The book was a great advance upon his previous collection, but failed to obtain any amount of public praise or personal profit for its author.
For these children come from the frontier villages, ravaged by the German advance, and still, some of them, in German occupation.
I made rapid advances in the art of horsemanship, for I could have had no better teacher than Horace Billings.
Illustration: THE RUSSIAN PLAN OF CAMPAIGN In the above view the German lines of defense are shown black, the Austrian lines of defense are indicated by crossed lines, and the Russian advances are shown by arrows.
During the morning General Chetwode gave orders for a general advance to the line laid down in his original plan of attack, which may be described as the preliminary line for the defence of Jerusalem.
ROOSEVELT,--Amid the rushing events of these days--America rousing herself like an eagle "with eyes intentive to bedare the sun"; the steady and victorious advance along the whole front in France, which day by day is changing the whole aspect of the war; the Balfour Mission; the signs of deep distress in Germany--it is sometimes difficult to throw oneself back into the mood of even six weeks ago!
It has made considerable advance in America, where there have recently been Socialist mayors in some cities, and even Socialist Congressmen.
Some few mares (two or three hundred) were placed in different parts of the country; and some very fine colts have been produced from them, during the six years that have elapsed since this institution was formed; but these slow advances do not satisfy the ardour of my zeal for improvement; and if means are not found to accelerate them, Bavaria, with all her natural advantages for breeding fine horses, must be obliged, for many years to come, to continue to import horses from foreign countries.
As the result proved, they marked only a very small advance over the existing de facto government, for the constituent States were still too jealous of each other and too hostile to the creation of a central government to form a truly effective government.
We shall see later that in certain instances where the conditions of preservation were good we can sometimes trace a perfectly gradual advance from species to species.
"The enemy made an important advance on part of our line at 6 p.m., and renewed it in strength at one point, with, however, no better success than on the previous night.
Every real advance of science makes the intelligent order of the universe more sublimely clear.
So evident was his mastery of his subject, his clearness of perception, and his earnestness of feeling, that he attracted immediate attention; and he might well have led a new advance under the ancient standards.
Another feature of the method was the abolition of the study of syllables, and the immediate and usually successful advance into words and sentences, such as the opening verses of the Bible, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."
Accordingly no observation is more common, than that mankind are more generous in the earlier periods of their life, and that their affections become gradually contracted the farther they advance in the vale of years.
Every one of these five characteristics of the government established by the Constitution was a distinct advance beyond the ancient attempts at popular government, and the elimination of any one of them would be a retrograde movement and a reversion to a former and discarded type of government.
The railway bridge across the Isonzo is broken down by shell fire and so are two other bridges,--all three of stone,--but these could be soon repaired, if we made a big advance.
Her gathered adherents had made but little advance towards regaining her rights when, in August, 48, Caesar landed in pursuit of Pompey, whom he had defeated at Pharsalia.
Finally, we find a continuous and conspicuous advance among the fishes.
* * * * * During the early years of the nineteenth century but slight advance was made in the development of electrical science, although there were many persons both here and abroad engaged in experimental work, and there was considerable increase of literature bearing upon the subject.
I thought so, and was on the point of satisfying this wonder by a quick advance upon this stranger, when there happened an uncanny thing, which held me in check from sheer astonishment.
An analysis of Professor Oncken's theses gives the following results: First, Britain's efforts to preserve peace are admitted, but he fails to mention any friendly advances to meet them.
