That means is thepropagation among these nations of the Christian ideal of society,which can only be realized by a Christian life, Christian actions,and Christian examples.
The natural means for the attainment of this aim was a living presentation of a people's own cultural heritage, their native tradition, history, literature and folk life.
The means must be an obliteration of knowledge; and it has never yet been discovered how to make man unknow his knowledge, or unthink his thoughts.
The golden mean of Agur’s perfect prayer is, perhaps, the best lot of all, did we but know it: “Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.”
The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public opinion.
The means ofinstruction are: deception, stupefaction, blows, and vodka.
So long as there is discourtesy in the world there must be protection against it, and the best, cheapest, and easiest means of protection is courtesy itself.
I felt at once that the means were now in my power of striking down the whole conspiracy at a blow with the irresistible weapon of plain fact.
Another powerful means of lengthening a vowel is accent.