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  • Finally he looked down at his lap and let out a long weary sigh.

  • Then again, maybe she was simply weary of listening to it.

  • The guest was relaxed, his penetrating gaze calm and weary.

  • War-torn and weary.

  • Making his way to the first floor, Jackson noticed he was feeling weary from all this drama, and also a little hungry.

  • He considered going down to the drawing room for a drink, but decided, he too, felt quite weary.

  • Her walk turned into a trot as she pushed her weary body as fast as it would go.

  • He looked weary – more so than she had ever seen him.

  • Throughout the divorce proceedings Warham's position was essentially that of an old and weary man.

  • After a severe struggle this proposal was accepted; but the academic discussion on the constitution continued for weary months, and on the 20th of May, realizing the hopelessness of coming to terms with the ultra-democrats, Gagern and his friends resigned.

  • Already the emperor was beginning to feel weary of the heavy burdens which the government of so many realms had imposed upon him, and in 1549 he presented Philip to the states of the Netherlands, that they might take the oath of allegiance to him, and Philip swore to maintain all ancient rights, privileges and customs. The abdication of Charles V.

  • For this unfortunate combination Signor Sonnino himself was not altogether to blame; having lost many of his most faithful followers, who, weary of waiting for office, had gone over to the enemy, he had been forced to seek support among men who had professed hostility to the existing order of things and thus to secure at least the neutrality of the Extreme Left and make the public realize that the reddest of Socialists, Radicals and Republicans may be tamed and rendered harmless by the offer of cabinet appointments.

  • But Edward's title had been expressly sanctioned by act of parliament, so that there was no more room for election in his case than in that of George I., and the real motive of the changes was to shorten the weary ceremony for the frail child.

  • On the whole, the new Duma was fairly representative of the changed temper of the Russian people, disillusioned and weary of anarchy.

  • the treatise on dice (De aleatoribus), have attracted the attention of scholars, who are never weary of the attempt to determine the identity of the author, unfortunately hitherto without much success.

  • Long after the Goths had lost Rome they still clung to Ravenna, till at length, weary of the feebleness of their own king, Vitiges, and struck with admiration of their heroic conqueror, they offered to transfer their allegiance to Belisarius on condition of his assuming the diadem of the Western Empire.

  • They were weary of a means of pacification which produced endless wars abroad and misery at home.

  • The necessity of accurate acquaintance with any foreign language and of obtaining good texts, is a subject Bacon is never weary of descanting upon.

  • Only four of his men, including Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, succeeded after eight years' of Indian captivity and of long and weary wanderings, in finding their way to Spanish settlements in Mexico.

  • r-II): he had houses, vineyards, gardens, parks, ponds, forests, servants, flocks and herds, treasures of gold and silver, singers, wives; all these he set himself to enjoy in a rational way - indeed, he found a certain pleasure in carrying out his designs, but, when all was done, he surveyed it only to see that it was weary and unprofitable.

  • The motive is often inadequate from the point of view of a European, but to the Malay it is sufficient to make him weary of life and anxious to court death.

  • These tactics were successful, and when Retz, weary of a struggle without definite results, resigned the archbishopric, Marca became his successor (Feb.

  • Charles VI., weary of the war for the Spanish succession, had shortly before concluded the peace of Rastadt (1715) and was anxious that Venice should not be too hardly pressed.

  • They were weary of the business, and wished to be done with it.

  • Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.

  • His subjects at length grew weary of the heavy expense of maintaining a large military force on the Belgian frontier and in 1839 the king gave way.

  • He reformed the coinage, developed trade and commerce and introduced numerous agricultural reforms, especially on his own estates, which he was never weary of enlarging, so that on his death he was the wealthiest landowner in Denmark.

  • Weary with this work, he took a post at Borch College in 1710, where he wrote, and printed in 1711, his first work, An Introduction to the History of the Nations of Europe, and was permitted to present to King Frederick IV.

  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.

  • But towards the end he confesses that he has grown weary of his task, and his history becomes meagre.

  • It begins with a psalm (xc.) ascribed in the title to Moses, and seemingly designed to express feelings appropriate to a situation analogous to that of the Israelites when, after the weary march through the wilderness, they stood on the borders of the promised land.

