Fond of movement, adventure, bright colors, and all the pomp and pageantry of war, Stuart had entered on the struggle with ardor, and enjoyed it as the huntsman enjoys the chase.
Law and the Administration of Justice The Family the Origin of Government.--Origin of Supreme Power amongst the Franks.--The Legislation of Barbarism humanised by Christianity.--Right of Justice inherent to the Right of Property.--The Laws under Charlemagne.--Judicial Forms.--Witnesses.--Duels, &c.--Organization of Royal Justice under St. Louis.--The Chatelet and the Provost of Paris.--Jurisdiction of Parliament, its Duties and its Responsibilities.--The Bailiwicks.--Struggles between Parliament and the Chatelet.--Codification of the Customs and Usages.--Official Cupidity.--Comparison between the Parliament and the Chatelet.
Privileges and Rights (Feudal and Municipal) Elements of Feudalism.--Rights of Treasure-trove, Sporting, Safe-Conducts, Ransom, Disinheritance, &c.--Immunity of the Feudalists.--Dues from the Nobles to their Sovereign.--Law and University Dues.--Curious Exactions resulting from the Universal System of Dues.--Struggles to enfranchise the Classes subjected to Dues.--Feudal Spirit and Citizen Spirit.--Resuscitation of the System of Ancient Municipalities in Italy, Germany, and France.--Municipal Institutions and Associations.--The Community.--The Middle-Class Cities (Cites Bourgeoises).--Origin of National Unity.
If you knew the circumstances against which my mother had to struggle-- FRANK adroitly finishing the sentence for her I should know why she is what she is, shouldn't I?
The Return to Camp.--The Boys Missing.--A Search.--Treed.--The Wild Mexican Hogs.--An Adventure.-The Combat.--The Release.--A Cry of Distress.--An Ugly Customer--The Panther.--A Terrible Struggle.-- Victory.--Old Jerry wounded.--Camp at last.
When the idea of justice is thus perverted--when virtue is thus deprived of its fair renown, and honour is thus attacked--when success like that of Louis Napoleon's is gained through connivance--all this becomes an immeasurable obstacle to the freedom of nations, which never yet was achieved but by a struggle,--a struggle, which success raised to the honour of a glorious revolution, but failure lowered to the reputation of a criminal outbreak.
The ship was breaking up; and we sat by her like hopeless physicians by a deathbed-side, to watch the last struggle,--and "the effects of the deceased."
Joe struggled valiantly to marshal his forces.
--How they train for a match.--Rules of wrestling.--Grips.--A wrestling match.--Incidents of the struggle.--Description of a match between a Brahmin and a blacksmith.--Sparring for the grip.--The blacksmith has it.--The struggle.--The Brahmin getting the worst of it.--Two to one on the little 'un!--The Brahmin plays the waiting game, turns the tables and the blacksmith.--Remarks on wrestling.
They have learned to consider all attempts of the lesser peoples (Britain, France and Russia included) to maintain themselves against the Teutonic onset as impudent attacks on sacred Germany, which also illuminates the fact that Germans call the present struggle--"Germany's holy, sacred war."
"P.W." When Simon had read the card, he let it fall on the floor, with a gesture of disgust, and, without looking at Withers, who slunk, pitifully wilted, into a corner, returned to his place on a low stool, where he resumed his former attitude, holding the hand of Sally Wimple, who now, with closed eyes, reclined on Madeline's bosom, --that bosom that was, for her weariness, the type of the complete rest that crowns and blesses a brave struggle,--of that all-for-the-best-ness that comes of the heart's clearings-up.
Now for the struggle;--pray heaven that I am cool and calm, and do not fire in a hurry, for one shot will either lose or secure my well-earned prize.
Your fatherhood, which is an intense feeling to you, is only an additional fact of meagre interest for him to remember; and a sense of obligation to the particular living fellow-struggler who has helped us in our thinking, is not yet a form of memory the want of which is felt to be disgraceful or derogatory, unless it is taken to be a want of polite instruction, or causes the missing of a cockade on a day of celebration.
The genius of these strugglers against an apparent impregnable seat of wickedness was patience, "the passion of great hearts."
There did not lack many references to the similarity between the present struggles of the Hungarian people and those of our own earlier days.
Then red coats, flashing like sparks of fire across the gray gap of mist at the ride's-mouth, then a whipper-in, bringing up a belated hound, burst into the pathway, smashing and plunging, with shut eyes, through ash-saplings and hassock-grass; then a fat farmer, sedulously pounding through the mud, was overtaken and bespattered in spite of all his struggles;-- until the line streamed out into the wide rushy pasture, startling up pewits and curlews, as horsemen poured in from every side, and cunning old farmers rode off at inexplicable angles to some well- known haunts of pug: and right ahead, chiming and jangling sweet madness, the dappled pack glanced and wavered through the veil of soft grey mist.
Writing of this period in later years he thus records his struggles:-- Illustration: FIRST TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT, 1837 Now in the National Museum, Washington "There I immediately commenced, with very limited means, to experiment upon my invention.
so many struggles?--and shall I fail of salvation at last?"
Early Struggles.--Michael Johnson, an intelligent bookseller in Lichfield, Staffordshire, was in 1709 blessed with a son who was to occupy a unique position in literature, a position gained not so much by his writings as by his spoken words and great personality.
Then weeping, she struggled vehemently to withdraw her hands, which all the while I held between mine.--Her struggles!--O what additional charms, as I now reflect, did her struggles give to every feature, every limb, of a person so sweetly elegant and lovely!
In vain Thou strugglest to get free, I never will unloose my hold; Art Thou the Man that died for me?
Both Theaios, and whosoever struggleth in the perfect consummation of all games, know this, even the supremacy of the ordinance of Herakles that is holden at Pisa: yet sweet preluding strains are those that twice have welcomed his triumph at the festival of the Athenians: and in earthenware baked in the fire, within the closure of figured urns, there came among the goodly folk of Hera the prize of the olive fruit.
He was going to fall upon him with his fists, with his teeth, staging a prehistoric struggle,--the animal fight before mankind had invented the club.
--A wrestling match.--Incidents of the struggle.--Description of a match between a Brahmin and a blacksmith.--Sparring for the grip.--The blacksmith has it.--The struggle.--The Brahmin getting the worst of it.--Two to one on the little 'un!--The Brahmin plays the waiting game, turns the tables and the blacksmith.--Remarks on wrestling.
When Daniel Webster was born,--1782, in Salisbury, New Hampshire, near the close of our Revolutionary struggle,---there were very few prominent and wealthy families in New England, very few men more respectable than the village lawyers, doctors, and merchants, or even thrifty and intelligent farmers.
But it is as the "liberator" of the Roman Catholic population of Ireland in the great emancipation struggle,--triumphantly concluded as early as 1829,--and the incessant labors after that for the enlargement of Irish conditions, that O'Connell will be remembered.
Knowles looked about him as into a seething caldron, in which the people I tell you of were atoms, where the blood of uncounted races was fused, but not mingled,--where creeds, philosophies, centuries old, grappled hand to hand in their death-struggle,--where innumerable aims and beliefs and powers of intellect, smothered rights and triumphant wrongs, warred together, struggling for victory.