It was from her mother she learned to speak French sufficiently well to satisfy even an Academician and, among Parisians, to pass as one.
Cantos celestes como los que acarician 'los oidos en los momentos de extasis; cantos que percibe el espiritu y no los puede repetir el labio; notas sueltas de una melodia lejana, que suenan a intervalos, traidas en las rafagas del viento, rumor de hojas que se besan en los arboles con un murmullo semejante al de la lluvia, trinos de alondras que se levantan gorjeando de entre las flores como una saeta despedida a las nubes; estruendo sin nombre, imponente como los rugidos de una tempestad; coro de serafines sin ritmos ni cadencia, ignota musica del cielo que solo la imaginacion comprende; himnos alados, que parecian remontarse al trono del Senor como una tromba de luz y de sonidos... todo lo expresaban las cien voces del organo, con mas pujanza, con mas misteriosa poesia, con mas fantastico color que los habian expresado nunca ..... Cuando el organista bajo de la tribuna, la muchedumbre que se agolpo a la escalera fue tanta, y tanto su afan por verle y admirarle, que el asistente temiendo, no sin razon, que le ahogaran entre todos, mando a algunos de sus ministriles para que, vara en mano, le fueran abriendo camino hasta llegar al altar mayor, donde el prelado le esperaba.
Father Zahm's father was an Alsacian immigrant, and his mother was partly of Irish and partly of old American stock, a descendant of a niece of General Braddock.
The stability of the Roman nobility may be clearly traced, more especially in the case of the patrician -gentes-, by means of the consular and aedilician Fasti.
Having a relapse into the malady that had followed my breakdown in Switzerland, which was exaggerated by the heat of Rome, I was ordered by my physician to Ariccia to recruit, and I left my apartment, which was also the consulate, and took quarters at the little Ariccian inn which was the resort of the artists at that date.
He had been employed in the interval in founding the city of Nicopolis to celebrate his victory on the northern horn of the Ambracian Gulf, in rewarding his soldiers, and settling the affairs of the provinces of the East.
Such are puddings stuffed with blood, or otherwise composed; baked, meats, soused indurate meats, fried and broiled buttered meats; condite, powdered, and over-dried, all cakes, simnels, buns, cracknels made with butter, spice, &c., fritters, pancakes, pies, sausages, and those several sauces, sharp, or over-sweet, of which scientia popinae, as Seneca calls it, hath served those Apician tricks, and perfumed dishes, which Adrian the sixth Pope so much admired in the accounts of his predecessor Leo Decimus; and which prodigious riot and prodigality have invented in this age.
The Arician withdrew from the meeting, uttering these reproaches against the Roman king.
No one of the numerous editors of Boswell has made a note upon this, although many things as slight have been commented upon: it was certainly not Johnson's mistake, for he was a clear-headed arithmetician.
Some of the most excellent parts of Theocritus are, where Castor and Pollux, going with the other Argonauts, land on the Bebrycian coast, and there fall into a dispute with Amycus, the King of that country; which is as well conducted as Euripides could have done it; and the battle is well related.
The implements are comparable in type with the palaeolithic implements of Europe (Mousterian type, and more rarely Aurignacian or even Magdalenian).
awacian (for on-wacian). (
Thus the G. T. affords Baldasciain, Badascian, Badasciam, Badausiam, Balasian.
But Balacian also appears both in that and in Pauthier's text.
A garrison of goodly site and strong Peschiera stands, to awe with front oppos'd The Bergamese and Brescian, whence the shore More slope each way descends.
He captured Bamburgh--the first time that stronghold of the Bernician kings had ever been taken--and arranged for two earls to govern Northumbria for him.
Here, then, is a preliminary test which may be commended to the would-be playwright, in order to ascertain whether the subject he is contemplating is or is not a good one: can he state the gist of it in a hundred words or so, like the "argument" of a Boccaccian novella?
