Honour hath no skill in surgery….

In the march over from Fort Henry numbers of the men had thrown away their blankets and overcoats. Never forget St. I took no steps to answer these complaints, but continued to do my duty, as I understood it, to the best of my ability. The members of what had once been an army—Napoleon himself …

Halleck had known him as a very successful young officer in managing campaigns against the Indians on the Pacific coast, and appointed him acting-quartermaster in south-west Missouri.

The second battle was fought near Fano in Umbria; on the spot which, five hundred years before, had been fatal to the brother of Hannibal. Wie ist das Menschenherz so klein! / Und doch auch da zieht Gott herein—How small is the human heart, and yet even there God enters in. Damnosa hæreditas—An inheritance which …

To this end I regarded the Army of the Potomac as the centre, and all west to Memphis along the line described as our position at the time, and north of it, the right wing; the Army of the James, under General Butler, as the left wing, and all the troops south, as a force in rear of the enemy.

A shrewd, kindly, yet subtly derisive expression lit up Kutúzov’s podgy face. “Well, now tell me about your exploits,” said he. The writings of this monotheistic minority, which finally imposed itself upon the entire nation, enable us to appreciate the importance of the ancient elements, the dross of which was rejected in the refining process …

La vie s’achève que l’on a à peine ébauché son ouvrage—There is not a more laborious undertaking in the world than that of earning a great name; life comes to a close before one has well schemed out one’s course.

What is it to me?… In the winter of 1813 Nicholas married Princess Mary and moved to Bald Hills with his wife, his mother, and Sónya. Lost, v. “Never mind! You’re young folks yet, and please God may still have some. They went up to the door of the sitting room from which came the …

In other booths silver formed the bulk of the capital of the bank, with a few doubloons to be changed if there should be a run of luck against the bank.

Those who preach to princes so circumspect and vigilant a jealousy and distrust, under colour of security, preach to them ruin and dishonour: nothing noble can be performed without danger. I have stated on more than one occasion, that the average public morality of Grecian individual politicians in Sparta, Athens, and other cities, was not …

When another general election occurred, the situation of honest John Bull was figured as that of a stout gentleman wishing to be carried on his road, but distracted as to the conveyance he must choose.

Like a true reformer the prophetic narrator has raised upon the Babylonian basis a new system whose rational and moral side need not fear comparison with any other religious doctrine of humanity. To hear this young prince expressing such strong admiration and envy for Grecian freedom, and such ardent personal preference for it above all …

(This was not possible, but by active work I did get her put back in a somewhat lower position, and this only by an appeal to the sympathy of a certain official.) She was so pallid and so careworn that she excited my sympathy and I made inquiries about her.

When I first went on deck I entered the captain’s room adjoining the pilot-house, and threw myself on a sofa. Besides other works of less note, in 1605 he published one of great importance on “The Advancement of Learning;” soon after he published the outline or groundwork of his “Organum,” under the title of “Cogitata …