He came to speak to business men and he would speak to them in a businesslike way.
The Swami's idea of right education is plain commonsense, free from all mysticism and non-praciticality; otherwise it would not have my approval.
46:015:047 The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord from heaven.
THE MISER IN THE BUSHA farmer had a faithful and diligent servant, who had worked hard for him three years, without having been paid any wages.
Being a levelheaded individual who could give points to not a few in point of shrewd observation he also remarked on his very dilapidated hat and slouchy wearing apparel generally testifying to a chronic impecuniosity.
He published the result of his observations in his ‘Century of Inventions,’ which formed a sort of text-book for inquirers into the powers of steam for a time, until Savary, Newcomen, and others, applying it to practical purposes, brought the steam-engine to the state in which Watt found it when called upon to repair a model of Newcomen’s engine, which belonged to the University of Glasgow.
The knowledge of the principles of this validation demands again a special department of general psychology—even such a pragmatic applied psychology as will deal with all states of mind that might possibly be involved in the determination and judgment of crime.
Some pragmatical seventeenth century lawyer, I suppose.
During a peace of about seven years continuance, the prudent and truly patriotic administration of Mr. Pelham was not able to pay off an old debt of six millions.
The minority consciously adopt certain rational principlesthrough their correspondence with reason, while the majority acton the same principles unconsciously because it is required bypublic opinion.
But it’s the one real and original Jane Finn we’ve got here.”
To a reasonable creature, the same action is both according to nature, and according to reason.
The revolution called Marat to politics, and his earliest contributions to the great discussion were fine and sane.
If Smith had been in his right senses he would have been sensible of something wrong in my pace, but he was too drunk to notice.
“Phineas is pretty shrewd,” said Simeon. “
Aside from toasting the bride and its glass-smashing result, the groom's farewell dinner is exactly like any other "man's dinner," the details depending upon the extravagance or the frugality of the host, and upon whether his particular friends are staid citizens of sober years or mere boys full of the exuberance of youth.
Then there was the sound of a struggle, and I knew that the attendants were dealing with him.
It was a very unromantic position, but I didn’t think about that at the time.
But memory turned traitor, and as if possessed by the perverse spirit of the girl, would only recall Jo's oddities, faults, and freaks, would only show her in the most unsentimental aspects--beating mats with her head tied up in a bandanna, barricading herself with the sofa pillow, or throwing cold water over his passion a la Gummidge--and an irresistable laugh spoiled the pensive picture he was endeavoring to paint.
How much trouble have the poets and orators of every nation given themselves!--not excepting some of the prose writers of today, in whose ear dwells an inexorable conscientiousness--"for the sake of a folly," as utilitarian bunglers say, and thereby deem themselves wise--"from submission to arbitrary laws," as the anarchists say, and thereby fancy themselves "free," even free-spirited.