XXX.--After this defeat, when it was ascertained that Drapes, a Senonian (who in the beginning of the revolt of Gaul, had collected from all quarters men of desperate fortunes, invited the slaves to liberty, called in the exiles of the whole kingdom, given an asylum to robbers, and intercepted the Roman baggage and provisions), was marching to the province with five thousand men, being all he could collect after the defeat, and that Luterius a Cadurcian who, as it has been observed in a former commentary, had designed to make an attack on the Province in the first revolt of Gaul, had formed a junction with him, Caius Caninius went in pursuit of them with two legions, lest great disgrace might be incurred from the fears or injuries done to the Province by the depredations of a band of desperate men.
An agreement with the Greeks, who held the city of Saloniki and its hinterland as well as the whole Chalcidician Peninsula, would ensure Servia an outlet to the sea.
Scylax, who was waiting for him, rode out of the gloom on the mare, leading the Cappadocian, and reined in near the gibbet, not quite sure yet who it was who strode toward him.
Just now he had transferred his position to the Rhine, where, in pursuance of an intention to have his subordinates restore certain Cheruscian exiles, he had met with misfortune and had caused the other barbarians likewise to concieve a contempt for the Romans.
But that corner, the Cilician plain, promised trouble, since it was held by another Islamic power, that of the Egyptian Mamelukes, which, claiming to be at least equal to the Osmanli, possessed vitality much below its pretensions.
Too, too secure in youthful pride, By them my friend, my Hoel, died, Great Cian's son; of Madoc old He ask'd no heaps of hoarded gold; Alone in Nature's wealth array'd, He ask'd and had the lovely maid.
"O, that I had the art of eas -y writing What should be eas -y read -ing could I scale Parnas -sus, where the Mus -es sit inditing Those pret -ty po -ems nev -er known to fail, How quick -ly would I print (the world delighting) A Gre -cian, Syr -ian, or Assy -ian tale; And sell you, mix'd with west -ern sen -timentalism, Some sam -ples of the fin -est O -rientalism."
The next province, Ciascian, of which the chief city is named Sartan, is subject to the Tartars, and has many cities and castles.
Paetus, one of his clients, gave him a valuable library of books; and one cannot believe that this was a solitary instance of the quiet evasion of the Cincian law, or that there were not other transactions of the same nature which never found their way into any letter of Cicero's that was likely to come down to us.
But withal, though he must have been well aware of John Hunter's advice to Jenner on vaccination, "Don't think, make some observations," his training in the indirect reasoning and deductions of the clinician prevented him from going right on to a direct experimental test of his theories.
And love's fair goddess with her Circian cup Enchanteth so fond Cupid's poison'd darts, That love, the only loadstar of my life, Doth draw my thoughts into a labyrinth.
An abbey for Cistercian monks was established on this spot in 1131 by Walter Fitz-Richard de Clare and dedicated to St. Mary.
For once I saw in the Tarentine vale, Where slow Galesus drenched the washy soil, 150 An old Corician yeoman, who had got A few neglected acres to his lot, Where neither corn nor pasture graced the field, Nor would the vine her purple harvest yield; But savoury herbs among the thorns were found, Vervain and poppy-flowers his garden crown'd, And drooping lilies whitened all the ground.
The mass of them and the masses under their influence are preponderatingly Confucian; and in the observance of ancestral worship, the most remarkable feature of the religion proper of China from the earliest times, of which Confucius was not the author but the prophet, an overwhelming majority are regular and assiduous.
Esto, sobre poco mas o menos, era Esteban en cuanto al fisico; respecto a su moral, podia asegurarse sin temor de ser desmentido ni por el ni por ninguna de las personas que le conocian, que era perfectamente simple, aunque un tanto suspicaz y malicioso como buen rustico.
