Does the advantage consist in the substitution of representatives whose enlightened views and virtuous sentiments render
them superior to local prejudices and schemes of injustice?
The manner that he chose to render
clear to the imagination of his hearers some just notions of its size, though so familiar to astronomers, produced a deep and unexpected impression on me.
For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render
it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies:
Making towards a faint gleam of light which streamed across the pavement from a cellar, Nicholas was about to descend two or three steps so as to render
himself visible to those below and make his inquiry, when he was arrested by a loud noise of scolding in a woman's voice.
But we have seen that greater changes, or changes of a particular nature, often render
organic beings in some degree sterile; and that greater crosses, that is crosses between males and females which have become widely or specifically different, produce hybrids which are generally sterile in some degree.
I have in this edition largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render
the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
Kennedy and others render
"Since to men of experience I see that also comparisons of their counsels are in most lively use.
The meagre herbage of the prairie, promised nothing, in favour of a hard and unyielding soil, over which the wheels of the vehicles rattled as lightly as if they travelled on a beaten road; neither wagons nor beasts making any deeper impression, than to mark that bruised and withered grass, which the cattle plucked, from time to time, and as often rejected, as food too sour, for even hunger to render
I cannot, therefore, put a price upon services which it is a pleasure to me to render
if I can render
them spontaneously, but which I could not render
in mere return for any consideration.
To such the State renders
comparatively small service, and a slight tax is wont to appear exorbitant, particularly if they are obliged to earn it by special labor with their hands.
The smallness of the army renders
the natural strength of the community an overmatch for it; and the citizens, not habituated to look up to the military power for protection, or to submit to its oppressions, neither love nor fear the soldiery; they view them with a spirit of jealous acquiescence in a necessary evil, and stand ready to resist a power which they suppose may be exerted to the prejudice of their rights.
Each poem renders
a single mood, and renders