Search Results (211 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 1.09 seconds

 
Logical consequence (X) Literature & drama (X)

       
1
|
2
|
3
|
4
|
5
Records: 1 - 20 of 211 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

Plain Tales from the Hills

By: Rudyard Kipling

.......................................................................... 57 CONSEQUENCES ................................................................. ....” What he learnt at Sandhurst be- yond the regular routine is of no great consequence. He looked about him, and he found soap and blacking, so to spe... ...at attention; and, as I have said, the heart of her mother was uplifted in consequence. Kitty Beighton took matters more calmly. It was pleasant to be... ...rr-Saggott to the company of young Cubbon, and was scolded by her Mamma in consequence. “But, Mother,” she said, “Mr. Saggot is such—such a—is so fear... ...great store on speak- ing his mind, did Schreiderling! 61 Rudyard Kipling CONSEQUENCES Rosicrucian subtleties In the Orient had rise; Ye may find the... ...ruck out the plan that saved him. She had the wisdom of the Ser- pent, the logical coherence of the Man, the fearlessness of the Child, and the triple...

........... 52 THE OTHER MAN ........................................................................................................................ 57 CONSEQUENCES ......................................................................................................................... 61 THE CONVERSION OF AURELIAN McGOGGIN.......................................................

Read More
  • Cover Image

Tess of the Durbervilles

By: Thomas Hardy

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Phase the Fourth — The Consequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 CONTENTS iii XXV . . .... ...many chil dren, on that flagstone floor, that they were worn nearly flat, in consequence of which a huge jerk accompanied each swing of the cot, flinging... ...past was past; what ever it had been it was no more at hand. Whatever its consequences, time would close over them; they would all in a few years be ... ...flatness, like a fly on a billiard table of indefinite length, and of no more consequence to the surroundings than that fly. The sole effect of her presen... ...henceforward — for a short time or for a long. 126 Phase the Fourth — The Consequence Phase the Fourth — The Consequence XXV C lare, restless, went o... ..., so gentle and affectionate as he was in general, there lay hidden a hard logical de posit, like a vein of metal in a soft loam, which turned the ed...

... The Rally, 83 -- XVI, 83 -- XVII, 87 -- XVIII, 93 -- XIX, 99 -- XX, 105 -- XXI, 108 -- XXII, 113 -- XXIII, 116 -- XXIV, 122 -- Phase the Fourth? The Consequence, 126...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Ann Veronica a Modern Love Story

By: H. G. Wells

...nd neither earlier nor later, for it is the history of this crisis and its consequences that this novel has to tell. She had a compartment to herself ... ...g’s letter, but in order to get data for that she found that she, having a logical and ordered mind, had to decide upon the general relations of men t... ...ngs like that. As a matter of fact it isn’t their affair. And as a natural consequence, they don’t do so well, and they don’t get on—and so the world ... ...y small one. It numbered nine, and four of these were women students. As a consequence of its small size, it was possible to get along with the work o... ...apes had the gift of easy, unaffected writing, coupled with very clear and logical thinking, and to follow his written thought gave her the sensation ... ...germinated and spread tentacles of explanation through her brain. The bio- logical laboratory, perpetually viewing life as pairing and breeding and se... ... this matter she became severely scientific and impersonal, almost entomo- logical indeed, in her method; she killed every remark as he made it and pi... ...s P P P P Par ar ar ar art 4 t 4 t 4 t 4 t 4 IT WA S, PERHAPS, the natural consequence of a long and tiring and exciting day that Ann Veronica should ... ...- ing sphere, and no one who believed in the doctrine of evo- lution could logically deny the vote to women “ultimately,” however much they might be d...

...sive crisis. It is for that reason that this novel begins with her there, and neither earlier nor later, for it is the history of this crisis and its consequences that this novel has to tell....

