Very little assistance to the State could be derived
from the epistolary intercourse of Mrs.
"I cannot in any case agree with Keiss that my whole conception of the external world has been derived from perceptions.
"Yes, but they--Wurt, and Knaust, and Pripasov--would answer that your consciousness of existence is derived from the conjunction of all your sensations, that that consciousness of existence is the result of your sensations.
Of course, he never had the benefit of a whaling voyage (such men seldom have), but whence he derived
that picture, who can tell?
Akin to the adventure of Perseus and Andromeda --indeed, by some supposed to be indirectly derived
from it --is that famous story of St.
It mattered not whether my impressions were derived
through organs called ears, and were communicated by others called those of speech, or whether each function was performed by means of sensations and agencies too subtle to be detected by ordinary means.
200 feet; it probably everywhere extends to this great chain, whence the well-rounded pebbles of porphyry have been derived
: we may consider its average breadth as 200 miles, and its average thickness as about 50 feet.
Mat treated the objection with great contempt, and averred in reply, that he made the slaves black in order to obtain a striking effect of contrast, and that, could he have derived
a similar advantage from making his heroine blue, blue she should have been.
The popular account of them is partly derived
from one or two passages in his Dialogues interpreted without regard to their poetical environment.
The reasons which I shall give against this theory will be mainly derived
from previous authors.
Hesiod's diction is in the main Homeric, but one of his charms is the use of quaint allusive phrases derived
, perhaps, from a pre- Hesiodic peasant poetry: thus the season when Boreas blows is the time when `the Boneless One gnaws his foot by his fireless hearth in his cheerless house'; to cut one's nails is `to sever the withered from the quick upon that which has five branches'; similarly the burglar is the `day-sleeper', and the serpent is the `hairless one'.
THE United Netherlands are a confederacy of republics, or rather of aristocracies of a very remarkable texture, yet confirming all the lessons derived
from those which we have already reviewed.