With regard to diplomatic questions, Napoleon summoned Captain Yakovlev, who had been robbed and was in rags and did not know how to get out of Moscow, minutely explained to him his whole policy and his magnanimity, and having written a letter to the Emperor Alexander in which he considered it his duty to inform his Friend and Brother that Rostopchin had managed affairs badly in Moscow, he dispatched Yakovlev to Petersburg.
With regard to legal matters, immediately after the fires he gave orders to find and execute the incendiaries.
They will depend merely on the majority of votes in the federal legislature, and consequently each vote, whether proceeding from a larger or smaller State, or a State more or less wealthy or powerful, will have an equal weight and efficacy: in the same manner as the votes individually given in a State legislature, by the representatives of unequal counties or other districts, have each a precise equality of value and effect; or if there be any difference in the case, it proceeds from the difference in the personal character of the individual representative, rather than from any regard
to the extent of the district from which he comes.
With regard to narrow passes, if you can occupy them first, let them be strongly garrisoned and await the advent of the enemy.
With regard to precipitous heights, if you are beforehand with your adversary, you should occupy the raised and sunny spots, and there wait for him to come up.
With regard to civil causes, subtleties almost too contemptible for refutation have been employed to countenance the surmise that a thing which is only not provided for, is entirely abolished.
Hence, say they, as the Constitution has established the trial by jury in criminal cases, and is silent in respect to civil, this silence is an implied prohibition of trial by jury in regard to the latter.
It ain't that I object to being passed over for a stranger, though I regard
the stranger as a more than doubtful customer.
I have endeavoured in this work to develop this view in some detail as regards
the phenomena with which psychology is concerned.
SOCRATES: Then, my friend, we must not regard
what the many say of us: but what he, the one man who has understanding of just and unjust, will say, and what the truth will say.
My experience in securing money convinces me that the first type of man is growing more rare all the time, and that the latter type is increasing; that is, that, more and more, rich people are coming to regard
men and women who apply to them for help for worthy objects, not as beggars, but as agents for doing their work.
There is no fixed rule as regards
the length of a poem, but, generally speaking, they were composed of four, eight, twelve, or sixteen lines.