"Perhaps they are, Aaron"--admitted Conrad Lagrange--"perhaps they are."
Nor the swift furie of the flames aspiring, Nor the deep wounds of victours raging blade, Nor ruthlesse spoyle of souldiers blood-desiring, The which so oft thee, Rome, their conquest made, Ne stroke on stroke of fortune variable, Ne rust of age hating continuance, Nor wrath of gods, nor spight of men unstable, Nor thou oppos'd against thine owne puissance, Nor th'horrible uprore of windes high blowing, Nor swelling streames of that god snakie-paced* Which hath so often with his overflowing Thee drenched, have thy pride so much abaced, But that this nothing, which they have thee left, Makes the world wonder what they from thee reft.
Beaumont, for instance, was a younger son of a Judge of the Common Pleas, and, following the common routine that we have noticed, after leaving the University, became an Inns-of-Court man, but soon abandoned law for literature; his friend and associate, Fletcher, was the son of a bishop, but had an uncle who was a lawyer and a diplomatist, and is himself believed to have been of the Inns of Court.
You have not heard what happened there before it was abandoned--?"
In some respects his case offers a pleasing contrast to that of the Rev. John Newton; for, as the latter was converted from slave-trading to Christianity, so Mr. Cushing (whatever he may have renounced) seems to have embraced something very like the principles which the friend of Cowper abandoned,--another example of the beautiful compensations by which the balance of Nature is preserved.
The attempt was abandoned;b but, on their return, the two commanders made a descent on the island of Jamaica.
He still owes something, and owns it, to what he has abandoned--"I am often tempted to say, as Job said, in our Latin version, Etiam si occident me, in ipso sperabo.
Everything was abandoned,--the general's private papers, and even the military chest, with L10,000 in it.
And she answerd That hit was holden & gaged vpon an ymage/ For as moche as she might not change his contynence she callyd hym an ymage/ And in semblable wyse reherceth Valerian of Scenocrates philosopher that ther laye with hym a woman all night And tempted hym disordinatly/ but that ryght chafte man/ made neuer femblant to her/ Ner he neuer remeuyd from his ferme purpoos/ In fuche wyfe as fhe departid from hym alle confufid and fhamed/ Cornelius fcipion that was fent by the romayns for to gouerne fpayne/ as fone as he entryd in to the caftellis & in to the townes of that lande He began to take away all the thynges that miht ftyre or meue his men to lecherye wherfore men fayd that he drof & chaced oute of the ofte moo than two thoufand bourdellys/ And he that was wyfe knewe well that delyte of lecherye corrupted and apayred the corages of tho men that ben abandonned to that fame delyte/ And herof hit is fayd in the fables of the poetes in the first book of the Truphes of the Philofophers by figure.
At the very nethermost point of his downward swoop Solon Denney was raised to a height so dizzy that even the erstwhile sceptic spirit of Westley Keyts abased itself before him, frankly conceding that diplomacy's innocent and mush-like surface might conceal springs of a terrible potency.
Abashed, incredulous, he turned aside his gaze.
Yet, when I reached out my hands to her, she put me from her with tenderly stern hands, and I was abashed--" THE FRAGMENTS (The legible portions of the mutilated leaves.)
The day for payment being appointed, Sir Charles desired Mr. Henry Killegrew, and another gentleman to apply to his Majesty to have the fine remitted, which they undertook to do; but in place of supplicating for it, they represented Sir Charles's frolic rather in an aggravating light, and not a farthing was abated.
HD; +abaued+, HD.--OF. *
+Abaue+, v. to put to confusion, to be confounded, NED, HD, JD; +abawed+, pp.
A regular bivouac had been formed round a spring in the centre of the clearing, and bodies of trees had been thrown together, so as to form a species of work which was rudely, but effectually abbatied by the branches.
