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|Therefore, it would be well, he thought, to strengthen his hands with all the |
weapons he could seize, to make such friends for himself on every side as
should become ... When he met them by chance in the plain, it struck him that the
Anakim would be no contemptible auxiliaries ; when he found Ishtar and
Sarchedon in their midst, he reflected that the maiden might still be made a bait, if
necessary, for the ...
|It is not that Fred means to cheat Caleb nor, at this point, that he would consider |
indulging his taste for small luxuries. Indeed, we have never known ... 'Might,
could, would,' ” Mary replies, “ 'are contemptible auxiliaries' ” (pp. 102-103). Here,
|struck him that the Anakim would be no contemptible auxiliaries; when he found |
Ishtar and Sarchedon in their midst, he reflected that the former might still be
made a bait, if necessary, for the allurement of Ninyas; the latter, according as
events fell out, might form a snare, a bribe, ... Could he have hated her as
sincerely as he wished, he would, perhaps, have triumphed, and, favoured by
|A person of Mr. Pope's acquirements could not but know that, though a sneer is |
not an unfrequent substitute for an ... reason, or flog a man out of one," such a
subject was of too awful a character, to admit of .so pitiful and contemptible an
auxiliary. ... a variety of words meaning to represent; and certainly the inspired
penmen would not misrepresent their divine master. ... Whether Hartwell Home
made this statement through ignorance or malice, it is not for me to say ; but
whatever might ...
|From his recrimination it would seem J.hat we have equally misapprehended one |
another : I did not attempt to prove that ... upon what principle the arguments
deduced from savage t, without culture, and without discipline, should ^>t-
thought inconclusive. ... instead of being the hand-maid of Christianity, might
become the wretched dupe, the contemptible auxiliary of every Hereliarch and
|The despair ofthe hungry Barbarians would precipitate themagainst the |
fortifications ofStilicho; the general might sometimes ... The famished Germans,
whoescaped the fury of the auxiliaries, were soldasslaves, at the contemptible
priceof as ...
|sin, the nature of man, which should have been a beautiful olive tree planted and |
watered and nurtured by the hand of God, and bearing fruits for eternity, became
a miserable oleaster, contemptible and disagreeable by the ugliness of its
appearance and the bitterness of its false fruits. ... Being Lord of all things, he
might have condoned Adam's offense and restored to man his lost prerogatives
|... famished Germans who escaped the fury of the auxiliaries were sold as slaves, |
at the contemptible price of as many single pieces of gold ; but the difference ...
Methinks the seventh consulship of Honorius (a.d. 407) would have furnished the
subject of a noble poem. Before it was discovered that the state could no longer
be saved, Stilicho (after Romulus, Camillas, and Marius) might have been
|0f ^jjg hungry Barbarians would precipitate them against the fortifications of |
Stilicho ; the general might sometimes indulge the ardour of ... The famished
Germans, who escaped the fury of the auxiliaries, were sold as slaves, at the
contemptible price of as many single pieces ... Before it was discovered that the
state could nr> longer be saved, Stilicho (after Romulus, Camillus, and Murius)
mijjht have been ...
|The despair of the hungry Barbarians would precipitate them against the |
fortifications of Stilicho; the general might sometimes indulge the ardour of his ...
The famished Germans who escaped the fury of the auxiliaries were sold as
slaves, at the contemptible price of as many single pieces of gold; but the difi'
erence ... Before it was discovered that the state could no longer be saved,
Stilicho (after Romulus.