After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes; these I enlarged in 1844 into a sketch of the conclusions
, which then seemed to me probable: from that period to the present day I have steadily pursued the same object.
He made accurate examination of it by the aid of some instruments, and came to the conclusion
that it was carved from a lump of lodestone.
With this conclusion
we may leave the emotions and pass to the consideration of the will.
Now Michael could not reason to this conclusion
nor think to this conclusion
, in words.
Comparison of what he has accomplished with what I have accomplished has led to startling conclusions
If she won't give me the information I want, the conclusion
is obvious -- I must help myself.
For if, as you say, justice is the obedience which the subject renders to their commands, in that case, O wisest of men, is there any escape from the conclusion
that the weaker are commanded to do, not what is for the interest, but what is for the injury of the stronger?
Nature does not ask your permission, she has nothing to do with your wishes, and whether you like her laws or dislike them, you are bound to accept her as she is, and consequently all her conclusions
But her nearest friend might say, and say truly, "Your premises are right, your logic is faultless, but your conclusion
is wrong, nevertheless; she is an Old Master--she is beautiful, but only to such as know her; it is a beauty which cannot be formulated, but it is there, just the same.
He must be guided by reason, although her conclusions
may be fatal to him.
My knowledge of com- parative physiology is confined to a book or two, but it seems to me that Carver's suggestions as to the reason of the rapid death of the Martians is so probable as to be regarded almost as a proven conclusion
, in mercenaries dastardy is most dangerous; in auxiliaries, valour.