Still, as he slipped a fresh cartridge into his smoking piece, there was a feeling of desolation upon him, as though the intoxicating sense of possessing the whole world had been within his grasp, and as suddenly reft from it again.
Literature, used absolutely, denotes what has been called "polite literature" or belles-lettres, i. e., the works collectively that embody taste, feeling, loftiness of thought, and purity and beauty of style, as poetry, history, fiction, and dramatic compositions, including also much of philosophical writing, as the "Republic" of Plato, and oratorical productions, as the orations of Demosthenes.
Because we do not know the witness’s point of view we ask too much of him, and therefore fail in our purpose.
=ARRANGING THE PRESENTS= Not so much in an effort to parade her possessions as to do justice to the kindness of the many people who have sent them, a bride should show her appreciation of their gifts by placing each one in the position of greatest advantage.
I agree with many users of the crystal in their belief that each person should keep his crystal for his own personal use, and not allow it to be used indiscriminately by strangers or persons not in sympathy with occult thought.
At the end of the tenth day it was thought advisable to double the sum originally proposed; and, at length, the second week having elapsed without leading to any discoveries, and the prejudice which always exists in Paris against the Police having given vent to itself in several serious émeutes, the Prefect took it upon himself to offer the sum of twenty thousand francs “for the conviction of the assassin,” or, if more than one should prove to have been implicated, “for the conviction of any one of the assassins.”
Who can know him but he who is indeed quick in apprehension, clear in discernment, of far-reaching intelligence, and all-embracing knowledge, possessing all heavenly virtue?’
Have the members of any average school board the discrimination necessary to determine the presence or absence of these qualities in any candidate who brings her certificate?
The other children, clustered together in affright, began to understand the mystery of the scene; but the ideas came slowly, for their brains were dull and languid of perception.
By no persuasion could I obtain an entree into the larger factories, so I concluded at last to try a smaller one at No.
It is nowadays explained as the effect of the excretion of carbonic acid gas and of the generated anthropotoxin; another explanation makes it a nervous phenomenon in which the mere recognition that release is impossible causes fainting, the loss of consciousness.
As though that first scrutiny had been satisfactory, Mrs. Vandemeyer motioned to a chair.
CHAPTER IVA RELIGIOUS SHAPE ASSUMED BY ALL THE CONVICTIONS OF CROWDSWhat is meant by the religious sentiment—It is independent ofthe worship of a divinity—Its characteristics—The strength ofconvictions assuming a religious shape—Various examples—Populargods have never disappeared—New forms under which they arerevived—Religious forms of atheism—Importance of these notionsfrom the historical point of view— The Reformation, SaintBartholomew, the Terror, and all analogous events are the resultof the religious sentiments of crowds and not of the will ofisolated individuals.
They would wait until after monsoon season with its torrential rains; after Diwali with its religious observances and firecrackers; after Mid-Autumn Festival when so many workers would be back in their villages, where the surveillance was so much less intense.
“Protected” indentations have a space before the Tab.
And each is right from his own viewpoint.
That night he sat up with his gun and kept watch and ward.