It is therefore possible that another lost poem, the "Idaean Dactyls", which dealt with the discovery of metals and their working, was appended
to, or even was a part of the "Great Works", just as the "Divination by Birds" was appended
to the "Works and Days".
Here and there a brief remark was appended
to a date, usually no more than a single word: "double" occurring perhaps six times in a total of several hundred entries; and once very early in the list and followed by several marks of exclamation, "total failure!!!" All this, though it whetted my curiosity, told me little that was definite.
Machiavelli was the accredited agent of the Florentine Republic to Cesare Borgia (1478-1507) during the transactions which led up to the assassinations of the Orsini and Vitelli at Sinigalia, and along with his letters to his chiefs in Florence he has left an account, written ten years before "The Prince," of the proceedings of the duke in his "Descritione del modo tenuto dal duca Valentino nello ammazzare Vitellozzo Vitelli," etc., a translation of which is appended
to the present work.
A list was appended
, which consisted chiefly of books relating to the Holy Land, since the Holy Land was part of the excursion and seemed to be its main feature.
That they would permit him to live after he had appended
his name to the cheque never occurred to him as being within the realms of probability.
There was no name or address appended
. I had at that time just entered the family of Mrs.
To this is appended
a restatement of the nature of justice according to common opinion, and an answer is demanded to the question--What is justice, stripped of appearances?
To make this part of my story clear, I append
the following plan of the first floor of Styles.