  • Early in the 9th century Sergius, greatest of the leaders, profiting by the tolerance of the emperor Nicephorus, began that ministry which, in one of the epistles canonized by the sect, but lost, he describes thus: "I have run from east to west, and from north to south, till my knees were weary, preaching the gospel of Christ."

  • His principles were welcomed as a return to nature by those who were weary of theoretical disputes.

  • From very early times story-tellers and singers found their subjects in the doughty deeds of the tribe on its forays, and sometimes in contests with foreign powers and in the impression produced by the wealth and might of the sovereigns of Persia and Constantinople: The appearance of the Prophet with the great changes that ensued, the conquests that made the Arabs lords of half the civilized world, supplied a vast store of new matter for relations which men were never weary of hearing and recounting.

  • He destroys " the three shepherds " in one month, but is soon weary of his flock and the flock of him.

  • Through many weary months he never relaxed his hold on Lee's army, and, in spite of repeated.

  • The citizens were growing weary of the monastic austerities imposed on them, and Alexander foresaw that his revenge was at hand.

  • Signs are also not wanting that Christina was growing weary of the cares of government; while the importunity of the senate and Riksdag on the question of her marriage was a constant source of irritation.

  • On the other hand, it naturally came to pass that certain of the allies became weary of incessant warfare and looked for a period of commercial prosperity.

  • Gradually the allies began to weary of personal service and persuaded the synod to accept a money commutation.

  • Efforts to make peace, initiated by Pope Innocent VI., came to nothing, though the English commons were now weary of the war.

  • The nation, proud of its pre-eminence and weary of civil war, saw in the king its true representative and the guarantee of its unity and success.

  • The queen-mother, however, soon grew weary of the domination of the Guises, and entered upon a course of secret opposition.

  • In the latter there occurred the suggestive remarks that, whereas revolutions made men prematurely old and weary, the work of colonization tended to renew the youth of nations.

  • Talleyrand had long been weary of serving a master whose policy he more and more disapproved, and after the return from Tilsit to Paris he resigned office.

  • Then followed weary years of ruinous delay and official inquiry, during which Hobson died after founding Auckland.

  • He inveighs against the oppression of the poor by the rich, reproves those who, weary of matins or mass, spend their time in church "jangling," telling tales, and wondering where they will get the best ale, and revives the legend of the dancers at the church door during mass who were cursed by the priest and went on dancing for a twelvemonth without cessation.

  • 1728), was never weary of attacking scholarship of the old humanistic type and everything that savoured of antiquarian pedantry, and it was mainly his influence that made German the language of university lectures and of scientific and learned literature.

  • As is related in the legends, Quetzalcoatl came into the land to teach men to till the soil, to work metals and to rule a well-ordered state; the two gods played their famous match at the ball-game, and Tezcatlipoca persuaded the weary Quetzalcoatl to drink the magic pulque that sent him roaming to the distant ocean, where he embarked in his boat and disappeared from among men.'

  • From the ends of the earth all nations shall come to see his glory and bring the weary sons of Zion as gifts (Isa.

  • In 1840 he became pattern-designer to a ribbon manufacturer at Coventry; but weary of ill-paid exile he returned the same year to Boulogne, and in 1841 took his degree at Douai.

  • At length the two parties grew weary of this state of revolution, and a regime of conciliation, the fruit of mutual concessions, was established under Clement III.

  • In times so " out of joint " Latimer soon became " weary of the court," and it was with a sense of relief that he accepted the living of West Kington, or West Kineton, Wiltshire, conferred on him by the king in 1531.

  • Weary of politics, and obeying a natural inclination to pleasure, Julius then virtually abdicated the management of affairs, and gave himself up to enjoyment, amusing himself with the adornment of his villa, near the Porta del Popolo, and often so far forgetting the proprieties of his office as to participate in entertainments of a questionable character.

  • But in the decline of life he reaped the bitter fruits of his lack of self-control, and sank into the grave a weary and brokenhearted old man.

  • A fortnight later, however, Charles raised the siege of Stirling, and after a weary though successful march rested his troops at Inverness.

  • But the archdukes' treasury was now empty,and their credit exhausted; Y both sides were weary of fighting, and serious negotia tions for peace were set on foot.

  • Many weary hours are spent in setting baits, traps and wires, and, frequently, when the hunter retraces his steps to collect the quarry it is only to find it gone, devoured by some large animal that has visited his traps before him.