Read More
  • Cover Image

Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...r eclat, or better results for the welfare of mankind. His researches were logical and exhaustive. They included every phase of every question that th... ...on of the re- sults of democracy in the New World to ascertain its natural consequences, and to learn what the nations of Europe had to hope or fear f... ...on is going on amongst us; but there are two opinions as to its nature and consequences. To some it appears to be a novel accident, which as such may ... ...t it to govern, but all were bent on excluding it from the government. The consequence of this has been that the democratic revo- lution has been effe... ...ved to be legitimate, and as the serf looked upon his own inferiority as a consequence of the immutable order of nature, it is easy to imagine that a ... ... kind is to be feared. Upon this point, there- fore, the political and the logical reasons agree, and the people as well as the judges preserve their ... ...enta- tives – Singular effects of the fact that a Constitution can only be logical in the early stages of a nation. The plan which had been laid down ... ... ernment. These facts show how rare and how difficult it is rationally and logically to combine all the several parts of legislation. In the course of... ...me of the Committee on Indian Affairs, February 24, 1830, in which is most logically established and most learnedly proved, that “the fundamental prin...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Sketches of Young Gentlemen

By: Charles Dickens

...cin’s friendliness, as will readily be supposed, suf fered no diminution in consequence; he exerted much strength and skill in wheeling a large easy... ...ical questions to put to you, with an infinite variety of possible cases and logical deductions therefrom. If he be of the utilitarian school, too, wh... ... blue pill, said it must be taken immediately, or he wouldn’t answer for the consequences. The recital of these and many other moving perils of the li... ...e humour. As the young gentleman could not see the joke however, possibly in consequence of its being on the top of his own head, it did not go off qu... ... a turn of the conversation which might have been productive of slaughterous consequences, if a young lady, betrothed to the young gentleman, had not ... ...eature?’ whereunto the naughty creature replied, that he had been in bed, in consequence of a late party the night before, and had only just risen. Th...

Read More
  • Cover Image

What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...and a serious occupation; serious not only in its inten- tions, but in its consequences. For it is the lot of prophets who frighten or disappoint to b... ...Thought,” in 1916 his anticipations must belong to quite another system of consequences. The broad material facts before us are plain enough. It is th... ...War is continually becoming more scientific, more destructive, more coldly logical, more intolerant of non-combatants, and more exhausting of any kind... ...seness on the part of her landlords; but she will do it not so slowly as a logical mind might anticipate. She will get there a little late, expensivel... ... pound now. That is not going to stop the war, but it involves a string of consequences and possibilities of the utmost importance to our problem of w... ...ed, though perhaps not unforeseen. It is not a deliberate State act, but a consequence of the interruption of communications, the diversion of product... ...em two thousand years ago, and no doubt an historian could spin delightful consequences; this does not alter the fact that these quaint complications ... ...link will be the love and affection and not the home. With that go certain logical consequences. The first is that the circumstances of the unmarried ... ...ngs—simultaneously. Learning a language is one thing and memorising an il- logical system of visual images—for that is what reading or- dinary English...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ally was a probationary act at their bar; viz. an examination of his theo- logical sufficiency. But in this it could not be expected that he should fa... ...ably they faltered and shrank back at first from the immeasurable field of consequences upon which it opened. They would willingly have accepted less.... ...speaking, have found itself under our third head, as being one amongst the consequences immediately following the final rupture. But it is better plac... ... now stated WHAT was done, as well as HOW it was done, let us estimate the CONSEQUENCES of these acts; under this present, or third section, reviewing... ...hese acts; under this present, or third section, reviewing the im- mediate consequences which have taken effect already, and under the next section an... ...far these original changes may have carried with them secondary changes as consequences into other parts of the Christian system. One of the known cha... ...ion: we are all interested in the maintenance of a high standard for theo- logical education. These objects are likely to suffer at any rate. But it i... ... exalting to posterity the terrors which their ancestors had faced; a more logical vanity than that inverse artifice imputed to Alexander, of burying ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...more anon. I do not think I am alone in this inclination to a dramatic and logical interpretation. The caricatures in the French shops show civilisati... ... Carso to the south-east, that they made no fight in the town itself. As a consequence when I visited it I found it very little injured—compared, that... ...heart (which is “only evil continually”) speculates upon what would be the consequences of one good bump from the wheel of a mule cart. Down below, th... ...e digit of an insanely proud and greedy Germania, and here are the natural consequences. 39 H G Wells The case of the individual Italian compactly is... ...glide into the British lines, and made a tolerable landing…. 2 2 2 2 2 One consequence of the growing importance of the aeroplane in warfare is the de... ...- ing”? A Canadian expressed the new view very neatly on be- ing asked, in consequence of a deficient salute, whether he wanted to be a soldier, by sa... ...sands of tons. Nothing but a world agreement not to do so can prevent this logical development of the land ironclad. Such a structure will make wheel-... ...wns and fields with German blood upon it and its eyes towards Berlin. This logical development of the Tank idea may seem a gloomy prospect for mankind...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Amelia

