"Perhaps it is vanity,--I hope not,--but it seems to me that I have a mirror of all Nature set into the frame of my soul.
'Are you going to tell Mr. Van Torp what you've done?'
dumb,--dumb,--I shall set me down to scan Each twinkling orb that rolleth up through space, Hesper, heaven's loveliest, leading up the van-- To-morrow--yes!
Unlike the flush it used to wear When in the battle van.-- "Come hither, come hither, my trusty knight, Sir Simon of the Lee; There is a freit lies near my soul I fain would tell to thee.
s., S, S2, C2, C3, P; +van+, S2; +wonne+, pl.,
I was once so mad to bustle abroad, and seek about for preferment, tire myself, and trouble all my friends, sed nihil labor tantus profecit nam dum alios amicorum mors avocat, aliis ignotus sum, his invisus, alii large promittunt, intercedunt illi mecum soliciti, hi vana spe lactant; dum alios ambio, hos capto, illis innotesco, aetas perit, anni defluunt, amici fatigantur, ego deferor, et jam, mundi taesus, humanaeque satur infidelitatis acquiesco.
She is also called Vanadis, or the goddess of the Vanir.
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Non rationis opes animus, nunc parta recensens Conspicit aggestas, et se miratur in illis, Nec sibi de gaza praesens quod postulat usus Summus adesse jubet celsa dominator ab arce; Non, operum serie seriem dum computat aevi, Praeteritis fruitur, laetos aut sumit honores Ipse sui judex, actae bene munera vitae; Sed sua regna videns, loca nocte silentia late Horret, ubi vanae species, umbraeque fugaces, Et rerum volitant rarae per inane figurae.
Seneca calls it, rem solicitam, timidam, vanam, ventosam, a windy thing, a vain, solicitous, and fearful thing.
Rev. W.T. ALLAN, of Chatham, Illinois, gives the following in a letter dated Feb. 4, 1839: "Mr. Peter Vanarsdale, an elder of the Presbyterian church in Carrollton, formerly from Kentucky, told me, the other day, that a Mrs. Burford, in the neighborhood of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, had separated a woman and her children from their husband and father, taking them into another state.
Ingenium sibi quod vanas desumpsit Athenas et septem studiis annos dedit, insenuitque.
It was upon this sight then that Gahan of Gathol looked, over the edge of the careening deck of the Vanator, as he sought to learn the fate of his warrior.
* * * * * Vanbeest Brown had escaped from captivity and attained the rank of captain after Mannering left India, and his regiment having been recalled home, was determined to persevere in his addresses to Julia while she left him a ray of hope, believing that the injuries he had received from her father might dispense with his using much ceremony towards him.
Vanbraam and Robert Stobo were appointed to accompany the French back to the Ohio, to remain there as hostages, and we all shook hands with them before they went away through the darkness toward the French camp.
said Beltane, stooping for his sword; for indeed, plain and loud upon the prevailing quiet was the ring and clash of heavy armour, what time from the bushes that clothed the steep a tall figure strode, and the moon made a glory in polished shield, it gleamed upon close-vizored helm, it flashed upon brassart, vanbrace and plastron.
Before the performance of Love and a Bottle, Hopkins prophesied for the author a place where Congreve, Vanbrook, and Wicherley must sit, The great Triumvirate of Comick Wit, and later on he thought that even Collier himself ought to commend the Constant Couple, or A Trip to the Jubilee.
"Mr. John Vanbrugen Denslow, you are an ass!"
Why, you had the matter of half a cargo in bills on Vanbeest and Vanbruggen!"
The reign of Anne was conspicuous more for letters than for art: architecture, more especially, was vulgarized under Vanbrugh.
The original building was a magnificent erection comparable with Blenheim, and built by the same architect--Vanburgh--for George Dodington, one time Lord of the Admiralty.
Ages seemed to pass while Jack Vance and Mugford stood in the dark passage awaiting their companion's return.
I'll go for one, and Jack Vance'll go for another.
Petroleum had been poured about the Salle du Trone, and the Salle du Zodiaque, which were decorated by Jean Goujon and Cogniet; in the Galerie de Pierre, in which were paintings by Lecomte, Baudin, Desgoffes, Hedouin, and Bellel; in the Salon des Arcades, in the Salon Napoleon, in the Galerie des Fetes, and in the Salon de la Paix, which contained works of Schopin, Picot, Vanchelet, Jadin, Girard, Ingres, Delacroix, Landelle, Riesener, Lehmann, Gosse, Benouville and Cabanel.
