To begin with, he had left no message, which in itself I felt to be a suspicious circumstance, and (I) was at my wits' end how to account plausibly for his departure.
These beatitudes are just laws which we have been neglecting, and have been receiving in ourselves the consequences that were meet.Daily Telegraph.
The idea which mankind most commonly conceive of proportion, is the suitableness of means to certain ends, and, where this is not the question, very seldom trouble themselves about the effect of different measures of things.Burke.
Fictitious capital, a name of extreme inaccuracy, which too many persons are in the habit of using, from the hasty assumption that what is not real must necessarily be fictitious, and are more led away by a jingling antithesis of words than an accurate perception of ideas.H. D. Macleod.
There were two or three whose accuracy was more scrupulous, their judgement more uniformly sober and cautious.Bryce.
He renewed the old proposal, which Pizarro treated as a piece of contemptible shuffling, and curtly rejected it.
Which she has it in her option either to do or to let it alone.Richardson.
A demand by Norway for political separation, to which Sweden will not assent, but will not go to war to prevent it.Times.
That promised land for which he was to prepare, but scarcely to enter.
English trade is carried on upon borrowed capital to an extent of which few foreigners have an idea, and none of our ancestors could have conceived.
A league which their posterity for many ages kept so inviolably, and proved so advantageous for both the kingdoms of France and Scotland.Lockhart.
Questions which we either do not put to ourselves, or are turned aside with traditional replies.Mark Rutherford.
Not mere empty ideas, but what were once realities, and that I long have thought decayed.C. Brontë.
Whatever we possessed in 1867 the British Empire possesses now, and is part of the Dominion of Canada.Spectator.
What sums he made can only be conjectured, but must have been enormous.Macaulay.
Now it would be some fresh insect won its way to a temporary fatal new development.H. G. Wells.
No one finds himself planted at last in so terribly foul a morass, as he would fain stand still for ever on dry ground.Trollope.
We do that in our zeal our calmer moments would be afraid to answer.Scott.
But did you ever see anything there you had never seen before?Bagehot.
Those ethical judgements we pass on self-regarding acts are ordinarily little emphasized.Spencer.
Because they found that it touched them in a way which no book in the world could touch them.Daily Telegraph.
The man who cleaned the slate in the manner which Sir E. Satow has done both in Morocco and Japan might surely rank as a reflective diplomatist.Spectator.
The Great Powers, after producing this absolutely certain result, are ending with what they ought to have begun,coercion.Spectator.
One of the greatest dangers in London is the pace that the corners in the main streets are turned.Times.
Till such time when we shall throw aside our earthly garment.Daily Telegraph.
Only such supplies were to be made which it would be inhuman to refuse to ships in distress.Times.
The censorship of literature extends to such absurd prohibitions which it did not reach even during the worst period of the forties.Times.
A God in such an abstract sense that, as I have pointed out before, does not signify.Daily Telegraph.
They would find such faith, such belief, that would be a revelation to them.Daily Telegraph.
Swift's plan was to offer to fulfil it on conditions so insulting that no one with a grain of self-respect could accept.L. Stephen.