  • Otherwise the only thing known (from one or two letters) of his life in those years is that from the year 1648 he had begun to think of returning home; he was then sixty, and might well be weary of exile.

  • This fact, added to the influence of the local diets, made even the princes weary of war, and a universal and continuous demand arose for some reform of the machinery of government.

  • Nearly every modern hymnal contains perhaps a score of his hymns, including "Go, labour on," "I heard the voice of Jesus say," "Here, 0 my Lord, I see Thee face to face," "When the weary, seeking rest."

  • Weary of struggle and disorder, and despairing of any help from the central authority, the estates of Austria met at Triibensee in 1251, and chose Ottakar, son of Wenceslaus I., king of Bohemia, as their duke.

  • The Tirolese soon grew weary of his government, and, in 1446, Sigismund was declared of age.

  • "I am weary of public speaking," he had told Dr Dale; "my mind is almost a blank."

  • Pharnabazus, weary of bearing the whole cost of the war for the Peloponnesians, agreed to a period of truce so that envoys might visit Susa, but at this stage the whole position was changed by the appointment of Cyrus the Younger as satrap of Lydia, Greater Phrygia and Cappadocia.

  • At last, weary of her entreaties, he said he would grant her request if she would ride naked through the streets of the town.

  • He compared himself, in contemplation of the close of the great work of his life, to a gallant horse which, after having often won the prize at the Olympic games, obtained his rest when weary with age.

  • He was weary of the rabies theologorum, and dreamed that the evangelical leaven, if tolerated, would purify the church's life and doctrine.

  • Robert II., the grandson of Robert Bruce, had lived hard, and when he came to the throne, was weary of fighting and of politics.

  • But the Renaissance, like the religious revivals initiated in Italy, arrived in Scotland weak and weary; hence the church did not share in the new enthusiasms of the faith of St Francis, and art was trampled on by the magnates who hated poetry and painting.

  • This, then, is an important moment in the long and weary march to union with England.

  • The ground was difficult from heavy rains, the English troops were weary and hungry, but James had lost touch of Surrey and knew nothing of his movements till his troops appeared on his rear towards evening.

  • Omar's system not only diminished the actual revenue, but largely increased in the cities the numbers of the maula's (clients), mainly Persians, who were weary of their dependency on their Arabic lords, and demanded equal rights for themselves.

  • Weary of these commotions, the Arabs of Spain at last came to an understanding among themselves for the election of a caliph, and their choice fell upon one of the last survivors of the Omayyads, Abdarrahman b.

  • The Barmecide family were endowed in the highest degree with those qualities of generosity and liberality which the Arabs prized so highly, and the chronicles never weary in their p raises.

  • Mostakfi was soon weary of this new master, and plotted against him.

  • For example, as I am weary and am conscious of being weary, my judgment and proposition that I am weary are true because they signify what I am and know myself to be by direct consciousness; and my being weary is ambiguously said to be true because it is so signified.

  • Lacordaire read, and his ardent and believing nature, weary of the theological negations of the Encyclopaedists, was convinced.

  • I believe sleep was never more welcome to a weary traveller than death was to her."

  • A quaint figure in the pantheon of the heroic age is Hanuman, the deified chief of monkeys - probably meant to represent the aboriginal tribes of southern India - whose wonderful exploits as Rama's ally on the expedition to Lanka Indian audiences will never weary of hearing recounted.

  • Once at a village where he rested the Blessed One (Buddha) addressed his brethren and said: "It is through not understanding and grasping four Noble Truths, 0 brethren, that we have had to run so long, to wander so long in this weary path of transmigration, both you and I."

  • for as the world is weary of me, so am I of it."

  • Transport to Algiers by sea from this place would have occasioned a weary stay of three months; Arago, therefore, set out for it by land under conduct of a Mahommedan priest, and reached it on Christmas day.

  • Confidential agents from the Swedish court had already prepared the way for him, and the duc de Choiseul, weary of Swedish anarchy, had resolved to discuss with him the best method of bringing about a revolution in Sweden.

  • There is a curious richness in this prose, so full of rhythm and harmony, that breaks at every moment into verse, as it drags itself along its slow and weary way, halffainting under an overload of epithets.

