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.
CHAPTER XXX MARCH 15, 1848--JUNE 13, 1844 Work on first telegraph line begun.--Gale, Fisher, and Vail appointed assistants.--F.O.J. Smith to secure contract for trenching.--Morse not satisfied with contract.--Death of Washington Allston.--Reports to Secretary of the Treasury.--Prophesies Atlantic cable.--Failure of underground wires.--Carelessness of Fisher.--F.O.J. Smith shows cloven hoof.--Ezra Cornell solves a difficult problem.--Cornell's plan for insulation endorsed by Professor Henry.--Many discouragements.--Work finally progresses favorably.--Frelinghuysen's nomination as Vice-President reported by telegraph.--Line to Baltimore completed.-- First message.--Triumph.--Reports of Democratic Convention.--First long-distance conversation.--Utility of telegraph established.--Offer to sell to Government.
Around the vast and sumptuous chamber, where the proud Signoria assembled, like a council of kings, Venice had chronicled her triumphs and her religious humility in endless repetition and intimately blended, as became her faith; the Doges Priuli, kneeling in prayer; Venice, mounted defiantly on the Lion of Saint Mark; other portraits of other doges, in attitudes of devotion; other pictures of the Christ, of the saints, always symbolic; but over all,--triumphant, beautiful,--with its irresistible sea-tones, cool and strong, Venice, Queen of the Sea, compelling the homage of her rulers, from the ceiling's height.
"--Mysterious fire in Supreme Court clerk's room.--Letter of Commodore Perry.--Disinclination to antagonize Henry.--Temporary triumph of F.O.J. Smith.--Order gradually emerging.--Expenses of the law.--Triumph in Australia.--Gift to Yale College.--Supreme Court decision and extension of patent.--Social diversions in Washington.--Letters of George Wood and P.H. Watson on extension of patent.--Loyalty to Mr. Kendall; also to Alfred Vail.-- Decides to publish "Defense.
Yet, should thy soul indulge the gen'rous heat Till captive science yields her last retreat; Should reason guide thee with her brightest ray, And pour on misty doubt resistless day; Should no false kindness lure to loose delight, Nor praise relax, nor difficulty fright; Should tempting novelty thy cell refrain, pAnd sloth effuse her opiate fumes in vain; Should beauty blunt on fops her fatal dart, Nor claim the triumph of a letter'd heart; Should no disease thy torpid veins invade, Nor melancholy's phantoms haunt thy shade; Yet hope not life, from grief or danger free, Nor think the doom of man revers'd for thee: Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the gaolq.
Quare triumphalia ornamenta, et in spatio brevi, duplex sacerdotium accepit, praeterea consulatum, quem gessit per duos novissimos anni menses."
Close by the Colosseum is the Meta Sudans, and the Arch of Constantine which spans the Via Triumphalis and unites it with Via Sacra (the Sacred Way).
I saw raysde up on yvorie pillowes tall, Whose bases were of richest mettalls warke, The chapters* alablaster, the fryses christall, The double front of a triumphall arke.
The search was anxious, rather than triumphant, the feeling most dreaded by its subject; and, when her eyes were withdrawn, the mother of the youth became thoughtful and pensive.
In Laugh and be Merry, the song is almost triumphant:-- "Laugh and be proud to belong to the old proud pageant of man.
There is, thank God, a Church Triumphant,--a crowned queen, a glorious bride; and the poor, struggling Church Militant shall rise to join her!
Her tongue became reluctantly still although she did break in once with a triumphant--"Ain't he like I told you he was?"
Take my gun, then"--her voice rose to a key that was both crafty and triumphant--"and much good it will do you!
It did not take long to reach the aeroplane, and Roy turned triumphantly to Jeb.
As from the conquerors unresisted glaive, Flies, without strife subdued, the ready slave-- So, when to life's unguarded fort, I see Thy gaze draw near and near triumphantly-- Yields not my soul to thee?
The answer came triumphantly,-- "To die no more, no more, no more!"
I knew it"--he said triumphantly--"I knew it.
His father believes him a coward, and the sense of this and a loving woman's trust in him, nerve him to deeds of endurance and valor that clear his record triumphantly.--Octave Thanet, Expiation (1890).
"Well, then,"--the General straightened up triumphantly--"then he is my son!"
That rarest of all trials was reserved alone for our Washington to pass through triumphantly,--to set an example to all countries and ages of the superiority of moral to intellectual excellence.
"And, gentlemen"--he advanced on his colleagues triumphantly--"when I, Senator Langdon of Mississippi, your creation in politics, have finished that speech, I dare one of you to get up and deny a word!"
Praeceptis philosophiae confirmatus adversus omnem fortunae vim, et te consecrata in coelumque recepta, tanta affectus laetitia sum ac voluptate, quantam animo capere possum, ac exultare plane mihi videor, victorque de omni dolore et fortuna triumphare.
Ecce Caesar nunc triumphat qui subegit Gallias, Nicomedes non triumphat qui subegit Caesarem.
The Germans were "triumphati potius quam victi."
