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His guests were a couple of Englishmen,whose names I cannot now rememberand Mr. McCarthy, of Syracuse, New York, who was a relative of General Emory.

'I know,' she said, 'that between us and them there is a gulf fixed, and that they who would come from thence cannot come, neither can any one'

So, again, when deeds are imperfect, propriety and harmony cannot prevail, and when this is the case laws relating to crime will fail in their aim; and if these last so fail, the people will not know where to set hand or foot.

You can not go back there.

However much we may dissent from Mr. D'Arcy's theology in certain details; however little we personally may labour under the difficulties of idealism, we cannot too strongly commend the endeavour to meet the modern mind on its own platform; to speak to the cultivated in their own language.

We cannot be sure that the Ruler of the world will forbid this.

" "What will they all think?" "I will write that I cannot come.

We cannot but read such narratives with uncommon curiosity, because we consider the writer as indubitably possessed of the ability to give us just representations, and do not always reflect, that, very often, proportionate to the opportunities of knowing the truth, are the temptations to disguise it.

How fond she and her husband had been is shewn in a letter, in which, in answer to an invitation, he says:'As I have not left Mrs. Garrick one day since we were married, near twenty-eight years, I cannot now leave her.'

How it will be with the baron I cannot say.

It is plain that we cannot understand the physiology of our bodies without a knowledge of their anatomy.

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Of a suretyI cannot. RABBIT.

It troubles me that I cannot discover any mode of ascertaining whether he deserts her or not.

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Withal he was an awfully good fellow, for, after having talked at great length with me, he ended by saying, "Since you are staying in Nemours I hope to see you often, and to-day I cannot let you go without presenting you to my hostess.

We are of opinion that it cannot, because Congress has no constitutional power to confer upon the Supreme Court original jurisdiction in this class of litigation.

THOUGH God has given us no innate ideas of himself; though he has stamped no original characters on our minds, wherein we may read his being; yet having furnished us with those faculties our minds are endowed with, he hath not left himself without witness: since we have sense, perception, and reason, and cannot want a clear proof of him, as long as we carry OURSELVES about us.

I cannot imagine that Mr. Prior, with respect to his lordship's morals, has in the least violated truth; for he has shewn the picture in various lights, and has hinted at his patron's errors, as well as his graces and virtues.

As a politician, representing Southern interests, he cannot be severely condemned for his fear and anger over the discussion of the slavery question, which, politically considered, was out of the range of Congressional legislation or popular agitation.

Though a man surrender himself to evil, if there is that in him which evil cannot satisfy, an impulse by which he outgrows the gratifications of vice, extends his horizon and lifts his desires, pursues an onward course until he learns to place his aims outside of himself, and to seek satisfaction in works of public utility,he is beyond the power of Satan: he may be redeemed from evil.

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Nothing angers her so much as that women cannot preach, and in this point only thinks the Brownist erroneous; but what she cannot at the church she does at the table, where she prattles more than any against sense and Antichrist, 'till a capon's wing silence her.

To what extent the uncertain conditions of employment impose upon the poor this changing habitation cannot be yet determined; but the absence of the educative influence of a fixed abode is one of the most demoralizing influences in the life of the poor.

Nor would it be the ghost of the real Schopenhauer unless we heard a vigorous denunciation of men who claim a connection with literature by a servile flattery of successful living authorsthe dead cannot be made to payin the hope of appearing to advantage in their reflected light and turning that advantage into money.

I cannot but suffer you to love if you doe love, and will requite your love.

It cannot be that I should ever know other.

you would realize the Light that never fades, the Joy that never ends, and the tranquillity that cannot be disturbed; if you would leave behind for ever your sins, your sorrows, your anxieties and perplexities; if, I say, you would partake of this salvation, this supremely glorious Life, then conquer yourself.

Life in the city proper cannot be very pleasant; pride, envy, place-hunting, and caste hatred, are the order of the day; the Spaniards consider themselves superior to the creoles, who, in their turn, reproach the former with the taunt that they have only come to the colony to save themselves from starvation.

In our present knowledge we can not fill the gaps, so we must yet hold the blacks of the Orient to be separate races.

She dares not weep, she cannot understand the language of her enemies, but she understands their looks, and knows she must obey them.

So I shall, and cannot help it.

This cannot be.

Although her recent invasion of Turkey awakened a lively sympathy for those who were exposed to the desolations of war, we can not but anticipate that the result will prove favorable to the cause of civilization and to the progress of human happiness.