INDEX Adams, Sir Francis, school friend of M. Waddington Aisne, deputies and senators of Department of the Alexander of Battenberg, Prince Alexander of Russia, Grand Duke (Emperor Alexander III), interview with Alexandra, Queen Ambassadors, treatment of, in Russia Americans, violation of rules of court etiquette by; good-natured tolerance of, in European circles; Lord Lyons's opinion of women of Andrassy, Count, at Berlin Congress; personality of Andre, Alfred Annamites as dinner guests Aosta, Due d', in Paris at opening of exposition; author's impressions of Arab horses presented to M. Waddington Arco, Count Arnim, Count, German ambassador in Paris; succeeded by Prince Hohenlohe Aumale, Duc d', president of Bazaine court-martial; at ball at British embassy Austria, description of Empress of, when in Paris; stiffness of court etiquette in Baden, Grand Duchess of, M. Waddington's meeting with Bazaine, Marshal, court-martial of Beaconsfield, Lord, at Berlin Congress Bear as a pet at German embassy Begging letters received by persons in public life Berlin Congress, the; French plenipotentiaries named to the; M. Waddington's account of doings at Berlin Treaty, signing of Bernhardt, Sarah Beust, Comte de, as a musician Bismarck, Count Herbert, story of telegram from; welcomes M. Waddington to Berlin Bismarck, Countess Marie Bismarck, Prince, account of, at Berlin Congress; anxiety of, over French advance in radicalism; suspicions of sincerity of, in anxiety for France; surprise of, over speedy payment of war indemnity by France Bismarck, Princess, M. Waddington's account of Blowitz, M. de, present during meeting of Berlin Congress; M. Waddington's distrust of; Prince Hohenlohe's high opinion of; at Madame de Freycinet's Borel, General Bourneville, days at; a winter house-party at; a winter visit to Breakfasts, political Bridge, remarks on Broglie, Duc de, cabinet of; unpopularity of; break-up of cabinet Brown, John, retainer of Queen Victoria Bunsen, George de Bunsen family Canrobert, Marshal Capel, Monsignor Cardinals, incidents attending naming of Carnot, M. Sadi Carnot, Madame Carvalho, Madame Casimir Perier, dislike of, for office of president; mentioned; story of Madame Carnot and Cataldi, Monsignor Catholics, views of, concerning Protestants Chanzy, General, appointed ambassador to Russia Chateaux in France Children interest of Frenchwomen in good treatment of, by French of all classes Chinese ambassador, experience at dinner with Cialdini, General, Italian ambassador in Paris Clarence, Duke of, love affair of, with Catholic princess Comedie Francaise, finished style of artists of the Compiegne, a scene at, during the Empire Conciergerie Mr. Gladstone at the interest of American visitors in the Conservatoire, Sunday afternoon concerts at the marriages made at the change effected in dress of chorus of the Monsignor Czascki at the Convent of the Soeurs Augustines in the rue de la Sante Corti Italian plenipotentiary to Congress of Berlin feeling of, over establishment of Tunisian protectorate by France Costumes, national, seen in Paris during exposition year Country people lack of interest of French, in form of government attitude of, in election of 1877 enthusiasm of, aroused over Republic Croizette, Theatre Francais artist Cyprus, cession of, to England Czascki, Monsignor, papal nunzio Deauville, a vacation at Decazes, Duc appointed to Foreign Office advice on social etiquette from Duc de Broglie contrasted with Denmark, Crown Prince of in Paris during exposition at ball at British embassy at ball at the Quai d'Orsay Desprey, Monseigneur, created a Cardinal Desprey, M. a plenipotentiary of France at Berlin Congress quoted on treatment of ambassadors in Russia named ambassador to Rome Diplomatists antagonistic attitude of, toward the Republic anomalous and mistaken behaviour of superficiality of majority of Dufaure, M. appointed President du Conseil now cabinet formed by Dufferin, Lord Election of 1877 Elysee, ceremonies attending naming of Cardinals at English, Monsignor English visitors to Paris in 1879 Eugenie, Empress at Compiegne description of, and reminiscences concerning Exposition Universelle of 1878 closing of good moral effect of Fan, an autographed, as souvenir of Berlin Congress Farmers, usual indifference of French, to form of government enthusiasm of, over the Republic Ferry, Jules Fitz-Maurice, Lord Edmond France, astonishing rapidity of recovery of, after Franco-Prussian War Frederick-Charles, Prince French people self-centred attitude of conventions in dress of girls interest of women in their children lack of regard for, on part of Northern races defence of fine qualities of difficulties of interpreting conversation, cramped lives of middle-class women religious question among Freycinet, M. de appointed Minister of Public Works ability displayed by, as a Republican statesman excellent qualities of succeeds M. Waddington as premier official changes made by Freycinet, Madame de author's visit to, at Quai d'Orsay Gambetta, Leon, manners and appearance of force of oratory of, in campaign of 1877 mentioned appreciation by, of value of Tunisian protectorate comparison of Grevy and General amnesty, discussion of the.
The life of each man would be a life of contentment, and of economic advance.
