There are two classes of people to whom the laws of England are particularly hostile, and those the most helpless; younger children, and the poor.
No tongue So vast a theme could equal, speech and thought Both impotent alike.
The congress expresses the opinion that all teachers ofhistory should call the attention of the young to the graveevils inflicted on mankind in all ages by war, and to the factthat such war has been waged for most inadequate causes.
We may imagine that the early progenitor of the ostrich had habits like those of a bustard, and that as natural selection increased in successive generations the size and weight of its body, its legs were used more, and its wings less, until they became incapable of flight.
But his enemies still wanted to have him removed and, choosing a new method of attack, forwarded a petition to the king in which they claimed that "Master Hans Chrestensen Sthen because of weakness and old age was incompetent to discharge his duties as a pastor", and asked for his removal to the parishes of Tygelse and Klagstrup.
Here, you might be largely ineffective-but there you're redundant."
And no one has a right to spoil a waiter (or any one else) by tipping him for inefficient work.
In the provinces, the armies of the military prefectures gradually lost their importance when wars became longer and militiamen proved insufficient.
Being unable to remove the chain, I jumped over, and, running up the flagged causeway bordered with straggling gooseberry-bushes, knocked vainly for admittance, till my knuckles tingled and the dogs howled.
Anyway, it’s best not to think about them, as if you do it makes the discussions with the other lawyers, all their advice and all that they do manage to achieve, seem so unpleasant and useless, I had that experience myself, just wanted to throw everything away and lay at home in bed and hear nothing more about it.
At the same time he must protect himself and other business men from incompetent, weak, or vicious employees.
Yes, I am cruel, and worthless, and spoiled—tell father so,—oh, here he is—I forgot Father, listen!”
A considerable part of the land of the country is rendered unproductive, by the great extent of parks and chases which this law serves to keep up, and this at a time when the annual production of grain is not equal to the national consumption.*--In short, the evils of the aristocratical system are so great and numerous, so inconsistent with every thing that is just, wise, natural, and beneficent, that when they are considered, there ought not to be a doubt that many, who are now classed under that description, will wish to see such a system abolished.
To feel that you are afraid to proceed with some affair, or continue a journey, denotes that you will find trouble in your household, and enterprises will be unsuccessful.
My first care, when I DID arrive, was of course to seek for her; but the search was as fruitless as it was melancholy.
Convinced by our reasoning that the switch was inoperative, we flipped it.