"There, then, my reign is finished, or nearly so, for the good news that I continued to receive (though always without foundation, as I learned afterwards), joined to the entreaties of Hazir All Khan and to the unhealthy air which continued to decimate my poor little troop, induced me at last to abandon my fort, to embark again upon my boats, and to reapproach Bengal, from which I had hitherto been travelling away.
I reapproached the wall; I replied to the yells of him who clamoured.
A gentle touch, a whisper through the veil, Then Timma to the royal judgment bowed, And slowly moved from out those scenes of joy And merriment, and reached the palace gate, Where stood his horse by that dead elephant; And soon in that confusion that prevailed Was seen to slowly move a figure veiled, T'approach the gate, and forthwith Timma swung That figure on the saddle of his horse, Then himself leapt and vanished straight from view.
As he was now moving forward the barbarians fell upon him, surrounded and overwhelmed by their numbers those near at hand, and encompassed with cavalry and killed those who, not knowing that the river had been directed into the plain, had fled thither.-13- They would have destroyed them utterly, had not one of the Romans, pretending to come from the allies of Mithridates--no few of whom, as I have said, were along with the expedition on an equal footing with the Romans,--approached the leader, as if wishing to make some communication, and wounded him.
--Cleopatra's army.--Approaching contest.--Caesar and Pompey.
when these eyes saw thee serenely wait The last long separating stroke of Fate,-- When round thy bed a kindred weeping train Call'd on thy voice to greet them, but in vain,-- When o'er thy lips we watch'd thy fault'ring breath-- When louder grief proclaim'd th'approach of death,-- Thro' ev'ry vein an icy horror chill'd, Colder than marble ev'ry bosom thrill'd.
The Pedlar was as unapproachable as a crag on a mountaintop.
Beautiful it is indeed, most exquisitely and unapproachably beautiful in many passages, especially about ladies and ladies' love more than celestial, for Venus loses in comparison her lustre in the sky; but still people were afraid to get into it then as now; and "heavenly Una, with her milk-white lamb," lay buried in dust.
She was purchased by Mrs. Willins, who, mating her with Maximilian (a dog of her own breeding by The Emperor), obtained Minting, who shared with Mr. Sidney Turner's Beaufort the reputation of being unapproached for all round merit in any period.
--Cleopatra's alarm.--Her arts.--Cleopatra's secret agents.--Their representations to Antony.--Cleopatra's success.--Antony's message to Octavia.--Devotion of Octavia.--Indignation against Antony.--Measures of Antony.--Accusations against him.--Antony's preparations.--Assistance of Cleopatra.--Canidius bribed.--His advice in regard to Cleopatra.--The fleet at Samos.--Antony's infatuation.--Riot and revelry.--Antony and Cleopatra at Athens.--Ostentation of Cleopatra.--Honors bestowed on her.--Baseness of Antony.--Approach of Octavius.--Antony's will.--Charges against him.--Antony's neglect of his duties.--Meeting of the fleets.
And remember, Adelaide, it is my express command that you do not approach Dr. Tudor in this matter.
On that person's approach-- "I say, my lad," he exclaimed, so as to be heard by the rest of the convicts on deck, "can you wipe glasses and clean knives, eh?
Jesus presented the bread first to Peter, next to John and then he made a sign to Judas to approach.6 Judas was thus the third who received the Adorable Sacrament, but the words of our Lord appeared to turn aside from the mouth of the traitor, and come back to their Divine Author.
O'Malley Castle was the centre of operations; while I, a mere stripling, and usually treated as a boy, was entrusted with an important mission, and sent off to canvass a distant relation, Mr. Matthew Blake, who might possibly be approachable by a younger branch of the family, with whom he had never any collision.
The King was so pleased with the place that he stayed eleven weeks, and by his unaffected buorgeois manner and approachableness quickly gained the enthusiastic loyalty of his Dorset subjects.
He knew the personnel of the committee on judiciary; knew that at least three members of it were down on the list, made up at the beginning of the session by his colleagues in the army of observation, as "approachables".
Besides--don't intending clients approach--isn't it strict etiquette for them to approach?--barristers through solicitors?"
For it is a glorious thing for a man to have held a government for three years in Asia, in such sort that neither statue, nor painting, nor work of art of any kind, nor any temptations of wealth or beauty (in all which temptations your province abounds) could draw you from the strictest integrity and self-control: that your official progresses should have been no cause of dread to the inhabitants, that none should be impoverished by your requisitions, none terrified at the news of your approach;--but that you should have brought with you, wherever you came, the most hearty rejoicings, public and private, inasmuch as every town saw in you a protector and not a tyrant--every family received you as a guest, not as a plunderer.
But the greater part of the army was landedb at a point about forty miles distant, the expectations of the men were disappointed by a proclamation, declaring that the plunder was to be considered the public property of the commonwealth; the length of the march, the heat of the climate, and the scarcity of water added to the general discontent, and almost a fortnight elapsed before the invaders were able to approachc the defences of the place.
We soon approach'd it.
A flame now approached and thrice encircled Beatrice, singing all the while so divinely, that the poet could retain no idea expressive of its sweetness.
