HAVING reviewed the general form of the proposed government and the general mass of power allotted to it, I proceed to examine the particular structure
of this government, and the distribution of this mass of power among its constituent parts.
It is worthy of remark that a certain speculative writer of quasi-scientific repute, writing long before the Martian inva- sion, did forecast for man a final structure
not unlike the actual Martian condition.
In process of time, as the arts of war developed, it increased in size and strength, and although recorded details are lacking, the history is written not merely in the stone of its building, but is inferred in the changes of structure
In that world some structure
was still being erected and did not fall, something was still stretching out, and the candle with its red halo was still burning, and the same shirtlike sphinx lay near the door; but besides all this something creaked, there was a whiff of fresh air, and a new white sphinx appeared, standing at the door.
A liberal education had of course left him free to read the indecent passages in the school classics, but beyond a general sense of secrecy and obscenity in connection with his internal structure
, had left his imagination quite unbiassed, so that for anything he knew his brains lay in small bags at his temples, and he had no more thought of representing to himself how his blood circulated than how paper served instead of gold.
Any one who cares to do so might test the validity of those rules in the nearest possible way, by applying them to the varied examples in this wide  survey of what has been actually well done in English prose, here exhibited on the side of their strictly prosaic merit--their conformity, before all other aims, to laws of a structure
The house itself, suddenly revealed, was a grim weather-beaten structure
, built on the very edge of a queer, barrow-like tongue of land which ended with the house itself.
In answer to the challenge of this ambitious structure
Time had laid his destroying hand upon it, and it would soon be "one with Nineveh and Tyre.
And through it all moved the Iron Heel, impassive and deliberate, shaking up the whole fabric of the social structure
in its search for the comrades, combing out the Mercenaries, the labor castes, and all its secret services, punishing without mercy and without malice, suffering in silence all retaliations that were made upon it, and filling the gaps in its fighting line as fast as they appeared.
So reconstructed, the earliest period appears to us as a time of slow development in which the characteristic epic metre, diction, and structure
grew up slowly from crude elements and were improved until the verge of maturity was reached.
Nevertheless, such a conclusion, even if well founded, would be unsatisfactory, until it could be shown how the innumerable species inhabiting this world have been modified, so as to acquire that perfection of structure
and coadaptation which most justly excites our admiration.
The most thoroughgoing of all distinctions in literature, as in the other Fine Arts, is that between (1) Substance, the essential content and meaning of the work, and (2) Form, the manner in which it is expressed (including narrative structure
, external style, in poetry verse-form, and many related matters).