But the experience of the world, from China to Britain, has exposed the vain attempt of fortifying any extensive tract of country.
But for the time Babylonia was freed from the Aramaic-Chaldean domination, and breathed again. Pierre began to tell about Karatáev, but paused. Leonum ora a magistris impune tractantur—The mouths of lions are with impunity handled by their keepers. First, my person, then my youth, for I was only nineteen years. Cras credemus, hodie nihil—To-morrow we will believe, but not to-day.
We made with Great Britain a treaty guaranteeing the free use of the Panama Canal on equal terms to the ships of all nations, while reserving to ourselves the right to police and fortify the canal, and therefore to control it in time of war. He had married, as we have said, the Infanta, Maria Theresa, the sister of Charles II. Ex factis non ex dictis amici pensandi—Friends are to be estimated from deeds, not words. In the middle of the City, she built a Temple to Jupiter, whom the Babylonians call Belus (as we have before said) of which since Writers differ amongst themselves, and the Work is now wholly decay’d through length of Time, there’s nothing that can certainly be related concerning it: Yet it’s apparent it was of an exceeding great height, and that by the advantage of it, the Chaldean Astrologers exactly observ’d the setting and rising of the Stars. “Going?” And he went on writing.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil. Fr. “Another forfeit for a Gallicism,” said a Russian writer who was present. Alexander’s face was even more beautiful than it had been three days before at the review. “If they believe in improving our waterways, in preventing the waste of soil, in preserving the forests, in thrifty use of the mineral resources of the country for the nation as a whole rather than merely for private monopolies, in working for the betterment of the condition of the men and women who live on the farms, then they will unstintedly condemn the action of every man who is in any way responsible for inserting this provision, and will support those members of the legislative branch who opposed its adoption. Where I also observed that, what height soever the precipice was, provided there were some tree, or some jutting out of a rock, a little to support and divide the sight, it a little eases our fears, and gives greater assurance; as if they were things by which in falling we might have some relief; but that direct precipices we are not to look upon without being giddy; Ut despici vine vertigine timid ocvlorum animique non possit: “‘To that one cannot look without dizziness;” which is a manifest imposture of the sight.
At sunset this monster Oannes plunged back into the sea, and remained all night beneath the waves, for he was amphibious. The victorious hero clothed himself with the garment, and was about to perform the sacrifice, when the hot flames rising from the altar heated the poison with which it was imbued, and soon every fibre of his body was penetrated by the deadly venom. Often, speaking with vexation of some failure or irregularity, he would say: “What can one do with our Russian peasants?” and imagined that he could not bear them. Memphis itself also, the residence of the kings of Egypt, is near, being only three schoeni distant from the Delta. At the same time it was observed, that a sworn declaration is not like one of any other kind, where an application of terms different from their usual meaning may supply the speaker with an excuse for evading their import.
You are doing this to deceive your fellow citizens, while he mutilated himself to deceive the enemy." Upon this, as the people were willing to take up arms on behalf of Peisistratus, they assembled at the Pnyx, where Ariston proposed that a body-guard of fifty club-bearers should be assigned to Peisistratus. Having received no answer, I consider that he has weighed the difficulty and risk of the journey to me. Anatole consented and went to Moscow, where he put up at Pierre’s house. Salon—A drawing-room; a picture gallery or exhibition. If things went well, the cattle would soon bed down and nothing further would occur until morning, when there was a repetition of the work, the wagon moving each day eight or ten miles to some appointed camping-place.
The science of mathematics itself was made subservient to the art of divination. “So you don’t want to do anything? Well then, say so!” Rostóv almost shouted, not looking Borís in the face. Tenison was selected to break the intelligence to her. At Erfurt her success had been brilliant. A custom / More honoured in the breach than the observance. Ham., i.
I thought this was a way which divine Providence had opened, for my taking this journey with the less difficulty. He was far remote from the religious scruples of the ancient Romans, who would never prevail in their wars but by dint of pure and simple valour; and yet he was more conscientious than we should be in these days, and did not approve all sorts of means to obtain a victory. For wisdom cries out in the streets, and no man regards it. 1 Henry IV., i.