If this were done, it would go far to establish a system that would check that great destruction of animal life which costs the Government so heavy a sum every year.
But since Antony even under these conditions maintained his place before the city, Phraates, fearing that in the long run he might do it some harm either by himself or through securing some allied force, secretly sent some men to open negotiations with him and persuaded him by pretending that it would be very easy to secure peace.
"Yore friend's hurt," said he. "
Our only anxiety was lest he should die and his family remain in ignorance.
Paine felt keenly the neglect of his former friends, who avoided him, when they did not openly cut him.
There could be few who had been reared in such isolation as she,--whose intellect, naturally subject to her affection, had become more so through the absence of systematic education,--whose morality had been allowed to be merely one of instinct,--to whom introspection had been till now a thing unknown,--and who, accepting a husband as another child accepts a parent, had, in the whirl of gay life where she afterward reigned, found so little time for thought, and remained in such mental unsophistication as to experience now her first passion.