When a death occurred in the family, suitable persons, chiefly actors, were dressed up with these face-masks and the corresponding official costume to take part in the funeral ceremony, so that the ancestors--each in the principal dress worn by him in his lifetime, the triumphator in his gold-embroidered, the censor in his purple, and the consul in his purple-bordered, robe, with their lictors and the other insignia of office--all in chariots gave the final escort to the dead.
In order to put an end to the trade of peaceful triumphators, such as were the consuls of 574, the granting of a triumph was made to depend on the producing proof of a pitched battle which had cost the lives of at least 5000 of the enemy; but this proof was frequently evaded by false bulletins--already in houses of quality many an enemy's armour might be seen to glitter, which had by no means come thither from the field of battle.
Illa triumphatrix Graium consueta procorum Ante suas agmen Lais habere fores, Hoc Veneri speculum; nolo me cernere qualis Sum nunc, nec possum cernere qualis eram.
In memory of this stout defence and long resistance King Charles gave to the town its motto--Fortiter defendit triumphans, which Bates gives as having originally been Fortiter defendendo triumphat--"She glories in her brave defence."
Bishop Fotherby in his Atheomastix, Doctor Dove, Doctor Jackson, Abernethy, Corderoy, have written well of this subject in our mother tongue: in Latin, Colerus, Zanchius, Palearius, Illyricus, Philippus, Faber Faventinus, &c. But instar omnium, the most copious confuter of atheists is Marinus Mercennus in his Commentaries on Genesis: with Campanella's Atheismus Triumphatus.
Usque ad pectus ingressus est, aquam, &c. cymbam amplectens, sapientissime, rex ait, tua humilitas meam vicit superbiam, et sapientia triumphavit ineptiam; collum ascende quod contra te fatuus erexi, intrabis terram quam hodie fecit tuam benignitas, &c. 3987.
But yet the faith needs here some mighty triumph-- Some bright example, whose resplendent blaze May tempt that fluttering tribe within the pale Of Holy Church again-- Bishop.
how Miss Howe will triumph!--But if that little fury receive her, fate shall make me rich amends; for then will I contrive to have them both.
He triumphd in the odds he had of me, And he shall know that from the Spanish race Revenge, though nere so bloudy, is not base.
Unknown the region of his birth, The land in which he died unknown: His name has perish'd from the earth; This truth survives alone:-- That joy and grief, and hope and fear, Alternate triumph'd in his breast; His bliss and woe,--a smile, a tear!-- Oblivion hides the rest.
To read plebis for plebi would very much improve the sense.--D.O. Footnote 64: Twenty years.--D.O. Footnote 65: The misfortunes of the previous campaign were supposed to exert an influence on the present one.--D.O. Footnote 66: The cavalry at this period wore no defensive armour, and carried only an ox-hide buckler and a light lance.--D.O. Footnote 67: A victorious general who had entered the city could not afterward triumph.--D.O. Footnote 68: It was first necessary for these to be adopted into plebeian families, as none but plebeians were eligible.--D.O. Footnote 69: It stood about where the Arch of Gallienus now stands.--D.O. Footnote 70: Each legion was divided into ten cohorts.--D.O. Footnote 71: A not unusual method of forcing the charge, as not only military honour but religious sentiment forbade the loss of the standards.--D. O. Footnote 72: About twenty miles from Rome in the Alban Mountains.
To triumphe in your safety.
Such was the man who, with a handful of raw militia, was to stand in the way of the veteran troops of England, whose boast it was to have triumphed over one of the greatest captains known in history.
he repeated, laughing hysterically, "we have triumphed!"--Then he fell backward, without motion, the exulting lineaments settling in the gloom of death, as shadows obscure the smiling brightness of the sun.
Io Triumphe!--Io Clarissa, sing!--Once more, what a happy man thy friend!--A silly dear novice, to be heard to tell the coachman where to carry her!--And to go to Hampstead, of all the villages about London!-- The place where we had been together more than once!
Long live Lord Titus, my beloved brother, Gracious triumpher in the eyes of Rome!
And enter in our ears like great triumphers In their applauding gates.
My sorrowes are their triumphes; so in kings courts, When officers are thrust out of their roomes, Others leape laughing in while they doe mourne.
He is so far from repenting, that he rejoiceth and triumpheth in reflecting back upon all the pains, and care, and labor of love, whereby he hath loved the Lord Jesus, in submitting his heart unto Him.
Borgia, (with triumph.)--Finish!
Through Wagrams, Austerlitzes; triumph after triumph,--he triumphed so far.
In mundo splendor opum gloriae majestas, amicitiarum praesidia, verborum blanditiae, voluptatum omnis generis illecebrae, victoriae, triumphi, et infinita alia ab amore dei nos abstrahunt, &c. 6328.
"I knew it"--returned the other, in mocking triumph--"I knew it the moment you came up the steps there.
"Since I've heard so much Chinese spoken by the servants--now I come to think of it"--Sofia's eyes grew bright with triumph--"I'm sure it must have been Chinese you were speaking to the man I mean."
Shepherd.--The eagle and the stream are silent, and the heavens and the earth are brocht close thegither by that triumphin' psalm.