The result of these observations to an intelligent mind must be clearly this, that if it be possible at any rate to construct a federal government capable
of regulating the common concerns and preserving the general tranquillity, it must be founded, as to the objects committed to its care, upon the reverse of the principle contended for by the opponents of the proposed Constitution.
Thence he could rise to fame, and make his mother happy, knowing at the same time that he was capable
of faithfully loving his wife.
Now, if water is not absolutely incompressible, it is at least capable
of very slight compression.
The most distinctive mark of substance appears to be that, while remaining numerically one and the same, it is capable
of admitting contrary qualities.
Darcy's conduct in it less than infamous, was capable
of a turn which must make him entirely blameless throughout the whole.
In the ideal state power will be given to the man with most knowledge of the good; in other states to the men who are most truly capable
of achieving that end which the citizens have set themselves to pursue.
He was dexterous to make him comfortable, and he exercised a cunning of which I should never have thought him capable
to induce him to take the medicines prescribed by the doctor.
Another will be found, no doubt, capable
of pulling down Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois.
You are capable
of honourable feelings still, and that's why I am talking to you so.
Moreover, Speranski, either because he appreciated the other's capacity or because he considered it necessary to win him to his side, showed off his dispassionate calm reasonableness before Prince Andrew and flattered him with that subtle flattery which goes hand in hand with self-assurance and consists in a tacit assumption that one's companion is the only man besides oneself capable
of understanding the folly of the rest of mankind and the reasonableness and profundity of one's own ideas.
If Emily considered herself capable
of contributing in this way to the completeness of his great work on "the ruined cities," she had only to apply to his bookseller in London, who would pay her the customary remuneration and give her every assistance of which she might stand in need.
On the other hand, let the guilty man or woman be a resolute and intelligent person, capable
of setting his (or her) wits fairly against the wits of the police--in other words, let the mystery really