The industrial and political supremacy of the bourgeoisie threatens it with certain destruction; on the one hand, from the concentration
of capital; on the other, from the rise of a revolutionary proletariat.
Never before in England had there been such a vast or rapid concentration
of military material.
Yet when due respect has been paid to this critic of old time, the fact still remains that concentration
and suggestion are the two essentials of Chinese poetry.
When a warlike prince attacks a powerful state, his generalship shows itself in preventing the concentration
of the enemy's forces.
And she placed her hands on her brow, as if to force the fugitive ideas it contained to concentration
in a moment.
In both of them, the concentration
in the present which had attended the first moments of Arthur's revival had now given way to a vivid recollection of the previous scene.
Some people, however indifferent they may become after a considerable space of absence, always contrive to leave a pleasant impression just at parting; not so Hunsden, a conference with him affected one like a draught of Peruvian bark; it seemed a concentration
of the specially harsh, stringent, bitter; whether, like bark, it invigorated, I scarcely knew.
Gradually, however, the conviction came upon me that I could, by a certain concentration
of thought, think the veil away, and so get a glimpse of the mysterious face--as to which the two questions, "is she pretty?
When the fire reached this barrier, it was compelled to pause, until a concentration
of its heat could overcome the moisture, like an army awaiting the operations of a battering train, to open its way to desolation.
Germain whose houses present to the outer world a face as impassive and as suggestive of the concentration
of privacy within as the blank walls of Eastern seraglios.
I think I settled down to my business with more concentration
after she had gone away.
Now he realized that it was the very acme of foolishness deliberately to sacrifice half his fortune, especially the farm itself, to which he had given so many years of complete concentration