Since we are here, instead of returning direct to the river let us go a few yards along this Via della Spada to the left, cross the Via de' Fossi, and so come to the busy Via di Pallazzuolo, on the left of which, past the piazza of S. Paolino, is the little church of S. Francesco de' Vanchetoni.
Wherefore, on the day appointed, the aforesaid Vanchu and Chenchu having entered the palace at night, Vanchu sat down and caused a number of lights to be kindled before him.
If the railway is not taken one may return by the eight miles of high road that follows the Frome through Vanchurch and Frampton to Charminster and Dorchester.
They obeyed; they dismount, rush onward, and for vancouriers show their bucklers.
"And now," I resumed, "the United States is again making an attempt with Wilkes's fleet, the Vancouver, the Peacock, the Flying Fish, and others."
From these it is quite clear his object was to prevent the British authorities on Vancouvers Island from exercising jurisdiction over American residents on the island of San Juan, as well as to protect them against the incursions of the Indians.
I told Panna Vanda that I loved her and would give my life to call her my own, but there was this impediment.
He may have water and wood and land enough, to dread no incursions on his prospect from some chance Vandal that may enter his neighborhood.
And so Miss Jones, the mantua-maker, Has let her cottage on the hill?-- The drollest man, a sugar-baker, Last year imported from the till-- Prates of his orses and his oney, Is quite in love with fields and farms-- A horrid Vandal,--but his money Will buy a glorious coat of arms; Old Clyster makes him take the waters; Some say he means to give a ball-- And after all, with thirteen daughters, I think, Sir Thomas, you might call.
Springfield was nearer to the centre of the state; it was more convenient to everybody, and had other advantages which Vandalia did not have.
The picturesque, delightful stern-gallery, also, a broad balcony overhanging the sea, and entered from the Captain’s cabin, much as you might enter a bower from a lady’s chamber; this charming balcony, where, sailing over summer seas in the days of the old Peruvian viceroys, the Spanish cavalier Mendanna, of Lima, made love to the Lady Isabella, as they voyaged in quest of the Solomon Islands, the fabulous Ophir, the Grand Cyclades; and the Lady Isabella, at sunset, blushed like the Orient, and gazed down to the gold-fish and silver-hued flying-fish, that wove the woof and warp of their wakes in bright, scaly tartans and plaids underneath where the Lady reclined; this charming balcony—exquisite retreat—has been cut away by Vandalic innovations.
Procopius, de bello Vandalico, ii, 8, observes the same thing among the Maurousians, or Moors, in northern Africa: Greek: andra gar manteuesthai en to ethnei touto ou themis, alla gunaikes sphisi katochoi hek de tinos lerourgias ginomenai prolegousi ta esomena, ton palai chresterion oudenos esson.
This Albis rises in the Vandaliscan mountains and empties in a great flood into the ocean this side of the Arctic Sea.
The whole of the harem courts of the palace were swept off the face of the earth to make way for a hideous British barrack, without those who carried out this fearful piece of vandalism thinking it even worth while to make a plan of what they were destroying, or making any records of the most splendid palace in the world.
Footnote 1: vandalismo.
When, in the third century, Christian mobs set about their vandalistic work of destroying the "Pagan" temples, tearing down the beautiful calm gods and goddesses from their pedestals, and breaking their exquisite marble limbs with brutish mallets, it was not, we may be sure, of the danger to their precious souls they were thinking, but of their patrician masters who had worshipped these fair images, and paid great sums to famous sculptors for such adornment of their sanctuaries.
N. B. Vandall (A); 9Jul62; R297847.
While the Huns are abroad in Belgium the Vandals are busy at home.
Vandam, in his book on "Great Amours," dissects Rousseau's heart ruthlessly.
There is Vandamme also, the dark man with the heavy face.
Then he displayed a gold watch inscribed on the back "Peter Vandam"; next he showed a fob seal with a scroll and an inscription, "Petrus Vandamus"; then he turned to a youngster and said, "Run, there is the Reverend Dr. Powellus, he may help us"; so the black-garbed, knee-breached, shovel-hatted clergyman came and pompously said: "Yes, my young friend, without doubt you may rest assured that this is our very estimable parishioner, Master Peter Vandam; a man well accounted in the world of trade."
Enter Montano, with two or three souldiers; Vandarmas leading Fredericke bound.
Bob Vandaventer and Clarence Unger and some of the fellows like that are in the crowd.
als vande scaec spul.
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