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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ing, obstinately refusing to appear from it. So that, most times, you felt logically lost; swamped near to drowning in this tide of ingenious vocables... ...etting out towards answer of it, he would accumulate formidable apparatus, logical swim-bladders, transcendental life-preservers and other precautiona... ...is still gold to be dug there. But, on the whole, do not think you can, by logical alchemy, distil astral spirits from them; or if you could, that sai... ...l spirits from them; or if you could, that said astral spirits, or defunct logical phantasms, could serve you in anything. What the light of your mind... ...id deserts to the new firm lands of Faith beyond; he pre- ferred to create logical fata-morganas for himself on this hither side, and laboriously sola... ...erwise taken some disgust in that service; had thrown up his commission in consequence; and returned home, about this time, with intent to seek anothe... ... What the public might be thinking about him and his audacities, and me in consequence, or whether it thought at all, I never learned, or much heeded ...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...d extermination of the Patriots, and the victory of established power; the consequences of legitimate despotism,—civil war, famine, plague, supersti- ... ...essed two remarkable qualities of intellect—a brilliant imagination, and a logical exactness of reason. His inclinations led him (he fancied) almost a... ...first scene of the fourth act Lucretia’s design in exposing herself to the consequences of an expostulation with Cenci after having administered the o... ...ief, rapid, irreversible, destroying _90 The consequence of what it cannot cure. Some such thing is to be endured or don... ...e light; Free as the earth-surrounding air; as firm As the world’s centre. Consequence, to me, _50 Is as the wind which stri... ... _80 Made it unutterable, and took from it All refuge, all revenge, all consequence, But that which thou hast called my father’s death? Which is or...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ry to ex- ecute her master’s commission, could not be charged with any bad consequences. But all such reflections this way or that were swallowed up a... ... bell and to ply the knocker with unintermitting violence. And the natural consequence was, that the next door neighbor, who had re- cently gone to be... ...elay; and yet, in spite of his hurry, so fully did he appreciate the fatal consequences to himself, if any of his victims should so far revive into co... ...ly expound the hellish nature of him whose baleful shadow, to speak astro- logically, at this moment darkens the house of life, than the 40 The Note ... ...was eminently 48 The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater populous; as one consequence of which, a benefit club had established its weekly rendezvous ... ...cts were prevented, for many years, from re- sorting to the new system, in consequence of old contracts with oil-dealers, subsisting through long term... ...stralia, who pre-occupy other men’s estates, have latterly illustrated the logical possibility of such an offence; but they were quite unknown at the ...

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God the Invisible King

By: H. G. Wells

...further be suggested that the extreme aloof- ness and inhumanity, which is logically necessary in the idea of a Creator God, of an Infinite God, was t... ...dom of God on earth. Each believer as he grasps this natural and immediate consequence of the faith that has come into his life will form at the same ... ..., and sexual status of no account in the presence of God. It follows quite logically that God does not discriminate between man and woman in any essen... ...f’s “Nature of Man,” he will find there an interesting summary of the bio- logical facts that bear upon and destroy the delusion that there is such a ... ...e of every man to fall short at every point from perfection. From the bio- logical point of view we are as individuals a series of involun- tary “trie... ...irectly you cease to hide or deny or escape, and turn manfully towards the consequences and the setting of things right, you take hold again of the ha...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...you are good, and in the right course there. Homoiousion, Homoousion, vain logical jangle, then or before or at any time, may jangle itself out, and g... ...t do not succeed in meaning this, it means nothing. Not that Abstractions, logical Propositions, be correctly worded or incorrectly; but that living c... ...r themselves in Song. The meaning of Song goes deep. Who is there that, in logical 73 On Heroes words, can express the effect music has on us? A kind... ...hr, they say, the Prussian Professor and Historian, fell broken-hearted in consequence; sickened, if we can believe it, and died of the 170 Thomas Ca... ...at. The strong daring man, therefore, has set all manner of For- mulas and logical superficialities against him; has dared ap- peal to the genuine Fac...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ove the gods. Under this original peculiarity of Paganism, there arose two consequences, which I will mark by the Greek letters [Greek text] and [Gree... ...er I will notice in its order, first calling the reader’s attention to the consequence marked [Greek text], which is this:—In the full and profoundest... ...ans regret, not penitence; and [Greek text], means, ‘I rue this act in its consequences,’ not ‘I repent of this act for its moral nature.’ A and D, th... ...ss, far less was it the exclusive business. The worship flowed as a direct consequence from the new idea exposed of the divine nature, and from the ne... ...ere not, in relation to its own absolute merits; and this treatment is the logical treatment, applying itself to what is permanent in the nature of th... ...., where the phrase, Church of That we stand on the brink of a great theo- logical crisis, that the problem must soon be solved, how far orthodox Chri... ...y in St. Paul, the words may be known, their sense may be known, but their logical relation is still doubtful. The word X and the word Y are separatel... ... one great difficulty in translating is to find words that even as to mere logical elements correspond to the origi- nal text. Even that is often a tr... ...o our own period, or from any consideration of time what- ever, but in the logical meaning, as having been derived from our reason in opposition to ou...

