Rome the rival of Alexandria.--Extent of their rule.--Extension of the Roman empire.--Cleopatra's father.--Ptolemy's ignoble birth.--Caesar and Pompey.--Ptolemy purchases the alliance of Rome.--Taxes to raise the money.--Revolt at Alexandria.--Ptolemy's flight.--Berenice.--Her marriage with Seleucus.--Cleopatra's early life.--Ptolemy an object of contempt.--Ptolemy's interview with Cato.--Character of Cato.--Ptolemy's reception.--Cato's advice to him.--Ptolemy arrives at Rome.--His application to Pompey.--Action of the Roman senate.--Plans for restoring Ptolemy.--Measures of Berenice.--Her embassage to Rome.--Ptolemy's treachery.--Its consequences.--Opposition to Ptolemy.--The prophecy.--Attempts to evade the oracle.--Gabinius undertakes the cause.--Mark Antony.--His history and character.--Antony in Greece.--He joins Gabinius.--Danger of crossing the deserts.--Armies destroyed.--Mark Antony's character.--His personal appearance.--March across the desert.--Pelusium taken.--March across the Delta.--Success of the Romans.--Berenice a prisoner.--Fate of Archelaus.--Grief of Antony.--Unnatural joy of Ptolemy.
The war was a succession of sporadic fights,--successes and failures,--with small apparent mutual relations and effects."
'--His Duel with Captain Matthews.-- Standards of Ridicule.--Painful Family Estrangements.--Enters Drury Lane.--Success of the Famous 'School for Scandal.
CHAPTER XV TO THE CAMPAIGN OF PRINCE MAURICE AND SPINOLA A.D. 1599--1604 Cardinal Andrew of Austria Governor--Francisco Mendoza, Admiral of Aragon, invades the neutral States of Germany--His atrocious Conduct--Prince Maurice takes the Field--His masterly Movements--Sybilla of Cleves raises an Army, which is, quickly destroyed--Great Exertions of the States-General--Naval Expedition under Vander Goes--Its complete Failure--Critical Situation of the United Provinces--Arrival of the Archduke in Brussels--Success of Prince Maurice--His Expedition into Flanders--Energy of the Archduke--Heroism of Isabella--Progress of Albert's Army--Its first Success--Firmness of Maurice--The Battle of Nieuport--Total Defeat of the Royalists--Consequences of the Victory--Prince Maurice returns to Holland--Negotiations for Peace--Siege of Ostend--Death of Elizabeth of England--United Provinces send Ambassadors to James I.--Successful Negotiations of Barneveldt and the Duke of Sully in London--Peace between England and Spain--Brilliant Campaign between Spinola and Prince Maurice--Battle of Roeroord--Naval Transactions--Progress of Dutch Influence in India--Establishment of the East India Company.
FIRST SAXON GOVERNMENT.--SUCCESSION OF THE KINGS.--THE WITTENAGEMOT.-- THE ARISTOCRACY.--THE SEVERAL ORDERS OF MEN.--COURTS OF JUSTICE.-- CRIMINAL LAW.--RULES OF PROOF.--MILITARY FORCE.--PUBLIC REVENUE.-- VALUE OF MONEY.--MANNERS.
The Hammock.--Poison.--Success.--A Calm under the Tropics.--Invasion of the Island.--War and Plunder.--The Oasis.--The Spy-Glass.
The Greatest of Modern Wits.---What Coleridge said of Hook.--Hook's Family.--Redeeming Points.--Versatility.--Varieties of Hoaxing.--The Black-wafered Horse.--The Berners Street Hoax.--Success of the Scheme.-- The Strop of Hunger.--Kitchen Examinations.--The Wrong House.--Angling for an Invitation.--The Hackney-coach Device.--The Plots of Hook and Mathews.--Hook's Talents as an Improvisatore.--The Gift becomes his Bane.--Hook's Novels.--College Fun.--Baiting a Proctor.--The Punning Faculty.--Official Life Opens.--Troublesome Pleasantry.--Charge of Embezzlement.--Misfortune.--Doubly Disgraced.--No Effort to remove the Stain.--Attacks on the Queen.--An Incongruous Mixture.--Specimen of the Ramsbottom Letters.--Hook's Scurrility.--Fortune and Popularity.--The End.
"--Reading by sound.-- First and second forms of alphabet CHAPTER XXIV OCTOBER 3, 1837--MAY 18, 1838 The Caveat.--Work at Morristown.--Judge Vail.--First success.--Resolution in Congress regarding telegraphs.--Morse's reply.--Illness.--Heaviness of first instruments.--Successful exhibition in Morristown.--Exhibition in New York University.--First use of Morse alphabet.--Change from first form of alphabet to present form.--Trials of an inventor.--Dr.
CHAPTER XXII 1833--1836 Still painting.--Thoughts on art.--Picture of the Louvre.--Rejection as painter of one of the pictures in the Capitol.--John Quincy Adams.--James Fenimore Cooper's article.--Death blow to his artistic ambition.-- Washington Allston's letter.--Commission by fellow artists.--Definite abandonment of art.--Repayment of money advanced.--Death of Lafayette.-- Religious controversies.--Appointed Professor in University of City of New York.--Description of first telegraphic instrument.--Successful experiments.--Relay.--Address in 1853.
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.
The tiger.--His habitat.--Shooting on foot.--Modes of shooting.--A tiger hunt on foot.--The scene of the hunt.-The beat.--Incidents of the hunt.--Fireworks.--The tiger charges.--The elephant bolts.--The tigress will not break.--We kill a half-grown cub.--Try again for the tigress.--Unsuccessful.--Exaggerations in tiger stories.--My authorities.--The brothers S.--Ferocity and structure of the tiger.
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.
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.
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!
Then go successantly, and plead to him.
--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.
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.
In youth she was a coquette; and when youth was passed, tried sundry means to earn a living, but without success.--Crabbe, Borough (1810).
--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?