He developed the somewhat bombastic type of drama known as the heroic play, and brought it to its height in his “Conquest of Granada”; then, becoming dissatisfied with this form, he cultivated the French classic tragedy on the model of Racine.
"Haven't you begun your work here in a rather drastic manner?"
At his death there was dynastic trouble for four years, and then (206 B.C .)
Thus for all practical purposes the great ecclesiastic was a secular noble, a layman.
Observing the man quickly, as he walked through the ante-room into his private office, the salesman noted that he was tall, square-shouldered, with a square face and jaw, wide forehead and a slow, elastic, graceful stride.
At this time she had a cult for Mary Stuart and enthusiastic veneration for illustrious or unhappy women.
In 1866 she was a mediaeval people, a fantastic caricature of the extremist romantic feudalism; in 1899 hers was a completely Westernized people, on a level with the most advanced European powers, and well in advance of Russia.
Why, I conceive that there is a gymnastic which, like our music, is simple and good; and especially the military gymnastic.
The end of the iconoclastic quarrel had been followed by the development of great elaboration of ceremonial in the services.
Very few rules of etiquette are inelastic and none more so than the acceptance or rejection of the strangers you meet.
The monasteries had also gone far away from their original ideals; but the tenth century had witnessed the establishment of a reformed Benedictine rule in the Congregation of Cluny, and, in any case, it was in monastic life alone that the conditions seemed suitable for working out any scheme of spiritual improvement.
But if we are here dealing with fairies whose bodies must be presumed to be of a purely ethereal and plastic nature, and not with skeleton-framed mammals at all, is it such a very illogical mind that accepts the exquisite grace therein found as a natural quality that is never absent?
Don Fernando d’Ibaraa y Figueora y Mascarenes y Lampourdos y Souza, twirling his mustachio, and putting on a sarcastic smile, ordered Captain Candide to go and review his company.
Here he diligently pursued his favourite speculations in private, interrupted only by the regular calls of scholastic discipline.
Maybe some spastic weed that goes over like straw in the wind.
“I give you my word, professor,” Ned Land replied in an unenthusiastic tone. “