, eh?” said the peasants, smiling joyfully at him. “Lie down, darling; lie down, my pet,” said the countess, softly touching Natásha’s shoulders.
“Nicholas, what a fine dog Truníla is! He knew me,” said Natásha, referring to her favorite hound.