But it is obvious that if Wordsworth or Tennyson were to be judged solely by a line or two picked out by an unfavourable reviewer--say from 'Peter Bell' or from the early version of the 'Miller's Daughter'--posterity would have a very mistaken appreciation of their merits.
The dynasty of the Ptolemies.--The founder.--Philip of Macedon.--Alexander.--The intrigue discovered.--Ptolemy banished.--Accession of Alexander.--Ptolemy's elevation.--Death of Alexander.--Ptolemy becomes King of Egypt.--Character of Ptolemy's reign.--The Alexandrian library.--Abdication of Ptolemy.--Ptolemy Philadelphus.--Death of Ptolemy.--Subsequent degeneracy of the Ptolemies.--Incestuous marriages of the Ptolemy family.--Ptolemy Physcon.--Origin of his name.--Circumstances of Physcon's accession.--Cleopatra.--Physcon's brutal perfidity.--He marries his wife's daughter.--Atrocities of Physcon.--His flight.--Cleopatra assumes the government.--Her birth-day.--Barbarity of Physcon.--Grief of Cleopatra.--General character of the Ptolemy family.--Lathyrus.
In spite of his paleness and apparent debility, however, his good looks were but little impaired, and his attire, though negligent, was studiously arranged for effect.
In order to avoid capture, the commander ordered the battery to gallop over the declivity into the lake.
The error, Greek: to proton pseudos, lies in the false assumption of a logical deducibility at all, in this instance.
But such a site as the castle hill could not long remain idle in the stormy days of the Norman Kings, and William le Gros, Earl of Albemarle and Lord of Holderness, recognising the natural defensibility of the rock, built the massive walls which have withstood so many assaults, and even now form the most prominent feature of Scarborough.
"Well," said Jervis, "it might have been a peculiar finger; a finger, for instance, with some characteristic deformity, such as an ankylosed joint, which would be easy to identify."
And such is the curse that arises from lynchings and venery and extortions and dehumanizings,--sterility; a dumbness of soul.
"'He hopes to attain to the Red Button and the Peacock's Feather; but the right hand of the Deity itches, and Li Ting will assuredly be removed suddenly.'
He had first detected the presence of this mysterious follower outside the house of Sin Sin Wa, but the density of the fog had made it impossible for him to obtain a glimpse of the man's face.
To see a miserable worm creep to the brink of this falling world of waters, and watch the trembling of its own petty bosom, and fancy that this is made alone, to act upon him excites--derision?--No,--pity."
For pain, danger, difficulty, steady slaving toil, and other highly disagreeable behests of destiny, shall in nowise be shirked by any brightest mortal that will approve himself loyal to his mission in this world; nay precisely the higher he is, the deeper will be the disagreeableness, and the detestability to flesh and blood, of the tasks laid on him; and the heavier too, and more tragic, his penalties if he neglect them.
The Lady of the Lake has no indisputable claim to be a poem beyond the inherent fitness and desirability of the tale.
I made no question that I was a bad boy, but the conception of total depravity in the theological sense never gained a hold on me, and once inside the church there seemed to be a certain safeguard thrown over me.
"It is unbelief, and not faith, that sinks the sinner into despondency.--Christianity disowns such characters.
In spite of this, however, Delphion, with one comrade, a branded dare-devil, who had shown great dexterity in relieving the besieging parties of their arms, escaped by night.
We hence see how little prepared a large proportion of the community, are, to judge of the digestibility or fitness of a substance for infants, by their own observation and experience merely; and how much more wisely they act, in contenting themselves with giving them--at least until they have teeth--such food only as the Author of nature seems to have assigned them; especially when thus course, is precisely that which is recommended or sanctioned by nearly every judicious physician, as well as by almost all our writers on health.
Next morning I entered on my new school life at Dr. Strong's, and began a happy existence in an excellent establishment, the character and dignity of which we each felt it our duty to maintain.
What they do swallow, proves so astounding a dilatability of gullet, that it would be unconscionable strictness to complain of the horns, antlers, or other indigestible non-essentials being suffered to rot off at the confines, Greek: herkos hodonton.
His opinion as to the diffusibility of the light emitted from the burner differed from that of Mr. Nelson, as he considered the light possessed that quality in a high degree.
