Some things, again, are present in a subject
, but are never predicable of a subject
Both the typhoon and Captain MacWhirr presented themselves to me as the necessities of the deep conviction with which I approached the subject
of the story.
for although I well know how hard it is for a man of genius with a seriously underrated subject
to maintain serene and kindly relations with the men who underrate it, and who keep all the best places for less important subjects
which they profess without originality and sometimes without much capacity for them, still, if he overwhelms them with wrath and disdain, he cannot expect them to heap honors on him.
and obviously scarcely anyone had read it) it seemed absolutely clear that the whole book was nothing but a medley of high-flown phrases, not even--as suggested by marks of interrogation--used appropriately, and that the author of the book was a person absolutely without knowledge of the subject
was a German who kept a liquor-shop aud was an inveterate drunkard.
The most simple and familiar portion of time, applicable to the subject
was that of a year; and hence the doctrine has been inculcated by a laudable zeal, to erect some barrier against the gradual innovations of an unlimited government, that the advance towards tyranny was to be calculated by the distance of departure from the fixed point of annual elections.
She thought him needlessly ready to complain of a harmless proceeding--and she too returned to the subject
, after having proposed to drop it not a minute since!
I will; and first tell me, Do you admit that it is just or subjects
to obey their rulers?
And the deeper she penetrated, not with her mind only but with her whole soul, her whole being, into the subject
that absorbed her, the larger did that subject
grow and the weaker and more inadequate did her powers appear, so that she concentrated them wholly on that one thing and yet was unable to accomplish all that she considered necessary.
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
As the romance is imperfect, we are not acquainted how the discovery takes place; but it is probably much in the same manner as in other narratives turning on the same subject
, where the host, apprehensive of death for having trespassed on the respect due to his Sovereign, while incognito, is agreeably surprised by receiving honours and reward.
This will soon make him odious to his subjects
, and becoming poor he will be little valued by any one; thus, with his liberality, having offended many and rewarded few, he is affected by the very first trouble and imperilled by whatever may be the first danger; recognizing this himself, and wishing to draw back from it, he runs at once into the reproach of being miserly.