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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 193 193 Browse Search
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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XVI, Chapter 94 (search)
himself, not only on the one who had done him wrong, but also on the one who failed to avenge him. In this design he was encouraged especially by the sophist Hermocrates.No sophist Hermocrates is otherwise known at this time, but it may be possible to identify this man with the grammarian of the same name who is best known to fame as the teacher of Callimachus. For the latter cp. F. Susemihl, Geschichte der griechischen Litteratur in der Alexandrinerzeit, 2 (1892), 668; O. Stählin, W. Schmid, W. von Christs Geschichte der griechischen Litteratur (6), 2.1 (1920), 126; Funaioli, Real-Encyclopädie, 8 (1913), 887 f. He was his pupil, and when he asked in the course of his instruction how one might become most famous, the sophist replied that it would be by killing the one who had accomplished most, for just as long as he was remembered, so long his slayer would be remembered also. Pausanias connected this saying with his private<
Plato, Republic, Book 3, section 389d (search)
Utopia is realized. Cf. 452 AEI) PRA/CETAI H(=| LE/GETAI. Cf. the imitation in Epistles 357 AEI)/PER E)/RGA E)PI\ NO=| E)GI/GNETO.” “Again, will our lads not need the virtue of self-control?” “Of course.” “And for the multitudeFor the mass of men, as distinguished from the higher philosophical virtue. Often misunderstood. For the meanings of SWGROSU/NH cf. my review of Jowett's Plato, A.J.P. vol. xiii. (1892) p. 361. Cf. Unity of Plato's Thought, p. 15 and n. 77. are not the main points of self-control these—to be obedient to their rulers and themselves to be rulersIn Gorgias 491 D-E, Callicles does not understand what Socrates means by a similar expression.
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, part 2.13, chapter 2.25 (search)
nsidered any such efforts too much trouble, if the humblest and poorest listened intelligently. I here give his first address to the electors of North Lambeth, in 1892. gentlemen, I venture to offer myself as your representative in Parliament, in place of your esteemed member who has just resigned. The circumstances undere of my duties to my constituency. I am, Yours sincerely, Henry M. Stanley. 2, Richmond Terrace, Whitehall, London, June 21st, 1892. After our defeat in 1892, I received the following letter from Sir George Grey, who was still in Auckland, New Zealand:-- October, 1893. my dear Mrs. Stanley,--I am only just recoveredis principles. So, if you do not choose to go and kow-tow before him, he puts you down as no good, or, at any rate, not my sort. After our defeat, therefore, in 1892, I resolved to nurse North Lambeth, since that is the accepted term, and to do so in my own way. It was hard work, undoubtedly, but very interesting and instruc
n wounded in the battle of Fredericksburg. For the next three years he served as an army nurse, chiefly in the hospitals of Washington. The literary outcome of this experience was Drum Taps, from which the poems in the present volume are taken, and which he described as a little book containing life's darkness and blood-dripping wounds and psalms of the dead. For several years after the war he remained in Government employ in Washington, but in 1873 he moved to Camden, New Jersey, where in 1892 he died in cheerful poverty. crescendo. The other trumpets forth the calmer faith and determination of the North in the reiteration that God is marching on. Both are sectional, and one intensely so, but they will survive because they have the divine spark wanting in other martial verse of the period. Most of the noteworthy poems, however, were inspired by stirring or pathetic incidents of the conflict—by the fall of some leader in the thick of the fight, by the dash of troops into the j
ack shroud of night at Chantilly, That hid him from sight of his brave men and tried! Foul, foul sped the bullet that clipped the white lily, The flower of our knighthood, the whole army's pride! Yet we dream that he still,—in that shadowy region Where the dead form their ranks at the wan drummer's sign,— Rides on, as of old, down the length of his legion, And the word still is ‘Forward!’ along the whole line. Edmund Clarence Stedman. Keenan's charge from Dreams and days, copyright, 1892, by Charles Scribner's sons. George Parsons Lathrop. The following poem was suggested by General Pleasonton's article in the century, which is reprinted in battles and leaders, III, 172 ff. the charge has been the subject of a good deal of controversy, which may be followed in battles and leaders, III, 186 ff. The sun had set; The leaves with dew were wet: Down fell a bloody dusk On the woods, that second of May, Where Stonewall's corps, like a beast of prey, Tore through with ang
