There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations
of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard.
Have you ever asked what will happen to you when greater combinations
than even the present trusts arise?
For common action people always unite in certain combinations
, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.
He did not accomplish it in a day, or in a week, or in a month, or in a year; but slowly, very slowly, he learned after he had grasped the possibilities which lay in those little bugs, so that by the time he was fifteen he knew the various combinations
of letters which stood for every pictured figure in the little primer and in one or two of the picture books.
If, then, these are the only parts of an animal and there are differences between them; namely, in their various sorts of stomachs, bellies, and sensoriums: to which we must add their motive powers; the number of the combinations
of all these must necessarily make up the different species of animals.
It is this decapitated end of the head, also, which is at last elevated out of the water, and retained in that position by the enormous cutting tackles, whose hempen combinations
, on one side, make quite a wilderness of ropes in that quarter.
In several works descriptive of the islands in the Pacific, many of the most beautiful combinations
of vocal sounds have been altogether lost to the ear of the reader by an over-attention to the ordinary rules of spelling.
Warrior: 2 feathers; 2 spaces straight in any direction or combination
There are but two methods of providing against this evil: the one by creating a will in the community independent of the majority -- that is, of the society itself; the other, by comprehending in the society so many separate descriptions of citizens as will render an unjust combination
of a majority of the whole very improbable, if not impracticable.
No one of these terms, in and by itself, involves an affirmation; it is by the combination
of such terms that positive or negative statements arise.
The Highwayman was so pleased with the Traveller's philosophy and wit that he took him into partnership, and this splendid combination
of talent started a newspaper.
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof against such a combination
of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.