Historic Boys: Their Endeavors, Their Achievements and Their Times

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G. P. Putnams̓ Sons, 1885 - 259 Seiten
 

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Seite 55 - Now as the armed troops stood thick of men upon the bridge, and there were likewise many heaps of stones and other weapons upon it, and the piles under it being loosened and broken, the bridge gave way ; and a great part of the men upon it fell into the river, and all the others fled, some into the castle, some into Southwark.
Seite 23 - Take pleasure in one thing and rest in it, in passing from one social act to another social act, thinking of god.
Seite 15 - Thou canst pass thy life in an equable flow of happiness, if thou canst go by the right way, and think and act in the right way. These two things are common both to the soul of God and to the soul of man, and to the soul of every rational being, not to be hindered by another; and to hold good to consist in the disposition to justice and the practice of it, and in this to let thy desire find its termination.
Seite 18 - Scutarius at the gladiators' fights ; from him too I learned endurance of labor, and to want little, and to work with my own hands, and not to meddle with other people's affairs, and not to be ready to listen to slander.
Seite 54 - ... and the roofs were strong enough to withstand the stones cast down upon them. Now when the fleet and men were ready, they rowed up along the river ; but when they came near the bridge, there were cast down upon them so many stones and missile weapons, such as arrows and spears, that neither helmet nor shield could hold out against it ; and the ships themselves were so greatly damaged that many retreated out of it.

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