Dólokhov cut him short, as if to remind him that it was not for him to jest.
The Egyptian ladies, in their Bacchanalia, each carried one finely-carved of wood about their necks, as large and heavy as she could so carry it; besides which, the statue of their god presented one, which in greatness surpassed all the rest of his body.—[Herodotus, ii. Quanto quisque sibi plura negaverit, / A Dis plura feret—The more a man denies himself, the more will he receive from the gods. o W. The epic, which was preserved in the royal library of Nineveh in the seventh century as a precious national possession, gives us a glimpse into the Babylonian history of a remote past. While he was speaking, the curtain of smoke that had concealed the hollow, driven by a rising wind, began to move from right to left as if drawn by an invisible hand, and the hill opposite, with the French moving about on it, opened out before them.
On the other hand, it must be understood that the Sumerians, whatever their precise racial affinities, were a very different people from the Semitic races that superseded them. Die te veel onderneemt slaagt zelden—He who undertakes too much seldom succeeds. Kutúzov glanced inquiringly at him. Crea el cuervo, y sacarte ha los ojos—Breed up a crow and he will peck out your eyes. What it is to pay scot and lot, or to pay scot and bear lot is nowhere exactly defined.
Überzeugung soll mir niemand rauben / Wer’s besser weiss, der mag es glauben—No one shall deprive me of this conviction that a man’s faith in a thing is not weaker, but stronger, the better he knows it. At length his males were so filled with siluer, that his seruants disdained to make them anie answer, except they brought gold, saieng; “Bring vs gold, |735| for we are full of your siluer.” But at his departure he tooke all awaie with him, both gold and siluer in such abundance as was maruellous. Since the ethic laws, that concern the particular duty of every one in himself, are so hard to be framed, as we see they are, ‘tis no wonder if those which govern so many particulars are much more so. You do not know Him, but He is here, He is in me, He is in my words, He is in thee, and even in those blasphemous words thou hast just uttered!” pronounced the Mason in a stern and tremulous voice. Brennus, the Gaulish king, and Sulpicius the Roman tribune, met, and it was agreed that the Romans should pay a thousand pounds of gold, and that the Gauls should, on receiving it, at once leave the country.
Animum pictura pascit inani—He feeds his soul 30 on the unreal picture.