“To the crossing!” said the general coldly and sternly in reply to one of the staff who asked where he was going.
The look of annoyance had already disappeared from Borís’ face: having evidently reflected and decided how to act, he very quietly took both Rostóv’s hands and led him into the next room. The less they think the more they talk, and so women talk more than men. When Gabriel came to inform her that the men who had come had run away again, she rose frowning, and clasping her hands behind her paced through the rooms a long time considering what she should do. Rara est adeo concordia formæ / Atque pudicitiæ—So rare is the union of beauty with modesty. He was very slow in moving, some of his troops not starting until after 5 o’clock next morning.
When the legions had indulged their grief and repentance for the death of Probus, their unanimous consent declared Carus, his Praetorian praefect, the most deserving of the Imperial throne. Many of the wounded asked them not to unload the carts but only to let them sit on the top of the things. And it grows, merges, disappears from the surface, sinks to the depths, and again emerges. Deserted by the people, and threatened by a military force, that feeble assembly was compelled to ratify the choice of the praetorians, and to embrace the benefit of an amnesty, which Claudius had the prudence to offer, and the generosity to observe. A place possessed of such singular advantages, and situated at a convenient distance 68 between the Gulf of Persia and the Mediterranean, was soon frequented by the caravans which conveyed to the nations of Europe a considerable part of the rich commodities of India.
The prince himself appeared in the party colours. I said to him: “General, this portion of your instructions I have put in merely as a blind;” and gave him the reason for doing so, heretofore described. I shall love any one that can unplume me, that is, by clearness of understanding and judgment, and by the sole distinction of the force and beauty of the discourse. In the final fighting at San Juan, when we captured one of the trenches, Jack Greenway had seized a Spaniard, and shortly afterwards I found Jack leading his captive round with a string. Fines are so generally associated in legal phraseology with recoveries that it may not be inconvenient to describe the latter in the present place.
And again she began to sob, more bitterly than before. “From dust thou earnest, and to dust thou must return;” as also the art of augury. Whilest the duke of Lancaster, during the time that his father king Edward laie in his last sickenesse, did in all things what liked him, & so at the contemplation of the lord Latimer (as was thought) he released Katrington for the time, so that sir Iohn Anneslie could not come to the effect of his sute in all the meane time, till now. So the discipline of modesty has great power. Die Dämmerung ist das freundliche Licht der Liebenden—The gloaming is the light that befriends the wooer.
There are three things in this world which deserve no quarter—hypocrisy, pharisaism, and tyranny. F. A suite of three rooms shut off in the north-east angle did duty for a magazine or arsenal. These are idle dreams, more numerous than the sands of the sea. This commendable and generous custom is observed of the Persian nation, that they spoke of their mortal enemies and with whom they were at deadly war, as honourably and justly as their virtues deserved. My object was to make the people understand that it was Croker, and not the nominal candidate, who was my real opponent; that the choice lay between Crokerism and myself.
“Why, for this reason! My father is one of the most remarkable men of his time. The latter did not do so, however, but stopped only a short distance farther on and subsisted his army for the entire winter off East Tennessee.