To what class do most of the words in this group belong?
Special instruction in the use of synonyms is necessary, for the reason that few students possess the analytical power and habit of mind required to hold a succession of separate definitions in thought at once, compare them with each other, and determine just where and how they part company; and the persons least able to do this are the very ones most in need of the information.
"That I believe," said Sancho; "and they would be great fools if they did or thought otherwise; once more I say, see to my feeding and my Dapple's for that is the great point and what is most to the purpose; and when the hour comes let us go the rounds, for it is my intention to purge this island of all manner of uncleanness and of all idle good-for-nothing vagabonds; for I would have you know that lazy idlers are the same thing in a State as the drones in a hive, that eat up the honey the industrious bees make.
It is almost an ---- that those who do most for the heathen abroad are most liberal for the heathen at home.
We can learn most about this matter from detectives.
‘I really have been able, my dear Copperfield, to do all that I had most at heart.
It would be presumptuous to believe that in every case both ends have been achieved together; but the laudatores temporis acti - the students who may differ most from the plan pursued in this volume — will best appreciate the difficulty of the enterprise, and most leniently regard any failure in the details of its accomplishment.
In the same way, a person without right to guiltlessness and recognition, will instinctively not surrender it with the emotion of resignation, but at most with despair or anger or rage.
And it’s my notion that you observe and learn most by watching the younger generation.
So we will control ourselves most before people <p 63>whose judgment is of most importance to us.
And, to begin with, before entering the court, I will mention whatsurprised me most on that day.
These ways, taken together, are called the "cognitive" elements in mind, and it is these that will occupy us most during the following lectures.
We tramped and clumb around all over it, and by and by found a good big cavern in the rock, most up to the top on the side towards Illinois.
Miss Crawford blundered most towards Fanny herself in her intentions to please.
who dares to answer for another man, when the wisest, when those most after God’s own heart, hesitate to answer for themselves, and who ranges himself on the side of the strongest and the most fortunate, to crush the weakest and the most unfortunate.”
Whatever melody sounds sweetest here, And draws the spirit most unto itself, Might seem a rent cloud when it grates the thunder, Compar’d unto the sounding of that lyre, Wherewith the goodliest sapphire, that inlays The floor of heav’n, was crown’d. ”
It appears also to be most under influence, and the furthest removed from the general interest of the nation.