I can not but hope that by the same process of friendly, patient, and persevering deliberation all constitutional objections will ultimately be removed.

That the period is a time of peace does not affect the authority and duty of the sentinel or guard to fire upon the escaping prisoner, if this escape can not otherwise be prevented.

Altogether I cannot but regard this passage as the strongest evidence we possess for the use of the Synoptic Gospels by Clement; it seems to carry the presumption that he did use them up to a considerable degree of probability.

and I cannot say that such rough tours de force are at all to my fancy.

If you are ever taken by the Americans, as belonging to the British, we will help you to escapebut, if you cannot let us know, here is a paper, which in the last extremity, you may show, and it will save you.'

He cannot object to my selling a few vegetables wherever I please.

Thorwaldsen cannot be said to imitate the antique; he rather seems to be one born in the best age of Grecian art; imbued with the spirit of that age, and producing from his own resources kindred works.

You cannot kill these men's souls any more than they can yours.

When you meet a S'iring, he will look like your father, or mother, or some friend; and he will hide his long nails behind his back, so that you cannot see them.

Thus am I dead: yet cannot die: But still within my foolish brain There hangs a pale blue evening sky; A furzy croft; a sandy lane.

For to say nothing of former speeches of yours, at all events I cannot pass over in silence this which excites my most especial wonder.

Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of heaven.

Thou hast a joy we do not feel, A light we cannot see; Injustice, sin, and wretchedness No longer sadden thee; No doubt to thy sublimer gaze Life's mystery grows plain, As finally full recompense Atones for earthly pain.

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I doubt the mercy of God and I cannot help it!" CHAPTER XII.

Nobody argues that the art of navigation is not founded on astronomy, because sailors cannot wait to calculate the Nautical Almanack.

" "In mercy's name, who is he?" "I certainly cannot inform you.

The Egyptian saw no incongruity in setting references to the "gods" side by side with allusions to a god whom we cannot help identifying with the Supreme Being and the Creator of the world; his ideas and beliefs have, in consequence, been sadly misrepresented, and by certain writers he has been made an object of ridicule.

She cannot, therefore, fairly be called an ocean steamer.

Violent drastics are wrong, they do not do good; you cannot go on giving physic every day, this will teaze the bowels and not tranquilize them,

I had now nothing to fear, for the man whom no one will trust cannot well be in debt; and for once I faced an attorney without a palpitation.

"I confess that in some respects I do not understand you; and before you enter upon another London season, through which I cannot be at your side, I would obtain from you some assurance of the nature of your regard for me.

I regret that you have forced me to take this step; but I cannot continue to offer you facilities for exercising your influence over my daughter.

I take the sin on myself; you cannot help it.

Leave me sirgoyou may linger until my permission to depart cannot avail you.

But know I will as swiftly as I can, since I cannot get rest or sleep.

"Slavery merely serves to appropriate the wages of laborit distributes wealth, but cannot create it."

Surely I cannot buy mushrooms unless madame orders them.

We amuse ourselves little, and we have not any opportunity of rising to the heights of ambition; for our town is not even the chef-lieu of the department,though this is a subject upon which I cannot trust myself to speak.

I wonder whether Bell or Bess, It is he most admires, Even Mistress Match'em cannot guess It really patience tires.

All my long, long years of suffering and sorrow make sorrow-stricken homes homelike, and I can not but feel, because I know it from experience, that Christ loves to be in such homes.

"The man replied: 'I have no money by me, and cannot oblige you.' "Harris said; 'I want the money to purchase wheat for my family; and as you have raised a good crop of wheat, I will take that of you instead of money, at a current price.'

" We cannot promise our young friends that they will find money in the leaves of their Bibles, but you may be assured that if you study its pages, and follow its precepts, you will find wisdom, which is better than silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Thy bog-trot bloodhounds hunted have this stag, Yet cannot fasten their foul fangs,they flag.

"I cannot pass by that admirable English poet, without endeavouring to make his country sensible of the obligations they have to his Muse.

A silly passion that only wants what it cannot have, or, if it succeeds, immediately translates itself to some one else.

But will you tell her this,that if she cannot speak of my husband with affection and respect it will be better thatshe should not mention him at all.

"I must confess it's largely your powdersand the reputation of my success with your little boyThere is, I cannot disguise, a strong feeling against its use.

