I am glad to encounter thee, friend," continued the maiden, waving her hand to the stranger to proceed
, as she urged her Narragansett to renew its amble.
that all the things which we clearly and distinctly conceive are true, is certain only because God is or exists and because he is a Perfect Being, and because all that we possess is derived from him: whence it follows that our ideas or notions, which to the extent of their clearness and distinctness are real, and proceed
from God, must to that extent be true.
It equally proves, that though individual oppression may now and then proceed
from the courts of justice, the general liberty of the people can never be endangered from that quarter; I mean so long as the judiciary remains truly distinct from both the legislature and the Executive.
Let us therefore proceed
to examine whether the people are not right in their opinion that a cordial Union, under an efficient national government, affords them the best security that can be devised against HOSTILITIES from abroad.
Yet before I proceed
to my legitimate subject some few final remarks will no doubt be expected by my Readers upon those pillars and mainstays of the Constitution of Flatland, the controllers of our conduct and shapers of our destiny, the objects of universal homage and almost of adoration: need I say that I mean our Circles or Priests?
This last intimation had great weight, and after a silent and protracted, but fruitless opposition, the work was suffered to proceed
on the original plan.
Such were the leading conditions of this ascociation; we shall now proceed
to relate the various hardy and eventful expeditions, by sea and land, to which it gave rise.
Prefaces and passages, and excusations, and other speeches of reference to the person, are great wastes of time; and though they seem to proceed
of modesty, they are bravery.
The officer was about to give the order to proceed
, but Cornelius stopped him, a painful thought having struck him.
Glaucon and the rest entreated me by all means not to let the question drop, but to proceed
in the investigation.
It was so thick, and the foliage so dense, that it was quite fatiguing to proceed
To deny the existence of a passion of which we often see manifest instances, seems to be very strange and absurd; and can indeed proceed
only from that self-admonition which we have mentioned above: but how unfair is this