1848 Feb. 11 Abstract of Struve's "Etudes d'Astronomie R. Astr.
"D'atre nubi e il sol ravvolto, Luce infausta il Ciel colora.
On lui demandait un jour, apres une representation d'Atree, pourquoi il avait adopte le genre terrible: "Je n'avais point a choisir, repondit-ll, Corneille s'etait empare du ciel, Racine, de la terre; et comme il ne restait plus que l'enfer, je m'y suis jete a corps perdu."
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.
Footnote 16: "Die Natuerliche Tochter" (the Natural Daughter).--Trans.
The new Duchess was Barbara d'Austria, sister of the Archduchess Giovanna, bride of Don Francesco, poor Lucrezia's brother.
All together: as now these half-dozen men were roaring cheerfully:-- "Ma Tonkiki, ma Tonkiki, ma Tonkinoise, Yen a d'autr's qui m' font les doux yeux, Mais c'est ell' que j'aim' le mieux!"
Apres s'en entremist Messire Gasse le Blond, qui estoit parent au Roy Henry, et divisa l'Hystoire de Lancelot du Lac, et d'autre chose ne parla il mye grandement en son livre.
Je l'entends d'abord sur les violons; plus tard on ajouterait d'autres instruments, des cors sans doute; mais pour rendre la tristesse de mon pauvre pays la bas il ne faut drait pas tout cela.
L'Ambassadeur d'Autriche a visite hier Viviani et lui a declare que l'Autriche non seulement n'avait pas le dessein de porter atteinte a l'integrite territoriale de la Serbie, mais etait prete a discuter avec les autres Puissances le fond de son conflit avec la Serbie.
I called to him to let it alone, when the French Major stepped forward and said that if he dared to touch any of the baggage belonging to the passengers, he would punish him on the spot and his master also, for that he longed to measure swords with those "Jean F---- d'Autrichiens."
ENVIER, etre attriste du bonheur d'autrui; desirer.
And his nice discrimination about noses extends also to shape and colour.--from the "Red-nosed innkeeper of Dav'ntry," and the "Malmsy-nosed knave, Bardolph," to him in Henry V., "whose nose was sharp as a pen!"
Destroy the intelligence of the people, and the government could not exist for a day;--destroy this government, and the people would create another, and yet another, of no less perfect symmetry.
when a piping-hot peace was between the United States and Peru, to send an armed body on board a Peruvian sloop of war, and seize one of its officers, in broad daylight?—Monstrous infraction of the Law of Nations!
Russell's portrait.--Reproof of his parents.--Battle of Waterloo.--Wilberforce.--Painting of "Dying Hercules" received by parents.--Much admired.--Sails for home.--Dreadful voyage lasting fifty-eight days.--Extracts from his journal.--Home at last.
It would seem treason or idiocy to sigh for these old days,--treason to ideas of progress, stupid idiocy unaware that it is well off.
Napoleon took up his son and embraced him tenderly, gave him the pension, which he antedated, and caused the patent to be made out in the course of the day.--Translated from the French.--Westminster Review.
Miss Dealtry, Lonridge.
Footnote 22: B That is, the second act of the second part of "Faust," which was not published entire till after Goethe's death.--Trans.
Do you remember how I protested against the building of that deathtrap?
BRITISH VICTORY IN THE NORTH On the Amiens front, in Picardy, the British Fourth Army, under General Rawlinson, and the French First Army, under General Debentry, stormed the German positions on August 8 on a front of over 20 miles, capturing 14,000 prisoners and 150 guns, and making an advance of over seven miles.
Infatuation of Antony.--His early character--Powerful influence of Cleopatra over Antony,--Indignation at Antony's conduct.--Plans of Cleopatra.--Antony becomes a misanthrope.--His hut on the island of Pharos--Antony's reconciliation with Cleopatra.--Scenes of revelry.--Cleopatra makes a collection of poisons.--Her experiments with them.--Antony's suspicions.--Cleopatra's stratagem.--The bite of the asp.--Cleopatra's tomb.--Progress of Octavius.--Proposal of Antony.--Octavius at Pelusium.--Cleopatra's treasures.--Fears of Octavius.--He arrives at Alexandria.--The sally.--The unfaithful captain.--Disaffection of Antony's men.--Desertion of the fleet.--False rumor of Cleopatra's death.--Antony's despair.--Eros.--Antony's attempt to kill himself.--Antony taken to Cleopatra.--She refuses to open the door.--Antony taken in at the window.--Cleopatra's grief.--Death of Antony.--Cleopatra made prisoner.--Treatment of Cleopatra.--Octavius takes possession of Alexandria.--Antony's funeral.--Cleopatra's wretched condition.--Cleopatra's wounds and bruises.--She resolves to starve herself.--Threats of Octavius.--Their effect.--Octavius visits Cleopatra.--Her wretched condition.--The false inventory.--Cleopatra in a rage.--Octavius deceived.--Cleopatra's determination.--Cleopatra visits Antony's tomb.--Her composure on her return.--Cleopatra's supper.--The basket of figs.--Cleopatra's letter to Octavius.--She is found dead.--Death of Charmion.--Amazement of the by-standers.--Various conjectures as to the cause of Cleopatra's death.--Opinion of Octavius.--His triumph.
