If the American college and university ever becomes a social club for the sons and daughters of the rich, an institution making it easy for them to secure business and professional opportunity and advancement, to the exclusion of their poorer fellows, it may be as necessary to disestablish the foundations of our great universities, as statesmen in Europe thought it necessary to disestablish the monastic foundations at the close of the middle age.
But he was born a country man, and he has the heart of a country man; and he is going to see if he can make a living out of it for himself and his sister."
No other novelist in England, and only Balzac in France, approaches Scott in the scope of his narratives.
To call it an aristocracy, is to do injustice to that form of government.
On the 10th, a great battle will be fought, which will begin at four of the clock in the afternoon, and last until nine at night, with great obstinacy, but no very decisive event.
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A big brown retriever on a chain was sitting bolt upright beside his kennel, and began to thump the flagstones with his tail as soon as he recognised Lady Maud.
The hooligan may or may not have any respect at all for the Lord Chief Justice: that is a matter which we may contentedly leave as a solemn psychological mystery.
Gloom deepened and had no light to relieve it, men supped full of horrors--there was no slackening of the tension, no concession to overwrought nerves, no resting-place for the overwrought soul.
The suffrage movement at first attracted little attention, but public sentiment grew slowly, and in 1890 Miss Krog succeeded in having a bill brought into the storthing giving women the right to vote in school matters.
Once in a while a distant step resounded in the great building, or again there came the distant voices of the negroes singing in their quarters beyond.
"I carried it around in my wallet, and then when I was in New Zealand I made the box out of Kauri wood."
19:4 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: 19:5 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night?
After 1815 the countries of the Holy Alliance would never have believed in the possibility of the revolutionary spirit recovering; they were sure of lasting peace in Europe.
"Do listen to my husband, never silent," said Mrs. Russell. "
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.
What remedy is that which leaves a false and pernicious policy--a policy in avowed war with the whole spirit of our civilization and in open hostility to our whole experiment as a government--in full working, almost a religious creed with near one-half of our people?
He then had recourse to the genie, who gave him another set of plates, and thus they lived for many years.