They ought to tell us all about it; to moralize, to poetize, to philosophize; to paint the manners living as they rise, or dead as they fall; to take Time by the forelock, and measure the marks of his footsteps; to show us the smoke curling up from embowered chimneys; or, since woods must go down, to record the conquests of the biting axe; to celebrate the raising of every considerable roof-tree, to lament all dilapidations and crumbling away of ivied walls; to inform us how many fathoms deep is the lake with its abbeyed island--why the pool below the aged bridge gets shallower and shallower every year, so that it can no more shelter a salmon--what are the sports, and games, and pastimes of the parishioners--what books they read, if any--if the punishment of the stocks be obsolete--or the stang--or the jougs--if the bowels of the people yearn after strange doctrine--if the parish has produced any good or great murderer, incendiary, or other criminal.
Your National Parliament, in so far as it has only that question to decide, may be considered as an enormous National Palaver existing mainly for imaginary purposes; and certain, in these days of abbreviated labor, to get itself sent home again to its partridge-shootings, fox-huntings, and above all, to its rat-catchings, if it could but understand the time of day, and know (as our indignant Crabbe remarks) that "the real Nimrod of this era, who alone does any good to the era, is the rat-catcher!"
Concerning the system of slavery under the native rule, Morga says (p. 41, abbreviated),--"The natives of these islands are divided into three classes--nobles, timauas or plebeians, and the slaves of the former.
In 1556 he abdicated the government of the former in favor of his son Philip II, and of the latter in favor of his brother Ferdinand I. Footnote 3: la casa de Consejos.
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One day, not three years ago, ringing a bell to inquire for a servant, a familiar murmuring fell upon the ear, and an old abecedaire's eyes could not resist the temptation to look through the shutters.
The "abecedaires," their torment for the day over, thankful for any distraction from the next day's lessons, and eager for any relief from the intolerable ennui of goodness, were thankful enough now for Pupasse.
Between the dates of the Abecedarium and the Alvearie, Peter Levins, Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, published, in 1570, the first essay at an English Riming Dictionary, the Manipulus Vocabulorum, or Handful of Vocables, an original copy of which is in the Bodleian Library; it was reprinted for the Early English Text Society in 1867 by Mr. H.B. Wheatley.
It summoned me to go to Miss Pole at 11 a.m., the a.m. twice dashed under as if I were likely to come at eleven at night, when all Cranford was usually abed and asleep by ten.
The other, Sidi Mustapha Azouz, had the character of being a very clever and good man, which also his intelligent and benevolent appearance betokened, and not a fanatic, like Amour Abeda of Kairwan.
Tour in the Jereed of Captain Balfour and Mr. Reade.--Sidi Mohammed.-- Plain of Manouba.--Tunis.--Tfeefleeah.--The Bastinado.--Turkish Infantry.--Kairwan.--Sidi Amour Abeda.--Saints.--A French Spy-- Administration of Justice.--The Bey's presents.--The Hobara.--Ghafsa.
i. What was the conduct of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, when Nebuchadnezzar set up a golden image in the plain of Dura, and commanded all people, nations, and languages, to fall down and worship it? "
This corps, or the Abeed-Sidi-Bokhari, are soldiers who possess the most cool and undaunted courage; retreat with them is never thought of.
We regard his book, indeed, as a public nuisance; and would willingly trample it down by one short movement of contempt and indignation, had we not reason to apprehend, that it was abetted by patrons who are entitled to a more respectful remonstrance, and by admirers who may require a more extended exposition of their dangers.
Never, said this faithful lover, did any horror equal what I felt at this intelligence!--The base count de Bellfleur came presently into my mind:--I thought it could be no other who had taken this abhored method of accomplishing the menaces you may remember I repeated to you:--I was going to fly up stairs that instant, but was withheld, and found it best to argue the man into reason, who, I found, was fully prepossessed you were his wife: as I was giving some part of your history, I saw the count's man passing thro' the hall; he saw me too, and would have avoided me, but I ran to him, seized him by the throat, and asked him what business had brought either him or his master to this place: the disorder he was in, and the hesitation with which he spoke, together with refusing to give any direct answer, very much staggered the innkeeper, who was just consenting to go up with me to your chamber, and examine into the truth of this affair, when we saw you come down, armed as your virtue prompted, and at the same time flying from the villain's pursuit.
