This sickness proved a means to cover the great mysteries which it pleased God to operate in me.
In the beginning of the fifth century, Armenia was divided by the progress of war and faction; and the unnatural division precipitated the downfall of that ancient monarchy. Plutarch’s opinions are Platonic, gentle, and accommodated to civil society; those of the other are Stoical and Epicurean, more remote from the common use, but, in my opinion, more individually commodious and more firm. “I pursue,” answered the other, “the Blatant Beast, a monster that, having been nurtured in the regions below, has now come forth on the earth to be the plague and bane of men. Hæc brevis est nostrorum summa malorum—Such is the short sum of our evils. The cheerful mood of their officers after the inspection infected the soldiers.
(1643), answered by Prynne and Clement Walker accusing him of treachery and cowardice, to which he opposed Col. Puniana. By the Hon. It is not improbable that my report on army organization, which has been mentioned, had something to do with this assignment; but I did not ask permission to visit Washington, though within a couple of hours’ ride of the capital, and hastened back to my assigned post. Grex totus in agris / Unius scabie cadit—The entire flock in the fields dies of the disease introduced by one. According to the common course of things, ‘tis long since that thou hast lived by extraordinary favour; thou hast already outlived the ordinary term of life.