EVENT


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EVENTEnd of Evening Nautical Twilight
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The actions of Napoleon and Alexander, on whose words the event seemed to hang, were as little voluntary as the actions of any soldier who was drawn into the campaign by lot or by conscription.
In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.
It is generally assumed that, given any event, there is some one phenomenon which is THE cause of the event in question.
If so, we shall be able theoretically to reach events which are not processes.
Suddenly, some weeks before the events with which we are occupied, a report--to which nobody attached any importance, so incredible did it sound--was spread about Paris, that Mademoiselle Stangerson had at last consented to "crown" the inextinguishable flame of Monsieur Robert Darzac
Other great historical events have their place in social evolution.
He set himself to finish the tale of Troy, which, so far as events were concerned, had been left half-told by Homer, by tracing the course of events after the close of the "Iliad".
The "Cyprian Lays", ascribed to Stasinus of Cyprus (14) (but also to Hegesinus of Salamis) was designed to do for the events preceding the action of the "Iliad" what Arctinus had done for the later phases of the Trojan War.
But again, Tragedy is an imitation not only of a complete action, but of events inspiring fear or pity.
To him he made over all that he knew as to the events above recorded, and as to the present condition of the prince.
Of course the root of them was in the events which we have already recorded, and which so filled Vera with grief on the prince's account that she fell seriously ill.
Was not my future--at all events my immediate future--to be spent in answering them?