No country can prosper, where the ordinary mode of transacting the business connected with the root of the government, commences with this impiety."
Romola has the same general moral theme as the English novels; but the scenes are entirely different, and opinion is divided as to the comparative merit of the work.
Directly a pawn reaches its eighth square it must be exchanged for a piece.
Truly this was the king of horses meant for higher ends than to serve as target of a Winchester.
So the merry voices become faint, and the bright sunset slowly wanes away, a rosy flush upon the splendid sky, dragging another day of work or idleness, despair or joy, into oblivion!
In case inflammation cannot be abated, and ulceration takes place, the only means to effect a cure, with safety and certainty, is by the use of the seton.
I stood on the shore whilst the nets and fishing tackle were put on board, then he said in a low voice,-- 'It's a comfort to feel you will be near my poor lass to-night, sir.
His heart is touched, and he invites the music-monger to join him in his study and share his informal dinner.
Directly, therefore, it is placed in a state of comparative idleness, then it commences to ossify, more particularly if there should at the same time be a tendency to a low type of inflammation of the parts.
Fear it not, their overwise heads will think it but a trick.
Pass by no faults or neglects, particularly at first, for overlooking one only serves to generate another, and it is more than probable that some of them, one in particular, will try at first what lengths he may go."
If he comes to those parts, he must be careful not to leave his feet or hands out of bed without mosquito curtains; if he has good horses, he ought not to leave them exposed at night without wire-gauze round the stable-shed--a plan which, to my surprise, I never saw used in the West Indies.
From the centre of the crank shaft, draw a line perpendicular to the centre line of the cylinder and crank shaft, and draw another perpendicular at a distance from the first equal to the amount of the lap and the lead of the valve: the points in which this line intersects the circle of the eccentric are the points in which the centre of the eccentric should be placed for the forward and reverse motions.
We are openly told, that they had the less scruple concerning their treatment of the savage people, because they scarcely considered them as distinct from beasts; and, indeed, the practice of all the European nations, and among others, of the English barbarians that cultivate the southern islands of America, proves, that this opinion, however absurd and foolish, however wicked and injurious, still continues to prevail.
Quiet enough it certainly was, for along its whole length we passed only one man, who was standing under a street lamp, lighting a cigarette.
The stranger who comes among us is apt to hold the art of the nation cheap, but, as all things are comparative, let him inquire into its state ten years since, and look at it to-day.
If a man works with a plow instead of a screwdriver, it doesn't follow that his mind is as vacant as a cow that stands stockstill in the middle of the road to show you that you can't fool her into thinking that radiators are good to eat."
Footnote A: One sees in Voltaire (who observed that "Hamlet" "appears the work of a drunken savage") the old-fashioned tendency to belittle Shakespeare.
The time of our visit was in the dry season, which lasts from October till April, and alternates with the wet one, from May till September.
No Australian type of Marsupial has been discovered in the Upper Eocene strata, nor any Edentate mammal.