An observer endued
with an infinite range of vision, and placed in that unknown center around which the entire world revolves, might have beheld myriads of atoms filling all space during the chaotic epoch of the universe.
Uncommonly conscientious for a seaman, and endued
with a deep natural reverence, the wild watery loneliness of his life did therefore strongly incline him to superstition; but to that sort of superstition, which in some organizations seems rather to spring, somehow, from intelligence than from ignorance.
For, with respect to that part of the earth over which the monarch presides, the stone is endued
at one of its sides with an attractive power, and at the other with a repulsive.
In other matters they are yet more ignorant, and have some customs so contrary even to the laws of nature, as might almost afford reason to doubt whether they are endued
Reins and whip and coachman and guard, however, in combination, had read that article of war which forbade a purpose otherwise strongly in favour of the argument, that some brute animals are endued
with Reason; and the team had capitulated and returned to their duty.
One of the phenomena which had peculiarly attracted my attention was the structure of the human frame, and, indeed, any animal endued
But its wide front, with a stone balcony from end to end of the piano nobile or most important floor, was architectural enough, with the aid of various pilasters and arches; and the stucco with which in the intervals it had long ago been endued
was rosy in the April afternoon.
Riches are mine, fortune is in my hand; They whom I favour thrive in wealth amain, While virtue, valour, wisdom, sit in want." To whom thus Jesus patiently replied:-- "Yet wealth without these three is impotent To gain dominion, or to keep it gained-- Witness those ancient empires of the earth, In highth of all their flowing wealth dissolved; But men endued
with these have oft attained, In lowest poverty, to highest deeds-- Gideon, and Jephtha, and the shepherd lad Whose offspring on the throne of Juda sate So many ages, and shall yet regain That seat, and reign in Israel without end.
Then it seemed to him that the church also was shaking, moving, becoming endued
with animation, that it was alive; that each of the great columns was turning into an enormous paw, which was beating the earth with its big stone spatula, and that the gigantic cathedral was no longer anything but a sort of prodigious elephant, which was breathing and marching with its pillars for feet, its two towers for trunks and the immense black cloth for its housings.
It had been endued
with a layer of varnish an inch thick and its frame, of an elaborate pattern, was at least a foot wide.
As per the Quran, "Appoint two arbiters, one from his family and the other from hers, if they wish peace then God will cause their reconciliation (4.35)....Thus when they fulfil their term appointed, either take them back on equitable terms or part with them on equitable terms and take for witness two persons among you endued
with justice and establish the evidence before God.
three and a half years at the mercy of a brutal enemy who did not recognise the rules of the Geneva convention and inflicted unimaginable suffering, (my father was one of these brave men).