For all the difficulty lies in being trusted, and when he has obtained that, the business does itself; and if he should happen to be questioned and called to an account, a pardon is as cheap as a paymaster's fee, not above fourteenpence in the pound.
Free countries, especially those of the English race, have a habit of which we know little: their words are exceedingly violent, and their actions exceedingly circumspect.
"Nevertheless, the law has always been consistent," said Mr. Tutt, "and has never discriminated between animals any more than it has between men on the ground of varying degrees of intelligence.
When Mike had sized up the bee-sting he admitted that my diagnosis was prob'ly correct. "
The economical principles of a later and more advanced epoch are found by us in Carthage alone of all the more considerable states of antiquity.
Even so with me;--but, whether God was existentially as well as essentially intelligent, this was for a long time a sore combat between the speculative and the moral man.
It seems logical to begin with lower forms and work up to the higher.
I stood on the shore whilst the nets and fishing tackle were put on board, then he said in a low voice,-- 'It's a comfort to feel you will be near my poor lass to-night, sir.
And as to the derivation and primitive signification of rhythm, it is plain that in the extract above, both are misrepresented.
My father's practical opposition, the refusal to pay the incidental expenses for what he always persisted in regarding as a useless education, was met, in Charles's case, by my mother's taking in the students' washing, to provide them.
Jealous husbands, foolish pragmatic fathers, a dissolute son, a boastful soldier, a cunning slave--they all are merely counters by which the game of comedy used to be played.
The whole affair was such a mystery to me, and of such sudden occurrence, that it was some seconds before I could collect myself sufficiently to put any such calm and rational queries to my captors as might elicit an explanation of it.
On the whole, though much of his work is perhaps in bad taste and is too coarse for pleasant or profitable reading, Fielding must be regarded as an artist, a very great artist, in realistic fiction; and the advanced student who reads him will probably concur in the judgment of a modern critic that, by giving us genuine pictures of men and women of his own age, without moralizing over their vices and virtues, he became the real founder of the modern novel.
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It is customary to see at Batavia, in the island of Java, the figure of serpents impressed on the shells of eggs, Andrew Cleyerus, a naturalist of considerable note, says, that when he was at Batavia in 1679, he had seen himself, on the 14th of September, an egg newly laid by a hen, of the ordinary size, but representing very exactly, towards the summit of the other part of the shell, the figure of a serpent and all its parts, not only the lineaments of the serpent were marked on the surface, but the three dimensions of the body were as sensible as if they had been engraved by an able sculptor, or impressed on wax, plaister or some other like matter.
Are you serious?
How wise was the old pessimist who declared that "a man married is a man marred"--but, then, who will agree with me!