  • Men had become weary of Protestant scholasticism; religious wars had made peaceful thinkers seek to take the edge off dogmatical rancour; and the multiplicity of religious sects, coupled with the complete failure of various attempts at any substantial reconciliation, provoked distrust of the common basis on which all were founded.

  • But the mass of the people, and especially the rural population, sick of revolution, and weary even of the moderate republicanism of Cavaignac, were anxious for a stable government.

  • But no such message came; and he went forth in his fifty-sixth year to a weary period of wandering among various states.

  • Sinan Pasha returned to Constantinople to die, it is said, of vexation; and in 1597, the sultan, weary of a disastrous contest, sent Michael a red flag in token of reconciliation, reinvested him for life in an office of which he had been unable to deprive him, and granted the succession to his son.

  • In sickened disgust the weary traveller made his way back to Ujiji, which he reached on the 13th of October.

  • Henry then returned to Normandy, of which his mother had been in possession since 1145, while Stephen turned his small remaining strength to the weary task of endeavouring to restore the foundations of law and order.

  • In the first month of 1306, however, the weary Scottish war broke out again, with the appearance of a new insurgent chief.

  • The problem proved more weary and exhausting than he had suspected.

  • The lowest point of her fortunes had been reached under the administration of Margaret of Anjou, during the weary years that preceded the outbreak of the civil wars in 1459.

  • The short-lived Goderich administration followed; and in January 1828 the king, weary of the effort to arrange a coalition, summoned the duke of Wellington to office as head of a purely Iuiu,g.

  • Educated in comparative seclusion, her character and her person were unfamiliar to her future subjects, who were a little weary of the extravagances and eccentricities of her immediate predecessors.

  • Years before, in 1852 and 1854 respectively, the British government, at that time a little weary of the responsibilities of colonial rule, had recognized the independence of the two Dutch republics, the Transvaal and the Orange Free State.

  • Weary of the condition of anarchy which existed in the republic, niany inhabitants of the Transvaal were ready to welcome its annexation to Great Britaina proposal favored by the colonial secretary, Lord Carnarvon, who wished to federate the South African states, after the manner in which the North American colonies had become by confederation the Dominion of Canada.

  • But the English Liberals were already a little weary of allies who were quarrelling among themselves, and whose disputes were introducing a new factor into politics.

  • In 1897 the whole tendency of thought and opinion was to enlarge the burden of which the preceding generation had been weary.

  • The policy of George III., and the support which it found among men who were weary of Whig factions, disturbed this scheme, and therefore Burke denounced both the court policy and the court party with all his heart and all his strength.

  • he said, "they little know how many a weary step is to be taken before they can form themselves into a mass which has a true political personality."

  • The mass of the crusaders became weary of the political factions which divided some of their leaders; and Godfrey, who was more of a pilgrim than a politician, becomes the natural representative of this feeling.

  • Mariamne's mother used her position to further her plots for the overthrow of her son-in-law; and she found an ally in Cleopatra of Egypt, who was unwilling to be spurned by him, even if she was not weary of his'patron, Antony.

  • Weary of revolution, men sought no more than to be wisely and firmly governed.

  • This latter is never Pleasure simply, but always Preservation - though on occasion he enlarges the notion of " preservation " into " preservation of life so as not to be weary of it."

  • When they are weary they lie down upon the ground, and as there are no means of making them get up, either by beating or assisting them, the load must of necessity be taken off.

  • On the contrary, the Assembly was weary of the subject.

  • But the emperor was ill, weary and aged by the life of pleasure which he led side by side with his life of work (as is proved by the letters to Mdlle Bellanger); he was suffering from a first attack of his bladder complaint.

  • Yet his elder sons revolted against him in 831 and 832, and were supported by Walla and Agobard and by their followers, weary of all the contradictory oaths demanded of them.

  • Weary of being trodden.

  • She was blamed for her friendship with the comtesse de Polignac, who loved her only as the dispenser of titles and positions; and when weary of this persistent begging for rewards, she was taxed with her preference for foreigners who asked nothing.

  • On the 8th of July he again entered Paris, " in the baggage train of the allied armies," as his enemies said, but in spite of this was received with the greatest enthusiasm by a people weary of wars and looking for constitutional government.

  • On the other hand he is never weary of preaching.

  • He rides fiddling at the head of the host; he plays to the weary warriors in the intervals of the battle in the court of Etzel's palace; but he is also expert at performing other music, with "a strong fiddle-bow, mighty and long, like to a sword, exceeding sharp and broad."

