A state is an organized political community considered in its corporate capacity as "a body politic and corporate;" as, a legislative act is the act of the state; every citizen is entitled to the protection of the state.
The act was not a genuine work of industrial espionage.
But this only indicates the way in which the psychic process is discharged in hysterical imitation; the way in which a psychic act proceeds and the act itself are two different things.
Negligence, which is the same in origin, may be used in almost the same sense, but with a slighter force, as when Whittier speaks of "the negligence which friendship loves;" but negligence is often used to denote the quality or trait of character of which the act is a manifestation, or to denote the habit of neglecting that which ought to be done.
Well, this simpleton’s advice would never be followed bymen of the state conception of life, who continue to flog oneanother, and teach people that this very act of self-castigationis the last word of human wisdom.
As defence, however, is of much more importance than opulence, the act of navigation is, perhaps, the wisest of all the commercial regulations of England.
When a man proposes to represent, in his own person, the "chosen of God"--or to be a "temple of God," or a "judge of the angels"--then every other criterion, whether based upon honesty, upon intellect, upon manliness and pride, or upon beauty and freedom of the heart, becomes simply "worldly"--evil in itself.... Moral: every word that comes from the lips of an "early Christian" is a lie, and his every act is instinctively dishonest--all his values, all his aims are noxious, but whoever he hates, whatever he hates, has real value.... The Christian, and particularly the Christian priest, is thus a criterion of values.
Certain acts are simoniacal because they have been prohibited as such by Canon Law; but inasmuch as it is the Pope who had forbidden them, the prohibition does not bind him.
The act of hanging up is thesignal to the local office that the call is completed.
Within the depths of my own heart I felt that the act of the austere Sérapion was an abominable sacrilege; and I could have prayed that a triangle of fire would issue from the entrails of the dark clouds, heavily rolling above us, to reduce him to cinders.
For a Christian the oath of allegiance to any government whatever—the very act which is regarded as the foundation of theexistence of a state—is a direct renunciation of Christianity.
"Dorian, Dorian," she cried, "before I knew you, acting was the one reality of my life.
Every suggested idea, every act of reasoning is in the last analysis the product of one or more of these elementary forms of mental activity.
Few realize that the simple act of listening and concentrating is our best interior power, for it brings us into close contact with the highest, just as our other senses bring us into touch with the coarser side of human nature.
Thou hast well said: for in matter of life, three acts is the whole play.
Our consciousacts are the outcome of an unconscious substratum created in themind in the main by hereditary influences.
Even then the act of descending into that noisome pit, with the almost certainty of a hand-to-hand struggle with a raging lunatic of enormous strength, was an ordeal calculated to daunt the stoutest of hearts.
Most viruses are written abroad, by unknown and certainly untraceable authors,often in countries such as Bulgaria where the act itself is not a criminaloffense.
The first act of the advance was the occupation of Absarat, and on the 23rd of August MacDonald's brigade marched thither from Suarda, cutting across the desert to Sadin Fanti, and then following the bank of the Nile.
"The third act was largely Marcelle's.
Every act, every duty of our lives, may, if overdone, become an injury.
All three could have stayed if each had used a little common sense, and all three could have stayed if each act had not been a fair indication of his general attitude toward his work.
Act third was the castle hall, and here Hagar appeared, having come to free the lovers and finish Hugo.
Meinong's "act" is the ghost of the subject, or what once was the full-blooded soul.
In the case of a war, the very first act of hostility on the part of the debtor nation might be the forfeiture of the funds of its creditor.
The act of birth, moreover, is the first experience with fear, and is thus the source and model of the emotion of fear.
A hungry animal feels restless, and is led by instinctive impulses to perform the movements which give it nourishment; but the act of seeking food is not sufficient evidence from which to conclude that the animal has the thought of food in its "mind."
The duties imposed by this act of parliament were, at that time, the only duties upon the importation of foreign goods.
The first act of man, when he looked around and saw himself a creature which he did not make, and a world furnished for his reception, must have been devotion; and devotion must ever continue sacred to every individual man, as it appears, right to him; and governments do mischief by interfering.
Andtherefore even if man is not free as regards performing these orthose acts because there exists a previous cause for every act,the very causes of his acts, consisting as they do for the man ofconscience of the recognition of this or that truth, are withinhis own control.
The Act of Union (January 1st, 1801) was the natural coalescence of two entirely kindred systems, of the Anglo-Irish Parliament with the British Parliament.
The British Factory Act of 1819, weak and feeble though it seems to us, was the Magna Carta of childhood; thereafter the protection of the children of the poor, first from toil and then from bodily starvation and ignorance, began.
An act of great political importance in the conquest of any city was the carrying off of its god to become a subordinate in the temple of its conqueror.
Act is the blossom of thought, and joy and suffering are its fruits; thus does a man garner in the sweet and bitter fruitage of his own husbandry.