It is necessary, for exciting interest of any kind, that the subject
assumed should be, as it were, translated into the manners, as well as the language, of the age we live in.
The subordinate governments, which can extend their care to all those other subjects
which can be separately provided for, will retain their due authority and activity.
There is, lastly, a class of things which are neither present in a subject
nor predicable of a subject
, such as the individual man or the individual horse.
It is precisely, madame, because these forty millions would be a fortune that I will say to the king, `Sire, if it be not decent for a king to accept from a subject
six horses, worth twenty thousand livres, it would be disgraceful for him to owe a fortune to another subject
, more or less scrupulous in the choice of the materials which contributed to the building up of that fortune.
the novelist treats is the rise, the formation, the development, the climax and for the most part the decline of one.
By all means it is to be procured, that the trunk of Nebuchadnezzar's tree of monarchy, be great enough to bear the branches and the boughs; that is, that the natural subjects
of the crown or state, bear a sufficient proportion to the stranger subjects
, that they govern.
It is so intensely and deliberately didactic, and its subject
is esteemed so dry, that I delight in throwing it at the heads of the wiseacres who repeat the parrot cry that art should never be didactic.
which wholly engrossed Natasha's attention was her family: that is, her husband whom she had to keep so that he should belong entirely to her and to the home, and the children whom she had to bear, bring into the world, nurse, and bring up.
No, you needn't leave us; it's a subject
in which you are interested.
By some capricious revulsion of feeling which it seemed impossible to account for, my whole mind was now absorbed on the one subject
which had been hitherto so strangely absent from it--the subject
The 'one subject
' prohibited to Mercy as sternly as ever is still the subject
of the personation of Grace Roseberry
After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject
, and drew up some short notes; these I enlarged in 1844 into a sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to me probable: from that period to the present day I have steadily pursued the same object.