  • He was indefatigable, in war as in peace, in parading and inspecting; the weary and starving soldiers were forced to turn out amid the marshes of the Dobrudscha as spick and span as on the parade grounds of St Petersburg; but he could do nothing to set order in the confusion of the commissariat, which caused the troops to die like flies of dysentery and scurvy; or to remedy the scandals of the hospitals, which inflicted on the wounded unspeakable sufferings.

  • Finally he looked down at his lap and let out a long weary sigh.

  • Then again, maybe she was simply weary of listening to it.

  • The guest was relaxed, his penetrating gaze calm and weary.

  • War-torn and weary.

  • Making his way to the first floor, Jackson noticed he was feeling weary from all this drama, and also a little hungry.

  • He considered going down to the drawing room for a drink, but decided, he too, felt quite weary.

  • Her walk turned into a trot as she pushed her weary body as fast as it would go.

  • He looked weary – more so than she had ever seen him.

  • He said, "Strong words and capping threats from government will simply cause weary bewilderment."

  • careworn look, the weary eye, the heavy step.

  • This may be weary to some viewers who simply want to see really great fight choreography.

  • We grew weary of the ensuing confusion and eventually relinquished the name.

  • Will my weary eyes finally conk out and leave me crashing about the motorway?

  • cope when we're weary.

  • American doughboys were heartily weary of the unimaginative and barely digestible food served by army cooks.

  • Is it thy will thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night?

  • forestall questioning on the subject, he tells me that he gets extremely weary of being asked about life with Curtis.

  • frozen wasteland that is Northern England both weary and happy.

  • Tired legs, a sore groin and weary calves kept him on the bench also for Wolves draw with Sheff Utd.

  • They will rise on wings like eagles: They will run and not grow weary; They will walk and not grow weary; They will walk and not grow weak.

  • Mony a sair daurk we twa hae wrought, An ' wi ' the weary warl ' fought!

  • Tea Tree oil Foot & leg Balm - Breath new life into weary, aching legs and feet with this soothing and refreshing balm.

  • A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!

  • Most of the time, most of the time, most of us have reason to be weary.

  • Where but in the ark is a weary spirit to find safe repose?

  • Grant to all the weary, calm and sweet repose, With the kindest blessing, may our eyelids close.

  • It built on this by proposing places weary shoppers could eat and drink but found they could not survive just on day trade.

  • Imagine one of your team sits down across your desk and with a weary sigh begins to outline the latest problem.

  • All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.

  • Instead of offering the weary traveler promised safety, it lured him to his death.

  • Finally, I expect I am not alone in feeling a trifle weary of carol services.

  • Fighting for God and the Queen is nonsense, as every weary British trooper soon discovers.

  • Weary travelers using the turnpike between Launceston and Bodmin would stay at the Inn after having crossed the wild and treacherous moor.

  • twa hae wrought, An ' wi ' the weary warl ' fought!

  • The nets were still unwashed and they were weary.

  • weariness of spirit, and Eleanor's spirit was indeed weary.

  • weary of the war?

  • And if it sets us wondering if God cares any longer, we get spiritually weary too.

  • I am also rather weary of going down the wrong road.

  • He seems never weary of saying something about Jesus.

  • Now Julia Volkova looks slightly weary - she must be tired of hospital wards.

  • Bloody magnificent, even, " she said, too weary to snap at him.

  • Maybe you're a little weary - well relax by the pool.

  • Finally, I expect I am not alone in feeling a trifle weary of carol services.

  • weary traveler the log fire blazing.

  • weary sigh begins to outline the latest problem.

  • weary travelers.

  • weary limbs!

  • weary resignation.

  • weary shoppers.

  • You never grow weary with admirers looking at you.

  • Kindly nature does not suffer a man seriously ill to feel weary.

  • There is no doubt that we become weary through endless trials.

  • Surprisingly everyone agreed for a change, we are getting weary of all the past action.

  • However, some of her clients noticed that she was looking weary.

  • For these have need of such comforts more than the knights, being in sooth weary meager wights and forlorn.

  • Throughout the divorce proceedings Warham's position was essentially that of an old and weary man.

