One ground of objection is the trite topic of the intermixture of powers; some contending that the President ought alone to possess the power of making
treaties; others, that it ought to have been exclusively deposited in the Senate.
The subject of instinct might have been worked into the previous chapters; but I have thought that it would be more convenient to treat the subject separately, especially as so wonderful an instinct as that of the hive-bee making
its cells will probably have occurred to many readers, as a difficulty sufficient to overthrow my whole theory.
The power of making
treaties is an important one, especially as it relates to war, peace, and commerce; and it should not be delegated but in such a mode, and with such precautions, as will afford the highest security that it will be exercised by men the best qualified for the purpose, and in the manner most conducive to the public good.
The doctor (like me) had come in without making
the least noise.
Now and then limestone cliffs and promontories advanced upon the river, making
As soon as we got the farm work reasonably well started, we directed our next efforts toward the industry of making
Tumbled into the water, it accordingly is in such cases; the spare coils of box line (mentioned in a preceding chapter) making
this feat, in most instances, prudently practicable.
They wished to hold Greece as the Spartans held it, making
it free and permitting its laws, and did not succeed.
His hair was a little longer, his hands a little whiter, his shoes a little thinner, his manner a trifle more polished, than that of his soberer mates; indeed the only department of life in which he failed to shine was the making
of sufficient money to live upon.
Elizabeth, feeling it incumbent on her to relieve him from so unpleasant a situation, now put herself forward to confirm his account, by mentioning her prior knowledge of it from Charlotte herself; and endeavoured to put a stop to the exclamations of her mother and sisters by the earnestness of her congratulations to Sir William, in which she was readily joined by Jane, and by making
a variety of remarks on the happiness that might be expected from the match, the excellent character of Mr.
"I am making
a little excursion from the Engadine, my dearest of all dear friends.
"Not many," said Don Quixote; "not that they are unworthy of it, but because they do not care to accept books and incur the obligation of making
the return that seems due to the author's labour and courtesy.