shop there were a great many crowns of laurel and myrtle, which soldiers, authors, statesmen, and various other people pressed eagerly to buy; some purchased these paltry wreaths with their lives, others by a toilsome servitude of years, and many sacrificed whatever was most valuable, yet finally slunk away without the crown.
For as the affirmation is opposed to the denial, as in the two propositions 'he sits', 'he does not sit', so also the fact which constitutes the matter of the proposition in one
case is opposed to that in the other, his sitting, that is to say, to his not sitting.
But if there are different sorts of governments, it is evident that those actions which constitute the virtue of an excellent citizen in one
community will not constitute it in another; wherefore the virtue of such a one cannot be perfect: but we say, a man is good when his virtues are perfect; from whence it follows, that an excellent citizen does not possess that virtue which constitutes a good man.
They did not remain in one
place, but travelled across country until they regained the Mackenzie River, down which they slowly went, leaving it often to hunt game along the small streams that entered it, but always returning to it again.
In the plantation districts I found that, as a rule, the whole family slept in one
room, and that in addition to the immediate family there sometimes were relatives, or others not related to the family, who slept in the same room.
We are on the way home now, though, of course, it is all pretence that we can go to so many of the places in one
Then, as we have many wants, and many persons are needed to supply them, one takes a helper for one purpose and another for another; and when these partners and helpers are gathered together in one
habitation the body of inhabitants is termed a State.
For infinitely various are the incidents in one
man's life which cannot be reduced to unity; and so, too, there are many actions of one man out of which we cannot make one action.
The particulars in one
set are collected together by the laws of perspective; the successive sets are collected together by the laws of dynamics.
The residue of my downward progress was comparatively easy; the roots were in greater abundance, and in one
or two places jutting out points of rock assisted me greatly.
The peculiar devotional spirit of the olden time, which placed a higher confidence in outward forms of worship than in the watchful guarding of the heart against sinful thoughts and the hands against sinful deeds, and which believed in the protecting virtues of inanimate objects made holy by contact with holy things, is illustrated in a striking manner in one
of the cemeteries of Pisa.
But the wonder of the story was, how five such refractory, ill- matched fellows should agree about these women, and that some two of them should not choose the same woman, especially seeing two or three of them were, without comparison, more agreeable than the others; but they took a good way enough to prevent quarrelling among themselves, for they set the five women by themselves in one
of their huts, and they went all into the other hut, and drew lots among them who should choose first.