  • After a severe struggle this proposal was accepted; but the academic discussion on the constitution continued for weary months, and on the 20th of May, realizing the hopelessness of coming to terms with the ultra-democrats, Gagern and his friends resigned.

  • Already the emperor was beginning to feel weary of the heavy burdens which the government of so many realms had imposed upon him, and in 1549 he presented Philip to the states of the Netherlands, that they might take the oath of allegiance to him, and Philip swore to maintain all ancient rights, privileges and customs. The abdication of Charles V.

  • For this unfortunate combination Signor Sonnino himself was not altogether to blame; having lost many of his most faithful followers, who, weary of waiting for office, had gone over to the enemy, he had been forced to seek support among men who had professed hostility to the existing order of things and thus to secure at least the neutrality of the Extreme Left and make the public realize that the reddest of Socialists, Radicals and Republicans may be tamed and rendered harmless by the offer of cabinet appointments.

  • But Edward's title had been expressly sanctioned by act of parliament, so that there was no more room for election in his case than in that of George I., and the real motive of the changes was to shorten the weary ceremony for the frail child.

  • On the whole, the new Duma was fairly representative of the changed temper of the Russian people, disillusioned and weary of anarchy.

  • the treatise on dice (De aleatoribus), have attracted the attention of scholars, who are never weary of the attempt to determine the identity of the author, unfortunately hitherto without much success.

  • Long after the Goths had lost Rome they still clung to Ravenna, till at length, weary of the feebleness of their own king, Vitiges, and struck with admiration of their heroic conqueror, they offered to transfer their allegiance to Belisarius on condition of his assuming the diadem of the Western Empire.

  • They were weary of a means of pacification which produced endless wars abroad and misery at home.

  • The necessity of accurate acquaintance with any foreign language and of obtaining good texts, is a subject Bacon is never weary of descanting upon.

  • The siege was long protracted; the mass of the pilgrims were anxious to proceed to Jerusalem, and, as the altered tone of the author of the Gesta sufficiently indicates, thoroughly weary of the obstinate political bickerings of Raymund_and Bohemund.

  • Only four of his men, including Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, succeeded after eight years' of Indian captivity and of long and weary wanderings, in finding their way to Spanish settlements in Mexico.

  • r-II): he had houses, vineyards, gardens, parks, ponds, forests, servants, flocks and herds, treasures of gold and silver, singers, wives; all these he set himself to enjoy in a rational way - indeed, he found a certain pleasure in carrying out his designs, but, when all was done, he surveyed it only to see that it was weary and unprofitable.

  • The motive is often inadequate from the point of view of a European, but to the Malay it is sufficient to make him weary of life and anxious to court death.

  • These tactics were successful, and when Retz, weary of a struggle without definite results, resigned the archbishopric, Marca became his successor (Feb.

  • Charles VI., weary of the war for the Spanish succession, had shortly before concluded the peace of Rastadt (1715) and was anxious that Venice should not be too hardly pressed.

  • Another source of trouble was the attitude of the emperor Sigismund, who, not content with protecting by his presence and as far as possible directing the deliberations of the "Universal Church," followed on more than one occasion a policy of violence and threats, a policy all the more irritating since, weary of his previously assumed role of peacemaker between the Christian powers, he had abruptly allied himself with the king of England, and adopted an extremely hostile attitude towards the king of France.

  • They were weary of the business, and wished to be done with it.

  • Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.

  • His subjects at length grew weary of the heavy expense of maintaining a large military force on the Belgian frontier and in 1839 the king gave way.

  • He reformed the coinage, developed trade and commerce and introduced numerous agricultural reforms, especially on his own estates, which he was never weary of enlarging, so that on his death he was the wealthiest landowner in Denmark.

  • Weary with this work, he took a post at Borch College in 1710, where he wrote, and printed in 1711, his first work, An Introduction to the History of the Nations of Europe, and was permitted to present to King Frederick IV.

  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.

  • But towards the end he confesses that he has grown weary of his task, and his history becomes meagre.

  • It begins with a psalm (xc.) ascribed in the title to Moses, and seemingly designed to express feelings appropriate to a situation analogous to that of the Israelites when, after the weary march through the wilderness, they stood on the borders of the promised land.

  • In March the Uitlanders, hopeless of ever obtaining redress from President Kruger, weary of sending petitions to the Raad only to be jeered at, determined to invoke intervention if nothing else could avail, and forwarded a petition to Queen Victoria.

