such contempts!--Questions asked your servant of no meaning but to break in upon me--I cannot bear it!
If the conquest of the United States had been improbable, it now had become impossible, with both France and Spain as their allies.
I cannot leave my fatal conquest!-- Man!
The following scathing vignette of his unrefined younger brother by the hero, Godfrey Peak, shows the ferocity with which this feeling could manifest itself against a human being who lacked the elements of scholastic learning (the brother in question had failed to give the date of the Norman Conquest):-- 'He saw much company and all of low intellectual order; he had purchased a bicycle and regarded it as a source of distinction, or means of displaying himself before shopkeepers' daughters; he believed himself a moderate tenor and sang verses of sentimental imbecility; he took in several weekly papers of unpromising title for the chief purpose of deciphering cryptograms, in which pursuit he had singular success.
domus Christianorum, qui Nestoriani sunt et Schismatici, et cum illic essent, hospitati sunt in domo cuiusdam illorum; contigit dum ibi manerent litem oriri inter virum domus, et vxorem eius, quam sero ver fortiter verberauit, quae suo Kadi, i. Episcopo conquesta est; a qua interrogauit Kadi, vtrum hoc probari posset?
Such was imperial Rome, in all the internal relations of life, and amid all the trophies and praises which resulted from universal conquest,--a sad, gloomy, dismal picture, which fills us with disgust as well as melancholy.
Humboldt says that it had been cultivated by the people of Orinoco from time immemorial, and was smoked all over America at the time of the Spanish Conquest,--also that it was first discovered by Europeans in Yucatan, in 1520, and was there called Petum.
The Nampe image, the oldest relic yet discovered, "revolutionizes our conception of this early palaeolithic age," being a "more artistic and better representation of the human form than the little idols of many comparatively modern and civilized people," very like those in Mexico, "believed to be not much older than the date of the Spanish conquest"--"and in truth, I believe, contemporaneous."
It cannot be supposed that either of our young lovers enjoyed much true repose that night, tho' the fatigue of the dance might naturally require it: the one did but just know herself a lover before she felt the worst torments of that passion in her jealousy; and the other having been compelled, as it were, to lay open his heart in order to convince his charmer it had no object but herself in view, knew not but his temerity in doing so might be imputed to him as no less a crime than that from which he attempted to be cleared: each had their different anxieties; but those of Horatio were the least severe, because thro' all the indignation of his mistress he saw marks of an affection, which he could not have flattered himself with if they had not been evident; and conscious of his innocence, doubted not but time would both explain that and reconcile the offended fair:--whereas Charlotta was far from being able to assure herself of her lover's fidelity: she could not conceive how, in the compass of one night, such a plurality of mistakes should happen to the same man, and trembled at the reflection that this man, who possibly was the falsest of his sex, should not only have made an impression on her heart, but also, by the concern she had so unwarily expressed, have reason to triumph in his conquest:--ashamed therefore of what she felt, and determined to make use of her utmost efforts to conceal it for the future, if not to conquer it, she thought to shun all occasions of seeing or speaking to this dangerous invader of her peace was the first step she ought to take; but how little is a heart, possessed of the passion her's was, capable of judging for itself, or maintaining any resolutions in prejudice of the darling object!--she had no sooner set it down as a rule to avoid him, than she began to wish for his presence, and contented herself with thinking she desired it only out of curiosity to hear what he would say, and to have an opportunity, by a rallying manner of behaviour, to destroy whatever conjectures he might have form'd in favour of his passion; but all this time she deceived herself, and in reality only longed for an interview with him, in hopes he would find means to justify himself.