Into the detailed study of the intricacies of this subject I cannot here enter; the East-Asian influences are not to be neglected, which had probably even in early times an effect upon the form that was assumed, and have fused the correct style of compound flowers for flat ornament with the above-mentioned forms, so as to produce peculiar patterns; we meet them often in the so-called Persian textures and flat ornaments (Fig. 16).

Pupils who cannot or who do not wish to go over the entire field of the programme stop here, and are now capable of earning their living and of lightening the load that oppresses their parents.

That the mingled drama may convey all the instruction of tragedy or comedy cannot be denied, because it includes both in its alternations of exhibition, and approaches nearer than either to the appearance of life, by showing how great machinations and slender designs may promote or obviate one another, and the high and the low co-operate in the general system by unavoidable concatenation.

Those whom my arguments cannot persuade to give their approbation to the judgment of Shakespeare, will easily, if they consider the condition of his life, make some allowance for his ignorance.

"True, Sir,' answered the young priest, you cannot be charged with that part of the crime which was done in your absence: but I beseech you, don't flatter yourself, that you are under no obligation now to put a period to it: which if you neglect to do, the guilt will be entirely on you alone, since it is certainly in nobody's power but yours, to alter their condition."

If even the advanced Japanese are unable to feel romantic lovefor you cannot adore what you egotistically look down onit is absurd to look for it among barbarians and savages, such as the Fuegians, who, in times of necessity, eat their old women, or the Australians, among whom not many women are allowed to die a natural death, "they being generally despatched ere they become old and emaciated, that so much good food may not be lost.

Further, its present state cannot be improved, and while there is life it is certain of the unceasing sufferings and death of the individual.

The time is not far distant, I cannot but think, when the more elevated class of Spiritualists will cast loose from all these physical manifestations, which, even if they be proved genuine, are but little removed from Materialism, and eventually Materializing Sรฉances, held on recurrent days, and at fixed hours, will become unknown.

It is the deeper and the loftier nature that cannot enter into any human relationship and then pass away from it altogether unchanged.

The opponents cannot even understand one another.

When we recollect the various and absurd stories which have been propagated and believed at the death of Monarchs or their offspring, without even a single ground either political or physical to justify them, we cannot now wonder, when so many circumstances of every kind tend to excite suspicion, that the public opinion should be influenced, and attribute the death of the King to poison.

Love allows itself neither to be given nor taken, and when it cannot command fortune, it can at least lighten misfortune.

Society is beginning to find out that even where there is no marked insanity, many are so near idiocy that they cannot fairly be held responsible for their acts.

I knew a Man in Christ (says St Paul, speaking of himself) above fourteen Years ago (whether in the Body, I cannot tell, or whether out of the Body, I cannot tell: God knoweth) such a one caught up to the third Heaven.

I am glad that my people are happy, but I cannot restrain a sigh for the failure of my efforts.

[S']akoontalรก; but for all that, I cannot help suspecting your present state to be something similar to that of the lovers we have heard about in romances.

For some reason or other, and I am sure I cannot tell you why, I do not believe at all that the captain is going to be shipwrecked in that little boat.

The laws of hunting are so many that most men who hunt cannot know them all.

Anyone who is teased by the notion that it would be pleasant to be remembered, in the sense of being read, after death, cannot do better to secure that end than compose an Itinerary and leave it behind him in manuscript, with his name legibly inscribed thereon.

Why the salmon of one river should greatly exceed the average weight of those of another into which it flows, is a problem which we cannot solve.

Can I really be like that?'" "But surely," said Lestrange, "if you do not try to love people, you cannot do anything for them; you cannot wish them to be different.

3, and our measure of knowledge of him here being but imperfect, for we know but in part, it cannot but be an useful duty, and a desirable thing, to be growing in this knowledge.

Ibid., xxvii, 223 ("John Wilkins be slothful in coming to the Church, and because he is a poor man we cannot take the fine of twelve pence." 1578).

am I right?It can not be.

One cannot but grieve" "You had a proposition, for the brigantine?"

" "I cannot but grieve for his sad condition, sir," replied Anne, "but as for anything moreit would make me shudder to think of ithe is still too like Robin Goodfellow.

Too much praise can not be bestowed upon our officers and men, regulars and volunteers, for their gallantry, discipline, indomitable courage, and perseverance, all seeking the post of danger and vying with each other in deeds of noble daring.

Then he might have yielded with grace; whether he can do so now is certainly a question of much difficulty and one on which I can not venture to express an opinion at this distance from the scene of action.