  • Early in the 9th century Sergius, greatest of the leaders, profiting by the tolerance of the emperor Nicephorus, began that ministry which, in one of the epistles canonized by the sect, but lost, he describes thus: "I have run from east to west, and from north to south, till my knees were weary, preaching the gospel of Christ."

  • His principles were welcomed as a return to nature by those who were weary of theoretical disputes.

  • From very early times story-tellers and singers found their subjects in the doughty deeds of the tribe on its forays, and sometimes in contests with foreign powers and in the impression produced by the wealth and might of the sovereigns of Persia and Constantinople: The appearance of the Prophet with the great changes that ensued, the conquests that made the Arabs lords of half the civilized world, supplied a vast store of new matter for relations which men were never weary of hearing and recounting.

  • He destroys " the three shepherds " in one month, but is soon weary of his flock and the flock of him.

  • Through many weary months he never relaxed his hold on Lee's army, and, in spite of repeated.

  • The citizens were growing weary of the monastic austerities imposed on them, and Alexander foresaw that his revenge was at hand.

  • Signs are also not wanting that Christina was growing weary of the cares of government; while the importunity of the senate and Riksdag on the question of her marriage was a constant source of irritation.

  • On the other hand, it naturally came to pass that certain of the allies became weary of incessant warfare and looked for a period of commercial prosperity.

  • Gradually the allies began to weary of personal service and persuaded the synod to accept a money commutation.

  • Efforts to make peace, initiated by Pope Innocent VI., came to nothing, though the English commons were now weary of the war.

  • Weary as they all were, his indomitable will put fresh life into the whole army.

  • The nation, proud of its pre-eminence and weary of civil war, saw in the king its true representative and the guarantee of its unity and success.

  • The queen-mother, however, soon grew weary of the domination of the Guises, and entered upon a course of secret opposition.

  • In the latter there occurred the suggestive remarks that, whereas revolutions made men prematurely old and weary, the work of colonization tended to renew the youth of nations.

  • Talleyrand had long been weary of serving a master whose policy he more and more disapproved, and after the return from Tilsit to Paris he resigned office.

  • Among his best-known hymns are: - "The Greatness of God," "The Will of God," "The Eternal Father," "The God of my Childhood," "Jesus is God," "The Pilgrims of the Night," "The Land beyond the Sea," "Sweet Saviour, bless us ere we go," "I was wandering and weary," and "The Shadow of the Rock."

  • Then followed weary years of ruinous delay and official inquiry, during which Hobson died after founding Auckland.

  • He inveighs against the oppression of the poor by the rich, reproves those who, weary of matins or mass, spend their time in church "jangling," telling tales, and wondering where they will get the best ale, and revives the legend of the dancers at the church door during mass who were cursed by the priest and went on dancing for a twelvemonth without cessation.

  • 1728), was never weary of attacking scholarship of the old humanistic type and everything that savoured of antiquarian pedantry, and it was mainly his influence that made German the language of university lectures and of scientific and learned literature.

  • As is related in the legends, Quetzalcoatl came into the land to teach men to till the soil, to work metals and to rule a well-ordered state; the two gods played their famous match at the ball-game, and Tezcatlipoca persuaded the weary Quetzalcoatl to drink the magic pulque that sent him roaming to the distant ocean, where he embarked in his boat and disappeared from among men.'

  • From the ends of the earth all nations shall come to see his glory and bring the weary sons of Zion as gifts (Isa.

  • In 1840 he became pattern-designer to a ribbon manufacturer at Coventry; but weary of ill-paid exile he returned the same year to Boulogne, and in 1841 took his degree at Douai.

  • At length the two parties grew weary of this state of revolution, and a regime of conciliation, the fruit of mutual concessions, was established under Clement III.

  • In times so " out of joint " Latimer soon became " weary of the court," and it was with a sense of relief that he accepted the living of West Kington, or West Kineton, Wiltshire, conferred on him by the king in 1531.

  • Weary of politics, and obeying a natural inclination to pleasure, Julius then virtually abdicated the management of affairs, and gave himself up to enjoyment, amusing himself with the adornment of his villa, near the Porta del Popolo, and often so far forgetting the proprieties of his office as to participate in entertainments of a questionable character.

