On trying the Constitution by this criterion
, it falls under the NATIONAL, not the FEDERAL character; though perhaps not so completely as has been understood.
Order, precision, directness, are the radical merits of prose thought; and it is more than merely legitimate that they should form the criterion
of prose style, because within the scope of those qualities, according to Mr.
It was evident that the new prisoner was himself as much a savage as his captors if apparel and weapons were any criterion
by which to judge; yet it was also equally evident that he was a white man and from his well-shaped head and clean-cut features that he was not one of those unhappy halfwits who so often revert to savagery even in the heart of civilized communities.
Some lesser points of the dialogue may be noted, such as (1) the acute observation that Meno prefers the familiar definition, which is embellished with poetical language, to the better and truer one; or (2) the shrewd reflection, which may admit of an application to modern as well as to ancient teachers, that the Sophists having made large fortunes; this must surely be a criterion
of their powers of teaching, for that no man could get a living by shoemaking who was not a good shoemaker; or (3) the remark conveyed, almost in a word, that the verbal sceptic is saved the labour of thought and enquiry (ouden dei to toiouto zeteseos).
of a good rider is, a man who can manage an untamed colt, or who, if his horse falls, alights on his own feet, or can perform other such exploits.
Why, because he distinguishes the face of a friend and of an enemy only by the criterion
of knowing and not knowing.
But if the criterion
of mind's existence be the choice of the proper means for the attainment of a supposed end, all the acts alike seem to be inspired by intelligence, for APPROPRIATENESS characterizes them all alike.
On the very day that I had come to this conclusion, I was standing at the Criterion
Bar, when some one tapped me on the shoulder, and turning round I recognized young Stamford, who had been a dresser under me at Barts.
As part of the acquisition, Image also negotiated exclusive distribution rights for the prestigious Criterion
Collection through 2010, which has included such films as ``The Life Aquatic'' and ``Hoop Dreams.
Specifically, the amendment revised the criteria previously published by the Secretary of Defense by adding the word "surge" to criterion
For Consumer WebWatch, credibility is the principal criterion
from which proper evaluations of a Web site can be made.
The level-of-debt criterion
is currently being met by almost all acceding countries.