Then will the mighty aim accomplish'd be; Such high reward deserves such striving;--wealth, Honor and glory, lengthen'd life, sound health, Knowledge withal and virtue--possibly.
The soil is half pitch, half brown earth, among which the pitch sweals in and out, as tallow sweals from a candle.
+Swelen+, v. to sweal, to waste away under the action of fire, SkD, Trevisa, 3.
Dispersion of the Jews.--Jewish Quarters in the Mediaeval Towns.--The Ghetto of Rome.--Ancient Prague.--The Giudecca of Venice.--Condition of the Jews.--Animosity of the People against them--Severity and vexatious Treatment of the Sovereigns.--The Jews of Lincoln.--The Jews of Blois.--Mission of the Pastoureaux.--Extermination of the Jews.--The Price at which the Jews purchased Indulgences.--Marks set upon them.--Wealth, Knowledge, Industry, and Financial Aptitude of the Jews.--Regulations respecting Usury as practised by the Jews.--Attachment of the Jews to their Religion.
May stop where Venice did, though, for aught we know.--The order of its development is just this:--Wealth; architecture; upholstery; painting; sculpture.
Prepared by Ross G. Hume, Tom Williams & Harold Thwealt.
--Chalons.--Lyons.--Valley of the Rhine.--Avignon.--Marseilles; its growth and prosperity.--Banking in France.--Journey along the Mediterranean.-- American and European Institutions Letter III.--Tuscan Scenery and Climate.--Florence in Autumn.-- Deformities of Cultivation.--Exhibition of the Academy of the Fine Arts.--Respect of the Italians for Works of Art Letter IV.--A Day in Florence.--Bustle and Animation of the Place.--Sights seen on the Bridges.--Morning in Florence.--Brethren of Mercy.--Drive on the Cascine.--Evening in Florence.--Anecdote of the Passport System.--Mildness of the Climate of Pisa Letter V.--Practices of the Italian Courts.--Mildness of the Penal Code in Tuscany.--A Royal Murderer.--Ceremonies on the Birth of an Heir to the Dukedom of Tuscany.--Wealth of the Grand Duke Letter VI.--Venice.--Its peculiar Architecture.--Arsenal and Navy Yard.--The Lagoons.--Ceneda.--Serravalle.--Lago Morto.--Alpine Scenery.--A June Snow-Storm in the Tyrol.--Splendor of the Scenery in the Sunshine.--Landro.--A Tyrolese Holiday.--Devotional Character of the People.--Numerous Chapels.--Sterzing.--Bruneck.--The Brenner.--Innsbruck.
The Anglo-Saxon robber or highwayman is called a woodrover wealdgenga, and the Norse word for outlaw is exactly equivalent.
"Right trustie and right welbeloved, wee grete you well; and, forasmuche as by the inestimable goodnes and grace of Almighty God wee be delivered and brought in childbed of a Prince, conceived in most lawfull matrimonie between my Lord the King's Majestie and us; doubtinge not but, for the love and affection which ye beare unto us, and to the commonwealth of this realme, the knowledge thereof should be joyous and glad tydeings unto you, we have thought good to certifie you of the same, to th' intent you might not onely render unto God condigne thanks and praise for soe greate a benefit but alsoe continuallie praie for the longe continuance and preservacion of the same here in this life, to the honour of God, joy and pleasure of my Lord the Kinge and us, and the universall weale, quiett, and tranquillitie of this hole realm."
"And have you never seen," would ask some well-meaning tale-bearer, "any of those poor brutes, whose wealed and mangled coats, proclaimed how savagely they had been treated?"
"Who can perswade, when treason is aboue reason; and mighte ruleth righte; and it is had for lawfull, whatsoever is lustfull; and commotioners are better than commissioners; and common woe is named common weale?"--SIR JOHN CHEKE. "
Wealey A. Sturges (A); 7Oct57; R200723.
wælisc, foreign, Welsh (SkD); from wealh, aforeigner, aWelshman.
210-224), and we get a vivid idea of the hospitality of a brave people by following the poet's description of Beowulf's meeting with King Hrothgar and Queen Wealhtheow, and of the joy and feasting and story-telling in Heorot.
S, S2, S3, C3, H, HD; +wealked+, pp.,
weall, wall, rampart; Lat.
+Wallen+, v. to boil, to well, to turn about, S, S2, PP; +weallen+, S. Comb.:
"My deah," says one, "now I think of it, I weally don't like the setting of these diamonds that you had given you last night.
"After certain moons he returned covered with weals and scars, and his bones protruded through his skin.
Meeting two such wealsmen as you are- I cannot call you Lycurguses- if the drink you give me touch my palate adversely, I make a crooked face at it.
There was a wealth of bloom here when I put in my application."
~Wealth.~ I like pretty maids flushed with joy, With glad hair blowing free.
