One had to wait and endure.

We have already mentioned the fragment of the Babylonian chronicle treating of the reign of Nabonidus and the conquest of Babylon and the whole Babylonian empire by Cyrus. When Tukulti-Ninib returned to Assyria he found even his own people in rebellion under the leadership of his son. One author writeth, that (as he learned by …

While occupied in this manner, a second messenger came from the city, with orders for them to get in their vintage as soon as possible; he said he should remain there until they had made some of the new wine, after which he should return to Mitylene, and bring their master, at the end of the vintage season.

Don’t let this go into the waste-basket, but think it over. Mundus est Dei viva statua!—The world is the 30 living image of God. They were silk to the calf, but thence upwards they continued their career in white cotton. It is their practice to strangle wayfarers, whence their name, and appropriate such spoils as …

Now after the dissoluing of the parlement at Shrewsburie, there was a daie appointed about six wéeks after, for the king to come vnto Windsor, to heare and to take some order betwixt the two dukes, which had thus appealed ech other.

“Stop, stop! You have your whole life before you,” said he to her. What a wretched idea to go and bury themselves in the steppes when the French army is in Moscow. “I love you all, and have done no harm to anyone; and what have you done to me?”—said her charming, pathetic, dead face. …

Jeder muss ein Paar Narrenschuhe zerreissen, 10 zerreisst er nicht mehr—Every one must wear out one pair of fool’s shoes, if he wear out no more.

It would have been an offence, directly after the war, and perhaps it would be now, to ask any able-bodied man in the South, who was between the ages of fourteen and sixty at any time during the war, whether he had been in the Confederate army. “I say, Balagá,” said Anatole, putting his hands …

Deserting of the Dutch when the French were almost at their doors, and till it was almost too late to help them, it declared to be unjust to our treaties, unkind to our confederates, dishonourable to the English nation, and negligent of the safety of both our neighbours and ourselves.

There is a proverb that the left hand rubs the right. And, in our time, those who make profession of these arts amongst us, less manifest the effects than any other sort of men; one may say of them, at the most, that they sell medicinal drugs; but that they are physicians, a man cannot …

As long as they were satisfactory to me I stood by them against every critic or assailant, within or without Congress; and as for getting Congress to make up my mind for me about them, the thought would have been inconceivable to me.

“You do talk such nonsense. I do not know that the Southern people were to blame for this condition of affairs. Mademoiselle Bourienne and the little princess had to own to themselves that Princess Mary in this guise looked very plain, worse than usual, but it was too late. But even if it had been …

383] and the importations of merchants, became speedily a scene of animated commerce, as we have seen it when surprised by Teleutias.

The law of Moses indeed, which in these respects was to remain in force as long as the Jewish Polity existed, strictly enjoined magistrates to punish murder and other similar crimes. For instance, when they heard the awful roar of thunder, and saw vivid flashes of lightning, accompanied by black clouds and torrents of rain, …

Certainly certain stages in the Greek Philosophy are laid hold of which seem to stand on the same platform as the Christian philosophies.

360] the manner above described; the interval being filled by mutual atrocities and retaliation, wherein of course the victors had most opportunity of gratifying their vindictive passions. The canvassing rejoiced Hannay’s enthusiastic temperament. At first Pierre did not realize what these men, who were dragging something out, were about; but seeing before him a Frenchman …