The Alexandrine war.--Forces of Caesar.--The Egyptian army.--Fugitive slaves.--Dangerous situation of Caesar.--Presence of Caesar.--Influence of Cleopatra.--First measures of Caesar.--Caesar's stores.--Military engines.--The mole.--View of Alexandria.--Necessity of taking possession of the mole.--Egyptian fleet.--Caesar burns the shipping.--The fort taken.--Burning of Alexandria.--Achillas beheaded.--Plans of Ganymede.--His vigorous measures.--Messengers of Ganymede.--Their instructions.--Ganymede cuts off Caesar's supply of water.--Panic of the soldiers.--Caesar's wells.--Arrival of the transports.--The transports in distress.--Lowness of the coast.--A combat.--Caesar successful.
Vaccine Inoculation.--Distress and Terrors of the Small Pox.--Dangers of Delay.
Paula's "Nedda" was a sulky slattern, indifferent, lazy, smoldering with passion,--dangerous.
Historic events witnessed by Morse.--Rumors of revolution.--Danger to foreigners.--Coronation of the new Pope.--Pleasant experience.--Cause of the revolution a mystery.--Bloody plot foiled.--Plans to leave for Florence.--Sends casts, etc.,
to National Academy of Design.--Leaves Rome.--Dangers of the journey.--Florence.--Description of meeting with Prince Radziwill in Coliseum at Rome.--Copies portraits of Rubens and Titian in Florence.--Leaves Florence for Venice.--Disagreeable voyage on the Po.--Venice, beautiful but smelly.--Copies Tintoret's "Miracle of the Slave.
Letter XLV.--The Florida Coast.--Key West.--Dangerous Navigation.--A Hurricane and Flood.--Havana.
--Incident illustrative of this.--Dangerous to go close to wounded tigers.--Examples.--Footprints of tigers.--Call of the tiger.--Natives and their powers of description.--How to beat successfully for tiger.
It turns on you with the mute unquestioning confidence of real affection, and you may depend on it under all pressure of circumstance, in the last extremity of danger or death.
"Ah, madam," said the marine, "we soldiers of the sea are exposed to all sorts of dangers,--combination dangers, you might call them,--and in the course of time we get used to it; if we didn't we couldn't do our duty.
Both the elder ladies insisted upon regarding Benham's wound as clear evidence of some gallant rescue of Amanda from imminent danger--"she's always so RECKLESS with those dogs," as though Amanda was not manifestly capable of taking care of herself; and when he had been Listerined and bandaged, they would have it that he should join them at their supper-dinner, which was already prepared and waiting.
you have escaped from all their snares, and now are out of danger.--So I will not trouble you at present with the particulars I have further collected relating to this abominable imposture.
The child was certainly born to be exposed to great dangers,--the mole behind the left ear was an unfailing sign,--and no precaution should be omitted to counteract its baleful influence.
I need not speak of his musical melodies, which drove the fatal demon of melancholy from the royal palace; of his jealous expulsion by the King, his hairbreadth escapes, his trials and difficulties as a wanderer and exile, as a fugitive retreating to solitudes and caves of the earth, parched with heat and thirst, exhausted with hunger and fatigue, surrounded with increasing dangers,--yet all the while forgiving and magnanimous, sparing the life of his deadly enemy, unstained by a single vice or weakness, and soothing his stricken soul with bursts of pious song unequalled for pathos and loftiness in the whole realm of lyric poetry.
But the daring which has given them victory now makes their danger;--they have been nearly twelve hours in the saddle and have fought two actions; they have twenty-five miles to ride, with the whole force of the enemy in their path; they came unseen in the darkness, they must return by daylight and with the alarm already given; Stoken Church-bell has been pealing for hours, the troop from Postcombe has fallen back on Tetsworth, and everywhere in the distance videttes are hurrying from post to post.
And those veterans who have taken up arms in the cause of the republic, and have followed Caius Caesar, remembering the kindnesses which they received from his father, and who at this day are defending the republic to their own great personal danger,--those I ought not only to defend, but to seek to procure additional advantages for them.
Sir Benedict telleth me thou hast chosen the post of danger--'tis so I would have it, dear my son, and thy proud mother's prayers go with thee--God keep thee--O God keep thee, my Beltane--ah, there sounds again the clarion bidding me from thee!
Mrs. Smith, when she learned that Dick Shand was alive and in England, immediately understood her danger,--understood her danger, but did not at all measure the security which might come to her from the nature of Dick's character.
The Herd in Danger.--We rally.--The Fight.--Death and Burial.--Patsey in Trouble.--"Shnakes.
Of course there is this danger,--when you awake in the morning you may not know whether you are yourselves.
The plants are in danger--(with great relief and approval) Oh, that's fine! (
Danger!"--written some eighteen months before the outbreak of war--foretells the horrors of the unrestricted use of the submarine.
And there was danger in the middle distance of our view into the future, --danger of attack, or dangerous duty of advance, just enough to keep any trifler from feeling that his pledge was mere holiday business.
Any of us would rebel if we were hustled away into a corner like naughty little boys, as they are; but actual danger--" The woman threw a comprehensive, almost amused glance at the big man, her husband. "
We might repeat the tale of the crab which lives with this shell-fish, and apprises his blind housekeeper of the approach of danger,--a tale confirmed by ancient and modern naturalists,--for there are strange doings in the sea as well as upon the land.