The Alexandrine war very short.--Its extent.--Revenues of Egypt.--The city repaired.--The library rebuilt.--A new collection of manuscripts.-- Luxury and splendor.--Deterioration of Cleopatra's character.--The young Ptolemy.--Cleopatra assassinates him.--Career of Caesar.--His rapid course of conquest.--Cleopatra determines to go to Rome.--Feelings of the Romans.--Caesar's four triumphs.--Nature of triumphal processions.--Arsinoe.--Sympathy of the Roman people.--Caesar overacts his part.--Feasts and festivals.--Riot and debauchery.--Public combats.--The artificial lake.--Combat upon it.--Land combats.--The people shocked.--Cleopatra's visit.--Caesar's plans for making himself king.--Conspiracy against Caesar.--He is assassinated.--Arsinoe released.--Calpurnia mourns her husband's death.--Calpurnia looks to Mark Antony as her protector.
dist li Rois Seignouris" to Bauduin and his friends, and on their assenting he makes the signal to one of his men on the battlements, and in a twinkling "Quant le vinrent en l'air salant de tel avis, Et aussi liement, et aussi esjois, Qu'il deust conquester mil livres de parisis!
Dont baisa Alexandre les arbres, et comenca en son ceur a penser s'il conquesteroit tout le monde et retourneroit en Macedonie atout son ost.
The same regions that produce the banana, also yield the two species of manioc, the bitter and the sweet: both of which appear to have been cultivated before the conquest.--Foreign Quarterly Review.
430 The British chief, for mighty toils renowned, Increased in titles, and with conquests crowned, To Belgian coasts his tedious march renews, And the long windings of the Rhine pursues, Clearing its borders from usurping foes, And blessed by rescued nations as he goes.
Such venerable and princely retreats as St. Albans, Glastonbury, Beading, Bury St. Edmunds, and Westminster, which had flourished one thousand years,--founded long before the Conquest,--shared the common ruin.
John's Military Policy and Conquests.--IV.
Caesar, as Consul, began his administration with conciliation; and he had the support of Crassus with his money, and of Pompey as the representative of the army, who was then flushed with his Eastern conquests,--pompous, vain, and proud, but honest and incorruptible.
Of all the great events which have occurred in the modern ages, previous to our own times, the voyages and discoveries which were made by the Europeans, in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries of the Christian era, are justly entitled to preference, whether we appreciate the vast improvements which they made in navigation, and, consequently, in commerce,--the astonishing abundance of wealth which they brought into Europe,--the surprising feats of bravery which were performed in their various expeditions and conquests,--the extensive, populous, and valuable territories which were subdued or colonized,--or the extended knowledge, which was suddenly acquired of the greater part of the earth, till then either altogether unknown, or very partially and erroneously described.
Thus every thing being fixed for her undoing, she spent the best part of the day in preparing for the rendezvous: nothing was omitted in the article of dress, which might heighten her charms and secure her conquest:--the glass was consulted every moment, and every look and various kind of languishment essayed, in order to continue in that which she thought would most become the occasion.
The Norman Conquest.--The overthrow of the Saxon rule in England by William the Conqueror in 1066 was an event of vast importance to English literature.
After the conciliation of the Goths,--for we cannot call it the conquest,--Theodosius was obliged to turn his attention to the affairs of the Western Empire; for he ruled only the Eastern provinces.
Quidam conquestus est mihi de hoc morbo, et deprecatus est ut ego illum curarem; ego quaesivi ab eo quid sentiret; respondit, semper imaginor et cogito de Deo et angelis, &c. et ita demersus sum hac imaginatione, ut nec edam nec dormiam, nec negotiis, &c. Ego curavi medicine et persuasione; et sic plures alios.
The Parthian Conquest.--V. Herod Made King of the Jews.
Survey of the Reign of George III.--The Cato Street Conspiracy.--The Queen's Return to England, and the Proceedings against her.--The King Visits Ireland and Scotland.--Reform of the Criminal Code.--Freedom of Trade.--Death of Lord Liverpool.--The Duke of Wellington becomes Prime-minister.--Repeal of the Test and Corporation Act.--O'Connell is Elected for Clare.--Peel Resigns his Seat for Oxford.--Catholic Emancipation.--Question of the Endowment of the Roman Catholic Clergy.--Constitutional Character of the Emancipation.--The Propriety of Mr. Peel's Resignation of his Seat for Oxford Questioned.