--approached the sentinel and addressed him with her most gracious, smile.
A ray of hope seemed to visit my mind, when I heard my boys cry out, as they approached-- "The pinnace is here!
The first few sentences addressed to her by her new companion were in a tone and style altogether different from any in which she had ever been approached,--different from the dashing frankness of her sailor lover, and from the rustic gallantry of her other admirers.
fled as the conqueror approached,--or rather I should say, deliverer; for Garibaldi had no hard battles to fight when once he had landed on the shores of Italy.
One might fancy, in the Vision-of-Mirza style, that all the angry, contemptuous, haughty expressions of good and zealous men, gallant staff-officers in the army of Christ, formed a rick of straw and stubble, which at the last day is to be divided into more or fewer haycocks, according to the number of kind and unfeignedly humble and charitable thoughts and speeches that had intervened, and that these were placed in a pile, leap-frog fashion, in the narrow road to the gate of Paradise; and burst into flame as the zeal of the individual approached,--so that he must leap over and through them.
And now,--as they approached,--the frowning entrance of Clear Creek Canyon grew more and more clearly defined.
Ne are we tyde to fast, but when we list; Ne to weare garments base of wollen twist, 460 But with the finest silkes us to aray, That before God we may appeare more gay, Resembling Aarons glorie in his place: For farre unfit it is, that person bace Should with vile cloaths approach Gods maiestie, 465 Whom no uncleannes may approachen nie; Or that all men, which anie master serve, Good garments for their service should deserve, But he that serves the Lord of Hoasts Most High, And that in highest place, t'approach him nigh, 470 And all the peoples prayers to present Before his throne, as on ambassage sent Both too and fro, should not deserve to weare A garment better than of wooll or heare.
hat bade welcome, To knaves and all approachers. '
DIVIDED.--Every thing divided is more and more multiple, and not more and more simple, because what is continually divided approaches nearer and nearer to the Infinite, in which all things are infinitely, 329.
We cannot help picturing to ourselves the anxiety, the singularly deep and thrilling interest, which universally prevails as his last hour approaches:-- "Hark the deep-toned chime of that bell As it breaks on the midnight ear-- Seems it not tolling a funeral knell?
My greengrocer (A most determined character) Approaches--'13 style--to say, "What can I do for you to-day?"
Like that disappointing book in Patmos; or, like the comings on of melancholy, described by Burton, doth music make her first insinuating approaches:--"Most pleasant it is to such as are melancholy given, to walk alone in some solitary grove, betwixt wood and water, by some brook side, and to meditate upon some delightsome and pleasant subject, which shall affect him most, amabilis insania, and mentis gratissimus error.
MEPHISTOPHELES Since thou, O Lord, approachest us once more, And how it fares with us, to ask art fain, Since thou hast kindly welcom'd me of yore, Thou see'st me also now among thy train.
What's he approacheth boldly to our presence?
The evening shades began to claim their reign, regardless of the smiles and entreaties of lingering day, that he would delay his approach,--fit symbol of sunny youth, who would banish from his presence death's unrelenting grasp.
I've been kind to you--I say, Dunwody," he went on, turning suddenly as he saw the latter approach--"haven't I always treated my people right?
The witches who dipp up the mineral fluid danced about the cauldron, while the President of the company spyin' the Femails approachin' remarked: "By the prickin' of my thumb Somethin' wicked this way comes."
"Well, the wedding-day was approaching an' Aleck had the money, an' the thought occurred to me that he might give 'em the slip somewhere on the road an' get away with it.
1257--approaching the hotness of a Ghirlandaio carpet piece, but a great feat of crowded activity; the other, No.
"But," Mr. Cassilis went on, fairly turning his back upon him, "the subject I wished to discuss with you, Miss Anthea, was the--er --approaching sale."
But I tell you the day is approaching-- The boys are beginning to muster-- That day of the great retribution, The day of revenge for our Custer.
But I must make haste, I must write, I hear the hum approaching----' I could not tell what he meant; but I asked no more.
The classification to which he is forced is that which all profound investigators are approaching,--that of language interpreted by history.
There is another shadow which you and I, and all of us, are approaching,--"the shadow of death."
Whenever he saw a party of white men approaching,--these brave reformers never went singly,--he sought concealment in the shadow of a tree or the shrubbery in some yard until they had passed.
Why this kissing, this approachment of flesh?
How often, on coming back to the house with Her, have I seen your little triangular face at the window, light up and smile at my approach,--the time to open the door and you'd already put on your cat's mask--your pretty Japanesy mask, with its narrow eyes.... Isn't it so?
The saddle seems to have been used in China already at the beginning of our period; the stirrup seems to be as late as the fifth century A.D. The article by A. Kroeber, The Ancient Oikumene as an Historic Culture Aggregate, Huxley Memorial Lecture for 1945, is very instructive for our problems and also for its theoretical approach.--The custom of attracting settlers from other areas in order to have more production as well as more manpower seems to have been known in India at the same time.
Debtor to so much lying: forfeiture of existing stock of worth to such extent;--approach to general damnation by so much.'