The philosopher has discoursed to a few, and in the dialect of the few, in Academic shades; sanctity has hidden itself away, lost in the joy of its secret contemplations; the great world has rolled by, unhearing, unheeding,--like London roaring with cataract thunder around St. Paul's, while within the choral service is performed to an audience of one.
They might find, at last, that I had "the gold-strung harp of Apollo" and played a "most excellent diapason, celestial music of the spheres,"--hearing the harmony "As plainly as ever Pythagoras did," when "Venus the treble ran sweet division upon Saturn the bass."
Indiana rehearing table.
Shear, sheared or shore, shearing, sheared or shorn.
and the various family festivals, such as at the weaning of children; at marriages; at sheep shearings; at circumcisions; at the making of covenants, &c., to which reference is often made, as in 1 Sam.
The Sun, which is as the great Soul of the Universe, and produces all the Necessaries of Life, has a particular Influence in chearing the Mind of Man, and making the Heart glad.
HERBERT How good it was in you To stay behind!--Hearing at first no answer, I was alarmed.
One of the brothers,--George,--hearing of this strange doctrine denying the sanctity of the "Lord's Day," came to Newport to convert the erring brothers; but, convinced by them, remained in the colony, where he became a shining light.
Perhaps Lough Ia is my mishearing, or the storyteller's mispronunciation of Lough Leath, for there are many Lough Leaths.
Children.--Hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting, and feeling.
What working man or woman on hearing of it did not burn to follow, and did not feel the grievances of life harder to be tolerated than before?
"It was my intention to conceal nothing, but to lay before thee the history of my life, with all the reasons that may have influenced my conduct," returned Sigismund: "at some other time, when both are in a calmer state of mind, I shall dare to entreat a hearing--" "Delay is unnecessary--it might even be improper.
Let me tell you," he continued, turning to the court, "what the circumstances were; it is worth hearing:-- (1) See the "Dict.
The words he had scratched on it with a Dremel power tool were nearly rubbed away: "Eating a plum, hearing/ the roar of centuries--Kokee."
If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing?"--1 Corinthians, xii, 17.
Before this, the culprit could be condemned without a hearing,--a gross violation of justice, which did not exist even under the imperial despotism of the Caesars.
All that she said was always worth hearing;--a greater compliment could not be paid her.
John's word will be worth hearing,--and I want to hear it.
The complaints of the profligacy of servants of every class, and of the depravity of the times are in every body's hearing:--and these Evangelical tutors--the dear Mr. Lovegoods of the day--deserve the best attention of the public for thus instructing the ignorant multitude, who are always ready enough to neglect their moral duties, to despise and insult those by whom they are taught.
"Bill," he shouted, as Dick Lee's father came within hearing,--"Bill!
I knowe no fish of that name; limpet, mullet, conger, dolphin, sharke I knowe, and place; I woold som body else had thyne; for hearinge I woold thou hadst none, nor codd; for smelt thou art too hott in my nose allredy; but such a fishe cald Syrra never came within the compasse of my nett.
General impressions, as in ordinary sensation, or special impressions, as in sight, smell, taste, or hearing,--every instinct, every act of the will, and every thought are possible only through the action of the nerve centers.
And this is true of half a dozen more of the same sort; as, "If he does hear,"--"If he do hear,"--"If he is hearing,"--"If he be hearing,"--"If he shall be hearing,"--"If he should be hearing."
By the report which he hastened over to Kellynch to make, Admiral Croft was a native of Somersetshire, who having acquired a very handsome fortune, was wishing to settle in his own country, and had come down to Taunton in order to look at some advertised places in that immediate neighbourhood, which, however, had not suited him; that accidentally hearing--(it was just as he had foretold, Mr Shepherd observed, Sir Walter's concerns could not be kept a secret,)--accidentally hearing of the possibility of Kellynch Hall being to let, and understanding his (Mr Shepherd's) connection with the owner, he had introduced himself to him in order to make particular inquiries, and had, in the course of a pretty long conference, expressed as strong an inclination for the place as a man who knew it only by description could feel; and given Mr Shepherd, in his explicit account of himself, every proof of his being a most responsible, eligible tenant.
He said very little to me, nothing indeed, only all that fudge I am always hearing--'rest, patience,' and so on."
THE CASE OF LEON TROTSKY; report of of hearings made against him in the Moscow trials.
He admits it, however, to be a form that "does not sound well,"--a "novelty that strikes the ear unpleasantly;" but he will have the defect to be, not in the tautologous conceit of "is being," "was being," "has been being," and the like, but in everybody's organ of hearing,--supposing all ears corrupted, "from infancy," to a distaste for correct speech, by "the habit of hearing and using words ungrammatically!"--See p. 89.
"To die there,--in my very hearing,--without a chance--" And while the words were upon his lips the criews ceased.
"I was not somet'ings gehearing, nein.
Its glory is, that, breaking through the formulae of creeds and the external signs of religious faith, it has the courage to listen to the voice of God all along the devious course of human history,--hearing that mysterious tone, not alone in the chants of the Hebrews or the confessions of the Christians, but in every smallest utterance of truth, every syllable of unselfish patriotism, every groan of offended conscience, every myth springing from the moral sense, every song, every speech which would exalt the True, the Beautiful, and the Good over the selfish and false and base.
Overhearing Dante ask his guide who he was, he answered for himself, and said, "The same dead as living.
The British leave Philadelphia.%--Hearing of the approach of the French fleet, Sir Henry Clinton, who in May had succeeded Howe in command, left Philadelphia and hurried to the defense of New York.