If we look not merely at the growth of money incomes, but at the character of those products which have been most cheapened by the introduction of machinery, we shall incline to the opinion that the net gain in wealth- producing power due to machinery has not been equally shared by all classes in the community.
They loved her for her wealth-- And they hated her for her pride-- But she grew in feeble health, And they love her--that she died.
Thou hast earn'd thy sum of wealth,-- Countless ease,--immortal leisure,-- Days and nights of boundless pleasure, Checquer'd by no dreams of pain, Such as hangs on clerk-like brain Like a night-mare, and doth press The happy soul from happiness.
Arch beyond arch, to fourth apartments, lessening in dimension, with increase of wealth;-- groups of beautiful women, on either hand, seated or half reclined; the pure or rich hues of their robes blending imperceptibly, or in gorgeous contrasts, with the soft outlines and colors of their supports; a banquet for the eyes and the mind; the perfect work of art and culture;--gliding about and among these, or, with others, springing and revolving in that monarch of all measures, which blends luxury and purity, until it is either the one or the other, moved the men.
He required a great deal of them, was difficult of access, strict in his demands for labor, and inexorable in his punishments: he did not understand how to win over a man by argument, or to attach him to himself by kindliness, or to make a comrade of him by sharing honors or wealth,--all of which means are necessary, especially in a large body, and most of all in a body of soldiers.
So it is that we little ones, to the last, pour out our little stores into the great seas of wealth,--and the Neptunes, the gods of riches, scarcely know how to return us our due, if they would.
In this is a greate masse of wealthe included, All that the bawde hath by corruption gott In many a thrifty yeare.
Ever remembring that the greatest Princes Have sometimes to their glory byn most apt To pardon what was enterprizd against Their Goverments, nay their lives; and that the freest And the best Common-Wealthes, have alwaies usd To spare the blood of their owne Cittizens, And that in great offenders--it still being The principall signe of libertie and freedom Not easily, but with mature advice, To touch the lives of Cittizens.
The proudest nobles, with the armor and horses of chivalry, embark with artisans and miners for another voyage, now without solicitude or fear, but with unbounded hopes of wealth,--especially hardy adventurers and broken-down families of rank anxious to retrieve their fortunes.
CHAPTER XXXIV MARCH 5, 1850--NOVEMBER 10, 1854 Precarious financial condition.--Regret at not being able to make loan.-- False impression of great wealth.--Fears he may have to sell home.-- F.O.J. Smith continues to give trouble.--Morse system extending throughout the world.--Death of Fenimore Cooper.--Subscriptions to charities, etc.--First use of word "Telegram.
Let her prove herself, then, the happy companion of man, and able to take unto herself the praises of the pious prelate, Jeremy Taylor, who says,--"A good wife is Heaven's last best gift to man,--his angel and minister of graces innumerable,--his gem of many virtues,--his casket of jewels--her voice is sweet music--her smiles his brightest day;--her kiss, the guardian of his innocence;--her arms, the pale of his safety, the balm of his health, the balsam of his life;--her industry, his surest wealth;--her economy, his safest steward;--her lips, his faithful counsellors;--her bosom, the softest pillow of his cares; and her prayers, the ablest advocates of Heaven's blessings on his head."
"Yes, yes; put all your laurels into a cushion, go to the dear one, and say to her: 'This for which people risk their lives; this which they consider supreme happiness, appreciate more than wealth,--I have got it, striven for it; and now put your dear feet on it at once.'
Where such as serve The Polander, Bohemian, Dane, or Turck, Though they come almost naked to their Collours, Besides their pay (which they contempne) the spoiles Of armyes overthrowne, of Citties sackd, Depopulations of wealthie Cuntries, If he survive the uncertaine chaunce of war, Returne him home to end his age in plenty Of wealth and honours.
The six Hungry Folk, as became members of a wealthier tribe, were armed with rifles and plenteously supplied with ammunition.
Fielding S. Turner, late judge of the criminal court of New Orleans, and one of the wealthiest slaveholders in Kentucky.
Be like thy selfe then, have a merrie hart, Thou shalt have gold to mend thy povertie, And after this live ever wealthilie.
Respect him not so; for as he is a Gentleman he is noble; as he is wealthily furnished with true knowledge, he is rich, and therein adorn'd with the exactest complements belonging to everlasting noblenesse.
After some years of seclusion and effort, she began to dream of liberty, of wealth,--in a word, of trying her fortunes in Paris.
Considering everything the Saul-street Primitives are doing a praiseworthy work; they may lack the spiciness and finish of more fashionable bodies; they may have little of that wealthiness about them which gives power and position to many; but they are a class of earnest, useful, humble souls, drawing to them from the lowly walks of life men and women who would be repelled by the processes of a more aesthetic and learned creed.
It was not radiant, as the term literally taken implies; it seemed rather to retain its wealth,--instead of emitting its glorious rays, to curl them back like the fringe of a madrepore, and lie there with redoubled quivering scintillations, a mass of white magnificence, not prismatic, but a vast milky lustre.