rporal Henry J. Tucker (B) was killed. God lives! He forged the iron will That clutched and held that trembling hill! God lives and reigns! He built and lent The heights for freedom's battlement Where floats her flag in triumph still! Fold up the banners! Smelt the guns! Love rules. Her gentler purpose runs. A mighty mother turns in tears The pages of her battle years, Lamenting all her fallen sons! Will Henry Thompson. Gettysburg: a battle ode from Dreams and days; copyright, 1892, by Charles Scribner's sons. Written for the Society of the Army of the Potomac, and read at its reunion with Confederate survivors on the field of Gettysburg, July 3, 1888, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the battle. Victors, living, with laureled brow, And you that sleep beneath the sward! Your song was poured from cannon throats: It rang in deep-tongued bugle-notes: Your triumph came; you won your crown, The grandeur of a world's renown. But, in our later days, Full freighted with you
he New York Tribune in 1867. the women of Columbus, Mississippi, animated by nobler sentiments than many of their sisters, have shown themselves impartial in their offerings made to the memory of the dead. They strewed flowers alike on the graves of the Confederate and of the national soldiers. the poem, prefaced by this item, was first published in the Atlantic Monthly for September, 1867, and at once attracted wide attention. The author was long on the New York Court of Appeals, and from 1892 was dean of the law school of Cornell University. By the flow of the inland river, Whence the fleets of iron have fled, Where the blades of the grave-grass quiver, Asleep are the ranks of the dead: Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the judgment-day; Under the one, the Blue, Under the other, the Gray. These in the robings of glory, Those in the gloom of defeat, All with the battle-blood gory, In the dusk of eternity meet: Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the judgment-day; Under the laurel,
e volunteer service in January, 1866, with the brevet of major-general in the regular army. He returned to the army, and consinued in service on the frontier. In 1892, he was made brigadier-general and was retired February 15, 1893. He died in Washington, D. C., December 2, 1910. Army of West Virginia The troops in the De diplomatic mission to South America in 1867, and was minister to Spain, 1869-1873. He was sheriff of New York County, in 1890, and Democratic member of Congress, 1892-94, as well as president of the New Federal Generals—No. 1 Arkansas John E. Phelps, of Arkansas— Colonel of the 2d Cavalry. Marcus La Rue, of . S. Todd, of Dakota Territory, appointed Brigadier-General to date from September 19, 1861. Northwest. He was made brigadier-general in 1884, and was retired in 1892. He died in Washington, D. C., March 13, 1902. Major-General Thomas John wood (U. S. M. A. 1845) was born in Mumfordville, Kentucky, September 25, 1823, an
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XXVII (search)
VII President of the New board of Ordnance and Fortification usefulness of the board troubles with the Sioux Indians in 1890-91 success of the plan to employ Indians as soldiers marriage to Miss Kilbourne the difficulty with Chile in 1892. even as late as the year 1882, very high military authority in this country advocated with great earnestness the proposition that our old brick and stone forts, with their smooth-bore guns, could make a successful defense against a modern ironpast, the danger will no longer exist. In June, 1891, at Keokuk, Iowa, I married Miss Georgia Kilbourne, daughter of Mrs. George E. Kilbourne of that city. Then a host of old soldiers of the Union army reassembled to greet their comrade. In 1892 this country seemed on the verge of war with the little republic of Chile. So confident were some officials of the administration that war was inevitable, that I was asked to make an estimate of the military force which would be necessary to occu
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835- (search)
835- Educator and historian; born in Derby, Vt., Jan. 24, 1835; was graduated at the University of Michigan. and continued his studies in Germany, France, and Italy. In 1867-85 he was Professor of History in the University of Michigan; in 1885-92 was president of Cornell University; in 1892 became president of the University of Wisconsin; and from that year till 1895 was editor-in-chief of the revised edition of Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia. He has published many monographs and papers imany, France, and Italy. In 1867-85 he was Professor of History in the University of Michigan; in 1885-92 was president of Cornell University; in 1892 became president of the University of Wisconsin; and from that year till 1895 was editor-in-chief of the revised edition of Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia. He has published many monographs and papers in reviews, and Democracy and monarchy in France; Manual of Historical Literature; British orations; Christopher Columbus, his life and work, etc.
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