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On the twelfth of June, 1812, the forces of Western Europe crossed the Russian frontier and war began, that is, an event took place opposed to human reason and to human nature.
To us, their descendants, who are not historians and are not carried away by the process of research and can therefore regard the event with unclouded common sense, an incalculable number of causes present themselves.
Other great historical events have their place in social evolution.
The "Cyprian Lays", ascribed to Stasinus of Cyprus (14) (but also to Hegesinus of Salamis) was designed to do for the events preceding the action of the "Iliad" what Arctinus had done for the later phases of the Trojan War.
But again, Tragedy is an imitation not only of a complete action, but of events inspiring fear or pity.
In the traditional conception, a particular event A caused a particular event B, and by this it was implied that, given any event B, some earlier event A could be discovered which had a relation to it, such that--
Everything in nature is apparently in a state of continuous change,* so that what we call one "event" turns out to be really a process.
To him he made over all that he knew as to the events above recorded, and as to the present condition of the prince.
Of course the root of them was in the events which we have already recorded, and which so filled Vera with grief on the prince's account that she fell seriously ill.
Was not my future--at all events my immediate future--to be spent in answering them?
At all events, a little golden fragment of bachelorhood remained.
Every age had left on them its imprint; a bit of architecture with which was bound up the remembrance of some terrible event, some bloody adventure.