Those who preach to princes so circumspect and vigilant a jealousy and distrust, under colour of security, preach to them ruin and dishonour: nothing noble can be performed without danger.
I have stated on more than one occasion, that the average public morality of Grecian individual politicians in Sparta, Athens, and other cities, was not such as to exclude personal corruption; that it required a morality higher than the average, when such temptation was resisted,–and a morality considerably higher than the average, if it were systematically resisted, and for a long life, as by Perikles and Nikias. “It’s all the same…. There appeared in 1819 “A Political Squib on the Westminster Election, Covent Garden” (March 3), by G. Lysander accompanied King Agesilaus (when the latter was going to his Asiatic command in 396 B.C.). Prince Andrew looked inquiringly at him and gave no reply.
To make a spectacle of disaffected men, they ordered three eminent Commonwealth men—Lord Monson, Sir Henry Mildmay, and Sir Robert Wallop, to be drawn with ropes round their necks from the Tower to Tyburn and back again, to remain perpetual prisoners. The night after his ministerial appointment there was a great riot at the French theatre, in which Lord Trentham was accused of being personally active, although he denied it to the electors. Russell had always had a horror and suspicion of him, but he had managed to captivate Sidney by his vehement professions of Republicanism, and by Sidney and Essex he had been induced to tolerate the traitor. Pierre, coming out into the corridor, looked with pity and repulsion at the half-crazy old man. Two years were required for this undertaking, in which Sargon proceeded with great caution.
By means which seem to destroy His Church, He establishes it. As to the precise classical authorities in question, we have already become acquainted with Diodorus and Ælianus in the earlier portion of this work. I cannot dissemble that six quartos must have tried, and may have exhausted, the indulgence of the Public; that, in the repetition of similar attempts, a successful Author has much more to lose than he can hope to gain; that I am now descending into the vale of years; and that the most respectable of my countrymen, the men whom I aspire to imitate, have resigned the pen of history about the same period of their lives. The Egyptians not only paid divine honours to the bull Apis, but, considering him the living image and representative of Osiris, they consulted him as an oracle, and drew from his actions good or bad omens. For that prime master of philosophy, whom none ever surpassed in eloquence, I mean Plato, chose an open plain on which to build an imaginary city after his own taste–a city admirably conceived, as none can deny, but remote enough from the real life and manners of men.
Nil mortalibus arduum est—Nothing is too arduous for mortals. This is evident from the fact that notwithstanding the early hour at which I had ordered the assault, both for the purpose of being the attacking party and to strike before Longstreet got up, Lee was ahead in his assault on our right. He would often say the exact opposite of what he had said on a previous occasion, yet both would be right. On one side of the hearse was painted on canvas a representation of the rioters killing Mr. Danger lurked for the Prince and his eventual[Pg 167] Government in the person of Essad Pasha, an unreliable, intriguing, greedy soldier of fortune, who himself had designs on the Albanian throne and held sway over a certain number of armed adherents.
When the religion, constitution, laws of a people, are held in esteem, and when the individual members of a people are one with them, the question of what the individual has to do on his own account, will not be put. The concluding stage in the progress of the address and the cavalcade of carriages which attended it, was marked by the appearance of the satirical engraving entitled the “Sequel to the Battle of Temple Bar,” 1769, of which a reduced fac-simile is given. Here Johnston made a stand until the 17th, when Sherman’s old tactics prevailed again and the final movement toward Atlanta began. The battalion commander perceived the jovial irony and laughed. Finally Aristotle relates (De anim.
“Lázarev!” the colonel called, with a frown, and Lázarev, the first soldier in the rank, stepped briskly forward. The Secretary was required to prevent the President’s being imposed upon. They all stood despondent and silent. En buste—Half-length. A relic of this practice is still preserved in the formal confirmation of a legal document by “delivering” it as one’s “act and deed.” The permanent character of the finger-print was first put forward scientifically in 1823 by J.E.
Impelled by the crowd, they had got wedged in at the approach to the dam and, jammed in on all sides, had stopped because a horse in front had fallen under a cannon and the crowd were dragging it out. of Ven., ii. Magna Charta. An exact Facsimile of the Original Document in the British Museum, printed on fine plate paper, nearly 3 feet long by 2 feet wide, with the Arms and Seals emblazoned in Gold and Colours. After having been several months without any news of my papers, when some pressed me to write, and blamed my neglect, an invisible hand held me back; my peace and confidence were great. A trench was dug in a circle round what is now the Comitium, and into it were flung first-fruits of all those things which are honourable and necessary for men.
Juvenile vitium regere non posse impetum—It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence. The German assumed social friendliness to be the expression of political friendliness, since the German is accustomed to express aversion and approval by means of social[Pg 329] forms as well as otherwise. What he calls a common feeling of right he explains by discussion, showing in this way that a commonwealth cannot proceed without justice.