Her eyes were fixed on the loftiest aims; she did not shrink from laying the most onerous duties on the people, but she understood how to fill the soul of the whole people with enthusiasm for her great ideals, and thus a nation of warriors was educated which supplied the best conceivable material for the army, and was ready for the greatest sacrifices.
He felt the need of consulting somebody older and more experienced than himself.
He showed them how to make snowshoes, and, although all learned to use them, Henry, with his great strength and peculiar skill, became by far the most expert.
The talk traversed many themes, and arrived at that very familiar proposition: If it were in your power to choose, would you live this life again?
The children are never shielded from the sun, although its rays are supposed to be fatal to full grown and mature persons.
It must have been her hand that had struck down the old man, yet she had made no effort to release Turan from his prison.
It was natural that D'Aranda, schooled in worldly affairs, should imagine the new-born power ready to seize the Spanish possessions.
The tank, having been prepared and seasoned with the same precaution used for the river aquarium, and having a clear bottom and a supply of good water, is now ready for planting.
Wrestling was the most notable amusement, and boxing was fashionable for women, some of whom were skilled in fistic combats.
It is vain to speculate how the thing first came about, whether the sportive anthropoid ape took to riding on a wild goat before he emerged as a man keeping flocks, or whether some great pioneer, destined to be worshipped in after ages as a demigod, showed his fellows how the wild calves, if taken young, might be trained into tractable slaves; and it is hopeless to expect that any record will now leap to light which will give us knowledge in place of speculation.
Thus The Light Green sang of the Colleges in which it circulated-- "There was an old Fellow of Trinity, A Doctor well versed in divinity; But he took to free-thinking, And then to deep drinking, And so had to leave the vicinity."