They are able to purchase them when their superiors grow weary of them; and the general accommodation of the whole people is thus gradually improved, when this mode of expense becomes universal among men of fortune.
The lands cultivated by the farmer must, in the same manner, with only equal good conduct, be improved more slowly than those cultivated by the proprietor, on account of the large share of the produce which is consumed in the rent, and which, had the farmer been proprietor, he might have employed in the further improvement of the land.
So I contented myself with making a general statement that he appeared to be improving very rapidly; that I would have a longer chat with him in the morning, and would then see what I could do in the direction of meeting his wishes.
D. certainly improved.
Since 1988, as the number of bugs has grown exponentially, virustechniques have improved dramatically, and their infection strategies havebecome more effective, which means they have a better chance of traveling.
She was sorry, really sorry; and yet in spite of this and the two or three other things which she wished he had not said, she thought him altogether improved since she had seen him; he was much more gentle, obliging, and attentive to other people's feelings than he had ever been at Mansfield; she had never seen him so agreeable—so near being agreeable; his behaviour to her father could not offend, and there was something particularly kind and proper in the notice he took of Susan.
You've improved immensely since then, and I congratulate you.
The reader may please to observe, that the following extract ofmany conversations I had with my master, contains a summary of themost material points which were discoursed at several times forabove two years; his honour often desiring fuller satisfaction, asI farther improved in the Houyhnhnm tongue.
In business, practice, wisely and diligently improved, is the great secret of success.
For the most part, these so-called accidents have only been opportunities, carefully improved by genius.
This impossibility of separation prevents agriculture from improving equally with manufactures, ib.
“Yes, sir, she's wonderfully improved; she's not the same creature that she was; it's 'the Birtwick balls', sir,” said John, laughing.
“This is our point, Willie,” he would say; “but he is improving so steadily that I think we shall see a change for the better in the spring.”
My style improves daily in clearness and brevity.
‘I am happy to say, Miss Wickfield,’ pursued Traddles, at once with great delicacy and with great earnestness, ‘that in your absence Mr. Wickfield has considerably improved.
For trials, wisely improved, train the character, and teach self-help; thus hardship itself may often prove the wholesomest discipline for us, though we recognise it not.
During all this time he remained very poor, satisfied to be continually improving himself.
I may illustrate what I mean by supposing three varieties of sheep to be kept, one adapted to an extensive mountainous region; a second to a comparatively narrow, hilly tract; and a third to wide plains at the base; and that the inhabitants are all trying with equal steadiness and skill to improve their stocks by selection; the chances in this case will be strongly in favour of the great holders on the mountains or on the plains improving their breeds more quickly than the small holders on the intermediate narrow, hilly tract; and consequently the improved mountain or plain breed will soon take the place of the less improved hill breed; and thus the two breeds, which originally existed in greater numbers, will come into close contact with each other, without the interposition of the supplanted, intermediate hill-variety.