Bitterly did I regret the perverse, superstitious folly that had induced me to neglect so obvious a precaution.
But in these later times, with so many disillusions, with fresh problems confronting science as it advances, rare must be the spirit of faith with which Haeckel regards his work.Times.
Gladly would he now have consented to the terms...
With difficulty can I conceive of a mental condition in which...
Exclamatory inversion, like everything else that is exclamatory, should of course be used sparingly.
First an our list stands the question of local option.
On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
To this cause may be attributed...
Among the guests were A, B, C,...Z.
On the answer to this question depends entirely every decision concerning the goodness or badness of conduct.Spencer.
Just as, after contact, some molecules of a mass of food are absorbed by the part touched, and excite the act of prehension, so are absorbed such of its molecules as, spreading through the water, reach the organism.Spencer.
Still more when considered in the concrete than when considered in the abstract do the views of Hobbes and his disciples prove to be inconsistent.Spencer.
Much deeper down than the history of the human race must we go to find the beginnings of these connections.Spencer.
You say he is selfish. Well, so is every one.
You say he is selfish. Well, so is every one selfish.
All three methods had their charm. So may have Mr. Yeats's notion of...Times.
The arrival of the Hartmanns created no little excitement in the Falconet family, both among the sons and the daughters. Especially was there no lack of speculation as to the character and appearance of Miss Hartmann.Beaconsfield.
Somewhat lightened was the provincial panic by this proof that the murderer had not condescended to sneak into the country, or to abandon for a moment, under any motion of caution or fear, the great metropolitan castra stativa of gigantic crime seated for ever on the Thames.De Quincey (the italics are his).
He was quick-tempered: so are most Irishmen. (Paratactic.)
He was quick-tempered, as are most Irishmen. (Syntactic.)
Several difficulties now arose: among them was...
Several difficulties now arose, among which was...
The German government was as anxious to upset M. Delcassé as have been his bitterest opponents in France.Times.
Relishing humour more than does any other people, the Americans could not be seriously angry.Bryce.
If France remains as firm as did England at that time, she will probably have as much reason as had England to congratulate herself.Times.
St. Paul's writings are as full of apparent paradoxes as sometimes seems the Sermon on the Mount.Spectator.
But he has performed as have few, if any, in offices similar to his the larger, benigner functions of an Ambassador.Times.
Her impropriety was no more improper than is the natural instinct of a bird or animal improper.E. F. Benson.
There had been from time to time a good deal of interest over Mrs. Emsworth's career, the sort of interest which does more for a time in filling a theatre than would acting of a finer quality than hers have done.E. F. Benson.
All must join with me in the hope you expressthat ... as also must all hope that some good will come of...Times.
Never had the Cardinal's policy been more triumphantly vindicated.
Nowhere is this so noticeable as in the South of France.
In no case can such a course be justified merely by success.
Systems, neither of which can be regarded as philosophically established, but neither of which can we consent to surrender.Balfour.
Two sorts of judgments, neither of which can be deduced from the other, and of neither of which can any proof be given.Balfour.
With difficulty could he be persuaded...
Disputes were rife in both cases, but in both cases have the disputes been arranged.Times.
Almost unanimously do Americans assume that...-Times.
They hardly resembled real ships, so twisted and burnt were the funnels and superstructure; rather did they resemble the ghosts of a long departed squadron...Times.
His love of romantic literature was as far as possible from that of a mind which only feeds on romantic excitements. Rather was it that of one who was so moulded...Hutton.
There is nothing to show that the Asclepiads took any prominent share in the work of founding anatomy, physiology, zoology, and botany. Rather do these seem to have sprung from the early philosophers.Huxley.
His works were ordered to be burnt by the common hangman. Yet was the multitude still true to him.Macaulay.
Henry Fox, or nobody, could weather the storm which was about to burst. Yet was he a person to whom the court, even in that extremity, was unwilling to have recourse.Macaulay.
A book of 'levities and gravities', it would seem from the author's dedication, is this set of twelve essays, named after the twelve months.Westminster Gazette.
The set epistolary pieces, one might say, were discharged before the day of Elia. Yet is there certainly no general diminution of sparkle or interest...Times.
Futile were the endeavor to trace back to Pheidias' varied originals, as we are tempted to do, many of the later statues...L. M. Mitchell.
Inevitably critical was the attitude that he adopted towards religion... Odious to him were, on the one hand,...Journal of Education.
Finely conceived is this poem, and not less admirable in execution.Westminster Gazette.
'The Rainbow and the Rose', by E. Nisbet, is a little book that will not disappoint those who know the writer's 'Lays and Legends'. Facile and musical, sincere and spontaneous, are these lyrics.Westminster Gazette.
Then to the resident Medical Officer at the Brompton Hospital for Consumption far an authoritative opinion on the subject went the enquirer.Westminster Gazette.
'I won't plot anything extra against Tom,' had said Isaac.M. Maartens.
'At any rate, then,' may rejoin our critic, 'it is clearly useless...'Spencer.
'I am the lover of a queen,' had often sung the steward in his pantry below.R. Elliot.
'The cook and the steward are always quarrelling, it is quite unbearable,' had explained Mrs. Tuggy to the chief mate.R. Elliot.
Said a friend to me the other day, 'I should like to be able to run well across country, but have never taken part in a paper-chase, for I have always been beaten so easily when trying a hundred yards or so against my acquaintances...'S. Thomas.
Mr. Takahira and Count Cassini continue to exchange repartees through friends or through the public press. Said the Japanese Minister yesterday evening:Times.
It is inferred here officially and unofficially that neutral rights are unlikely to suffer from any derangement in Morocco to which England is a consenting party. Said a Minister:'American interests are not large enough in Morocco to induce us to...'Times.
Comes a new translation ... in four neat olive-green volumes.Journal of Education.
I should be, therefore, worse than a fool, did I object.Scott.
Did space allow, I could give you startling proof of this.Times.
Be this a difference of inertia, of bulk or of form, matters not to the argument.Spencer.
It is true that, disagreeing with M. Comte, though I do, in all those fundamental views that are peculiar to him, I agree with him in sundry minor views.Spencer.