20:23 And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
Sometimes he was severe on her, when she differed from him in opinion, or when caught praising books which he, as a moralist, abhorred,--like the novels of Fielding and Smollet; for the only novelist he could tolerate was Richardson.
For all the livelong day they abided near this highway.
"Be not so hasty, captain," cried Pillichody, abjectedly. "
According to the vulgate the three ladies, incensed at a perfectly lawful effort to use their horses for the Confederate evacuation and actually defying it with cocked revolver, had openly abjured Dixie, renounced all purpose to fly to it and, denying shelter to their own wounded, had with signal flags themselves guided the conquering fleet past the town's inmost defenses until compelled to desist by a Confederate shell in their roof.
I was an ablebodied and ableminded young man in the strength of my youth; and my family, then heavily embarrassed, needed my help urgently.
Yet something I was abled to show the Maid of the bottom part of the Mighty and Utter Monster Slope that did be the last way of our journey, ere we were come to the Night Land.
I was an ablebodied and ableminded young man in the strength of my youth; and my family, then heavily embarrassed, needed my help urgently.
In the society of his mistresses he abnegated his duties as a monarch, and the labors of his life were employed in gratifying their resentments and humoring their caprices.
Every man, After the hideous storm that follow'd, was A thing inspir'd, and, not consulting, broke Into a general prophecy-that this tempest, Dashing the garment of this peace, aboded The sudden breach on't.
That, in case southern slavery is abolished, the colored population of the North would be drawn off to unite with their race at the South, is, for reasons too obvious to mention, far more probable than the reverse.
All authority derived from any other source than the parliament of England was abolisheda by proclamation; the different sheriffs, and civil officers of doubtful fidelity, were removed for others attached to the commonwealth; a yearly tax of one hundred and thirty thousand pounds was imposed in lieu of free quarters for the support of the army; and English judges, assisted by three or four natives, were appointed to go the circuits, and to supersede the courts of session.
Why should not the law be abolished?--Away with it, for it interferes with my sentiments--Away with marriage, "custom and faith, the foulest birth of time.
CHAPTER XXVII Continuation from July, 1791, to July, 1792.--Author travels again.--People begin to leave off sugar; petition Parliament.--Motion renewed in the Commons; debates; abolition resolved upon, but not to commence till 1796.--The Lords determine upon hearing evidence on the resolution; this evidence introduced; further hearing of it postponed to the next Session CHAPTER XXVIII Continuation from July, 1792, to July, 1793.--Author travels again.--Motion to renew the Resolution of the last year in the Commons; motion lost.--New motion to abolish the foreign Slave Trade; motion lost.--Proceeding of the Lords CHAPTER XXIX Continuation from July, 1793, to July, 1794.--Author travels again.--Motion to abolish the foreign Slave Trade renewed, and carried; but lost in the Lords; further proceedings there.--Author, on account of declining health, obliged to retire from the cause CHAPTER XXX Continuation from July, 1794, to July, 1799.--Various motions within this period CHAPTER XXXI Continuation from July, 1799, to July, 1805.--Various motions within this period CHAPTER XXXII Continuation from July, 1805, to July, 1806.--Author, restored, joins the Committee again.--Death of Mr. Pitt.--Foreign Slave Trade abolished.--Resolution to take measures for the total abolition of the trade.--Address to the King to negotiate with foreign powers for their concurrence in it.--Motion to prevent new vessels going into the trade.--All these carried through both Houses of Parliament CHAPTER XXXIII Continuation from July, 1806, to July, 1807.--Death of Mr. Fox.--Bill for the total abolition carried in the Lords; sent from thence to the Commons; amended, and passed there, and sent back to the Lords; receives the royal assent.--Reflections on this great event Map Plan and Sections of a Slave Ship * * * * * PREFATORY REMARKS TO THE PRESENT EDITION.