Three metamorphoses of the spirit have I designated
to you: how the spirit became a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child.--
"Comrades of the thunder and companions of death, I cannot but regard it as singularly fortunate that we who by conviction and sympathy are designated
by nature as the champions of that fairest of her products, the white metal, should also, by a happy chance, be engaged mostly in the business of mining it.
I have often been asked to define the term "Black Belt." So far as I can learn, the term was first used to designated
a part of the country which was distinguished by the colour of the soil.
He might, perhaps, reckon on the arrival of trains at the designated
hours, in Europe, where the distances were relatively moderate; but when he calculated upon crossing India in three days, and the United States in seven, could he rely beyond misgiving upon accomplishing his task?
As little, I should think, can it matter whether the writer so designated
is a man, or a woman, as one or two of my critics profess to have discovered.
They generally are of two sorts; those composed almost entirely of females, and those mustering none but young vigorous males, or bulls, as they are familiarly designated
. In cavalier attendance upon the school of females, you invariably see a male of full grown magnitude, but not old; who, upon any alarm, evinces his gallantry by falling in the rear and covering the flight of his ladies.
This is, without discussion, the earliest-known occasion on which the Oligarchy was so designated
"No, upon honor and by the faith of a gentleman, I bought it with the contents of my own purse," answered he whom they designated
by the name Porthos.
He looked eagerly -- but maintained that he saw nothing- although I designated
minutely the course of the creature, as it made its way down the naked face of the hill.
He arranged that Davenport should take Oolanga round the neighbourhood for a walk, stopping at each of the places which he designated
. Having gone all along the Brow, he was to return the same way and induce him to touch on the same subjects in talking with Adam, who was to meet them as if by chance at the farthest part--that beyond Mercy Farm.
Among the fishermen, he is indiscriminately designated
by all the following titles: The Whale; the Greenland Whale; the Black Whale; the Great Whale; the True Whale; the Right whale.
In saying this, we are asserting a relation between the word "Napoleon" and the person so designated
. It is this relation that we must now investigate.