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Sherman’s loss in these last engagements in killed, wounded, and missing, was about sixteen hundred. After what manner they think this last sun shall perish, my author knows not; but their number of this fourth change agrees with the great conjunction of stars which eight hundred and odd years ago, as astrologers suppose, produced great …

Fontane was early drawn into literary work, and in spite of his official duties found time to devote much attention to political economy, religion, learning, and history in all its branches.

Moreover, the effort to administer a law merely by lawsuits and court decisions is bound to end in signal failure, and meanwhile to be attended with delays and uncertainties, and to put a premium upon legal sharp practice. The Frenchman’s chatter which had previously amused Pierre now repelled him. On the opening of Parliament on …

But when they would demonstrate the divine origin of Christianity, they insist much more strongly on the predictions which announced, than on the miracles which accompanied, the appearance of the Messiah.

“The crew Cast loose the hawsers, and embarking, filled The benches…. He, loud exhorting them, his people bade Hand brisk the tackle; they obedient rear’d The pine-tree mast, which in its socket deep They lodg’d, then strained the cordage, and with thongs Well twisted, drew the shining sail aloft.”—Odyss. That evening as Donatello sat at …

It was health, but only in comparison with the sickness that has succeeded it: we are not fallen from any great height; the corruption and brigandage which are in dignity and office seem to me the least supportable: we are less injuriously rifled in a wood than in a place of security.

“Where is ‘government by injunction’ gone to? The very emptiness of that once potent phrase is beyond description! A regiment of Bryans could not compete with Mr. Natásha went up to the monk for his blessing, and he advised her to pray for aid to God and His saint. That assembly, whom Marcus had ever …

His rear guard did not get in until two A.M.

Occupying this fort (analogous to Dekeleia in Attica), they spread ravage and ruin all around throughout the autumn and winter, to such a degree, that in the early spring, Thrasydæus and the Eleian government were compelled to send to Sparta and solicit peace. And now, what excuse have you to plead, holy and reverend priest? …

On the 1st of February they carried a vote that those who, on the 5th of December, assented to the vote that “the king’s concessions were a sufficient ground to proceed to a settlement,” should be incapable of sitting, but all others who should previously enter on the journal their dissent from that motion should be admissible.

Similarly all, even the worst citizens of a rational State are better and juster than citizens of a State where there is no culture nor justice nor law, in a word, where there is no necessity to bring them up to be just. But we must not, in foolish sentimentality, excuse the girl from her …

They have a racial and inherited hate and dread of the Egyptian and of the Turk, and they will never rest until they rid ‘Blackland’ of them.

[Footnote: Id., pp. Ferdinand was a scholarly and cultured man, an excellent linguist and a composer of music. Under the minority of his grandson, the clamors of a people, deprived of their daily sustenance, compelled the Byzantine court to undertake the recovery of the capital of Egypt. 82 During more than two hundred years after …

The next class were the Hippeis, or knights, consisting of those who were able to keep a horse, or who had an income of three hundred medimni.

They had not long companied together when they chanced to meet Archimage, who was looking out for some men-at-arms to help him in his evil designs. Lashing his tail furiously from side to side, he leaped forward to seize his victim; but the gallant hero, watching his opportunity, suddenly darted down, and producing the head …