Not for an instant did I regret the world
of my nativity.
I revel in flowers without let, An atom at random in space; My soul dwells in regions ethereal, And the world
is my dreaming-place.
Consequently we have here everything favourable for much modification,--for far more modification than with the Alpine productions, left isolated, within a much more recent period, on the several mountain-ranges and on the arctic lands of the two Worlds
This new world
has already enriched the lives of MILLIONS of Americans who are able to compete and win in it.
Intoxicating joy and self-forgetting, did the world
once seem to me.
It was these same protagonists of machine-civilization that discovered the great oil deposits of Chunsan, the iron mountains of Whang-Sing, the copper ranges of Chinchi, and they sank the gas wells of Wow-Wee, that most marvellous reservoir of natural gas in all the world
It is not the sun of the outer world
that we see here.
Travelling, whether in the mental or the physical world
, is a joy, and it is good to know that, in the mental world
at least, there are vast countries still very imperfectly explored.
But, after all, he is of the world
, worldly, and the highest hope he holds out is that you may be in the world
and despise its ambitions while you compass its ends.
But he had early discovered that one wall of his world
was different from the rest.
The third circle with which Anna had ties was preeminently the fashionable world
of balls, of dinners, of sumptuous dresses, the world
that hung on to the court with one hand, so as to avoid sinking to the level of the demi-monde.
He was too philosophic and simple to be vindictive, and he lived too much in the world
of mind to miss the creature comforts we were giving up.