He was thus just now not only at a high pitch of actual glory and ascendency, but nourishing yet brighter hopes of farther conquests for the future.
But instead of making a judicious choice, which would have confirmed his reign and endeared his memory, Valerian, consulting only the dictates of affection or vanity, immediately invested with the supreme honors his son Gallienus, a youth whose effeminate vices had been hitherto concealed by the obscurity of a private station. The handsome Véra, who produced such an irritating and unpleasant effect on everyone, smiled and, evidently unmoved by what had been said to her, went to the looking glass and arranged her hair and scarf. Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secum; / Multa recedentes adimunt—The coming years bring with them many advantages; as they recede they take many away. He knew from the history of the late reign how averse Louis was from English Parliaments, which were hostile to his designs against the Continental nations. Rex datur propter regnum, non regnum propter regem.
In the course of the same tour they lost their way near Salisbury, and were in danger of having to pass the night on the plain. 20), as an effect of the rising of 1745. He knew that she had not sung since her illness, and so the sound of her voice surprised and delighted him. ¶ Notwithstanding the great confidence which the French king reposed in the fortification which he had imbarked, thinking thereby to haue wrought great woonders, to the discomfiture of the English: yet (contrarie to his expectation) it so fortuned, that about Michaelmas, the lord William Beauchampe capteine of Calis tooke two ships; whereof one was loden with a péece of the said inclosure or wall of wood, and in the same ship was the maister carpenter of the inclosure, being an Englishman borne, but banished his countrie before that time for some offense. However meritorious the cause, it was an offence to a king whose mind, never remarkable for lucidity, was then under “the influence of the worst of counsellors,” as stated in the first prayer of the petition.
“Do you know, Rapp, what military art is?” asked he. He made a precipitate retreat to Northern Arkansas. Rostóv stopped and, clenching his fists, suddenly and sternly turned on Alpátych.