It is clear that psychology is concerned essentially with actual particulars, not merely with systems
And as we must look at the curious and complex laws governing the facility with which trees can be grafted on each other as incidental on unknown differences in their vegetative systems
, so I believe that the still more complex laws governing the facility of first crosses, are incidental on unknown differences, chiefly in their reproductive systems
I will simply call your attention to the fact that your modern systems
of popular election, of two chambers, and of juries all had their origin in provincial and oecumenical councils, and in the episcopate and college of cardinals; but there is this difference,--the views of civilization held by our present-day philosophy seem to me to fade away before the sublime and divine conception of Catholic communion, the type of a universal social communion brought about by the word and the fact that are combined in religious dogma.
This form of Socialism has, moreover, been worked out into complete systems
It would compel the rebuild- ing of the switchboards and the invention of new signal systems
. But it was inevitable; and in 1883, while the dispute about it was in full blast, one of the young men quietly slipped it into use on a new line between Boston and Providence.
But man has such a predilection for systems
and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
Where the land with serf-labor and good management gave a yield of nine to one, on the half-crop system
it yields three to one.
I do not know whether hotel servants in New York get any wages or not, but I do know that in some of the hotels there the feeing system
in vogue is a heavy burden.
But I learned that the 'system
' required high living; and, in short, to dispose of the system
, once for all, I found that on that head and on all others, 'the system
' put an end to all doubts, and disposed of all anomalies.
IN ADDITION to the defects already enumerated in the existing federal system
, there are others of not less importance, which concur in rendering it altogether unfit for the administration of the affairs of the Union.
Although, in most of these examples, the system
has been so dissimilar from that under consideration as greatly to weaken any inference concerning the latter from the fate of the former, yet, as the States will retain, under the proposed Constitution, a very extensive portion of active sovereignty, the inference ought not to be wholly disregarded.
He had read a number of books, but they did not help him much, for they were based on the morality of Christianity; and even the writers who emphasised the fact that they did not believe in it were never satisfied till they had framed a system
of ethics in accordance with that of the Sermon on the Mount.