“If there is a point we don’t see it, or it is not at all witty,” their expressions seemed to say.

“If there is a point we don’t see it, or it is not at all witty,” their expressions seemed to say.

The autumn in Otrádnoe with the hunting, and the winter with the Christmas holidays and Sónya’s love, had opened out to him a vista of tranquil rural joys and peace such as he had never known before, and which now allured him. In this meane time, the duke of Lancaster departed out of this life at the bishop of Elies place in Holborne, and lieth buried in the cathedrall church of saint Paule in London, on the northside of the…

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Those who could not get near him gazed upon him from a distance, and the older men pointed him out to the younger ones.

Those who could not get near him gazed upon him from a distance, and the older men pointed him out to the younger ones.

Up to that time I had felt by no means certain that Crump’s landing might not be the point of attack. All that I saw called upon me to render Thee homage. But although, as god of the sun, he is a life-giving and life-preserving power, who, by his genial influence, dispels the cold of winter, he is, at the same time, the god who, by means of his fiercely darting rays, could spread disease and send sudden death to…

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On hearing that he was going to Petersburg Natásha was astounded.

On hearing that he was going to Petersburg Natásha was astounded.

Fluctus in simpulo exitare—To raise a tempest 55 in a teapot. At this such a disturbance arose as had never been known before, as Camillus’s party endeavoured to push the officer down from the tribunal, while the people clamoured to him to drag the dictator from his seat. 8] Cyrus, receiving these exiled Milesians with every demonstration of sympathy, immediately got together both an army and a fleet, under the Egyptian Tamos,[19] to besiege Miletus by land and sea. The…

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Paris, 1897.—Pentaur, in Brugsch’s Egypt.

Paris, 1897.—Pentaur, in Brugsch’s Egypt.

Let the seven winds carry away my sighs. In fact, as a fuller light is thrown upon Egyptian history, there seems to have been a whole line of dynasties, evidently local, coexistent with the chief king at Thebes. A fragment of a bas-relief of the reign of Naramsin shows that the sculptors were not a bit behind the engravers of gems. Commanding A. What had happened? Nothing. He that has no head needs no hat. Sp. It was of the…

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Some part of their laws he approved and made himself master of, with the intention of adopting them on his return home, while with others he was dissatisfied.

Some part of their laws he approved and made himself master of, with the intention of adopting them on his return home, while with others he was dissatisfied.

Horsey was one of the anti-Marlborough faction, and received the command in evident dudgeon. these original qualities are not to be rooted out; they may be covered and concealed. Princess Mary noticed this and glanced gratefully at him with that radiant look which caused the plainness of her face to be forgotten. All the bright-hued examples we now see in captivity have been induced by carefully breeding from any chance varieties that have shown themselves; and not only the colour,…

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How dear did these cost me, especially the former! Is this esteeming the cross as I ought?—should I not rather say that prayer to me was recompensed with the cross, and the cross with prayer.

How dear did these cost me, especially the former! Is this esteeming the cross as I ought?—should I not rather say that prayer to me was recompensed with the cross, and the cross with prayer.

Mange-tout—A spendthrift (lit. eat-all). But I have come to the conclusion, that it was far more excusable in him to bury with him all his rare endowments, than it would be on my part to bury also with me the knowledge of them which I had acquired from him; and, therefore, having collected with care all the remains which I found scattered here and there among his papers, I intend to distribute them so as to recommend his memory to…

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“When Mr.

“When Mr.

The Boeotians and other neighbors lent their aid zealously as volunteers,[617]–the same who eleven years before had danced to the sound of joyful music when the former walls were demolished; so completely had the feelings of Greece altered since that period. The Commons now took up the affair with great warmth. I was gradually puzzling out, or trying to puzzle out, the answers to various questions—some as yet unsolvable to any of us, but for the solution of which it…

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The New Magdalen. Illustrated by G.

The New Magdalen. Illustrated by G.

that spot… for my part, I circulate in myself. In this catastrophe, Pythagoras himself, according to Tennemann (Vol. Fleeing from Moscow the soldiers took with them everything they had stolen. Die Unschuld hat im Himmel einen Freund—Innocence 45 has a friend in heaven. A thrill passes through all men at the reception of a new truth, or at the performance of a great action, which comes out of the heart of nature…. XXI. Theseus, when he sailed away from Crete,…

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I had no personal relations with him before I was President, and knew nothing of him save by hearsay.

I had no personal relations with him before I was President, and knew nothing of him save by hearsay.

When we pronounce the word “aristocracy,” which, in Greek, signifies the government of the best men, what can be conceived more excellent? For what can be thought better than the best? But when, on the other hand, the title “king” is mentioned, we begin to imagine a tyrant; as if a king must be necessarily unjust. Princess Mary looked at her companion without understanding what she was talking about. At that time we find a race of European type starting…

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Grosart (1851).

Grosart (1851).

He has Three Teeth or Tushes on either side his Jaw, appearing outwards larger than those of a Wild-Boar; as to his Ears, Tayl and his Neighing, he’s like to a Horse. The faction which I should condemn in our wars, I should more sharply condemn, flourishing and successful; it will somewhat reconcile me to it, when I shall see it miserable and overwhelmed. Tunis: The Land and the People. The fleet was, accordingly, handed over to Hierax at Ægina,…

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