That girl's hard and haughty and capricious to the last degree, and has been brought up by Miss Havisham to wreak revenge on all the male sex.”
The absolute governments of Spain, Portugal, and France, on the contrary, take place in their colonies; and the discretionary powers which such governments commonly delegate to all their inferior officers are, on account of the great distance, naturally exercised there with more than ordinary violence.
When you steady your nerves and muscles, you steady your mind, but let your nerves get out of order and your mind will become erratic and you will not possess the power of direction, which, in other words, is concentration.
Every engagement of that seemingly frivolous family was cancelled, even the invitations for their ball.
In a whole series of arguments and texts showing that war—thatis, the wounding and killing of men—is inconsistent with areligion founded on peace and good will toward men, the Quakersmaintain and prove that nothing has contributed so much to theobscuring of Christian truth in the eyes of the heathen, and hashindered so much the diffusion of Christianity through the world,as the disregard of this command by men calling themselvesChristians, and the permission of war and violence to Christians.
Cannotthey see that this order of things is essentially irrational, thatit is no longer consistent with the stage of moral developmentattained by people, and with public opinion, and that it isfraught with perils?
Is irresponsible good or bad in its implication?
Sir Thomas Browne, in his Religio Medici, after referring to Physiognomy, says: "Now there are besides these characters in our faces certain mystical figures in our hands, which I dare not call mere dashes, strokes à la volée or at random, because delineated by a pencil that never works in vain, and hereof I take more particular notice because I carry that in mine own hand which I could never read nor discover in another."
A.—Because events are like a procession; they pass a few at a time and cast a shadow on subjective minds, and those which have passed before the waking mind are felt by other minds also and necessarily make a more lasting impression on the subjective mind.
His teaching was false; he taught that life is agreat joy and not a vale of tears,” said some of the moreunreasonable. “
A bubble sort might be used out of ignorance, but any use of bogo-sort could issue only from brain damage or willful perversity.
Outside of mathematics, the correct use of approximation (and the kindred words approximate and approximately) is to express as near an approach to accuracy and certainty as the conditions of human thought or action in any given case make possible.
I don't know nor can I imagine how the recovery of Altisidora, a damsel more fanciful than wise, can have, as I have said before, anything to do with the sufferings of Sancho Panza.
The great source of a loose style is the injudicious use of those words termed ----.
This difference becomes especially clear when a lawyer examines professional people who can imagine offhand what is in no sense self-evident to persons in other walks of life.
Effect of the optional clauses in their notes, ib.
If you consider, I said, that when in misfortune we feel a natural hunger and desire to relieve our sorrow by weeping and lamentation, and that this feeling which is kept under control in our own calamities is satisfied and delighted by the poets;-the better nature in each of us, not having been sufficiently trained by reason or habit, allows the sympathetic element to break loose because the sorrow is another's; and the spectator fancies that there can be no disgrace to himself in praising and pitying any one who comes telling him what a good man he is, and making a fuss about his troubles; he thinks that the pleasure is a gain, and why should he be supercilious and lose this and the poem too?
A sensitive, vehement, passionate nature--a woman of ten thousand in these trivial, superficial times.
Suddenly, as I watched their grotesque and unaccountable gestures, I perceived clearly for the first time what it was that had offended me, what had given me the two inconsistent and conflicting impressions of utter strangeness and yet of the strangest familiarity.
It is unscientific to call in the aid of mysterious agencies, when with every fresh advance in knowledge it is shown that either vibrations have powers and attributes abundantly able to any demand--even the transmission of thought.