The masses


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If this trouble comes to pass, the indiscriminate right of suffrage bestowed upon the masses will be a dangerous weapon in their hands.
In order to live, a government, to-day as in the past, must press the strong men of the nation into its service, taking them from every quarter, so as to make them its defenders, and to remove from among the people the men of energy who incite the masses to insurrection.
It is even more to their interest than to the interest of the masses themselves that the latter should be quiet and contented.
But if you call in the masses to make the laws, can they rise above their own level?
The experiment is a step toward understanding what determines the masses of particles.
Since the masses of the individual weights of each machine were determined similarly, the mass values may be partially correlated; thus the combined mass uncertainty of any combination of masses may more appropriately be taken to be the sum of the individual uncertainties rather than the square root of their estimated variance.
Concretely, this means that the Masses offered by these priests are valid but illicit; i.
Some churches that have religious education for children between the Masses on Sunday mornings offer "faith formation" and doughnuts for the parents, too.
Since the Masses began in December, attendance at Live Oak has steadily climbed to about 400 each week, Power said.
McArthur says that the team expects over the next year to ferret out the masses of several other planets from existing Hubble data.