He has not a right to do what he likes, but only what he ---- with his own, which after all is his own only in a qualified sense.
This gives us the idea in the concrete.... We can now, by a process of abstraction, separate the ---- from the event, and we have the abstract idea of time.
What is the difference between the statement that a man has reason, and the statement that he is in possession of his reason?
The good old rule Sufficeth them,--the simple plan, That they should take who have the power And they should ---- who can.
What has the effect to make one abashed?
I have a strong doubt whether an unfulfilled wish from the day would suffice to create a dream in an adult.
Fortune and chance are nearly equivalent, but chance can be used of human effort and endeavor as fortune can not be; we say "he has a chance of success," or "there is one chance in a thousand," where we could not substitute fortune; as personified, Fortune is regarded as having a fitful purpose, Chance as purposeless; we speak of fickle Fortune, blind Chance; "Fortune favors the brave."
They’re all right so long as he has money in his pocket to keep him out from his wife and family.
When she had an opportunity, she called Mr Holohan aside and asked him to tell her what it meant.
In what way does proposition come to have nearly the sense of proposal in certain uses?
They had their way: they laid him low.
It was something to have a friend like that.
Having eyes they ---- not, and having ears hear not.
My household work is done, so I shall take his foreign journal, and lock myself up in my room and read it.... 24 September.--I hadn't the heart to write last night; that terrible record of Jonathan's upset me so.
I knew long that Mr. Jonathan was a man of much thankfulness; but see, his wife have all the good things.
Of this we have an example in Don Diego Ordonez de Lara, who defied the whole town of Zamora, because he did not know that Vellido Dolfos alone had committed the treachery of slaying his king; and therefore he defied them all, and the vengeance and the reply concerned all; though, to be sure, Senor Don Diego went rather too far, indeed very much beyond the limits of a defiance; for he had no occasion to defy the dead, or the waters, or the fishes, or those yet unborn, and all the rest of it as set forth; but let that pass, for when anger breaks out there's no father, governor, or bridle to check the tongue.
What specific meaning has the word in modern travel?
The most learned man is still ignorant of many things; persons are spoken of as ignorant who have not the knowledge that has become generally diffused in the world; the ignorant savage may be well instructed in matters of the field and the chase, and is thus more properly untutored than ignorant.
We think that we shall not have much trouble with officials or the seamen.
Friendship is always mutual; there may be unreciprocated affection or attachment, unrequited love, or even unrecognized and unappreciated devotion, but never unreciprocated or unrequited friendship; one may have friendly feelings toward an enemy, but while there is hostility or coldness on one side there can not be friendship between the two.
Mind, in a general sense, includes all the powers of sentient being apart from the physical factors in bodily faculties and activities; in a limited sense, mind is nearly synonymous with intellect, but includes disposition, or the tendency toward action, as appears in the phrase "to have a mind to work."
Her husband was captain of a mercantile boat plying between Dublin and Holland; and they had one child.
Some things he could not vouch for (his friends had told him), but of others he had had personal experience.
community, population, A community is in general terms the aggregate of persons inhabiting any territory in common and viewed as having common interests; a commonwealth is such a body of persons having a common government, especially a republican government; as, the commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Courage is a nobler word than bravery, involving more of the deep, spiritual, and enduring elements of character; such an appreciation of peril as would extinguish bravery may only intensify courage, which is resistant and self-conquering; courage applies to matters in regard to which valor and prowess can have no place, as submission to a surgical operation, or the facing of censure or detraction for conscience' sake.
He had no difficulty now in approving of the course he had taken.
They’re the boyos have influence.
Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain.
The two young gentlemen asked the ladies if they might have the pleasure, and Mary Jane turned to Miss Daly.
They would be sure to have plenty of apples and nuts.
There are men of low rank who strain themselves to bursting to pass for gentlemen, and high gentlemen who, one would fancy, were dying to pass for men of low rank; the former raise themselves by their ambition or by their virtues, the latter debase themselves by their lack of spirit or by their vices; and one has need of experience and discernment to distinguish these two kinds of gentlemen, so much alike in name and so different in conduct."
We may, however, speak of the look or looks as indicating all that we look at; as, he had the look of an adventurer; I did not like his looks.
harshness, penalty, Prepositions: The mercy of God to or toward sinners; have mercy on or upon one.
His father, therefore, was unusually friendly with Villona and his manner expressed a real respect for foreign accomplishments; but this subtlety of his host was probably lost upon the Hungarian, who was beginning to have a sharp desire for his dinner.
To which Merlin made answer, "The devil, Sancho, is a blockhead and a great scoundrel; I sent him to look for your master, but not with a message from Montesinos but from myself; for Montesinos is in his cave expecting, or more properly speaking, waiting for his disenchantment; for there's the tail to be skinned yet for him; if he owes you anything, or you have any business to transact with him, I'll bring him to you and put him where you choose; but for the present make up your mind to consent to this penance, and believe me it will be very good for you, for soul as well for body--for your soul because of the charity with which you perform it, for your body because I know that you are of a sanguine habit and it will do you no harm to draw a little blood."
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I assert confidently that it is in the power of one American mother to ---- as many gentlemen as she has sons.
He shook hands with each of them, saying in turn:-- "Lord Godalming, I had the honour of seconding your father at the Windham; I grieve to know, by your holding the title, that he is no more.
Then he called me back, and when I came he had his hand over the note-book, and he said to me very solemnly:-- "'Wilhelmina'--I knew then that he was in deadly earnest, for he has never called me by that name since he asked me to marry him--'you know, dear, my ideas of the trust between husband and wife: there should be no secret, no concealment.
I hope he didn't think it forward of me, and that if he ever thinks of it afterwards he never will have such a thought.
In no way has man ---- his fellow man more cruelly than by ---- him for his religious belief.
Young and youthful are applied to that which has life; that which is young is possessed of a comparatively new existence as a living thing, possessing actual youth; that which is youthful manifests the attributes of youth. (
He had a high opinion of Mr Cunningham as a judge of character and as a reader of faces.
I have hope."
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He had his ---- days and hours, but could never be properly said to be ----.
Although a Moor, I know well enough from the intercourse I have had with Christians that holiness consists in charity, humility, faith, obedience, and poverty; but for all that, I say he must have a great deal of godliness who can find any satisfaction in being poor; unless, indeed, it be the kind of poverty one of their greatest saints refers to, saying, 'possess all things as though ye possessed them not;' which is what they call poverty in spirit.
Prepositions: Have faith in God; the faith of the gospel.
Any stable currency must be founded at last upon something, as gold or silver, that has ---- value.