I saw re-awakening appetite in the Roman
nostrils of Mr.
lions of Roman
crowns, and which he will find on raising the twentieth ro.
By the assistance of some rudely constructed machinery, the heavily laden basket was now carefully lowered down among the multitude; and, from the giddy pinnacle, the Romans
were seen gathering confusedly round it; but owing to the vast height and the prevalence of a fog, no distinct view of their operations could be obtained.
That lecture of yours on 'The Romans
in Britain,' a report of which you posted to me, set me thinking--in addition to telling me your tastes.
When Tigranes the Armenian, being encamped upon a hill with four hundred thousand men, discovered the army of the Romans
, being not above fourteen thousand, marching towards him, he made himself merry with it, and said, Yonder men are too many for an embassage, and too few for a fight.
He mixed up these Roman
halfpence with the honour of the Carstairs family in the same stiff, idolatrous way as his father before him.
For many years the persistent Roman
has been pointing, with no particular meaning, from that ceiling.
Here is a ragged, oriental-looking Negro from some desert place in interior Africa, filling his goatskin with water from a stained and battered fountain built by the Romans
twelve hundred years ago.
Thus, the Roman
abbey, the philosophers' church, the Gothic art, Saxon art, the heavy, round pillar, which recalls Gregory VII.
and it was also possible that He would be pitiful to those who had had no chance of learning the truth,--this was reasonable enough, though such were the activities of the Missionary Society there could not be many in this condition--but if the chance had been theirs and they had neglected it (in which category were obviously Roman
Catholics and Dissenters), the punishment was sure and merited.
The King's garden is not the world, you foolish squib," said a big Roman
Candle; "the world is an enormous place, and it would take you three days to see it thoroughly.
A man of rank, too, and rich--a man who, if he had continued to serve, might have done anything; and then to throw up the service and everything else in order to go over to Roman
Catholicism and turn Jesuit-- openly, too--almost triumphantly.