Le gentilhomme," said one of the generals, in acknowledgment of their readiness at a peculiarly critical moment, "est toujours gentilhomme, et se montre toujours tel dans besoin et dans le danger"--a eulogy as applicable to them as it was in later days to La Tour d'Auvergne, styled the first grenadier of France.
what rascalls were my Countrymen to tell me there was no danger!--alas, what's here?
These flats, though destined for but a single voyage, sometimes do not reach their port,--seldom without more or less of danger,--and never without infinite toil' They usually carry but three or four hands.
Deserted by his presence of mind, which, indeed, had never been anything but an absence of danger,--baffled by the inapplicability of his habitual principles of conduct, (if that may be called a principle, which, like the act of walking, is merely an unconscious application of the laws of gravity,) --helpless, irresolute, incapable of conceiving the flower Safety in the nettle Danger, much more of plucking it thence,--surely here, if anywhere, is an object of compassion.
They have an intuitive penetration into character bestowed upon them by Providence, like the sensitive and tender organs of some timid animals, as a kind of natural guard to warn of the approach of danger,--beings who are often called to act defensively.
--Battle of Pharsalia.--Pompey at Pelusium.--Treachery of Pothinus.--Caesar's pursuit of Pompey.--His danger.--Caesar at Alexandria.--Astonishment of the Egyptians.--Caesar presented with Pompey's head.--Pompey's seal.--Situation of Caesar.--His demands.--Conduct of Pothinus.--Quarrels--Policy of Pothinus.
Lewes of Fraunce, wherein hath great Navar Dangerd your state that you should prosecute War with her largest ruine?
a. By some unaccountable mistake, the translation of Castaneda by Lichefild says to the east.--E. It appears that Cabral had twenty malefactors on board for such purposes, who had received pardon on condition of submitting to be landed on occasions of danger.--E. Puerto Seguro is in lat.
La passe dangereuse.
LA VISITE DU PASTEUR Un homme etait dangereusement malade, et sur la priere de sa femme, un pasteur etait venu le voir.
Ainsi, par exemple, les points 1 et 2 ne pourraient etre executes sans un remaniement des lois serbes sur la presse et sur les associations, pour lequel le consentement de la Scoupchtina pourrait etre difficilement obtenu; quant a l'execution des points 4 et 5, elle pourrait produire des consequences fort dangereuses et meme faire naitre le danger d'actes de terrorisme diriges contre les membres de la Maison Royale et contre Pachitch, ce qui ne saurait entrer dans les vues de l'Autriche.
John Cuttack Dacca; Council at; Government College at; Nawab of; Palace of present Nawab D'Aillot, powders D'Albert, M. le Chevalier Dana Shah Danes Dangereux, M. Davis, Mr. Debelleme, M. le Capitaine De Carryon, M. le Comte Deccan De Kalli, M. Delabar, M. De la Bretesche, M. Delamotte, Mr. John De la Vigne Buisson; M. le Capitaine; jun.
Ancestry--Father, Tol Boyd; Mother, Julia Dangerfield.
But if to this also it be further objected, that in certain particular cases, as of personal danger,--from which the sublime emotion has often been experienced,--some personal consideration must necessarily be involved, as without a sense of security we could not enjoy it; we answer, that, if it be meant only that the mind should be in such a state as to enable us to receive an unembarrassed impression, it seems to us superfluous,--an obvious truism placed in opposition to an absurd impossibility.
It never never varied in the slightest detail, and he generally dreamed it on the night before some eventful, dangerful day on which he risked his life or fought for it.
For Marina, with returning health,--the physicians spoke of her thus since they had pronounced her out of danger,--had not fully returned to him; it was less her whiteness and wanness that oppressed him than that nameless change in the face and eyes which suggested a ceaseless, passionate suppression of the deep, impassioned self, under the listless exterior; there was an immeasurable loss in the sweetness of life to them both, though never since the early days of their love had he been so tender and patient, so eager to gladden her in little ways.
The same gentleman told me that he believed if a white man of any standing in society in New York were now to marry a coloured lady, however intelligent and accomplished, his life would be in danger,--he would be lynched for having committed such an outrage upon "public opinion."
and what is there in being only in danger?--If we actually were to appear in open day in England before matters are made up, there will be greater likelihood that these women will not prosecute that they will.--For my own part, I should wish they may.
My dear master at Florence is hard beset by wicked men, and in great danger,--in danger, perhaps, of falling a martyr to his holy zeal for the blessed Jesus and his Church."
I feare their outrage, lest it should extend With dangering of Pharamonts life.
These boats ride the water very well, and are very valuable for exploring quarters whither torpedo boats could not adventure without danger.--La Nature.
If you feel all right in an hour more, you can have the bandages off, and the danger'll be over for good.
'If I do escape, what may become of me, a poor, helpless, deserted creature!--Helpless from sex!--from circumstances!--Exposed to every danger!--Lord protect me!
There was for him no such thing as fatigue, no distance, no danger,--no law, no hereafter, no God.
Nor was there anything heroic in sacrifice, or grand in conflict, or sublime in danger,--nothing in the loftiness of the soul's aspirations, nothing of the glorious promises of everlasting life,--which he did not dwell upon to stimulate the transported crowds who hung upon his lips.
Health, however, began to give way, as my Letters to Dr. Johnson testify; and when my kind physician, Dobson, from Liverpool, found it in actual and positive danger,--'Now,' said he, 'I have respected your delicacy long enough; tell me at once who he is that holds such a life in his power: for write to him I must and will; it is my sacred duty.' '