[558] Xen.

Alphonso of Leon considered himself tricked, and the young king had to begin his reign by a war against his father and a faction of the Castilian nobles. The trees had grown, but everything else seems changed. “The girl expects it. But he soon proved that this must be false, by remitting a debt of …

I learned through Confederate sources that Johnston had already sent two divisions in the direction of Mobile, presumably to operate against Sherman, and two more divisions to Longstreet in East Tennessee.

Tübingen, 1887; Life in Ancient Egypt. The things that I know to be evil, as to injure one’s neighbour and to disobey one’s superior, whether it be God or man, I carefully avoid; such as I do not know whether they be good or evil, I cannot fear them. The Parliament did not oppose this, …

Who seeks Him in the dark and cold, / With 25 heart that elsewhere finds no rest, / Some fringe of the skirts of God shall hold, / Though round his spirit the mists may fold, / With eerie shadows and fears untold. Dr.

As the Assyrians possessed disciplined and organised troops, it is probable that they were also acquainted, to a certain extent, with military tactics, and that their battles were fought upon some kind of system. The cause of their going ouer, was to intreat of a marriage to be had betwixt him, and the ladie Isabell, …

Juan de Timoneda (d.

Crowds of soldiers from the dam began running onto the frozen pond. Experience seems at length to have convinced the ancients, that as soon as their galleys exceeded two, or at the most three ranks of oars, they were suited rather for vain pomp than for real service. There fell in that battle one of …

Pro virtute bellica—For valour in war.

In asking them for the necessary aids he was only urging that they should care for their safety and honour at a critical time. IV., i. He was not only deprived of valuable auxiliary cavalry, and of an enterprizing Asiatic informant; but the report would be spread that he defrauded his Asiatic allies of their …

As when a window is opened a whiff of fresh air from the fields enters a stuffy room, so a whiff of youthfulness, energy, and confidence of success reached Kutúzov’s cheerless staff with the galloping advent of all these brilliant young men.

“Or being upset because someone else’s borzoi and not mine catches something. As by my donation I had reserved nothing to myself and by a contract lent them six thousand; this six thousand has returned to my children but none of it to me. making misery his worship, we feel assured he is contravening his …

His reign of nineteen years, with that of his father Artaxerxes Longimanus which lasted nearly forty years, fill up almost all the interval from the death of Xerxes in 465 B.C. The close of the reigns both of Xerxes and of his son Artaxerxes had indeed been marked by those phenomena of conspiracy, assassination, fratricide, and family tragedy, so common in the transmission of an Oriental sceptre.

— To Mademoiselle PAULMIER. The best vineyards are those which are situated inland from seven to twenty miles from the coast. Gladly, then, did they espy a wood hard by that promised, so thickly grown it was, a shelter from the rain. The Professor at the Breakfast-Table; with the Story of Iris. 1) To desire …

They give likewise another reason for their Adoration, but most fabulous of all other; for they say, that when Isis and her Son Orus were ready to joyn Battle with Typhon, Osiris came up from the Shades below in the form of a Wolf, and assisted them, and therefore when Typhon was kill’d the Conquerors commanded that Beast to be worshipp’d, because the Day was won presently upon his Appearing.

The most obvious and striking fact that appeals to the investigator of the Egyptian religion is that enormous numbers of gods hold sway: Ra, Horus, Osiris, Isis, Tmu, Amen, Set,—the list extends itself almost endlessly. When Senator Davis spoke, few men of great power had the sympathy and the vision necessary to perceive the menace …