Cork was vigorously attacked, and in forty-eight hours it capitulated.
Another time, relying upon some truce just published in the army, I took a journey through a very ticklish country. For it is certain that from such a practice, they who set it on foot can expect no fruit that can please or satisfy a noble soul. The earth, no longer teeming with fruitfulness, only yielded her increase after much toil and labour. “They say that the Five Stars which some call Planets, but they Interpreters, are most worthy of Consideration, both for their motions and their remarkable influences, especially that which the Grecians call Saturn. In order to do that in the ensuing campaign, and to put a check on the too conspicuous designs of the French, it would be essential to grant liberal supplies.
Such was the terrible condition of France: the people starving, ruined, and hopeless, and yet the daily victims of an incessant visitation of tax-gatherers, who, whilst they failed to procure the necessary sums for the war, were actively plundering and embezzling on their own account. And so it is with all else. And in truth I am naturally very little inclined to suspicion and distrust; I willingly incline towards excuse and the gentlest interpretation; I take men according to the common order, and do not more believe in those perverse and unnatural inclinations, unless convinced by manifest evidence, than I do in monsters and miracles; and I am, moreover, a man who willingly commit myself to Fortune, and throw myself headlong into her arms; and I have hitherto found more reason to applaud than to blame myself for so doing, having ever found her more discreet about, and a greater friend to, my affairs than I am myself. TITUS OATES BEFORE THE PRIVY COUNCIL. In February 1643 Fiennes was sent down to Bristol, arrested Colonel Essex the governor, executed the two leaders of a plot to deliver up the city, and received a commission himself as governor on the 1st of May 1643.
Doing good is the only certainly happy action 40 of a man’s life. Sir P. Carts piled high with household utensils, chairs, and cupboards kept emerging from the gates of the yards and moving along the streets. It is astonishing to see what is represented as being Philosophy, without any consideration as to whether it has any meaning or not. Quand les sauvages de la Louisiane veulent avoir du fruit, ils coupent l’arbre au pied et cueillent le fruit; voilà le gouvernement despotique—When the savages of Louisiana want fruit, they cut down the tree by the root to obtain it. It was in the session of 1797 that Mr.
“He talks to everyone except me. Field’s execution on the pianoforte was nearly allied to the nature of his compositions, beauty and poetical charm of touch being one of the chief characteristics of his style. But all precautions are useless, when it pleases God to permit them to be frustrated. At other times she praised Julie to him and advised him to go to Moscow during the holidays to amuse himself. DRINKING TO THE HEALTH OF DR.
I had with me the 13th corps, General McClernand commanding, and two brigades of Logan’s division of the 17th corps, General McPherson commanding—in all not more than twenty thousand men to commence the campaign with. These Feciales were instituted by the mildest and justest of the kings of Rome, Numa Pompilius, to be guardians of peace, and examiners of the reasons which justify a nation in going to war. William was aware of the difficult part he had to play, and in his opening speech he took care to put La Hogue in the foreground, and to congratulate them on this glorious victory gained by Englishmen. This idea had presented itself to my mind earlier, for on the 3d of December I asked Halleck if it would not be well to hold the enemy south of the Yallabusha and move a force from Helena and Memphis on Vicksburg. Forbear to judge, for we are sinners all. 2 Hen.
Rostóv, standing in the front lines of Kutúzov’s army which the Tsar approached first, experienced the same feeling as every other man in that army: a feeling of self-forgetfulness, a proud consciousness of might, and a passionate attraction to him who was the cause of this triumph. Paris.—Heeren, A. Another circumstance just at this crisis occurred to strengthen all these feelings in Holland and Germany, and to account for any amount of troops collected at Nimeguen. What produced this extraordinary occurrence? What were its causes? The historians tell us with naïve assurance that its causes were the wrongs inflicted on the Duke of Oldenburg, the nonobservance of the Continental System, the ambition of Napoleon, the firmness of Alexander, the mistakes of the diplomatists, and so on. Gottes ist der Orient, / Gottes ist der Occident, / Nord-und Südliches Gelände / Ruht im Friede seiner Hände—God’s is the east, God’s is the west; north region and south rests in the peace of his hands.
The cup of life which God offers to our lips is not always sweet; … Kannst du nicht der Welt entsagen, / Winkt das Glück dir nimmer zu—If thou canst not renounce the world, the genius of happiness never salutes thee. A man has gone down in his exertions “to stand up for the Address.” The incendiary document in question is carried off by one Mr. Verstellung ist der offnen Seele fremd—Dissimulation 15 is alien to the open soul.