Therefore besides personal
force and so much perception as constitutes unerring taste, society demands in its patrician class another element already intimated, which it significantly terms good-nature,--expressing all degrees of generosity, from the lowest willingness and faculty to oblige, up to the heights of magnanimity and love.
That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country- the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia's triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar's personal
presence in Moscow- was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
I meant that a man may work for a special end with others whose motives and general course are equivocal, if he is quite sure of his personal
independence, and that he is not working for his private interest--either place or money.
It had been apparent to both players and spectators for the past two moves, that Gahan was moving straight across the field into the enemy's country to seek personal
combat with the Orange Chief--that he was staking all upon his belief in the superiority of his own swordsmanship, since if the two Chiefs engage, the outcome decides the game.
Baggs viewed the fact of his running away to some hiding-place of his own in the light of a personal
insult to his faithful and attached housekeeper.
I say, in answer, we have proved, first, that the wife was passionately attached to the husband; secondly, that she felt bitterly the defects in her personal
appearance, and especially the defects in her complexion; and, thirdly, that she was informed of arsenic as a supposed remedy for those defects, taken internally.
The IDEA of good likewise disappears and is superseded by the conception of a personal
God, who works according to a final cause or principle of goodness which he himself is.
Had he any personal
objection to trying his luck with Mrs.
coloring his work with his personal
tastes, feelings and impressions.
On the other hand, Saxon was bewildered by Mercedes' extravagance in personal
Starting from these plain facts, the idea is that we should all write the story of the Moonstone in turn-- as far as our own personal
experience extends, and no farther.
Remarkable anywhere, by his personal
appearance, he was still further distinguished among the rank and file of mankind by the harmless eccentricity of his character.