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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.
We are forced to fall back on fatalism as an explanation of irrational events (that is to say, events the reasonableness of which we do not understand).
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!
We know to-day that he was not so colossal, and that he loomed among the events of his times less largely than the Manuscript would lead us to believe.
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.
Was not my future--at all events my immediate future--to be spent in answering them?