Ter conatus ibi collo dare brachia circum, / Ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago—Thrice I attempted to throw my arms round her neck there, and her ghost, thrice clutched in vain, eluded my grasp.

Cæs., iii.

The siege had how lasted a month, and the king of Guzerat had in vain expected the ammunition and provisions he had demanded from Prince Mahmoud. He shortly afterwards captured Athens, burned her ships, and pulled down her Long Walls. Fourth Edition. I do not excuse myself to myself; and if I did, it should rather be for my excuses that I would excuse myself than for any other fault; I excuse myself of certain humours, which I think more strong in number than those that are on my side. “It’s all the same….

The bodies were duly buried,–that of Lysander in the territory of Panopê, immediately across the Phokian border, but[p. Was wir als Schönheit hier empfunden, / Wird einst als Wahrheit uns entgegengehn—What we have felt here as beauty will one day confront us as truth. 782 Shalmaneser III, a period of decline sets in. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures.

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