For that no body is moved, but in time, Ihear; this Thou sayest; but that the motion of a body is time, Ihear not; Thou sayest it not.
(A motion to take up a particular part of the Orders of the Day, or a certain question, is not a privileged motion).
Thou hast told me also with a strong voice, OLord, in my inner ear, that Thou hast made all natures and substances,which are not what Thyself is, and yet are; and that only is notfrom Thee, which is not, and the motion of the will from Thee who art,unto that which in a less degree is, because such motion istransgression and sin; and that no man’s sin doth either hurt Thee, ordisturb the order of Thy government, first or last.
Seeing therefore the motionof a body is one thing, that by which we measure how long it is,another; who sees not, which of the two is rather to be called time?
The motion being seconded, the chairman instantly put the question, as it allows of no amendment or debate; and if decided in the affirmative, he says, "The motion is carried;--this assembly stands adjourned."
On the other hand, Mr. Pate, after he had acquired more experience in his profession, candidly acknowledged that the motion for a new trial was an error on his part, as it could do his client no good under the circumstances, and actually did him a deal of harm.
The motion of the piston is the effect, and the agitation of the water under the paddle-wheels a consequence of the expansion of steam in the cylinder.
action, move, passage, transit, Motion is change of place or position in space; transition is a passing from one point or position in space to another.