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He that hath seene a great oke drie and dead, Yet clad with reliques of some trophees olde, Lifting to heaven her aged hoarie head, Whose foote in ground hath left but feeble holde, But halfe disbowel'd lies above the ground, Shewing her wreathed rootes, and naked armes, And on her trunke all rotten and unsound Onely supports herselfe for meate of wormes, And, though she owe her fall to the first winde, Yet of the devout people is ador'd, And manie yong plants spring out of her rinde; Who such an oke hath seene, let him record That such this cities honour was of yore, And mongst all cities florished much more.
Thus was Earl Palurin Strangled unto the death, yea, after death His heart and blood disbowell'd from his breast.
Riches the hardy soldier shall despise, And look on gold with undesiring eyes, Nor the disbowelled earth explore In search of the forbidden ore; Those glittering ills concealed within the mine, Shall lie untouched, and innocently shine.
Here is also the famous Discobolus, which is esteemed the first statue in England.
Besides his intrinsic faculty, whatever that may be, he must be cautious, vigilant, discreet,--above all things, he must be reticent, patient, polite.
In a few minutes, or what will seem but a few minutes --for surely, to the disembodied spirit, time cannot exist; though it sleep a billion years, it will be as a breath--I shall have solved the problem.
Seldom, if ever, in summer are we thus made conscious of, so to say, our own ghosts, thus lifted up out of our material selves with a happy sense of disembodiment.
Thus the wildest visions of poetry, the unsubstantial forms of painting, and the mysterious harmonies of music, that seem to disembody the spirit, and make us creatures of the air,--even these, unreal as they are, may all have their foundation in immutable truth; and we may moreover know of this truth by its own evidence.
Instead of figuring a merchant as a middle-aged man, with a bob wig, a rough beard, in snuff-coloured clothes, grasping a guinea in his red hand, I conceive a comely young man, with a tolerable pig-tail, wielding a pen with all the noble fierceness of the Duke of Marlborough brandishing a truncheon upon a sign-post, surrounded with types and emblems, and canopied with cornucopias that disembogue their stores upon his head; Mercuries reclin'd upon bales of goods; Genii playing with pens, ink, and paper; while, in perspective, his gorgeous vessels 'launched on the bosom of the silver Thames' are wafting to distant lands the produce of this commercial nation.
She is captain of this sampan, and fears that her husband does not rate A. B." Where the river disembogued, the Pretty Lily, cursing and shrilling, pattering barefoot about her craft, set a matting sail and caught the breeze.
It is about six hundred miles in compass, and the river Tanais disembogues itself into it Maget)obr)ia, or Amagetobria, a city of Gaul, near which Ariovistus defeated the combined forces of the Gauls.
They thought absurd and artificial the ideas foisted by politicians, merchants, and lawyers that it was dignified to sit in an office, to sell goods, or to draw up agreements, or undignified to disembowel a pig, make a net, or dig an oven.
The hills have been cut and scalped, and every gorge and gulch and valley torn to pieces and disemboweled, expressing a fierce and desperate energy hard to understand.
Freedom to be disembowelled by the Great Mullah?
The terrible Pathan, the cruel dreadful stalker, the slashing disemboweller was upon him!--and with a mighty effort he sprang to his feet and fled for his life down the hill in the direction of the Prison.
While the carcasses thus remained strewn on the ground, the work of disembowelling quickly proceeded.
Among people of thoughtfulness there was a kind of dazed incredibility that this war would really happen, and at the back of this unbelief a tragic foreboding and a kind of shame--a foreboding that secret forces were at work for war, utterly beyond the control of European democracies who desired to live in peace, and a shame that civilization itself, all the ideals and intellectual activities and democratic progress of modern Europe, would be thrust back into the primitive barbarities of war, with its wholesale, senseless slaughter, its bayonet slashings and disembowellings--"heroic charges" as they are called by the journalists--and its gospel of hatred.
Langdon grinned happily as he listened to the other's vociferations, which threatened Dishpan with every known form of torture and punishment, from instant disembowelment to the more merciful end of losing her brain through the medium of a club.
Column of Disgrace.--About the middle of the last century, the Duke of Aviero was detected in a conspiracy with the Jesuits in Portugal, and accordingly executed.
The explanation of this nobody knew or could divine; but the fact was indisputable, and the farmers were in dismay,--nobody more so than Farmer Weitbreck, who had miles of bottom-lands, in grain of one sort and another, all yellow and nodding, and ready for the sickle, and nobody but himself and his son John to swing scythe, sickle, or flail on the place.
The regions of Pamphylia formerly assigned to Amyntas were restored to their own district.--About this same time Marcus Vinicius in making reprisals against the Celtae, because they had arrested and destroyed Romans who had entered their country to have friendly dealings with them, himself gave the name of imperator to Augustus.
