The first consideration, of course, in railway construction had been the improvement and facilitation of industry and commerce, but it had not been able to meet the immeasurably increased demands of these, since the great network of canals, designed to relieve the railways, was not in existence.

These were the sources of the fixed revenues of the gods, by means of which they and their people were able to live, if not luxuriously, at least in a manner befitting their dignity. xi, 69; xii, 64-71; Ktesias, Persica, c. Nay, I make a great question, whether Phidias or any other excellent sculptor would …

Here they drew up an address to Richard, complaining of the arrears of their pay being withheld, and of the neglect with which the army was treated; of the attempts to overthrow the Acts passed by the Long Parliament, and the encouragement thereby given to the Royalists, who were flocking over from Flanders, and exciting discontent against “the good old cause,” and against the persons and interests of those who had shed their blood for the Commonwealth.

But those tears were pleasant to them both. The produce of the tree is small, 100 full-grown trees yielding only about 40 cwt. But the precise historical foundation upon which Sir Edward Coke and his associates based their charges against the king, is of quite secondary importance. The young roughs of the neighborhood, which was …

The descent was easy and rapid, though dangerous, until we got below the snow line.

The prince answered nothing, but she looked at him significantly, awaiting a reply. The discussion began. Leucippus understood it so, and his philosophy is consequently not at all empirical. Calamitosus est animus futuri anxius—The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. The Philosophers indeed in Memphis have urg’d strong Reasons of the Increase …

During the first years of my military service at Potsdam I had felt deeply the inadequacy of the sermons, which often dealt only with dry dogmatic matter and paid too little attention to the person of Christ.

“The people of Chatham,” says Clarendon, “which is naturally an array of seamen and officers of the navy, who might and ought to have secured all those ships, which they had time enough to have done, were in distraction; their chief officers have applied all those boats and lighter vessels, which should have towed up …

IV., v.

They build many temples, and Ur-gur II fortifies the wall of his capital, hence he must have been harassed by enemies. bodies, or our souls, in a moment of time come to pass in every one of us, and so thou wilt not wonder if many more things or rather all things that are done, …

A considerable number of Presbyterian clergymen thus remained in possession, but the Independents were thoroughly excited by a clause which provided that all ministers who had not been ordained by an ecclesiastic, who had interfered in the matter of infant baptism, or had been concerned in the trial of the king, or in its justification from press or pulpit, should be excluded.

“There are also some,” continues Aristotle, “who hold that all the ancients who, at the first and long before the present generation, made theology their study, understood Nature thus. At a short interval fifteen thousand nobles, who bore the honourable title of relations of the king, walked in garments which, in magnificence and luxury, more[464] …

The whole plan of Marlborough and Eugene was in danger of defeat, and Eugene was compelled to go to the Rhine, and Marlborough to admit of the Prince of Baden taking the command on alternate days.

Under the supervision of the engineers, roadways had been opened over chasms to the right where the walls were so steep that men could barely climb them. Countess Mary blushed. Does the earth bring forth fruit and grain in such excessive abundance and variety for men or for brutes? The plentiful and exhilarating fruit of …

In Spain the French made some barbarous inroads, but were vigorously repelled.

“Good news!… 1860), a princess of the house of Reuss. [Greek: Kreitôn hê pronoia tês metameleias]—Thought beforehand is better than regret afterwards. L’amour-propre est le plus grand de tous les flatteurs—Self-love is the greatest of all flatterers. The aid which architecture received from other arts has already been briefly mentioned. Off Portland, however, a council …