‘That is true,—I had blundered along it at school; I dare say, I was even considered a pretty fair classic in those days, though my Latin and Greek have slipt away from me since.
Forensic persuasion is of especial importance and has been considered so since classical days, whether rightly, is another question.
It would be an error to consider the highly developed and independently soaring minds as specially qualified for determining and collecting many little common facts, and deducing conclusions from them; as exceptions, they are rather from the first in no very favourable position towards those who are "the rules."
2 Santentum Making all allowances for conventional exaggerations, it is clear from the correspondence that there was deep love between Marcus and his preceptor.
“I admit that it is an historic thought, but what is your conclusion?”
Only a few outsiders have ever heard it repeated, and of these the majority laugh and remark that the doctor surely is getting old.
Peggy O'Dowd is indeed the same as ever, kind in act and thought; impetuous in temper; eager to command; a tyrant over her Michael; a dragon amongst all the ladies of the regiment; a mother to all the young men, whom she tends in their sickness, defends in all their scrapes, and with whom Lady Peggy is immensely popular.
Accustomed to regular exercise as I was, I suffered mentally and physically.
Because the yogic science satisfies a universal need, it has a natural universal applicability.
The terms are acceptable.
Jerusha's eyes widened slightly; she was not accustomed to being summoned to the office to discuss the eccentricities of Trustees with the matron.
Mrs. Shaw had as strong wishes as most people, but she never liked to do anything from the open and acknowledged motive of her own good will and pleasure; she preferred being compelled to gratify herself by some other person’s command or desire.
The following (much briefer) synopsis restricts itself to a few biological characteristics of the ancestral organism:Homo sapiens vampiris was a short-lived Human subspecies which diverged from the ancestral line between 800,000 and 500,000 year BP.
I should never have even mentioned the latter to you, had you not a little piqued me on the head of sufferings; and if it were not customary to tell stories on board a ship in order to pass away the time.
There were men, too, of a sturdier texture of mind than his, and endowed with a far greater share of shrewd, hard iron, or granite understanding; which, duly mingled with a fair proportion of doctrinal ingredient, constitutes a highly respectable, efficacious, and unamiable variety of the clerical species.
We have discarded the fixed costumes of our forefathers; every one must still dress like other people, but the fashion may change once or twice a year.
Nine days they lay in their blood, nor was there any to bury them, for Kronion turned the folk to stones.
His face returned into its lines of habitual anxiety.
This practice had been established since time immemorial among those civilized nations that scour the seas.
The oral literature of the Keltic peoples who pressed westward has not been preserved so completely as that of the Greeks or Indians; it was written down many centuries later, and so, like the barbaric, primitive English Beowulf, has lost any clear evidence of a period of migration into the lands of an antecedent people.
By going through the prescribed routine of an election to fill the vacancy, giving whatever notice is required, it could then legally elect a chairman to hold office while the vacancy lasted.
It must be rooted out, and the community must take charge as a community, to produce, to distribute, as well as to control.
All I could ascertain was that he looked on his niece's marriage as a settled thing, that her father had sanctioned it, that he sanctioned it himself, that it was a desirable marriage, and that he should be personally rejoiced when the worry of it was over.
taken for granted
Dead to her uncle, who had renounced her; dead to the servants of the house, who had failed to recognise her; dead to the persons in authority, who had transmitted her fortune to her husband and her aunt; dead to my mother and my sister, who believed me to be the dupe of an adventuress and the victim of a fraud; socially, morally, legally--dead.
The historians who wrote histories of Lincoln’s life remembered only a few of them, but the most of Lincoln’s stories and the best of them remained unwritten.
Thepassion, so widespread, for the chase and the acts of ferocity ofcrowds proceed from one and the same source.