There were rich men outside the Senate,--successful plebeians, men who had made fortunes by trade, bankers, monopolists, and others; but these, if ambitious of social position or political influence, became gradually absorbed among the senatorial families.
In the estimation of thoughtful Americans east of the Alleghanies all that they knew of Mr. Lincoln justified them in regarding him as only "a Western stump orator"--successful, distinguished, but nothing higher than that--a Western stump orator, who had dared to brave one of the strongest men in the Western States, and who had done so with wonderful ability and moral success.
--Cleopatra's alarm.--Her arts.--Cleopatra's secret agents.--Their representations to Antony.--Cleopatra's success.--Antony's message to Octavia.--Devotion of Octavia.--Indignation against Antony.--Measures of Antony.--Accusations against him.--Antony's preparations.--Assistance of Cleopatra.--Canidius bribed.--His advice in regard to Cleopatra.--The fleet at Samos.--Antony's infatuation.--Riot and revelry.--Antony and Cleopatra at Athens.--Ostentation of Cleopatra.--Honors bestowed on her.--Baseness of Antony.--Approach of Octavius.--Antony's will.--Charges against him.--Antony's neglect of his duties.--Meeting of the fleets.
--Charleston again.--Continued success.--Letters to Mrs. Ball.-- Liberality of Mr. Alston.--Spends the summer in New Haven.--Returns to Charleston, but meets with poor success.--Assists in founding Academy of Arts, which has but a short life.--Goes North again.
Both parties were confident of success,--Austria as the larger State, with proud traditions, triumphant over rebellious Italy; and Prussia, with its enlarged military organization and the new breech-loading needle-gun.
If you want to be respected; if you want to be powerful--and it is good to be powerful sometimes--if God has set you to govern people, whether it be your children and household, your own farm, your own shop, your own estate, your own country or neighbourhood--Do you want to know the great secret of success?--Be honest and brave.
At last, in moments of bitter repentance before God, he unbosomed himself to his pastor, and said, "Long ago I promised to give the Lord one-tenth of all the profits I gained from my business, and while I did so, I was immensely prosperous and successful; never did any one have any such splendid success,--but I forgot my promise, stopped giving, thought that I did not need to spend so much, and I began to invest my means in real estate.
224; Farquhar copied, v. 133, n. 1; finding out the longitude, i. 301, n. 3; ill success predicted, ii.
--Success of the Famous 'School for Scandal.
There are just a few things that a home must possess, Besides all your money and all your success-- A few good old books which some loved one has read, Some trinkets of those whose sweet spirits have fled, And then in the pantry, not shoved back too far For the hungry to get to, that old cookie jar.
Is it not because their souls enter into the spirit of the project, and their happiness in a manner depends on its success?--Christians are a body whose truest interest lies in the exaltation of the Messiah's kingdom.
He'd have had a great success----" Another pause.
Why should men quarrel here, where all possess As much as they can hope for by success?-- None can have most, where nature is so kind, As to exceed man's use, though not his mind.
My friend Graham Moffatt wrote a play I was in, once, that was no sicca poor success--"A Scrape o' the Pen" it was called.
In youth she was a coquette; and when youth was passed, tried sundry means to earn a living, but without success.--Crabbe, Borough (1810).
So ludicrous was the resemblance, that I laughed outright in the pride of my success,--a transient hilarity, nipped suddenly in the bud by the loud boom of a cannon, accompanied rather than followed by a rushing sound a few feet above my head, and a thundering bump and splutter upon the ice some thirty or forty yards beyond me, as the heavy shot skipped and ricochetted away with receding bounds to its vanishing-point somewhere in the neighborhood of the Island of Orleans.
Though the parliament had appointed Cromwell lord lieutenant of Ireland, and vested the supreme authority, both civil and military, in his person for three years, he was still unwilling to hazard his reputation, and his prospects in a dangerous expedition without the adequate means of success.a Out of the standing army of forty-five thousand men, with whose aid England was now governed, he demanded a force of twelve thousand veterans, with a plentiful supply of provisions and military stores, and the round sum of one hundred thousand pounds in ready money.
When he reached the section he had in view he did no damage to any of the enemy;--as soon as he had proceeded a short distance beyond the Rhine he turned back, and next he started apparently to conduct a campaign against Britain, but turned back from the ocean's edge, showing no little vexation at his lieutenants because they won some slight success;--among the subject peoples, however, and among the allies and the citizens he wrought the greatest imaginable havoc.
All history is but the prophecy of our final success,--and Milton has put the prophecy into words: "Go on, O Nation, never to be disunited!
--Success.--Death of Marimonda.
exclaimed I. "Why, I didn't consider there was one chance in a thousand of success,--did you?"
--Charleston again.--Continued success.--Letters to Mrs. Ball.-- Liberality of Mr. Alston.--Spends the summer in New Haven.--Returns to Charleston, but meets with poor success.--Assists in founding Academy of Arts, which has but a short life.--Goes North again CHAPTER XII MAY 23, 1821--DECEMBER 17, 1824 Accompanies Mr. Silliman to the Berkshires.--Takes his wife and daughter to Concord, New Hampshire.--Writes to his wife from Boston about a bonnet.--Goes to Washington, D.C.--Paints large picture of House of Representatives.--Artistic but not financial success.--Donates five hundred dollars to Yale.--Letter from Mr. De Forest.--New York "Observer.
