The obstinacy and avarice of the Jews being thus in a measure placed in opposition to the fanaticism that tyranny of those under whom they lived, seemed to increase in proportion to the persecution with which they were visited; and the immense wealth they usually acquired in commerce, while it frequently placed them in danger, was at other times used to extend their influence, and to secure
to them a certain degree of protection.
It was remarked in the preceding paper, that weakness and divisions at home would invite dangers from abroad; and that nothing would tend more to secure
us from them than union, strength, and good government within ourselves.
My exultation was short-lived, however, for scarcely had I gained a secure
seat upon the sill than a huge hand grasped me by the neck from behind and dragged me violently into the room.
Then could the Venetians realize the rashness of the course taken by them, which, in order that they might secure
two towns in Lombardy, had made the king master of two-thirds of Italy.
Thus the good fighter is able to secure
himself against defeat, but cannot make certain of defeating the enemy.
Soon he began to purposely neglect his studies and to disregard his duties, his aim being to secure
his dismissal from the United States service.
Of course as the war was prolonged the white people, in many cases, often found it difficult to secure
food for themselves.
To attain this end we must secure
a preponderance of virtue over vice and must endeavor to secure
that the honest man may, even in this world, receive a lasting reward for his virtue.
Life was a serious matter during lean seasons--one had to fight to secure
one's share of food then, and the habit once formed became lifelong.
The writer proved to be no less a person than the widow lady who occupied the room on the other side of the drawing-room, which her ladyship had vainly hoped to secure
But the Madagonians were unsuccessful, which so chagrined them that never thereafter in all their land was a Novakatkan secure
in property or life.
said the lieutenant; "then you richly deserve to be hanged, as well for making such jests, as for using such a weapon: you are my prisoner, sir; nor shall you stir from hence till a proper guard comes to secure