On the 23rd of February the camp left Muttra; on the 3rd of March it was pitched under the walls of Delhi--'unquestionably the place of greatest interest' visited in this part of the tour.
Footnote 5: 'cry out beyond dispute'--unquestionably; 'cry out and no mistake.' '
Romulus in order to provide a fitting opportunity and place for this, dissembling his resentment, with this purpose in view, instituted games to be solemnized every year in honour of Neptunus Equester, which he called Consualia.
Quest is used for the proper legal term enquest; OF.
In front of it are the Colossal Lions and the Equestion Statue of Prince Albert.
E.--QUESTIONS ON VISUALISING AND OTHER ALLIED FACULTIES.
Il y a a Windsor, au bout d'une des promenades du chateau, une statue equestre que le peuple a denommee le Cheval de cuivre.
In the green before the Palace stands the statue of the Prince of Anhalt Dessau, the founder of the Prussian Infantry system, and at a short distance from this, on the Lange Bruecke, stands the colossal equestrian statue in bronze of the Great Elector.
Now try to make a circle to the right, a volte we call it, because it is best to become accustomed to a few French words, as there are really no English equivalents for many of the terms used in the art of equestrianism.
Thus, and not otherwise, do all youthful equestrians feel, excepting those doubly-dyed in conceit, who fancy that they have mastered a whole art in less than twelve hours.
The kind-hearted equestrienne smiled brightly.
Footnote 43: Dionysius and Plutarch give an account of the prosecution much more favourable to the defendant.--D. O. Footnote 44: Celebrated annually in the Circus Maximus, September 4th to 12th, in honour of Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, or, according to some authorities, of Consus and Neptunus Equestus.--D.O. Footnote 45: A >-shaped yoke placed on the slave's neck, with his hands tied to the ends.--D.O. Footnote 46: In a grove at the foot of the Alban Hill.--D.O. Footnote 47: There seems to be something wrong here, as Satricum, etc.,
he asked, with a rueful face,--"questions my word, which is incontrovertible?"
50.--King Philip le Bel in War-dress, on the Occasion of his entering Paris in 1304, after having conquered the Communes of Flanders.--Equestrian Statue placed in Notre Dame, Paris, and destroyed in 1772.--Fac-simile of a Woodcut from Thevet's "Cosmographie Universelle," 1575.
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And no sooner had she made sure of the object than she found her way into the office, asking the porter as well as a clerk where the pelican was to be found,--questions that produced a smile; but smile here or smile there, Annie was not to be beat; nor did she stop in her progress until at last she was shown into a room where she saw, perched on a high stool, with three (of course) long legs, a strange-looking personage with a curled wig and a pair of green spectacles, who no doubt must be the pelican himself.
Footnote A: It may possibly strike some of my readers as strange that a geometrical question should be put in a conversation on the alphabet, but it should be remembered that, according to the Infant School system, language is not taught exclusively, but in connection with number and form;--questions like the above, therefore are calculated to excite their memories, and induce an application of their geometrical knowledge.
The Toleration Act.--Impropriety of making Catholic Emancipation (or any other Important Matter) an Open Question.--Joint Responsibility of all the Ministers.--Detention of Napoleon at St. Helena.--Question whether the Regent could Give Evidence in a Court of Law in a Civil Action.--Agitation for Reform.--Public Meetings.--The Manchester Meeting.--The Seditious Meetings Prevention Bill.--Lord Sidmouth's Six Acts.
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I have begun by trying to tell you how a great influencing thought was given into Leslie Goldthwaite's life, and began to unravel for her perplexing questions that had troubled her,--questions that come, I think, to many a young girl just entering upon the world, as they came to her; how, in the simple history of her summer among the mountains, a great deal solved itself and grew clear.
UNDER RULE III.--QUESTIONS INDIRECT.
"O my lord," said a policeman, "there was a hinquest on a babby, which was the female prisoner's babby and what had died.