Therefore, to make this point clearer, I say that the nobles ought to be looked at mainly in two ways: that is to say, they either shape their course in such a way as binds them entirely to your fortune, or they do not.
But one who, in opposition to the people, becomes a prince by the favour of the nobles, ought, above everything, to seek to win the people over to himself, and this he may easily do if he takes them under his protection.
I ran my blade straight through the rotten heart of Okar's rotten ruler, and before the white, drawn faces of his nobles
Salensus Oll rolled, grinning in horrible death, to the foot of the steps below his marriage throne.
The assembled nobles
all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
It was the Palace of Peace in which were housed the representatives of the foreign powers, or rather in which were located their embassies; for the ministers themselves dwelt in gorgeous palaces within the district occupied by the nobles
But this crude outlaw was not satisfied with merely rescuing the girl, he must needs mete out justice to her noble
abductor and collect in full the toll of blood which alone can atone for the insult and violence done her.
By the rubbish in our wake, and the noble
noise we make, Be sure, be sure, we're going to do some splendid things!
Just at this moment a servant came out of the palace, and taking him by the arm said, "Come with me, the noble
Sindbad, my master, wishes to speak to you.
man may lose one far dearer than Achilles has lost--a son, it may be, or a brother born from his own mother's womb; yet when he has mourned him and wept over him he will let him bide, for it takes much sorrow to kill a man; whereas Achilles, now that he has slain noble
Hector, drags him behind his chariot round the tomb of his comrade.
But the little aristocrat, the last of his noble
race, was an idiot.
The Hart was once drinking from a pool and admiring the noble
figure he made there.
I am a noble
preserver," said the Modern Swain, thoughtfully moving away; "the life that I have saved is indeed mine.
In fact, poor Jones was one of the best-natured fellows alive, and had all that weakness which is called compassion, and which distinguishes this imperfect character from that noble
firmness of mind, which rolls a man, as it were, within himself, and like a polished bowl, enables him to run through the world without being once stopped by the calamities which happen to others.
thou feelest thyself still, and noble
others also feel thee still, though they bear thee a grudge and cast evil looks.
cried the blind man; 'what does my noble
captain drink--is it brandy, rum, usquebaugh?