The tree of knowledge is grafted upon the tree of life; and that fruit which brought the fear of death into the world, budding on an immortal stock, becomes the fruit of the promise of immortality. Sir H.
sense or knowledge. When Hannibal’s forces collected again, Minucius effected his retreat with safety, having excited both himself and the army with his success, and filled them with a spirit of reckless daring. No human judgment is so sprightly and vigilant that it does not sometimes sleep. Heureux commencement est la moitié de l’oeuvre—A work well begun is half done. The alchemists used the terms fermentation, digestion and putrefaction indiscriminately; any reaction in which chemical energy was displayed in some form or other—such, for instance, as the effervescence occasioned by the addition of an acid to an alkaline solution—was described as a fermentation (Lat.
This summary dealing did not cure the Parliament of considering the question for touching which they had thus been purged of a hundred members. For as, in cases of unavoidable ignorance a great degree of the guilt of sin is removed; so it is in some measure softened wherever this ignorance subsists, though it may be owing to former negligence. At the commencement of the Civil War no contrast could be greater than that of the appearance of the Cavaliers and the Roundheads. James, irritated instead of being warned, sent down orders to punish the rioters severely, to screen the Catholics from penalties, and to renew the persecution of the Covenanters with all rigour. Fine words without deeds go not far. Dan.
Hellanikus says that the city did not select the youths and maidens by lot, but that Minos himself came thither and chose them, and that he picked out Theseus first of all, upon the usual conditions, which were that the Athenians should furnish a ship, and that the youths should embark in it and sail with him, not carrying with them any weapon of war; and that when the Minotaur was slain, the tribute should cease. A man is only conscious of himself as a living being by the fact that he wills, that is, is conscious of his volition. We have spoken of the ego as becoming aware of its own freedom, and have shown how the existence of other egos and of a world in which these egos may act are the necessary conditions of consciousness of freedom. The ingots for exchange were, therefore, designated by the name of the weights to which they corresponded. The year 1704 opened amid these inquiries.
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, / But in battalions. Ham., iv. The roof was flat, and ran all round the enclosing wall, forming a terrace, access to it being gained by a staircase built between the principal entrance and the arsenal. If we enjoy nothing but what we touch, we may say farewell to the money in our chests, and to our sons when they are gone a hunting. Fructu non foliis arborem æstima—Judge of a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves. But whilst they were busy there, the French ambassador was equally busy at Madrid, inflaming the mind of the imbecile king against William and the Emperor, and prevailed on him, as we shall see, to leave the whole Spanish monarchy to the Dauphin’s son Philip.
of Venice, ii. No flames were seen, but columns of smoke rose on all sides, and all Moscow as far as Pierre could see was one vast charred ruin. Lass deine Zunge nie das Amt des Schwertes führen—Never let thy tongue do the work of the sword. Nicholas remained silent. Receive the victor’s wreath; and the herald shall proclaim your victory aloud before your own tribunal: “M.