If we assume as the historians do that great men lead humanity to the attainment of certain ends—the greatness of Russia or of France, the balance of power in Europe, the diffusion of the ideas of the Revolution, general progress, or anything else—then it is impossible to explain the facts of history without introducing the conceptions of chance and genius.
Charitable actions, and a holy disposition, is the only fruit of this earthly life. He entered his wife’s drawing room as one enters a theater, was acquainted with everybody, equally pleased to see everyone, and equally indifferent to them all. The idea once started, newspapers rapidly spread, so that between the Civil War and the Restoration, nearly two hundred were published, but none more frequently than once a week for some time, nor afterwards oftener than twice or three times a week. It is in such a case that one feels the efficacy of these words, "My yoke is easy, and my burden is light" (Matt. He therefore that forsakes the law, is a fugitive.
Thus they applied dialectic after the manner of an ordinary conversation, just as Socrates applied his mind to every side of ordinary subjects, and as we also, in our conversation, try to make an assertion interesting and important. “Lord have mercy upon us!” she repeated while seeking her daughter. Stilpo asserted this. This man, at the instance of Themistokles, was declared infamous, he and his children and his descendants for ever, because he brought Persian gold among the Greeks. This change may be right, but the geographical data are here too vague to admit of any certainty.
1699) of Badifurrow, Aberdeenshire, and after receiving a good education, probably at the university of Aberdeen, became a Presbyterian minister. He was a most gallant officer, ready to lead his command wherever ordered. Fabius enjoyed a second triumph for this success, which was more glorious than his first. Zwar sind sie an das Beste nicht gewöhnt, / Allein sie haben schrecklich viel gelesen—It is true they (the public) are not accustomed to the best, but they have read a frightful deal (and are so knowing therefore). Morrice, a Devonshire Royalist, were instantly sent over to Monk, with propositions for the king’s return.
The preparations at Corpus Christi for an advance progressed as rapidly in the absence of some twenty or more lieutenants as if we had been there. Between ourselves, mon cher, do you belong to the Masons?” he went on severely, as though there were something wrong about it which he nevertheless intended to pardon. A man of a prodigious fortune coming to give his judgment upon some slight dispute that was foolishly set on foot at his table, began in these words: “It can be no other but a liar or a fool that will say otherwise than so and so.” Pursue this philosophical point with a dagger in your hand. FIMBRIATE (from Lat. Our views on foreign affairs coincided absolutely; but, as was natural enough, in domestic matters he felt much more conservative than he did in the days when as a young man he was private secretary to the great radical democratic leader of the ’60’s, Abraham Lincoln.
The facts, which Plutarch states respecting Lysander, cannot be reconciled with the chronology which he adopts. He could not carry it unnoticed in his belt or under his arm. “Sónya, are you asleep? Mamma?” she whispered. It became ever more apparent, while he was Chancellor, that he was remote from political realities. Natásha, raising her face for a moment from her mother’s mantilla, glanced up at her through tears of laughter, and again hid her face.
Da die Götter menschlicher noch waren, / Waren Menschen göttlicher—When the gods were more human, men were more divine. Marlborough and Eugene were busy planning the order of the battle, and at two o’clock of the morning of the 13th of August, the forces were in full advance.