Wherefore ye Sisters, which the glorie bee 25 Of the Pierian streames, fayre Naiades, Go too, and dauncing all in companie, Adorne that god: and thou holie Pales, To whome the honest care of husbandrie Returneth by continuall successe, 30 Have care for to pursue his footing light Throgh the wide woods and groves with green leaves dight.
David escaped from prison, and told all the rest of the story to the ignorant and credulous Jews of Omaria, from whom the fable has been handed down to Benjamin and other believing relaters.--E. Shiraz, about forty miles from which are the ruins of Persepolis.--E. The distance here is extremely corrupt, and perhaps four months are meant.--E. The ridiculous impressing of ancient scriptural names for the geographical features of the country, and the nations which inhabited it in his time, and his rambling itinerary, by days journeys, without pointing out the precise direction of the routs, render it next to impossible to investigate the real objects of his observations with any decent chance of success.--E. This description suits the Calmuks.--E. Once a great city in the N.W. of Irac-agemi, not far from Cashbin.
Authorship is becoming, if not already become, too much of a trade or craft to admit of such a pacificatory scheme: but the object of the association is one of the highest importance to literature, and we heartily wish it success.--ED.
non enim unquam contigit, nec post homines natos invenies quenquam, cui omnia ex animi sententia successerint, ita ut nulla in re fortuna sit ei adversata.
Nomina Regum Britanniae sicut in ordine successerunt.
Another contemporary of Nance was Benjamin Johnson,A who achieved curiously enough some of his greatest successes in the plays of his namesake, the other Ben Jonson.
Then your other conspicuous successes----" "Well, well, we shall see.
Testament de Pierre le Grand, ou Plan de Domination Europeenne laisse par lui a ses Descendants et Successeurs au Trone de la Russie.
* * * * * A British Maid awaits the arrival of her lover from the battle, on a hill, where, at its commencement, she had retired to make vows to heaven for his success.--Evening.
There's nae end to the work if ye'd keep friends wi' those who come oot to hear ye, and it's just that some singers ha' never learned, so that they wonder why it is ithers are successfu' while they canna get an engagement to save them.
Besides being highly successful as a pulpit orator, Dr. Morgan has published many works of a religious character, among which may be enumerated: "Discipleship"; "The Hidden Years of Nazareth"; "Life's Problems"; "The Ten Commandments."
Let him figure to himself, if he can, my situation, sick in bed, worn out by intense application, and dying, as every body thought, a martyr in the cause to which I had devoted myself;--let him imagine, I say, my feelings, upon hearing the confused noise of the prayers of a multitude of people, who were passing by in the streets, upon being told, that it was the Poor of Munich, many hundreds in number, who were going in procession to the church to put up public prayers for me:--public prayers for me!--for a private person!--a stranger!--a protestant!--I believe it is the first instance of the kind that ever happened;--and I dare venture to affirm that no proof could well be stronger than this, that the measures adopted for making these poor people happy, were really successful;--and let it be remembered, that this fact is what I am most anxious to make appear, IN THE CLEAREST AND MOST SATISFACTORY MANNER.
Indeed, an hour has scarcely gone by since I thought that, it was completely successful.--Do you often set your lofty sails, Captain Howard, while the heavier canvas is rolled upon the yards?
If there came to any struggling artist in Rome the need of a friend,--and of the thousand artists in Rome very few are successful,--Harriet Hosmer was that friend.
If you are--successful"--he stammered a little over the right word--"what you have done in the past will be forgotten.
His second book, "The Scouring of the White Horse," was less successful,--in part from the narrower range of its interest, and still more, perhaps, because it lacked the spontaneousness of the "School-Days."
"Conscience," he repeated half absently; "is there any room for such an out-of-date thing in a nation of successfulists?
Not beefore All your successfull Joyes wee heare related To comfort our late sorrowes; to which purpose Wee invite you and your frends to feast with us.
yes, Wheatstone who successfully headed us off in England), one or the other of their two plans will probably be adopted.
He was oddly the same curly-headed, red-faced ventriloquist, and oddly different, rather seedy as well as untidy, and at first a little inclined to make comparisons with my sleek successfulness.
I need not dwell on other things which made this order of monks so successful,--not merely their virtues and their mechanism, but their adaptation to the changing spirit of the times.
Thou art successful.--Such is human life!
An attempt to darken the lighter spots in his cuticle by the application of printer's ink had not proved equally successful,--the retouching left the spots as much too dark as they had formerly been too light.
'--The Report includes an account of the determination of the Longitude of Cambridge Observatory by means of galvanic signals, which appear to have been perfectly successful.--Under the head of General Remarks the following passage appears: 'The system of combining the labour of unattached computers with that of attached Assistants tends materially to strengthen our powers in everything relating to computation.
He in his search for gold had been uniformly successful,--was spoken of among the Nobble miners as the one man who in gold-digging had never had a reverse.
If the question be put--Why was Christ so successful?--Why did men gather round him at his call, form themselves into a new society according to his wish, and accept him with unbounded devotion as their legislator and judge?
During this period three new Reviews were successfuly started,--the "Fortnightly," the "Contemporary," and the "Nineteenth Century,"--to all of which he was a frequent contributor, on a great variety of subjects.