Per tanto donque tutti et ciascun di voi sudetti affectuosamente pregamo, che per qual si voglia de vostra iurisditione, alla quale detto magnifico Giouanni Keale et Dauid Filly anome quo supra con la naue et marinari de detti loro principali o altri caschera, nauigare, passare, et venire sicuramente, alla libera, sensa alcuno disturbo o altro impedimento li lasciate, et facciate lasciare, stare, et passare, tornare, et quando li parera partire, talmente che per amore et contemplatione nostra il detto magnifico Giouanni Keale a nome quo supra con le naue, marinari, et mercantia non habbi difficulta, fastidio et ritentione alcuna, anzi se gli dia ogni agiuto et fauore, cosa degnadi voi, giusta, et a noi gratissima, de recompensaruila con vagule et maggior seruitio, quando dall'occasione ne saremo rechiesti.
Nearly two-thirds of the Fragments cannot be assigned to any distinct class: the rest are divided among (1) Greek: Epinikia, or Triumphal Odes (such as are the odes remaining to us entire), (2) Greek: Hymnoi, or Hymns sung by a choir in honour of gods, (3) Greek: Paianes, or Hymns of a like kind but anciently addressed especially to Apollo and Artemis for their intervention against pestilence, (4) Greek: Dithyramboi, or choral songs of more general compass, verging sometimes on the drama, (5) Greek: Prosodia, or Processional Songs, (6) Greek: Parthenia, or Songs for a Choir of Maidens, (7) Greek: Hyporchaemata, or Songs with Accompaniment of Dance, (8) Greek: Enkomia, or Odes sung by a Greek: komos in praise of some person but not necessarily on any special occasion, (9) Greek: Skolia, or Songs to be sung at Banquets, (10) Greek: Thraenoi, or Dirges.
But you fled to the mountains, and with Suleiman Akhmet Khan you committed violence within the Russian bounds; you were beaten, and again you make an incursion with Djemboulat.
Djemboula't, a famous cavalier of Little Kabarda, has sent to invite you to a foray against the Russians.
The leader of the Kabardinetzes was the Prince (Kniazek) Djenboulat.
DEMETRIUS DOBOOBIE, an old astrologer, consulted by the earl of Leicester.--Sir W. Scott, Kenilworth (time, Elizabeth).
DE SHOUTINGS" ON DOBOY ISLAND. --
Ego docebo te, qui mulier ante nuptias sponso te probes virginem.
Doctor.--About the princess.
West of Bucharest the defenders had been pressed back to the Argesu River, while to the northwest the Germanic forces had smashed through the Roumanian lines and were rapidly moving down the Argesu Valley from Pitesci and down the Dombovitza from the Kompelung region.
save him from the arm of my brothers!"--"What have you always done?"--"Borne his stripes, and called for help upon St. Jago, St. Francis Xavier, St. Benedict, and St. Nicholas!"--"And did you never invoke the three holy Maries?"-- "Never.
the glassholder answers, Done!"--Bowditch cor. "
Yet not as I do,--nobody can do that.
This little woman's name was Doome;--nobody knew why she was called Doome, but everybody called her Doome, all over the little town.
Then cried he to his slaves, whose sleep was deep: "Quick, slaves of mine; fetch fire from yonder hearth: And force with all your strength the doorbolts back!
D'OSBORN (Count), governor of the Giant's Mount Fortress.
BROO'KER, the man who stole the son of Ralph Nickleby out of revenge, called him "Smike," and put him to school at Dotheboy's Hall, Yorkshire.--C. Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby (1838).
DOTHEBOYS HALL, a Yorkshire school, where boys were taken-in and done-for by Mr. Squeers, an arrogant, conceited, puffing, overbearing and ignorant schoolmaster, who fleeced, beat, and starved the boys, but taught them nothing.--C. Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby (1838).
Dubdu, called also Doubouton, is an ancient, large city, of the district of Shaous, and once the residence of an independent prince, but now fallen into decay on account of the sterility of its site, which is upon the sides of a barren mountain.
The mock-American fought like a devil unchained, cursing Duchemin fluently in the purest and foulest argot of Belleville--which is not in the French vocabulary of the doughboy.
It is not an uncommon sight to see a crowd of white doughboys around a piano in some 'Y' or Red Cross hut, singing to beat the band, with a colored jass expert pounding the stuffing out of the piano.
Cicero and Pompey one day surprised Lucullus at one of his ordinary banquets, when he expected no guests, and even that cost fifty thousand drachmas,--about four thousand dollars; his table-couches were of purple, and his vessels glittered with jewels.
Among others are no less than thirteen of Livy, a favourite author of Lord Leicester, whom he had made some progress in editing, when he learnt that Drakenborchius, the well known German critic, had proceeded further in the same task, and generously handed over to him the treasures of his library.
A game of mingled chance and skill, played on a board marked with points, and generally to be found inside the box draughtboard.
Amurath's Dream.--About the year 1594, Amurath III.
JONES, EASLEY S. Practice handbook in English; a drillbook and review in the essentials of writing and speaking.
Then it flashed on me---- Four or five miles up the road, over the 'saddle', was an old shanty that had been a half-way inn before the Great Western Line got round as far as Dubbo and took the coach traffic off those old Bush roads.