  • But in the decline of life he reaped the bitter fruits of his lack of self-control, and sank into the grave a weary and brokenhearted old man.

  • A fortnight later, however, Charles raised the siege of Stirling, and after a weary though successful march rested his troops at Inverness.

  • But the archdukes' treasury was now empty,and their credit exhausted; Y both sides were weary of fighting, and serious negotia tions for peace were set on foot.

  • Many weary hours are spent in setting baits, traps and wires, and, frequently, when the hunter retraces his steps to collect the quarry it is only to find it gone, devoured by some large animal that has visited his traps before him.

  • Otherwise the only thing known (from one or two letters) of his life in those years is that from the year 1648 he had begun to think of returning home; he was then sixty, and might well be weary of exile.

  • 1-50), as a fragrant offering to the geometrical reader, appending a criticism (Censura brevis, pp. 50-88) on the first part of Wallis's treatise De motu, published in 1669; also he sent Three Papers to the Royal Society on selected points treated very briefly, and when Wallis, still not weary of confuting, shortly replied, published them separately with triumphant Considerations on Dr Wallis's Answer to them (E.W.

  • This fact, added to the influence of the local diets, made even the princes weary of war, and a universal and continuous demand arose for some reform of the machinery of government.

  • Nearly every modern hymnal contains perhaps a score of his hymns, including "Go, labour on," "I heard the voice of Jesus say," "Here, 0 my Lord, I see Thee face to face," "When the weary, seeking rest."

  • Weary of struggle and disorder, and despairing of any help from the central authority, the estates of Austria met at Triibensee in 1251, and chose Ottakar, son of Wenceslaus I., king of Bohemia, as their duke.

  • The Tirolese soon grew weary of his government, and, in 1446, Sigismund was declared of age.

  • "I am weary of public speaking," he had told Dr Dale; "my mind is almost a blank."

  • Pharnabazus, weary of bearing the whole cost of the war for the Peloponnesians, agreed to a period of truce so that envoys might visit Susa, but at this stage the whole position was changed by the appointment of Cyrus the Younger as satrap of Lydia, Greater Phrygia and Cappadocia.

  • At last, weary of her entreaties, he said he would grant her request if she would ride naked through the streets of the town.

  • He compared himself, in contemplation of the close of the great work of his life, to a gallant horse which, after having often won the prize at the Olympic games, obtained his rest when weary with age.

  • He was weary of the rabies theologorum, and dreamed that the evangelical leaven, if tolerated, would purify the church's life and doctrine.

  • Robert II., the grandson of Robert Bruce, had lived hard, and when he came to the throne, was weary of fighting and of politics.

  • But the Renaissance, like the religious revivals initiated in Italy, arrived in Scotland weak and weary; hence the church did not share in the new enthusiasms of the faith of St Francis, and art was trampled on by the magnates who hated poetry and painting.

  • This, then, is an important moment in the long and weary march to union with England.

  • The ground was difficult from heavy rains, the English troops were weary and hungry, but James had lost touch of Surrey and knew nothing of his movements till his troops appeared on his rear towards evening.

  • Omar's system not only diminished the actual revenue, but largely increased in the cities the numbers of the maula's (clients), mainly Persians, who were weary of their dependency on their Arabic lords, and demanded equal rights for themselves.

  • Weary of these commotions, the Arabs of Spain at last came to an understanding among themselves for the election of a caliph, and their choice fell upon one of the last survivors of the Omayyads, Abdarrahman b.

  • The Barmecide family were endowed in the highest degree with those qualities of generosity and liberality which the Arabs prized so highly, and the chronicles never weary in their p raises.

  • Mostakfi was soon weary of this new master, and plotted against him.

  • For example, as I am weary and am conscious of being weary, my judgment and proposition that I am weary are true because they signify what I am and know myself to be by direct consciousness; and my being weary is ambiguously said to be true because it is so signified.

  • Lacordaire read, and his ardent and believing nature, weary of the theological negations of the Encyclopaedists, was convinced.

  • I believe sleep was never more welcome to a weary traveller than death was to her."

  • A quaint figure in the pantheon of the heroic age is Hanuman, the deified chief of monkeys - probably meant to represent the aboriginal tribes of southern India - whose wonderful exploits as Rama's ally on the expedition to Lanka Indian audiences will never weary of hearing recounted.

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