These dainty ones are themselves contemptuously called
Figs by David and other heroes, and you have a key to the manners and customs of this dandiacal section of the Gardens when I tell you that cricket is called
It would be better to say "it thinks in me," like "it rains here"; or better still, "there is a thought in me." This is simply on the ground that what Meinong calls
the act in thinking is not empirically discoverable, or logically deducible from what we can observe.
The years from 1867 to 1878 I think may be called
the period of Reconstruction.
Fragment #2 -- Scholiast on Aratus 254: But Zeus made them (the sisters of Hyas) into the stars which are called
So it is with all other dispositions also, unless through lapse of time a disposition has itself become inveterate and almost impossible to dislodge: in which case we should perhaps go so far as to call
it a habit.
I tell you that I come from Space, or, since you will not understand what Space means, from the Land of Three Dimensions whence I but lately looked down upon your Plane which you call
The country is properly called
Abyssinia, and the people term themselves Abyssins.
"Well," says I, "are not the materials of their buildings the products of their own country, and so it is all China ware, is it not?"--"No, no," says he, "I mean it is a house all made of China ware, such as you call
it in England, or as it is called
in our country, porcelain."--"Well," says I, "such a thing may be; how big is it?
Proceeding down along the Popo Agie, Captain Bonneville came again in full view of the "Bluffs," as they are called
, extending from the base of the Wind River Mountains far away to the east, and presenting to the eye a confusion of hills and cliffs of red sandstone, some peaked and angular, some round, some broken into crags and precipices, and piled up in fantastic masses; but all naked and sterile.
However it was, this they all agree in, that my mother pleaded her belly, and being found quick with child, she was respited for about seven months; in which time having brought me into the world, and being about again, she was called
down, as they term it, to her former judgment, but obtained the favour of being transported to the plantations, and left me about half a year old; and in bad hands, you may be sure.
An aristocracy, of which I have already treated in the first book, is rightly called
so; for a state governed by the best men, upon the most virtuous principles, and not upon any hypothesis, which even good men may propose, has alone a right to be called
an aristocracy, for it is there only that a man is at once a good man and a good citizen; while in other states men are good only relative to those states.
Destroyers, are they who lay snares for many, and call
it the state: they hang a sword and a hundred cravings over them.