It was the first colony ever founded by Rome - according to the Romans themselves, by Ancus Martius - and took its name from its position at the mouth (ostium) of the river.
The French kings are all crusaders - in name - until the beginning of the Hundred Years' War; but the only crusader who ever carried war in Palestine and sought to shake the hold of the Mamelukes on the Holy Land was Peter I., king of Cyprus from 1359 to 1369.
While difficult to know with any exactness, smallpox likely killed roughly as many people in that hundred years as have been killed in every war ever fought.
By the peace of Pressburg, Austria was in 1805 compelled to cede Istria to France, and the department of Istria was formed; but in 1813 Austria again seized it, and has retained it ever since.
But, though for ever mounted on that stump, never a stump-speech does the poor whaleman make; but, with downcast eyes, stands ruefully contemplating his own amputation.
I don't want that moment immortalized, the only thing the world ever knows about me, that some sadistic man-whore with rabies bit me on the beach.
My tutor had plenty of time to explain what I did not understand, so I got on faster and did better work than I ever did in school.
Died after much suffering, and the question has been hotly debated ever since whether poison was the cause of his death.
Yully let the power fill her and mix with the other energies, staving off panic that there was much more than she could ever control.
But the Pequod was only making a passage now; not regularly cruising; nearly all whaling preparatives needing supervision the mates were fully competent to, so that there was little or nothing, out of himself, to employ or excite Ahab, now; and thus chase away, for that one interval, the clouds that layer upon layer were piled upon his brow, as ever all clouds choose the loftiest peaks to pile themselves upon.