As truly might it be argued, that because it is asserted in the Declaration of Independence, that all men are created equal, and endowed with an inalienable right to liberty, therefore none of its signers were slaveholders, and since its adoption, slavery has been banished from the American soil!
In the possession of all fundamental rights, all classes of servants were on an absolute equality, all were equally protected by law in their persons, character, property and social relations; all were voluntary, all were compensated for their labor, and released from it nearly half of the days in each year; all were furnished with stated instruction: none in either class were in any sense articles of property, all were regarded as men, with the rights, interests, hopes and destinies of men.
The first Vision of Judgment was a set-off to the second, though "None but itself could be its parallel."
Yea even all those great philosophers the world hath ever had in admiration, whose works we do so much esteem, that gave precepts of wisdom to others, inventors of Arts and Sciences, Socrates the wisest man of his time by the Oracle of Apollo, whom his two scholars, Plato and Xenophon, so much extol and magnify with those honourable titles, "best and wisest of all mortal men, the happiest, and most just;" and as Alcibiades incomparably commends him; Achilles was a worthy man, but Bracides and others were as worthy as himself; Antenor and Nestor were as good as Pericles, and so of the rest; but none present, before, or after Socrates, nemo veterum neque eorum qui nunc sunt, were ever such, will match, or come near him.
"None," was the reply of the inspector, "We had it under the microscope at Scotland Yard."
Hercules-Harlequin, the Attorney Triumphant, the World's Busybody: none of these are parts this Nation has a turn for; she, if you consulted her, would rather not play these parts, but another!
None as any one can find, an' none as is any one's business.
None of my family have been slaves as far back as I know.
I. To what destiny of mine, O conscript fathers, shall I say that it is owing, that none for the last twenty years has been an enemy to the republic without at the same time declaring war against me?
Told how his mistress drew it to her breast And called upon his name when none was nigh; Had but the scarf he kissed with piteous cry But breathed again its secret unto her, Or had but one of every little sigh Each left for each been love's true messenger: They surely had not kept that winter all the year.
But Frank put in: "We have no use for bromo seltzer, as none of us are drinkers."
"This case is really typical of all stories of mummy-haunting, and none of them are cases to trifle with," he explained, "for the mummies of important people--kings, priests, magicians--were laid away with profoundly significant ceremonial, and were very effectively protected, as you have seen, against desecration, and especially against destruction.
"What Eleanor knows she always keeps to herself; none of her household are any the wiser for it.
"None can be a superior man," said the Master, "who does not recognize the decrees of Heaven.
But if when morn is near our dreams are true, Feel shalt thou in a little time from now What Prato, if none other, craves for thee.
"None," was the answer, "except that he took his own life.
That none but Transitives are Verbs Active, which is contrary to the reason of Things, and the common sense of Mankind.
Had I reigned all these years as mistress not of England but of Europe,--had nations wheedled me in the place of barons,--young Riczi had been none the less avenged.
If painful to their owners to possess, they are none the less a source of pain to part with.
None of us ain't cats, so we can't croak but once--and that might as well be now as ten years from now."
None of the graces of the haughty patrician lady whose lightest gesture was a command, would appear in this humble girl, to mock and constrain me.
Shouts of delight greet the end of the show, a Noah's Ark miracle-play of the rudest; and the Children continue to scream with joy whenever an Animal looks out of the Ark. Men and women pay scant attention either to JACOBUS, when he speaks (himself none too sober)--from his doorstep, prompted by the frowning KURT,--or yet to ANSELM, the priest, who stands forth with lifted hands, at the close of the miracle-play.
Now England's grandest colony presses to the front; but none the less is the honor England's, for at the price of her sons' lives and by their toil the path was cleared.
They walk in and out, and they sit smoking and chatting, as if none of them was anybody in particular.
For my images stay obstinately lifeless, and there is something lacking to each of them, and none is the figure I desire to make in this world.
Let me, therefore, by these following questions, try whether none of you are slighters of Christ and your own salvation.
Impressions and questions crowded upon him quickly now--yet in none of them was there a hint as to how he got here, nor who he was, nor what in the world was going on.
Wessex, who was a thorough artist within his limitations, had satisfied himself that none of the callers who had asked for Ormuz Khan, and no one who had loitered about the lobbies, could possibly have been even a disguised Paul Harley.
None the less it is my duty, and I shall call it in part a kindness to you to take you away from scenes which might on both sides be dangerous.
There is nothing intrinsically new in this observation; it has often been noticed that metal surfaces at low temperatures give a sensation of burning to the bare touch, but none the less it is an interesting variant of the common fact.
So he was sprinkled with water, and had to name Sigurd, of whom all men speak with one speech and say that none was ever his like for growth and goodliness.
No town in the kingdom more universally exhibits the external forms of devotion, and in none are there perhaps a greater number of serious devotees.
"None of our successful managers have been flowery orators, nor have they been in the habit of wearying man and the Lord with long prayers.
This he did, and in this fashion they met together for a great while, none being privy to their sweet and stolen love, save themselves alone.
None of them are stories of experience in the absolute sense of the word.
None the less, in any such disorderly up-anchoring there are stragglers perforce: some left like stranded hulks by the ebbing tide; others riding by mooring chains which may be neither slipped nor capstaned.
However preposterous it seemed, none the less it was a city that yesterday ran high with the tide of human life.
None was a pigmy.
They therefore turn their eyes about to examine what other methods can be found of gaining that which none, however impotent or worthless, will be content to want.
Being from the poorer classes, they were of course disregarded, but none the less was a strong agitation against royal grants carried on throughout the autumn and winter months.
None of the other writers are active Radical politicians, dangerous to the luxurious idleness of the non-producing but all-consuming "upper classes" of society.
Some of them--even mine--are at times brought out, smelt, turned over, and looked at, but as I have hinted, none, not even those by Gounod, Dvorak, and Cowen, have become standing dishes in constant request at musical feasts.
Thus, none but a native may be a President or Vice President of the United States, nor may a citizen under thirty years of age be a member of the United States Senate.
At such times the pirates formed a very powerful organization, and none of the smaller cities were proof against their ravages.
"Then I know it will be done," said she, confidently; "and none of us will be the worse off for it, I am sure."
The statement that she was invited to join no sorority is not literally true, for in the second semester when it was apparent that none of the three leading fraternities intended to take her in, there came a late "bid" from one of the third-rate sororities, of recent date, composed of girls like Sylvia who had not been included in the membership of the older, socially distinguished organizations.
They manifested a great appreciation of color, but none of form, and after the free dress of the Hucal women, these people, mummied in their red tartan shawls--all hybrid Stewarts, they seemed to me--were merely bright bundles in the sunshine.
Such as cavil at the legal tone and crude arrangement of Clarendon are none the less his debtors for specific memoirs, the personal element of history; and while Burnet has been vigorously repudiated by standard historians, he continues, and justly, to be a prolific authority.
That is, none of the things that made the Gutenberg press a success were the things that made monk-Bibles a success.
There is a lackadaisical bonhommie about his whole aspect, none of the fierceness of pride or power; an unconscious neglect of his own person, instead of a stately assumption of superiority; a good-humoured, placid intelligence, instead of a lynx-eyed watchfulness, as if it wished to make others its prey, or was afraid they might turn and rend him; he is a beneficent spirit, prying into the universe, not lording it over it; a thoughtful spectator of the scenes of life, or ruminator on the fate of mankind, not a painted pageant, a stupid idol set up on its pedestal of pride for men to fall down and worship with idiot fear and wonder at the thing themselves have made, and which, without that fear and wonder, would in itself be nothing!