Before his departure in the morning, the King invites his reverend host to Court, promises, at least, to requite his hospitality, and expresses
himself much pleased with his entertainment.
Now, the value of an idea has nothing whatsoever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses
There seems to me only one way in which to decide the matter, and that is to wake one after the other and judge which of them expresses
the greater admiration for the other.
An intelligent writer expresses
himself on this subject to this effect: "NEIGHBORING NATIONS (says he) are naturally enemies of each other unless their common weakness forces them to league in a CONFEDERATE REPUBLIC, and their constitution prevents the differences that neighborhood occasions, extinguishing that secret jealousy which disposes all states to aggrandize themselves at the expense of their neighbors.
Yes, remember this: all of life, or rather all the elegance that expresses
life, is in the figure.