By: Henry Fielding

...manship and the vast science of life of Tom Jones; the ineffable irony and logical grasp of Jonathan Wild, might have left us with a slight sense of h... ...ascribing to her honours which she as little deserves. To retrieve the ill consequences of a foolish con- duct, and by struggling manfully with distre... ...eremptorily on his making me immediately his wife, what- ever might be the consequence. “He seemed thunderstruck at this proposal, being, I sup- pose,... ... one poisonous drop which embitters the whole! O, Amelia! what must be the consequence of my ever having the honour to call you mine!—You know my situ... ...eet creature, carry your thoughts a little further. Think of the tenderest consequences, the dear- est pledges of our love. Can I bear to think of ent... ...y with Amelia, and have married her without the least consideration of any consequences. “With such thoughts I had tormented myself for near two hours...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

... His language had the energy of honest direct- ness and he was a master of logical lucidity. He loved to point and enliven his reasoning by humorous i... ..., was then, and has ever since been, especially praised as one of the most logical and convinc- ing political speeches ever made in this country. The ... ... of the public interest were, as to appointments to office, of far greater consequence. Moreover, there had been such a mingling of different politica... ...s of Abraham Lincoln: V ol One swer, It has much to do with it. Its direct consequences are, comparatively speaking, but a small evil, and much of its... ...er consists in the proneness of our minds to regard its direct as its only consequences. Abstractly con- sidered, the hanging of the gamblers at Vicks... ...y con- sidered, the hanging of the gamblers at Vicksburg was of but little consequence. They constitute a portion of popu- lation that is worse than u... ...mob, the alienation of their affections from the government is the natural consequence; and to that, sooner or later, it must come. Here, then, is one... ...ainly I did neither; and if I did not, what becomes of the argument? These logical gentlemen can sustain their argument only by assuming that I did sa...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...e experience, reasoning and sentiments of several generations. As respects logical inductions, for in- stance, the linum usitatissimum draws as largel... ...ead workman, but it was impossible, altogether im- possible, to escape the consequences of our locales. While the legitimist read nothing but the Moni... ...he, that being my accidental position in the fabric, when it was a natural consequence to obtain sentiments of this shade. It will be seen, in the end... ...f affection, that I shall never forget. As yet she felt none of the malign consequences of the self- denial she was about to exert. If not blooming, h... ...thought, Desiree appeared in the course of the morning, as one who came in consequence of having been present at so much of the scene of the preceding... ... was in Broadway when Honor O’Flagherty arrived with me, out of breath, in consequence of the shortness of her legs, and the necessity of making up fo...

Read More
  • Cover Image

First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

...ing into crim- son, and so on and so on. And this is true not only of bio- logical species. It is true of the mineral specimens constitut- ing a miner... ...icro- scope, it will not serve at all. It is true you can make your net of logical interpretation finer and finer, you can fine your classification mo... ...d as the true scientific bed-rock. It was scarcely suspected that the bio- logical sciences might perhaps after all be truer than the ex- perimental, ... ...elation and sig- nificance, is what is meant by God. You may embark upon a logical wrangle here with me if you have failed to master what I have hithe... ...he scientific plane one is a fatalist, the universe a system of inevitable consequences. But as I show in that section re- ferred to, it is quite poss... ...o not think my new faith breaks with my old. But it fol- lows as a natural consequence of my metaphysical prelimi- naries that I should find the Chris... ...ther from what for a single unprotected individual would be the inevitable consequences of a par- ticular line of conduct, conduct which happened to b... ...ctly. There is a constant breaking down and building up of usage, and as a consequence a lessened need of wholesale substitutions. Human methods have ... ...ment. He has physiological idiosyncrasies too that are indifferent to bio- logical classifications and moral generalities. It is not true that his abs...