Thus the diffusivity of common salt through water was found by Fick to be as small as 0.0000112 square centimeter per second; nearly 200 times as great as this is the diffusivity of heat through water, which was found by J.T. Bottomley to be about 0.002 square centimeter per second.
You go about, in rain or fine at all hours without discommodity.
Our own renaissance offers us the opportunity to enhance the dimensionality of these relationships even further, as we transform from readers into writers.
We behold him, through those dim years, in a state of crisis, of transition: his mad Pilgrimings, and general solution into aimless Discontinuity, what is all this but a mad Fermentation; wherefrom the fiercer it is, the clearer product will one day evolve itself?
The curtains to the windows were held in place by stout dimity bands.
Usurpation is a crime to which men are tempted by human dirigibility.
Catholic disability had existed ever since the reign of Elizabeth, and was the standing injustice under which Ireland labored.
This calculation only increased my astonishment at the obstinate in- discoverability of the Army.
Be then desir'd By her that else will take the thing she begs A little to disquantity your train, And the remainder that shall still depend To be such men as may besort your age, Which know themselves, and you.
All words are ambiguous, and capable of different senses, some fair, some more foul; all actions have two handles, one that candour and charity will, another that disingenuity and spite may lay hold on; and in such cases to misapprehend is a calumnious procedure, arguing malignant disposition and mischievous design.
Being thus encouraged, and having already embarked in disingenuosity, our young gentleman, desiring to please his host, began at random a tale composed in great part of what he recollected of the story of Colonel Jack, seasoned occasionally with extracts from Mr. Smollett's ingenious novel of Ferdinand, Count Fathom.
The extraordinary disparity between the losses can only be accounted for first by the care taken to lead the cavalry along every depression in the ground, and secondly by rapidity of movement.
In general, where white fibrous tissue abounds, structures are held together, and there is flexibility, but little or no distensibility.
And although Seton was dark and turning slightly grey, while Kerry was as red as a man well could be, that they possessed several common traits of character was a fact which the dissimilarity of their complexions wholly failed to conceal.
In regard to the content of representation he distinguishes more sharply than Herbart between the fusibility of the homogeneous and the capacity for complex combination possessed by the heterogeneous (the fusion of similars goes on even without aid from consciousness, while the connection of dissimilars is brought about only through the help of the latter), and adds to these two general properties of the content of representation two further ones, its revivability (its persistence in unconsciousness), and its dissolubility in the scale of size, color, etc.
It was the will and the intent of Christ "that they all may be one, that the world may believe that Thou hast sent Me," and in disunity we deny Christ.
Dividuality replaces individuality, and one portion of the mind communicates with another portion as with a different person.
Some study diuturnity upon two meals a day, or pursue old age by means of "unfired food," Others devour roots by moonlight, or savagely dine upon a pocket of raw beans.
In heaven there is infinite variety, and in hell infinite diversity, 324.
Add that in many other places of the sayd holy scripture, the diuersity and difference in attire and garmentes, is condemned, as prouoking to whoredome, and slipperines, by more stronge reason the dissolute and lewde gestures, which be practised by the proper and owne members of a mans bodye, ought to be cutt of, and banished from among christians.
Let him go Gertrude: Do not feare our person: There's such Diuinity doth hedge a King, That Treason can but peepe to what it would, Acts little of his will.
"Methinks I hear you yawn and crumple these sheets together in your hand, saying: 'What ails the man--is he grown doity?
The true Vine unites heaven to earth, the Divinity to humanity; and it is the human part that is to be pruned, that so the divine alone may grow.
The infinite divisibility of space and of matter forms the chief difficulty in the problem of the continuous.
That meant that there would be time; yet her very docility frightened him.
--Much Ado About Nothing, Act ii, I. p. 122 Docity.
Did the eye of a speaker light on the national dish of beans, he was reminded of the languid pulse of the sentiment of union; did he see a broiled chicken, it called up to his mind's eye the bird of our uncommon country, with the gridiron on his breast, liable to be reduced at any moment to the heraldic duality of his Austrian congener by the strife of contending sections pulling in opposite directions; an innocent pippin was enough to suggest the apple of discord; and with the removal of the cloth came a dessert of diagnoses on the cancer that was supposed to be preying on the national vitals.
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