Nearly the whole Battalion had been killed or wounded, but they had held up the Austrian advance for several hours.
But Statira had been regnant in the Bugbee mansion less than a week, when Laura began to make timid advances towards a mutual good understanding, of which for a while Statira affected to take no heed; for having formed a resolution to maintain a strict reserve towards every inmate of the parsonage, she was not disposed to break it so soon, even in favor of Laura, whose winsome overtures she found it difficult to resist.
Essentially it was to place social organisation upon the new footing that the swift, accelerated advance of human knowledge had rendered necessary.
After the first great attack which gave us the Vimy Ridge and brought our line close to Lens in the north, and to the neighbourhood of Bullecourt in the south, the 23rd of April saw the second British advance, which gave us Gravrelle and Guemappe, and made further breaches in the Hindenburg line.
They are, however, interested in the drama, and as a certain advance has been made in the drama within the last ten or fifteen years, it is important to point out that this advance is entirely due to a few individual artists refusing to accept the popular want of taste as their standard, and refusing to regard Art as a mere matter of demand and supply.
She hinted--it was not the sort of topic she could discourse candidly about--that the blackest of those discouragements had come from the amorous advances of men who had it in their power to open opportunities to her but wanted a quid pro quo.
He made wonderful advances in scholastic learning.
They had expected to control a victorious advance.
He had put the proposal before Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, my predecessor, who had expressed his concurrence so far as the naval portion of the scheme was concerned, and provided that the army made the necessary advance in Flanders.
This marked an immense advance over the Articles of Confederation, under which there was no national executive or judiciary, and under which the legislature had no direct power over the citizens of the States, and could only impose duties upon the States themselves by the concurrence of nine of the thirteen.
The preparations for retirement, which snow and fog and the long nights of January helped them to conceal in part from our Air Service, must have actually begun not many weeks after General Gough's last successes on the Ancre, when the British advance paused, under stress of weather, before Grandcourt and Bapaume.
Their great performance is regarded as having prepared the way for Alexander's triumphant advances in the East.
We have but to send our thoughts to the Spanish chapel at S. Maria Novella to realize the technical advance.
His sudden advance while they had remained stationary separated him from his contemporaries.
Mithridates makes a successful advance.
Thereafter the recovery of the cotton market from the severe depression of the early 'forties caused a strong advance in slave prices which again checked the sugar spread, while the introduction of vacuum pans and other improvements in apparatus promoted further consolidations.
American digest monthly advance sheets.
We have now reached a time when Frances Ridley Havergal made a marked advance in spiritual life.
EXTREMELY LOW PRICES, Notwithstanding the large advance in gold, TWO CASES EXTRA QUALITY JAPANESE POPLINS In Silver-Grey and Ashes of Roses, 75 cts.
And along with this steady intellectual advance, toleration gained ground and freedom won more champions.
The hostile advance came blindly and unsuspiciously across the fields below and would have been very cruelly handled indeed, if some one away to the right had not opened fire too soon.
About twenty years later the biography of Mohammed made an enormous advance through the works of Muir, Sprenger, and Noldeke.
Even in France, a country which made more early advances in arts and civility than England, the first corporation is sixty years posterior to the Conquest under the Duke of Normandy; and the erecting of these communities was an invention of Lewis the Gross, in order to free the people from slavery under the lords, and to give them protection, by means of certain privileges and a separate jurisdiction w. An ancient French writer calls them a new and wicked device, to procure liberty to slaves, and encourage them in shaking off the dominion of their masters x. The famous charter, as it is called, of the Conqueror to the city of London, though granted at a time when he assumed the appearance of gentleness and lenity, is nothing but a letter of protection, and a declaration that the citizens should not be treated as slaves y. By the English feudal law, the superior lord was prohibited from marrying his female ward to a burgess or a villain z; so near were these two ranks esteemed to each other, and so much inferior to the nobility and gentry.
"Arrival of reinforcements and the continued advance have delighted our troops, who are full of zeal and anxious to press on.
Which last, encouraged by Bellew's bold advances, gaily roared down, and constantly out-bid all competitors with such unhesitating pertinacity, that murmurs rose, and swelled into open complaint.
We may admire it as an instructive approach toward the formation of a many-celled body, but we must look elsewhere for the true upward advance.