Unbroken gloom now hung over Versailles.

Porter, as was always the case with him, not only acquiesced in the plan, but volunteered to use his entire fleet as transports. And yet some amongst us are fallen into the like error, promising to themselves after the resurrection a terrestrial and temporal life, accompanied with all sorts of worldly conveniences and pleasures. Come …

The merit and effect of a copy depends on its resemblance with the original; but the primitive Christians were ignorant of the genuine features of the Son of God, his mother, and his apostles: the statue of Christ at Paneas in Palestine was more probably that of some temporal savior; the Gnostics and their profane monuments were reprobated; and the fancy of the Christian artists could only be guided by the clandestine imitation of some heathen model.

Those sent to fetch the deputation had returned with the news that Moscow was empty, that everyone had left it. Hood had with him three infantry corps, commanded respectively by Stephen D. So Jonathan and his colleagues said that I had not done well to pay the ambassadors out of the public money. But this …

The alliance of Chosroes, king of Armenia, and the long tract of mountainous country, in which the Persian cavalry was of little service, opened a secure entrance into the heart of Media, to the second of the Roman armies.

Distrust and jealousy reigned in the senate; and even in the temples where they assembled, every senator carried either open or concealed arms. On the third and last day of the tournament many valiant deeds were done, not without great hurt and damage to many that contended in the field. This clear mark of time …

He celebrated the valor of Galerius, without degrading the reputation of Narses, and thought it no dishonor to confess the superiority of the victorious Caesar, over a monarch who had surpassed in glory all the princes of his race.

And he, too, on that night, during his silent walk with Miss Le Smyrger, had entertained some similar thoughts. And for some reason he went to kill Africans, and killed them so well and was so cunning and wise that when he returned to France he ordered everybody to obey him, and they all obeyed …

Das Beste, was wir von der Geschichte haben, 30 ist der Enthusiasmus, den sie erregt—The best benefit we derive from history is the enthusiasm which it excites.

“The count is pathetic, they say. The epistle of the Greek monarch to his brother is filled with the warmest professions of friendship, and the most lively desire of strengthening their alliance by every public and private tie. The Romans, according to their custom of identifying their deities with those of the Greek gods whose …

From generosity mingled with respect to the sanctity of the spot, he commanded that they should be dismissed unhurt, and then proceeded to give directions for the night-watch, as it was already late.

There was a café in the village, at which ladies and gentlemen could get a cup of coffee or a glass of eau sucré; but no such accommodation was to be had in the establishment. They found the Scottish army under Leslie posted between Edinburgh and Leith, and well defended by batteries and entrenchments. The …