SAIN, E, qui a une constitution non viciee d'elements morbides.
When that brave honour of the Latine name, Which mear'd* her rule with Africa and Byze**, With Thames inhabitants of noble fame, And they which see the dawning day arize, Her nourslings did with mutinous uprore Harten against her selfe, her conquer'd spoile, Which she had wonne from all the world afore, Of all the world was spoyl'd within a while: So, when the compast course of the universe In sixe and thirtie thousand yeares is ronne, The bands of th'elements shall backe reverse To their first discord, and be quite undonne; The seedes of which all things at first were bred Shall in great Chaos wombe againe be hid.
Cardell says, "There is but one kind of pronouns"--Elements of Gram.,
notes, many great divines, besides Porphyrius, Proclus, Simplicius, and those heathen philosophers, doctrina et aetate venerandi, Mosis Genesin mundanam popularis nescio cujus ruditatis, quae longa absit a vera Philosophorum eruditione, insimulant: for Moses makes mention but of two planets, Symbol: Sun and Symbol: Moon-3/4, no four elements, &c. Read more on him, in Grossius and Junius.
"--Elements of Eng.
This method consists of three elements-- lectures, demonstrations, and examinations.
The whole plateau of Iran," says Johnson, "was suggestive of the war of elements,--a country of great contrasts of fertility and desolation,--snowy ranges of mountains, salt deserts, and fields of beauty lying in close proximity."
We say again, it must not be left to moral courage to include it, for the two faculties have different elements,--and what God has joined, human inconsistency may put asunder.
The chief of these solid matters is urea, a complex product made up of four elements,--carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
In the Kantian school, however, these complementary elements,--empirical result, transcendental or metaphysical, properly speaking, pro-physical method,--were divorced, and the one emphasized, favored, and further developed at the expense of the other.
There have been taken directly out from the New England farming population its best elements,--its quickest intelligence, its most stirring enterprise, its noblest and most ambitious natures,--precisely those elements which were necessary to elevate the standard of the farmer's calling and make it what it should be.
Thus it was that I came face to face with my third destiny; for my career has been entirely shaped by these three elements,--my father, the capitol of Muskegon, and my friend, Jim Pinkerton.
At six, Thomson, whom I had left in charge of the deck, aroused me by bawling, in a voice necessarily raised to the highest pitch, to make itself heard amidst the howling, or rather screaming of the elements--"Naufragus!"
Nearly all the popular collections will be found to have about the same proportions of the permanent and the transient elements,--on the one hand, the old chorals and hymn-tunes consecrated by centuries of solemn worship,--on the other, the compositions and "arrangements" of the editors.
Cuvier, as one sees him in a retrospective glance at the wonderful period in which he lived, and which brought to the surface all its greatest elements,--one among a throng of exceptional men, generals, soldiers, statesmen, as well as men of commanding intellect in literary and scientific pursuits,--seems always standing at the meeting-point between the past and present.
Good as are the descriptions of quiescent objects, it is in his treatment of events,--of the visible operations of man, or of the elements,--that the author displays most power.
Anything intense or prodigal in nature, any splendidly fluent outpouring of the elements,--the fierce life of streaming fire, water in gliding or tumultuous masses, the vivid gold of crocus and daffodil spouting up through the earth in spring, the exquisite liquidity of a bird singing,--these, as with all elemental poetic natures, gave her the same keen joy which we fable for those who, in the intense morning of the world, first heard them; fable, indeed, for why should we suppose that because ears deaf a thousand years heard the nightingale too, it should therefore be less new for those who to-night hear it for the first time?
As in the Swiss mountains we are liable to frightful storms, to which it is necessary to familiarize oneself, as one cannot avoid them, I had accustomed my wife and children, by my own example, to behold, not only without fear, but even with admiration, these great shocks of the elements,--these convulsions of nature.
It is not in vain, this brave encounter with the elements,--this battle to keep the wolf Want outside the door,--the patient, laborious building up of the small house, made almost a comfortable home by many years of toil,--the sufficient meal snatched from Nature by the line or the gun, or wrung from her by hard labor of the hands.
It was a good thing on the dissolution of the Roman Empire, when society was resolved into its original elements,--when barbarism on the one hand, and superstition on the other, made the Middle Ages funereal, dismal, violent, despairing.
Go seek Earth's loftiest heights, and ocean's deepest caves; Go where the sea-snake and the eagle dwell, 'Midst mighty elements,--where nature is.
"I cannot give you at this moment," replied Dr. Silence, turning to him, but undisturbed by the interruption, "a lecture on the nature and history of magic, but can only say that an Elemental is the active force behind the elements,--whether earth, air, water, or fire,--it is impersonal in its essential nature, but can be focused, personified, ensouled, so to say, by those who know how--by magicians, if you will--for certain purposes of their own, much in the same way that steam and electricity can be harnessed by the practical man of this century.