I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial. Othello, ii.
If President Wilson does not know perfectly well that this is not the case, he is the only intelligent person in the United States who is thus ignorant. General Slocum, who was in the advance ascertaining that the whole of Johnston’s army was in the front, arranged his troops on the defensive, intrenched himself and awaited reinforcements, which were pushed forward. 71 He inflicted the same treatment to which a defeat would have exposed his own person and family, put to death the two sons of the tyrant, and carefully extirpated his whole race. Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind. Ham., iii. iv, (Panegyr.) s.
A great slaughter took place among the others as they fled, so that the plain and the skirts of the hills were covered with corpses, and the stream of the river Leukus ran red with blood even on the day after the battle; for, indeed, it is said that more than twenty-five thousand men perished. Factum est illud; fieri infectum non potest—It is done and cannot be undone. For why may not a goose say thus; “All the parts of the universe I have an interest in; the earth serves me to walk upon; the sun to light me; the stars have their influence upon me; I have such an advantage by the winds and such by the waters; there is nothing that yon heavenly roof looks upon so favourably as me; I am the darling of nature! Is it not man that keeps, lodges, and serves me? ‘Tis for me that he both sows and grinds; if he eats me he does the same by his fellow-men, and so do I the worms that kill and devour him.” As much might be said by a crane, and with greater confidence, upon the account of the liberty of his flight, and the possession of that high and beautiful region. But once past this stage he had almost no opportunity to perform any work corresponding to his rank, and but little opportunity to do any military work whatsoever. They took up arms with savage fierceness; they laid them down, or turned them against each other, with wild inconsistency; and while they fought singly, they were successively subdued.
You will get more profit from trying to find where beauty is, than in anxiously inquiring what it is. During the detention consequent on this, Tyrconnel arrived to welcome His Majesty to Ireland. “What you said just now was splendid!” said his partner Julie. “No one can attain to truth by himself. Nullum quod tetigit non ornavit—There was nothing he touched that he did not adorn.
Pleasure is a quality of very little ambition; it thinks itself rich enough of itself without any addition of repute; and is best pleased where most retired. Come what come may, / Time and the hour runs through the roughest day. Macb., i. 105 But the naval preparations of Constantine were in every respect much inferior to those of Licinius.