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Legend of Montrose

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ly revenged, and several of the perpetrators were beheaded at Stirling. In consequence of the prosecution against his clan, the Drummond by whose assi... ...f the period in which it took 13 Sir Walter Scott place, I am induced, in consequence of your having, in the second series of your admirable T ales o... ... for the as- sassination of Montrose, and that he murdered Lord Kilpont in consequence of his refusal to participate in his design. Now, I may be allo... ...it. They considered, however, with satisfaction, that no leader or name of consequence had as yet appeared to assemble an army of royalists, or even t... ... form of church government, that it had become a matter of infinitely more consequence in the eyes of the multitude than the doctrines of that gospel ... ...with my single person against you three. But if you speak it in the way of logical ratiocination, whilk I have studied in my youth at the Mareschal-Co...

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Footnote to History

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ment, with its feasting and parade, its endless speeches and polite genea- logical allusions. Debated, I say – not decided; for even a small minority ... ...t district” – was thus commented on and reinforced. And the meeting was in consequence well attended by chiefs 37 Robert Louis Stevenson of all parti... ...unicipality slumbered, Martin still in office. In the month of October, in consequence, the British and Ameri- can ratepayers announced they would ref... ...he boats not obeying the gun, the admiral would not be responsible for the consequences.” It was lis- tened to by Brandeis and Tamasese “with the grea... ...e our diplomatic commonplaces. The admiral would not be answerable for the consequences. Think of it! A devil of a position for a de facto king. And h... ...histled with bullets. And it was clear the inci- dent must have diplomatic consequences. Leary and Pelly both protested to Fritze. Leary announced he ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Merry Men

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...uld ever be a streamer on Ben Kyaw. It brought water, too, and was mossy* to the top in consequence. I have seen us sitting in broad sunshine on the R... ...upon the sea, nor any voice but the familiar voice of sheep and gulls; and per- haps in consequence of this repose in nature, my kinsman showed himsel... ...re was a considerable pause, and Will, who began to feel uneasy, began to grow angry in consequence. ‘It seems you are too proud to say your mind,’ he... ...ate himself on an escape, he said, and would take a higher opinion of his own wisdom in consequence. But at heart, he was reasonably displeased, moped... ...of nature. He played a game of skill, depending on 83 Merry Men the rules, calculating consequence from cause; and what if nature, as the defeated ty... ...ubsequently many moving and decisive accidents in the lives of all, which would make as logical a period as this of birth. And here, for instance, Doc... ...peak like a child. You weary me exceedingly, quoting my words out 167 Merry Men of all logical connection, like a parroquet.’ ‘And at any rate, we ha...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...he narrative have been established beyond the reach of scepticism: and, in consequence, the story was soon after adopted as historically established, ... ...Lord Altamont was firm in resisting this petition at that time. The remote consequence was, that by way of redressing the violated equi- librium to ou... ...eux’s dray-horses; and thus, after all, they may simply illustrate the old logical dictum ascribed to some medical man, that the reason why London chi... ...sentially opposed to religions of the book is, not that they have not, but logically that they cannot have, books or documents, inasmuch as they have ... ...ning oppression was the premature expansion of my mind; and, as a foremost consequence, intolerance of boyish society. I ought to have entered upon my... ...mily I have known that would privately have encouraged a smuggler, and, in consequence, were beset con- tinually by mock smugglers, offering, with air... ... foe. And in- stead of giving this account didactically, or according to a logical classification of the various items in the survey, I will give it h... ...again be chanted, that we, being a luxurious nation, must by force of good logical de- pendency be liable to many derivative taints and infirmities wh... ...es I have uni- formly given the victory to myself, he will make a pleasant logical blunder: for the true logic of the case is this: Not that it is mys...

