The power of establishing post roads must, in every view, be a harmless power, and may, perhaps, by judicious management, become productive of great public conveniency
. Nothing which tends to facilitate the intercourse between the States can be deemed unworthy of the public care.
The weather being very warm, the closet-window was left open, as well as the windows and the door of my bigger box, in which I usually lived, because of its largeness and conveniency
. As I sat quietly meditating at my table, I heard something bounce in at the closet-window, and skip about from one side to the other: whereat, although I was much alarmed, yet I ventured to look out, but not stirring from my seat; and then I saw this frolicsome animal frisking and leaping up and down, till at last he came to my box, which he seemed to view with great pleasure and curiosity, peeping in at the door and every window.
Now, as this room wanted the conveniency
of a closet, Molly had, to supply that defect, nailed up an old rug against the rafters of the house, which enclosed a little hole where her best apparel, such as the remains of that sack which we have formerly mentioned, some caps, and other things with which she had lately provided herself, were hung up and secured from the dust.
Though the uninspired man certainly finds persons a conveniency
in household matters, the divine man does not respect them; he sees them as a rack of clouds, or a fleet of ripples which the wind drives over the surface of the water.
- This day I began to dig behind my tent into the rock, to make room for my further conveniency
Let him be to thee for ever a sort of beautiful enemy, untamable, devoutly revered, and not a trivial conveniency
to be soon outgrown and cast aside.
'Mr Venus, would you make yourself useful, and take a seat beside me, sir, for the conveniency
of snuffing the candles?'
There's a greater conveniency
in the steps at all times, because of the sitting down; but they're rheumatic in the damp.'
The "necessity of a Gen Gov," he argued, "supposes that the State Legislatures will sometimes fail to refuse to consult the common interest at the expence [sic] of their local conveniency
[sic] or prejudices." (19) To substantiate his position, Madison connected the mode of selecting members of Congress with the nature of representation and its relation to policy preferences in the House.
in the delicacy of waters, and the conveniency
of them, Canaan came not nere this Country.
selfishness and rapacity, though they mean only their own conveniency
"That imitation whereof poetry is, hath the most conveniency
to nature of all other, insomuch that, as Aristotle saith, those things which in themselves are horrible, as cruel battles, unnatural monsters, are made in poetical imitation delightful.