I have only two adversaries -- I will not say two conquerors
, for with perseverance I subdue even them, -- they are time and distance.
When these things are remembered no one will marvel at the ease with which Alexander held the Empire of Asia, or at the difficulties which others have had to keep an acquisition, such as Pyrrhus and many more; this is not occasioned by the little or abundance of ability in the conqueror
, but by the want of uniformity in the subject state.
But Monk, free and without uneasiness, marched towards London as a conqueror
, augmenting his army with all the floating parties on his way.
He is facetious, you understand, for he is conqueror
The Saxon architect completed the erection of the first pillars of the nave, when the pointed arch, which dates from the Crusade, arrived and placed itself as a conqueror
upon the large Romanesque capitals which should support only round arches.
At each fall there was a cheer; and everybody was anxious to have the honour of offering the conqueror a knee.
By which magnanimous speech he not only saved his conqueror a whipping, but got back all his ascendancy over the boys which his defeat had nearly cost him.
Dobbin was much too modest a young fellow to suppose that this happy change in all his circumstances arose from his own generous and manly disposition: he chose, from some perverseness, to attribute his good fortune to the sole agency and benevolence of little George Osborne, to whom henceforth he vowed such a love and affection as is only felt by children--such an affection, as we read in the charming fairy-book, uncouth Orson had for splendid young Valentine his conqueror.
At that date, the Mohammedan conqueror
, Mahmoud of Ghizni, crossed India; seized on the holy city of Somnauth; and stripped of its treasures the famous temple, which had stood for centuries--the shrine of Hindoo pilgrimage, and the wonder of the Eastern world.
She wants to show them how a daughter of Louisiana can perish before her conquerors
Le Renard Subtil is too much of a warrior," said the reluctant Heyward, "to refuse telling an unarmed man what his conquerors say.
Some ran furiously to the water's edge, beating the air with frantic gestures, while others spat upon the element, to resent the supposed treason it had committed against their acknowledged rights as conquerors.
have great noses, Getius, whose writings antedate the
To celebrate the return of its most illustrious member and his two companions, the Gun Club decided upon giving a banquet, but a banquet worthy of the conquerors
, worthy of the American people, and under such conditions that all the inhabitants of the Union could directly take part in it.
Yea, it findeth you out too, ye conquerors
of the old God