In this are verified the words of an experienced saint; "When I would," says he, "possess nothing through self-love, everything was given me without going after it." Oh, happy dying of the grain of wheat, which makes it produce an hundredfold! The soul is then so passive, so equally disposed to receive from the hand of God either good or evil, as is astonishing.
After this ceremony they would return and spend the whole day in careless indolence, as if despising their enemy. of Venice, iii. The Ordonnance for the Field is printed by J.S. Bien predica quien bien vive—He preaches well who lives well. Their weakness lay in the fact that they were at times too conservative—that is, they recognized too late the demands of the time and began by opposing progress, although it might be progress advantageous to themselves.
But now this head was swaying helplessly with the uneven movements of the bearers, and the cold listless gaze fixed itself upon nothing. Chien sur son fumier est hardi—A dog is bold on his own dunghill. The left of the enemy occupied the north end of this ridge. Nor is it only the true songs that delight us. Most of these Powers sent over ambassadors to congratulate him on his elevation, and these were received at Whitehall with much state.
Fresh troops were raised and officered with staunch Royalists, and a large standing army of that stamp would soon have been formed, had not strong remonstrances been made by the Earl of Southampton and others, and equally strong obstacles being existent in the want of money. Confessed faults are half mended. Sc. “Be so good as to protect us! We won’t grudge trifles, you are welcome to anything—we shall be delighted! Pray!… The fieldfare’s call-note is harsh and loud, sounding like t’chatt’chat: its song is low, twittering and poor. He was the first bishop appointed by letters patent under the act passed in 1547 without the form of capitular election; and the service performed at his consecration was also novel, being in English; he also preached at St Paul’s on the 11th of November clad only as a priest and not as a bishop, and inveighed against vestments and altars.
The accidental scarcity, in any single province, was immediately relieved by the plenty of its more fortunate neighbors. In Kiev Pierre found some people he knew, and strangers hastened to make his acquaintance and joyfully welcomed the rich newcomer, the largest landowner of the province. The Convention having thus organised itself, sent a deputation to the Duke of Gordon demanding the surrender of the castle, as its cannon might at any moment knock in the roof of the Parliament House, and drive thence the Convention. Cithaeron, a mountain range N.