The power which that possession immediately and directly conveys to him, is the power of purchasing a certain command over all the labour, or over all the produce of labour which is then in the market.
He had no other functions, nor any power over life, liberty and property of the citizens, except such as resulted from his disciplinary power as military leader or from his executive power as president of a court.
Even political power--as in the case of Increase Mather--was within the grasp of a successful priest.
If his brows are flat or if his forehead immediately above and at the sides of his eyes is undeveloped or only a little developed, his powers of observation are deficient.
Now many an earl of Beowulf brandished blade ancestral, fain the life of their lord to shield, their praised prince, if power were theirs; never they knew, -- as they neared the foe, hardy-hearted heroes of war, aiming their swords on every side the accursed to kill, -- no keenest blade, no farest of falchions fashioned on earth, could harm or hurt that hideous fiend!
Detailed and coordinated information was needed not only on such major powers as Germany and Japan , but also on places of little previous interest.
But it has not the same power as a primary desire of bringing thorough satisfaction when it is realized; so long as the primary desire remains unsatisfied, restlessness continues in spite of the secondary desire's success.
The power of acquiring experience, which characterizes men and animals, is an example of the general law that, in mnemic causation, the causal unit is not one event at one time, but two or more events at two or more times.&
The same power at work within the bowels of the earth has been the cause of those volcanoes and earthquakes which have played so mighty a part in the history of the globe.
The motive power of the process of natural selection having been economy of wax; that individual swarm which wasted least honey in the secretion of wax, having succeeded best, and having transmitted by inheritance its newly acquired economical instinct to new swarms, which in their turn will have had the best chance of succeeding in the struggle for existence.
When really touched by affliction, her active powers had been all benumbed; and neither Lady Bertram nor Tom had received from her the smallest support or attempt at support.
Banks handled the filly well, but had not the same powers as Fred Erickson at his best; they were wanted now just to help her home.
The foreign power was the "father-in-law", i.e. the older and, therefore, in a certain way the more privileged; the Chinese were the "son-in-law", the representative of the paternal lineage and, therefore, in another respect also the more privileged!
If men read these words, let them know that power is a heavy burden.
All power of fancy over reason is a degree of ----.
The moving power in this species of Government is, of necessity, Corruption.
World power or downfall was their formula; it gave their antagonists no alternative but a fight to a conclusive end.
Natural power harnessed in machines will be the general drudge.
The motive power of his life is personal enjoyment.
While all our ancient beliefs are totteringand disappearing, while the old pillars of society are giving wayone by one, the power of the crowd is the only force that nothingmenaces, and of which the prestige is continually on theincrease.