Por ultimo, despues de terminar este minucioso reconocimiento del lugar en que se encontraba, agazapose en un ribazo junto a unos chopos de copas elevadas y obscuras, a cuyo pie crecian unas matas de lentisco, altas lo bastante para ocultar a un hombre echado en tierra.
CORYCIAN NYMPHS (The), the Muses, so called from the cave of Corycia on Lyeorca, one of the two chief summits of Mount Parnassus, in Greece.
-20- So he met Pacorus when he had advanced to Cyrrestician Syria and conquered him.
Whereat the other leper, who had heard me, Replied unto my speech: "Taking out Stricca, Who knew the art of moderate expenses, And Niccolo, who the luxurious use Of cloves discovered earliest of all Within that garden where such seed takes root; And taking out the band, among whom squandered Caccia d'Ascian his vineyards and vast woods, And where his wit the Abbagliato proffered!
Sidenote:--10-- Here are some more events worth recording, that took place in the Dacian War.
Los asesinatos se multiplicaban; las muchachas desaparecian, y los ninos eran arrancados de las cunas a pesar de los lamentos de sus madres, para servirlos en diabolicos festines, en que, segun la creencia general, los vasos sagrados sustraidos de las profanadas iglesias servian de copas.
se decian unos a otros, y nadie sabia responder, y todos se empenaban en adivinarlo, y crecia la confusion, y el alboroto comenzaba a subir de punto, amenazando turbar el orden y el recogimiento propios de la iglesia.
II Las llamas rojas y azules se enroscaban chisporroteando a lo largo del grueso tronco de encina que ardia en el ancho hogar; nuestras sombras, que se proyectaban temblando sobre los ennegrecidos muros, se empequenecian o tomaban formas gigantescas, segun la hoguera despedia resplandores mas o menos brillantes; el vaso de sauco, ora vacio, ora lleno y no de agua, como cangilon de noria, habia dado tres veces la vuelta en derredor del circulo que formabamos junto al fuego, y todos esperaban con impaciencia la historia de La cruz del diablo, que a guisa de postres de la frugal cena que acababamos de consumir, se nos habia prometido, cuando nuestro guia tosio por dos veces, se echo al coleto un ultimo trago de vino, limpiose con el reves de la mano la boca, y comenzo de este modo: --Hace mucho tiempo, mucho tiempo, yo no se cuanto, pero los moros ocupaban aun la mayor parte de Espana, se llamaban condes nuestros reyes, y las villas y aldeas pertenecian en feudo a ciertos senores, que a su vez prestaban homenaje a otros mas poderosos, cuando acaecio lo que voy a referir a ustedes.
As you cannot acquire health by watching a gymnast take exercise or a doctor swallow medicine or a dietician select food, so you cannot become an overlord of words without first fighting battles to subjugate them.
For none but a clever dialectician Can hope to become a great physician; That has been settled long ago.
And if no new light can be shed on the Scripture text from which assumptions were made; if these assumptions cannot be assailed, if they are certitudes,--then we can scarcely have better text-books than those furnished to the theologians of the Middle Ages, for no modern dialetician can excel them in severity of logic.
The electrical measurements taken by Dr. John Hopkinson during these experiments for the Electrical Purification Association, to whom I had sold my patents, entirely corroborated my contentions as to E.H.P. used, and agreed with the measurements of the managing electrician, Mr. Octavius March.
En aquel instante la nota que maese Perez sostenia trinando, se abrio, se abrio, y una explosion de armonia gigante estremecio la iglesia, en cuyos angulos zumbaba el aire comprimido, y cuyos vidrios de colores se estremecian en sus angostos ajimeces.
and riche aboue alle other/ and was lyke and semblable to his wyf in alle caasis/ And this paulyne was belouyd of a knight named emmerancian And was so ardautly esprysed in her loue that he sente to her many right riche yeftes/ And made to her many grete promissis/ but he might neuer torne the herte of her whiche was on her side also colde and harde as marbill But had leuer to reffuse his yeftes and his promisses.