Read More
  • Cover Image

My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass. With an Introduction. By James M'Cune Smith

By: Frederick Douglas

...powers, admitted to be of the very highest or- der, take precedence of his logical force. Whilst the schools might have trained him to the exhibition ... ...iate with miserable degradation. To such a mind, the ordinary processes of logical deduc- tion are like proving that two and two make four. Mastering ... ...efforts of the degraded themselves. A gentleman present, distinguished for logical acumen and subtlety, and who had devoted no small portion of the la... ...IS- TRICT—TUCKAHOE—ORIGIN OF THE NAME— CHOPTANK RIVER—TIME OF BIRTH—GENEA- LOGICAL TREES—MODE OF COUNTING TIME— NAMES OF GRANDPARENTS—THEIR POSITION— ... ...parents. Genealogical trees do not flourish among slaves. A person of some consequence here in the north, sometimes designated father, is literally ab... ...e cabin, under the ominous title of “old master,” was really a man of some consequence. He owned several farms in T uc- kahoe; was the chief clerk and... ...he old gentleman paused in the prayer, to give us a short lecture upon the consequences of inattention, both immediate and future, and especially thos... ... is irresponsible. He may, if he pleases, cripple or kill, without fear of consequences; except in so far as it may concern profit or loss. To a man o... ...of the land. Here was a radical change in my opinions, and in the ac- tion logically resulting from that change. T o those with whom I had been in agr...

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...cise as mathematical for- mulae, and with every term in relations of exact logical con- sistency with every other. It will be a language with all the ... ...ises, riddles, incommensurables, a whole monstrous intri- cate universe of consequences that I have to do my best to unravel. I attempt impossible rec... ...s, and comes to an end, or succeeds and impresses himself in offspring, in consequences and re- sults, intellectual, material and moral, upon the worl... ...imal substance inside, no vegetable without;—what could be simpler or more logical? Nothing upon me but leather and allwool garments, within, cereals,... ...on I felt, as I sat and listened to the botanist entangling himself in the logical net of this wild nonsense. It impressed me as being irrelevant. Whe... ...h its immediate result in glutting the labour market is similar, its final consequences are entirely different from those of the first. The whole tren... ...olish humour prompts me to unfold all these, hand them to her and take the consequences, but I resist. “Lost,” I say, briefly. “Both lost?” she asks, ... ...e inferior but that it corrupts the supe- rior. There is only one sane and logical thing to be done with a really inferior race, and that is to exterm... ...lli- gent outlook; and interwoven with this there is the senti- mental and logical Liberalism that sprang from the stresses of the eighteenth century,...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...I took it with this view I was effectually protected from all material bad consequences by the necessity of interposing long intervals between the sev... ...colouring, and for once they find it necessary to impress a sense of their consequence upon others, they meet with a thousand occasions for moderating... ... my own self materialiter consid- ered (so I expressed it, for I doated on logical accuracy of distinctions), accused, or at least suspected, of count... ...ed; but the truth is, having no reason to think that our meeting could, in consequence of a short interruption, be more difficult or uncertain than it... ...toms of vi- nous intoxication, it yet struck me that he might proceed on a logical error of using the word intoxication with too great latitude, and e... ...wed by a proportionate depression, and that the natural and even immediate consequence of opium is torpor and stagnation, animal and mental. The first... ...ur- day night, more than as it was a summons to hear Grassini? T rue, most logical reader; what you say is unanswerable. And yet so it was and is, tha... ... In this I am aware that I have not at all fulfilled my own intentions, in consequence of the tor- por of mind, pain of body, and extreme disgust to t...

Read More
  • Cover Image

In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...sses of mankind. And this state of affairs may come about more easily than logical, statistical-minded people may be disposed to think. Our first impu... ...whose intensity officialdom would do well to ponder. But it is the natural consequence of, it is the popular attempt at a corrective to, the aloofness... ...troublesome thing to elect them, but it will involve much more troublesome consequences if they are not elected. This, I think, is one of the consider... ...But so soon as the League takes on the shape its general proposition makes logically necessary, the armament interest will take fright. Then it is we ... ...st concede that. But in practice this involves something else. A practical consequence of this disarmament idea must be an effective control of the im... ... we are united. The question I would put to the reader is this: Are we all logically, sincerely, and fully carrying out the plain implica- tions of th... ...complete change in international methods, and we are bound to stick to the logical conse- quences of that. We have placed ourselves on the side of dem... ...ng things. Life is full of vestigial struc- tures, and it is a long way to logical perfection. Let us keep on, they would argue, with what we have. An... ...nd alone again and be secure. And turning now to the other aspect of these consequences of the development of material science, it is too often as- su...

Read More
       
1
|
2
|
3
|
4
|
5
Records: 1 - 20 of 211 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.