The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery…

To wait until the emergency is to be too late.

The next morning the Dutch were seen bearing away for their own coasts, several of their vessels having gone down, and one of them being taken. The sickness appeared at the same time in the English fleet which lay off the coast at Carrickfergus, and swept away almost every man from some of the vessels. In a corner of the room something red and tiny gave a grunt and squealed in Mary Bogdánovna’s trembling white hands. People dispute a great deal about the good that is done and the harm by disseminating the Bible (Bibelverbreitung). “Whew…

Private wrongs follow in the next degree. / This only is the witchcraft I have used. Othello, i. Hélène for her part was sincerely delighted with Natásha and wished to give her a good time. The great Edward died at Burgh-upon-Sands on Friday, the 7th July, 1307, and the sceptre fell into the nerveless hand of Edward II. C’est par l’action qu’il developpe ses facultés, qu’il en augmente l’énergie, et qu’il atteint la plénitude de sa destinée—The chief condition on which depends the life, health, and vigour of an organised being is action.

Cet homme va à bride abattue—That man goes at full speed (lit. with loose reins). Otez un vilain du gibet, il vous y mettra—Save a thief from the gallows, and he will cut your throat. I could eat nothing, I could enjoy nothing. Nemo sibi nascitur—No one is born for himself. Such a representation has, however, to shut out from itself the external history of the time, and to take into account only the general character of the people and time, and likewise their circumstances as a whole.

64 Though a soldier, he had received a learned education; though a senator, he was invested with the first dignity of the army; and in an age when the civil and military professions began to be irrecoverably separated from each other, they were united in the person of Carus. At the time of which I now write, officers in the quartermaster’s, commissary’s and adjutant—general’s departments were appointed from the line of the army, and did not vacate their regimental commissions until their regimental and staff commissions were for the same grades. They were now abundantly provided with supplies, not merely from the undisturbed plunder of the neighboring villages, but also from the visits of traders who came with cargoes. He then still wished to live and feared death. We expect a bright to-morrow; / All will be well.

Criticism must never be sharpened into anatomy. XIV. He touched his horse and having called Milorádovich, the commander of the column, gave him the order to advance. As I was ordered to stop at Grenoble, at her house I resided. Nec quærere nec spernere honorem—Neither to seek nor to despise honours.