As I have lived a long time in this country, and borne a share in all that has passed, I will present the reader with a short account of what I have observed, and of the revolution which forced us to abandon Aethiopia, and destroyed all our hopes of reuniting this kingdom
with the Roman Church.
To conclude: no man can by care taking (as the Scripture saith) add a cubit to his stature, in this little model of a man's body; but in the great frame of kingdoms
and commonwealths, it is in the power of princes or estates, to add amplitude and greatness to their kingdoms
; for by introducing such ordinances, constitutions, and customs, as we have now touched, they may sow greatness to their posterity and succession.
We had marked out as best we could natural bounda-ries dividing the various kingdoms
Within the next two generations, and after much fierce fighting between the adherents of the two religions, all the other kingdoms
as well had been christianized.
I had scattered some branch schools secretly about the kingdom
, and they were doing very well.
After all I had gone through, and my fear of being recognised by some enemy, I could only travel very slowly and cautiously, generally resting in some out-of-the-way place by day, and walking as far as I was able by night, but at length I arrived in the kingdom
of my uncle, of whose protection I was sure.
2) By attempting to govern an army in the same way as he administers a kingdom
, being ignorant of the conditions which obtain in an army.
I was a child and She was a child, In this kingdom
by the sea, But we loved with a love that was more than love - I and my ANNABEL LEE - With a love that the wingéd seraphs of Heaven Coveted her and me.
But he begged so hard that the king let him go; and the prince thought to himself, 'If I bring my father this water, he will make me sole heir to his kingdom
Now the corruptions attending each of these governments are these; a kingdom
may degenerate into a tyranny, an aristocracy into an oligarchy, and a state into a democracy.
By and by they left the woods and entered a big clearing, in which was the Kingdom
But to a Kingdom
thou art born--ordained To sit upon thy father David's throne, By mother's side thy father, though thy right Be now in powerful hands, that will not part Easily from possession won with arms.
WHILE Chaucer was making for us pictures of English life, in the sister kingdom
across the rugged Cheviots another poet was singing to a ruder people.
For the king, whose name is Roquat of the Rocks, owns a splendid palace underneath the great mountain which is at the north end of this kingdom
, and he has transformed the queen and her children into ornaments and bric-a-brac with which to decorate his rooms.
Or a more general division into two parts may be adopted; the first (Books I - IV) containing the description of a State framed generally in accordance with Hellenic notions of religion and morality, while in the second (Books V - X) the Hellenic State is transformed into an ideal kingdom
of philosophy, of which all other governments are the perversions.