Every other religious propaganda must be suppressed.... Sooner or later the complete Ottomanisation of all Turkish subjects must be effected; it is clear, however, that this can never be attained by persuasion, but that we must resort to armed force.... Other nationalities must be denied the right of organisation, for decentralisation and autonomy are treason to the Turkish Empire.'
Decentralization would be made necessary by the mass of government business to be transacted, and so our separate localities would come to be governed by delegated authority--by proconsuls authorized from Washington to execute the will of the great majority of the whole people.
Secondly, and perhaps consequently, his sex instincts have become overlayered with other more labile instincts, with habits and customs and necessities that appear to oust the sex instinct into an altogether decentralized position.
Whether the science of the future may not supply some decentralizing agency, which shall reverse the centralizing force of modern industry, is not a wholly frivolous speculation to suggest.
(The litre, which is the principal unit of both fluid and dry measures, is the contents of 1 cubic decimetre (decimetre = 1/10 metre).)
Such were the truths which Mohammed, with preternatural earnestness, now declared,--doctrines which would revolutionize Arabia.
It allows a viewer to deconstruct the content of television media, and avoid falling under the programmer's spell.
He has deconstructed the content of the game, demystified the technology of its interface and now feels ready to open the codes and turn the game into a do-it-yourself activity.
He has moved from a position of a receiving player to that of a deconstructing user.
Our nationalism overshadowed our national values, but our collective story was saved from deconstruction.
The farmer's sons grow up about the fireside, do chores together, together range the woods for squirrels, woodchucks, chestnuts, and sassafras, go to the same "deestrick-school," and succeed to the same ambitions and hopes.
"This y'ar map," said he, spreading it out under his stubby fingers, "shows the deestrict.
I have rarely seen a more shocking exhibition: the bricks seemed to be blushing in the walls, and the slates on the roof to have turned pale with shame; but I was careful not to communicate these impressions to the aged artificer at my side; and when he would direct my attention to some fresh monstrosity--perhaps with the comment, "There's an idee of mine's: it's cheap and tasty, and had a graand run; the idee was soon stole, and there's whole deestricts near Glesgie with the goathic adeetion and that plunth,"--I would civilly make haste to admire and (what I found particularly delighted him) to inquire into the cost of each adornment.
Miah wuz a stun-mason, the best there wuz in the deestrik, an' the harnsomest boy there tew,--though I say it thet shouldn't say it,--he hed close-curlin' black hair, an' an arm it done ye good ter lean on.
--Murder of the messengers.--Intentions of Achillas--Cold-blooded assassination.--Advance of Achillas--Caesar's arrangements for defense.--Cleopatra and Ptolemy.--Double dealing of Pothinus.--He is detected.--Pothinus beheaded--Arsinoe and Ganymede--Flight of Arsinoe--She is proclaimed queen by the army.--Perplexity of the young Ptolemy.
Definition.--Contraction at the heels, confined to the horn immediately succeeding that occupied by the coronary cushion.
His contemplations must necessarily be worth just so much the less to us as his mental structure was deformed,--extravagantly developed in one direction, and dwarfed in another.
Notice biographique sur Roland Delattre.
"Your very presence is deletrious."
R111459, 1May53, Marie-Louise Labayle (E) DELEUTRE, PAUL CHARLES PHILIPPE ERIC.
Cleopatra espouses Antony's cause.--Her motives.--Antony's early life.--His character.--Personal habits of Antony.--His dress and manners.--Vicious indulgences of Antony.--Public condemnation.--Vices of the great.--Candidates for office.--Antony's excesses.--His luxury and extravagance.--Antony's energy.--His powers of endurance.--Antony's vicissitudes.--He inveighs away the troops of Lepidus.--Antony's marriage.--Fulvia's character.--Fulvia's influence over Antony.--The sudden return.--Change in Antony's character.--His generosity.--Funeral ceremonies of Brutus.--Antony's movements.--Antony's summons to Cleopatra.--The messenger Dellius.--Cleopatra resolves to go to Antony.--Her preparations.--Cleopatra enters the Cydnus.--Her splendid barge.--A scene of enchantment.--Antony's invitation refused.