These fugitive Greeks brought to the Italians a learning which was to them new and strange.
I do not think I can quite make you understand what this New Learning was.
Here are, in its own words, the marching orders of this Company: "To connect one or more points in each and every city, town, or place an the State of New
York, with one or more points in each and every other city, town, or place in said State, and in each and every other of the United States, and in Canada, and Mexico; and each and every of said cities, towns, and places is to be connected with each and every other city, town, or place in said States and countries, and also by cable and other appropriate means with the rest of the known world.
In this delicate and important circumstance of personal responsibility, the President of Confederated America would stand upon no better ground than a governor of New
York, and upon worse ground than the governors of Maryland and Delaware.
Step by step we scale this mysterious ladder: the steps are actions; the new
prospect is power.
The immediate effect upon New
York of the sudden onset of war was merely to intensify her normal vehemence.
If Moses, Cyrus, Theseus, and Romulus had been unarmed they could not have enforced their constitutions for long--as happened in our time to Fra Girolamo Savonarola, who was ruined with his new
order of things immediately the multitude believed in him no longer, and he had no means of keeping steadfast those who believed or of making the unbelievers to believe.
arrival at Newport, we were so anxious to get to a place of safety, that, notwithstanding we lacked the necessary money to pay our fare, we decided to take seats in the stage, and promise to pay when we got to New
Verily, also new
stars did I make them see, along with new
nights; and over cloud and day and night, did I spread out laughter like a gay-coloured canopy.
Although I do not doubt that isolation is of considerable importance in the production of new
species, on the whole I am inclined to believe that largeness of area is of more importance, more especially in the production of species, which will prove capable of enduring for a long period, and of spreading widely.
In their company came Sir Richard Saltonstall, who had been one of the five first projectors of the new
Though there was already talk of the erection, in remote metropolitan distances "above the Forties," of a new
Opera House which should compete in costliness and splendour with those of the great European capitals, the world of fashion was still content to reassemble every winter in the shabby red and gold boxes of the sociable old Academy.
To inquire of Benjamin would only be to provoke a new
Although Jim Burden and I both live in New
York, and are old friends, I do not see much of him there.
Otsego, in common with most of the interior of the province of New
York, was included in the county of Albany previously to the war of the separation.