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Ferragus Chief of the Devorants

By: Honoré de Balzac

...on a woman who held in horror all German sentimentalism. The young man, in consequence, distrusted himself, became dreamy, absorbed in his griefs, com... ...ming answer, he said to himself:— “But this man, so profoundly capable, so logical in his ev- ery act, who sees and foresees, who calculates, and even...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...ophic significance? are two entirely different orders of question from the logical point of view; and, as a failure to recognize this fact distinctly ... ...th the same eye with which he looks on all other natural things, since the consequences of our affections flow from their nature with the same necessi... ...; but at any rate it has become profoundly uninstructive: we can deduce no consequences from it which help us to interpret religion’s meaning or value... ...n environment which re- fuses to bear them out for any length of time. The consequence of this discrepancy of the two criteria is the uncertainty whic... ...or them here, and hold their own against inferences which, in mere love of logical consistency, medical materialism ought to be only too glad to draw.... ...lternation, we see that it probably contains nothing whatever of a psycho- logically specific nature. There is religious fear, reli- gious love, relig... ...rd “religion” would be inconvenient, however defensible it might remain on logical grounds. There are trifling, sneering atti- tudes even toward the w... ...ess and impulse, it adds to life an enchantment which is not rationally or logically deducible from anything else. This enchantment, coming as a gift ... ...ic philosopher, Father Gratry, in his au- tobiographical recollections. In consequence of mental isolation and excessive study at the Polytechnic scho...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...both went abroad, being ad- vised by their friends to leave the country in consequence of the transactions which are recounted at the close of the vol... ...ger, for Popish eccle- siastics to wear their proper dress; and he was, in consequence, in no wise astonished that the priest should now appear before... ... rather than inclination called him, and was perfectly bewildered in theo- logical controversy. In the course of his reading (which was neither pursue... ... lord,” says Lord Mohun. Whereupon Harry Esmond, filled with alarm for the consequences to which this disastrous dispute might lead, broke out into th... ... good Father meant that Esmond should join the Roman communion for fear of consequences, and that all England ran the risk of being damned for heresy,... ...rce of arms. ’Twas said he withdrew his opposition all of a sudden, and in consequence of letters from the King at St. Germains, who entreated him on ...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... erate care, and none ever had more certificates for less edu- cation. One consequence, however, of my system is that I have much less to say of Profe... ...n- sole; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least. But the a... ...ng them indeed; but when they were done, I could see they were rubbish. In consequence, I very rarely showed them even to my friends; and such friends... ...r and answer arguments, not only with natural wisdom, but with candour and logical honesty. But if the subject of debate be something in the air, an a... ...t of debate be something in the air, an abstraction, an excuse for talk, a logical Aunt Sally, then may the male debater instantly abandon hope; he ma...

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