"How sweet she is- she will be a weal
beauty!" said Denisov.
Hither to work us weal
; Without a breeze, without a tide, She steadies with upright keel!
I TAKE goodness in this sense, the affecting of the weal
of men, which is that the Grecians call philanthropia; and the word humanity (as it is used) is a little too light to express it.
They're all made o' them noble animals," says he, a-pointin' to a wery nice little tabby kitten, "and I seasons 'em for beefsteak, weal
or kidney, 'cording to the demand.
The scheme of separate confederacies, which will always nultiply the chances of ambition, will be a never failing bait to all such influential characters in the State administrations as are capable of preferring their own emolument and advancement to the public weal
. With so effectual a weapon in their hands as the exclusive power of regulating elections for the national government, a combination of a few such men, in a few of the most considerable States, where the temptation will always be the strongest, might accomplish the destruction of the Union, by seizing the opportunity of some casual dissatisfaction among the people (and which perhaps they may themselves have excited), to discontinue the choice of members for the federal House of Representatives.
So man's insanity is heaven's sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal
or woe, feels then uncompromised, indifferent as his God.
"Shall I, or shall I not (come weal
, come woe) take myself off?" was my thought as I waited there.
Our difference of opinion amounts to this, that you make the mainspring self-interest, while I suppose that interest in the common weal
is bound to exist in every man of a certain degree of advancement.
ISMENE Thy country (so it runs) shall yearn in time To have thee for their weal alive or dead.
CHORUS Our pity, Oedipus, thou needs must move, Thou and these maidens; and the stronger plea Thou urgest, as the savior of our land, Disposes me to counsel for thy weal.
'The old woman took kindly to the blits; they enchant Dulcinea, and whip me in order to disenchant her; Altisidora dies of ailments God was pleased to send her, and to bring her to life again they must give me four-and-twenty smacks, and prick holes in my body with pins, and raise weals
on my arms with pinches!
To judge from the weals
which he counted, their number, he said, amounted to forty-one; but at last, in order, as he declared, not to be less generous than his Highness the Stadtholder, he consented to make his peace.