In these words and on these grounds the Earl Marshal of England refused to undertake foreign service, and the Council scattered.

In this exalted state of glory, it was impossible that Constantine should any longer endure a partner in the empire. He informed me, that betwixt Syene, a city of the Thebaïd, and Elephantine, there were two mountains, respectively terminating in an acute summit: the name of the one was Crophi, of the other Mophi. Bonæ …

It was on the very fact of being so young that Pétya counted for success in reaching the Emperor—he even thought how surprised everyone would be at his youthfulness—and yet in the arrangement of his collar and hair and by his sedate deliberate walk he wished to appear a grown-up man.

Je veux le droit—I mean to have my right. “But,” added he, “as I may not take notice of what you have been doing, so I think I have a very great liberty to tell you that I do not know what you have been doing; that I do not know whether you have been …

On the 19th of September General Geo.

But individuals were not allowed in the same manner to appropriate to themselves the public property of an enemy, that is, such as belonged to the state. Through this subjectivity and negative unity, and through this absolute negativity, the ideal becomes no longer our object merely, but object to itself, and this principle has taken …

Le petit monde—The lower orders.

A number of persons, who had been contending at law for several years, applied to my husband to settle their affairs. Renewing his plots on his release, he publicly insulted Queen Mary in 1691, and it is practically certain that he was implicated in the schemes for assassinating William which came to light in 1695 …

There is not any where upon the globe a large tract of country, which we have discovered destitute of inhabitants, or whose first population can be fixed with any degree of historical certainty.

See Luke i. Not infrequently, as Erman has sagaciously suggested, the heads have a “clever, witty expression just like what we are accustomed to meet with in cunning old peasants.” We have a recurrence of the same trait in several early Roman portraits. In his kitchen there were thrée hundred seruitors, and euerie other office …

“No, I mustn’t.

It is so much the more noteworthy, that nevertheless the oracle of the Delphian Apollo, Pythia, declared Socrates to be the wisest Greek.[136] Socrates it was who carried out the command of the God of knowledge, “Know Thyself,” and made it the motto of the Greeks, calling it the law of the mind, and not …

Khair-ad-din when he left Algiers promised to return in three years; and that period having now expired, he fulfilled his promise, and once more entered that city.

Hunt is anxious you should hear me now. Obscuris vera involvens—Shrouding, or concealing, truth in obscurity or darkness. The little princess, taking the dress from the maid, came up to Princess Mary. And yet no one ought to be more grateful than you yourself, who punish ingratitude so bitterly: in spite of which, though you …

But the calm, luxurious life of Petersburg, concerned only about phantoms and reflections of real life, went on in its old way and made it hard, except by a great effort, to realize the danger and the difficult position of the Russian people.

The helmet and[377] corset, or cuirass, or the gorget alone, worn over a buff coat, formed all the defence of steel worn by the officers at this period. But no sooner had Dangerfield made the statement, than the House was thrown into a wonderful agitation, and Lord William[267] Russell rose and moved that effectual measures …