Don’t bewail and moan.

The goddesses had no value assigned to them in this celestial arithmetic, Ishtar excepted, who was not a mere duplication, more or less ingenious, of a previously existing deity, but possessed from the beginning an independent life, and could thus claim to be called goddess in her own right. In omnia paratus—Prepared for all emergencies. …

In the naval engagement that Augustus won of Sextus Pompeius in Sicily, just as they were to begin the fight, he was so fast asleep that his friends were compelled to wake him to give the signal of battle: and this was it that gave Mark Antony afterwards occasion to reproach him that he had not the courage so much as with open eyes to behold the order of his own squadrons, and not to have dared to present himself before the soldiers, till first Agrippa had brought him news of the victory obtained.

Pierre felt that she was right, and to avoid compromising her went away to Moscow. Natural Law remains ever the same, but institutions change. I describe my infirmities, such as they really are, at most, and avoid all expressions of evil prognostic and composed exclamations. If then thou shalt separate from thyself, that is from …

Among the army and corps commanders who served with me during the war between the States, and who attracted much public attention, but of whose ability as soldiers I have not yet given any estimate, are Meade, Hancock, Sedgwick, Burnside, Terry and Hooker.

“But such a… En revanche—In revenge; to return; to make amends. It has indeed become quite the fashion to speak of Diodorus as a weak-minded, prejudiced person, who gathered together materials for history from all sources indiscriminately, and gave them to the world, true and false together, quite unsifted by criticism. The corps commanders were …

The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery…

To wait until the emergency is to be too late. The next morning the Dutch were seen bearing away for their own coasts, several of their vessels having gone down, and one of them being taken. The sickness appeared at the same time in the English fleet which lay off the coast at Carrickfergus, and …

Even I, a poor secretary of the Russian Embassy, do not feel any need in token of my joy to give my Franz a thaler, or let him go with his Liebchen to the Prater…

The Agony Column of “The Times,” from 1800 to 1870. Yet by your gracious patience, / I will a round unvarnish’d tale deliver / Of my whole course of love. Othello, i. General Bagovút, a fighting old soldier of placid temperament, being also upset by all the delay, confusion, and cross-purposes, fell into a rage …

The beast wounded at Borodinó was lying where the fleeing hunter had left him; but whether he was still alive, whether he was strong and merely lying low, the hunter did not know.

“J’ai assez fait l’empereur; il est temps de faire le général,” * but nevertheless immediately ran away again, abandoning to its fate the scattered fragments of the army he left behind. In the first of these senses the word is applied to objects ranging from the unworked stone to the pot or the wooden figure, …

of Athens, iv.

But the most usually received and most absurd derivation is that the word means nothing more than bridge builders, and that they were so named from the sacrifices which are offered upon the sacred bridge, which are of great sanctity and antiquity. The other, the company of Plymouth Adventurers, was authorised to plant[168] all from …

A thousand Irish girls were sent out.

Some relate that the Pelasgi, after wandering over the greater part of the world, and conquering most nations, settled there, and gave the city its name from their own strength in battle.[8] Others tell us that after the capture of Troy some fugitives obtained ships, were carried by the winds to the Tyrrhenian or Tuscan …